Boeing has officially begun the worldwide assembly cycle for the 787 with the delivery of two composite fuselage sections made in Japan and air-freighted to Charleston, S.C. The assemblies include the 23-ft.-long Section 43 forward fuselage made by Kawasaki Heavy Industries and the 28-ft.-long Sections 11/45, the center wheel well and center wing tank, made by KHI and Fuji Heavy Industries, respectively, and joined by FHI. They were loaded at Nagoya's Centrair International Airport ...


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