Guy Norris (Los Angeles), Michael Mecham (San Francisco)September 03, 2012
Activation of a third Boeing 787 final assembly line is intended to help ensure a smooth startup of production of the 787-9 as manufacturing rates increase to five aircraft per month by year-end. The 80th 787-8, destined for LAN Airlines, on Aug. 24 became the first fuselage to enter a “surge line”...
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