Boeing says plans to produce up to five 787 widebodies each month by year-end are on track with the loading of the first airframe onto a temporary surge line in the manufacturer’s Everett, Wash, facility. The surge line, the third 787 assembly facility, was announced in 2009 when Boeing revealed plans to locate the second production line in Charleston, South Carolina. Located in building 40-24, the former 767 manufacturing site sandwiched between the 777 and 747-8 lines, the site ...


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