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  • Boeing 787: a growing family

    Boeing has introduced the 787-10 Dreamliner, the newest and longest member of its 787 family. Measuring 224 ft (68 m), the aircraft will carry 330 passengers over a range of 6,430 nautical miles (11,900 km) by 2018. Watch the video without comment. Read the article to find out what distinguishes it from its two siblings.
     

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  • What’s this bizarre road-machine used by Boeing?

    To transport large aircraft parts to its plant in Everett, Washington, Boeing uses a strange road-machine. Equipped with ten wheels but no brakes or indicator lights, it’s a directional vehicle - known as a ‘steer car’ - positioned at the back of exceptional convoys.
     

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  • Building a Sukhoi Superjet 100: Who Does What?

    The Superjet 100's structure may be built by Sukhoi, but the Russian aircraft manufacturer depends on numerous partners in France, the United States and Germany to produce its medium-haul jet. Find out more in our article.
     

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  • Boeing 787 Dreamliner structure: parts from around the globe

    To build their aircraft today, aeronautical manufacturers are supplied with parts from all around the world. See the map of subcontractors working on the structure of the Boeing 787. Read the article to find out more.
     

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  • Jobcuts likely as Boeing slows output of 777

    Boeing has decided to reduce production of its current Boeing 777 by 40 per cent. This strategic choice is likely to entail jobcuts, as output drops from eight aircraft a month today to just five per month in August 2017.
     

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  • Why is Boeing considering stopping production of the 747?

    In a note addressed to SEC, the American stockmarket’s supervising body, Boeing has declared that it is facing a critical situation with regard to its 747. If new orders don’t start coming in, the OEM doesn’t rule out stopping production of its four-engine aircraft.
     

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  • Boeing’s $1 billion B777X wings production plant opened

    Boeing has just inaugurated a new composite wings production factory for their future B777X. The US aircraft manufacturer has ploughed over one billion dollars into the building in Everett (USA). Read the article and watch the time-lapse video of the facility’s construction.
     

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  • jetBlue takes delivery of first US built Airbus

    The first Airbus assembled on American soil, in Mobile, Alabama, has been delivered to the low-cost airline jetBlue, and in so doing establishes a new milestone for Airbus.
     

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  • First ‘‘made in the US’’ Airbus ready soon

    On 14 September, Airbus will inaugurate their first final assembly line in the USA. A plant, which will produce single-aisles, destined for American companies.
     

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  • Hoisting fittings : what is their purpose ?

    They can be found on the the fuselage, nose section or wings: these fittings are essential in the process of aircraft manufacturing. There are on average around fifty per aircraft. Temporarily attached to the structure, this piece of equipment is used to enable the completion of several tasks.
     

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  • A320 "Made in USA"

    Construction of the first Airbus production line in the United States has officially begun. Announced last July, this site will assemble aircraft intended exclusively for U.S. companies a promising market;
     

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