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Boeing rolls out first 787-10

Boeing has rolled out the first double stretch 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the Dreamliner family. Thousands of employees at the North Charleston, South Carolina site celebrated the event. The 787-10 is the longest model of the Dreamliner family. The aircraft is 5.5 m (18 ft) longer than the 787-9. The 787-10 is built […]

Assembly of first 787-10 begins

Major assembly has begun of the first Boeing 787-10, the double-stretched version of the Dreamliner. Boeing partner Kawasaki Heavy Industries began installing the circular frames into the midforward section of the fuselage on 14 March, two weeks ahead of schedule. The 787-10 is in fact little more than a straightforward stretch of the 787-9, which […]

Boeing completes detailed design of double-stretch 787-10

Boeing has completed the detailed design for the 787-10 Dreamliner. The aircraft manufacturer says that the milestone was reached two weeks ahead of schedule. The completion of the detailed design means that the information needed to build parts and tools for assembly has been completed and released for fabrication or procurement. Major assembly of the […]

Boeings for BOC, EVA and Biman

Singapore-based aircraft leasing company BOC Aviation has announced an order for 22 737 airplanes: 11 Next-Generation 737-800s and 11 737 MAX 8 airplanes. The order has not been signed yet as a firm contract. BOC Aviation had already ordered 167 737s, including 50 737 MAXs, and 16 777s. BOC has a portfolio of 253 owned […]

EVA Air to order 24 787-10s

EVA Air (Taiwan) today announced its intention to order up to 24 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner aircraft and two additional 777-300ER (Extended Range) jetliners. EVA will join the 787-10 launch customer team and is to become one of the first operators of the longest Dreamliner version. The deal is not finalised yet. EVA currently operates 37 […]

Vietnam Airlines to buy Boeing 787-10 and 777-8X

Vietnam Airlines has signed a “memorandum of collaboration” for eight Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners and eight 777-8Xs. The contract was signed during a ceremony today at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, where Boeing showed the first 787-9 destined for Vietnam Airlines to a Vietnamese delegation, including Nguyen Phu Trong, general secretary of the Communist Party of […]