Essay: The configuration scheme at Boeing
The configuration scheme involved creating newer designs in order to meet the quality needs of the ultimate consumer. Market research was carried out which showed that 200 passengers capacity was available. The element of fuel costs had to be considered especially in an environment in which fuel costs were rising in order to make sure that the prices were kept at a competitive level in order to cater to the needs of the consumer.
The certification decision had to be made along with the decision between a two or three seater. Modifications were done in order to add to the future capacity, along with making it more light weight and the fuel cost element was given high priority.
In order to make sure that every phase was according to the rules and regulations audit teams were prescribe who had to review all aspects such as technology, finance, manufacturing and management.