Last Flight Test Dreamliner Enters Final Assembly | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

** Airborne 09.15.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 09.15.14 **
** Airborne 09.12.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 09.12.14 **
** Airborne 09.10.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 09.10.14 **

Fri, Mar 20, 2009

Last Flight Test Dreamliner Enters Final Assembly

Boeing Has 878 Orders For Delayed Airliner

While we're still months away from the first flight of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, the planemaker announced Thursday the sixth and final 787 Dreamliner designated for flight test is now undergoing final assembly in Everett, WA. The airplane, designated ZA006, will be powered with General Electric GEnx engines.

Less than two months after production resumed following last year's machinists strike, Boeing said progress continues on the fleet. The first flight test airplane, ZA001, is getting its paint touched up this week before finishing factory testing.

Power was brought onto the second airplane, ZA002, in late February, and Boeing says build verification tests are progressing well. Production work also continues on ZA003, ZA004 and ZA005. In all, assemblies for 31 Dreamliners are currently in production throughout the supply chain.

The 787 Dreamliner has orders for 878 airplanes from 57 customers... 33 frames down from previous totals, due to several cancellations and order conversions.

FMI: www.boeing.com

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 09.15.14: ForeFlight's iOS8 Caution, Boeing v Al Jazeera, Expedition 40

Also: EAA On NTSB Drug Study, Remember 'Ripcord?', FAA Loosens Up In SAR UAV Use, Curiosity Arrives At Martian Mount, IAF Worries About Social Media With much fanfare, Apple rolled>[...]

Airborne 09.12.14: Alan Klapmeier's $10M Win, OWW Progress, 3rd Class Update

Also: Zero-G Engine Repo, Collier Trophy, EAA Addresses FAA Hangar Use, CAF's Dallas Air Expo While it comes as no surprise to those of us that have had to deal with Cirrus Aircraf>[...]

Airborne 09.15.14: ForeFlight's iOS8 Caution, Boeing v Al Jazeera, Expedition 40

Also: EAA On NTSB Drug Study, Remember 'Ripcord?', FAA Loosens Up In SAR UAV Use, Curiosity Arrives At Martian Mount, IAF Worries About Social Media With much fanfare, Apple rolled>[...]

AD: Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation (Sikorsky) Helicopters

AD NUMBER: 2014-07-04R1 PRODUCT: Certain Sikorsky Model S-92A helicopters.>[...]

AD: DG Flugzeugbau GmbH Gliders

AD NUMBER: 2013-22-14 R1 PRODUCT: Any DG Flugzeugbau GmbH Model DG-1000T glider equipped with a Solo Kleinmotoren Model 2350 C engine.>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC