Final Assembly Begins on First Boeing 787 Dreamliner
EVERETT, Wash., May 21, 2007 -- Final assembly of the all-new Boeing [NYSE: BA] 787 Dreamliner began today with a ceremony in Everett, Wash.
we begin assembling the first airplane of a new generation," said Scott
Strode, 787 vice president of Airplane Definition and Production. "The
787 not only will revolutionize air travel, it represents a new way of
With 568 firm orders from 44
airlines, the 787 is the fastest-selling new airplane in aviation
history. The 787 production system was designed using Lean
manufacturing techniques in a simplified final assembly process.
One Year Later
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