Microsoft has confirmed that the Windows 7 Release Candidate (RC) is on track for April 30 for download by MSDN and TechNet subscribers.
It was also indicated that broader, public availability will begin on May 5 2009.
At the peak of the feedback cycle, Microsoft was receiving a “Send Feedback” report every 15 seconds for an entire week. Since then, the engineering team has been busy analyzing the feedback, fixing bugs, and working hard to improve the overall experience. Many suggestions helped Microsoft refine the new and improved taskbar, the behavior of Aero Peek, Touch, Windows Media Player, etc.
Source: The Windows Blog.