Still-green DreamLifter sections flown from Japan to South Carolina
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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