In the first stage of its eventual plan to increase 737 production rates to record levels of 42 aircraft a month and beyond, Boeing is readying the wings of the first aircraft that will be assembled at the faster rate. The move comes as Boeing confirms it is studying raising the overall rate to as much as 52 per month in the 2018-2019 period when the current 737 Next Generation will begin to phase out as the 737 MAX takes over. Commenting in Seattle on Feb 4, Boeing 737 vice ...
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