A Chinese Boeing 737 completion plant built by Boeing and Comac has handed over its first aircraft, less than two years after construction began at the site. Boeing expects the facility to quickly reach its designed capacity of 100 deliveries a year, though it is beginning work at a cautious pace. The plant’s staff spent about five weeks working on the first aircraft, a 737 MAX 8 that had flown there from Seattle on Nov. 6. Air China took delivery on Dec. 15—from Boeing, not ...


"First 737 Emerges From Boeing-Comac Completion Center" is part of Aviation Week & Space Technology’s subscription package. 

Subscribe now to read this full article. And by subscribing, you'll also receive full coverage of what's next in technology from the experts trusted by the global aerospace & defense community. 


Already registered? here.