Boeing Everett plant set to roll out 500th 787 Dreamliner

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Boeing Everett plant set to roll out 500th 787 Dreamliner

Post by dreamliner » Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:04 am

Boeing Everett plant set to roll out 500th 787 Dreamliner
DAN CATCHPOLESun Sep 25th, 2016 8:59amBUSINESSNEWS

The airplane is in pieces, now, but it’s in the factory: the 500th Boeing 787.

Workers loaded the Air France 787-9 onto the Everett plant’s final assembly line earlier this month, putting the program on track to be the fastest to crank out 500 twin-aisle jetliners. Boeing’s plant here and in North Charleston, South Carolina, are steadily delivering Dreamliners — nearly 12 a month. And the 787s are making good on what matters most to airlines: the company’s big claims to make an airplane that slashes operating costs and opens new markets.

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Re: Boeing Everett plant set to roll out 500th 787 Dreamliner

Post by CoyBoy » Mon Sep 26, 2016 3:02 am

It's also the first 787 for Air France, nice coincidence.
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