23-Nov-2009 8:31 AM

Boeing breaks ground on second B787 assembly line in North Charleston, SC

Boeing commenced (20-Nov-2009) construction of the second final assembly site for the B787 programme at its Boeing Charleston facility. The facility also will have the capability to support the testing and delivery of airplanes. Boeing Charleston performs fabrication, assembly and systems installation for the B787 aft fuselage sections. Global Aeronautica, which is 50% owned by Boeing, is responsible for joining and integrating B787 fuselage sections from other structural partners. [more - Boeing] [more - groundbreaking address]