Commercial

Boeing Begins 787-9 Dreamliner Final Assembly

By Juliet Van Wagenen | November 25, 2014


Assembly of the 787-9 Dreamliner at the South Carolina facility
Assembly of the 787-9 Dreamliner at the South Carolina facility. Photo: Boeing

[Avionics Today 11-25-2014] Boeing has started final assembly of the 787-9 Dreamliner at its South Carolina facility. The team began joining large fuselage sections of the newest 787 Nov. 22, on schedule.

The North Charleston, S.C., site joins Boeing's Everett, Wash., final assembly, which began 787-9 production in May 2013. United Airlines will take delivery of the first South Carolina-built 787-9.

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