Boeing has begun wiring and systems installation on the first of eight P-8I maritime reconnaissance aircraft for the Indian navy, at its Renton, Wash. factory south of Seattle. Based on a 737-800 fuselage built by Spirit AeroSystems in Wichita and a set of 737-900ER wings made by Boeing at Renton, the Indian patrol aircraft is the first export version of the P-8A that Boeing is building for the U.S. Navy simultaneously. The P-8I is in a production flow at Renton behind the first of ...
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