Boeing has elected to build key elements of the engine nacelle for the 737 MAX at its recently developed 787 assembly line in North Charleston, S.C., as part of continuing efforts to expand its commercial aircraft footprint beyond the borders of its home state of Washington. The establishment of the Propulsion South Carolina team marks the first significant extension for the facility into a program beyond the 787, and will cover the design and assembly of the inlet for the CFM Leap-1B ...


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