First Boeing Dreamliner 787-10 Enters Final Assembly

By Paul Riegler on 8 December 2016
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DSC_0277 (1)Boeing announced that its North Charleston, South Carolina facility has begun final assembly of the first 787-10 Dreamliner.

It is expected to undergo initial flights in 2017 and first delivery is scheduled for 2018.

“We eagerly watch our first airplane come to life,” said Ken Sanger, vice president of 787 Airplane Development at Boeing. “This is the result of years of preparation and solid performance by our Boeing teammates and supplier partners.”

The 787-10 will have a range of 7,000 nautical miles (12,964 kilometers), and will be able to accommodate up to 330 passengers.

The Dreamliner 787-10 was launched in 2013 at the Paris Air Show.

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