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First 787-9 To Start Final Assembly On 5/30/2013  
User currently offlineNYC777 From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 5919 posts, RR: 46
Posted (2 years 11 months 3 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 13549 times:

Just got confirmation from my sources that the first 787-9 to start final assembly on May 30th.

[Edited 2013-05-14 13:07:33]


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User currently offlineSonomaFlyer From United States of America, joined Apr 2010, 2199 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 11 months 3 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 13529 times:
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Might want to update the thread title to reflect the news  

Great to hear though.


User currently offlineNYC777 From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 5919 posts, RR: 46
Reply 2, posted (2 years 11 months 3 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 13529 times:

Quoting SonomaFlyer (Reply 1):
Might want to update the thread title to reflect the news

Oops!



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User currently offlineMaxMiler From United States of America, joined Mar 2013, 4 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (2 years 11 months 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 13099 times:

Which airlines are slotted to take first deliveries of 7878-9 ???

User currently offlineStitch From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 33958 posts, RR: 85
Reply 4, posted (2 years 11 months 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 13045 times:
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Quoting MaxMiler (Reply 3):
Which airlines are slotted to take first deliveries of 787-9?

Air New Zealand and All Nippon.


User currently offlinemesaflyguy From United States of America, joined Dec 2012, 3897 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (2 years 11 months 3 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 12591 times:
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Are the -9s going to be assembled at CHS or in Washington?


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User currently offlineaklrno From United States of America, joined Dec 2010, 1238 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (2 years 11 months 3 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 12437 times:

Everett, at least at first. They use the surge line in 40-24 to avoid disruption to the 788 lines.

User currently offlinemesaflyguy From United States of America, joined Dec 2012, 3897 posts, RR: 8
Reply 7, posted (2 years 11 months 3 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 12255 times:
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Quoting aklrno (Reply 6):

Gotcha!   Thanks



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User currently offlinespacecadet From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 3986 posts, RR: 11
Reply 8, posted (2 years 11 months 3 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 12231 times:

What routes are ANA planning to use them on?


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User currently onlinetortugamon From United States of America, joined Apr 2013, 6586 posts, RR: 25
Reply 9, posted (2 years 11 months 3 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 12156 times:

An exciting time in aviation. I cannot think of any time in history where three new aircraft will have their first flights in a four month period of time.

tortugamon

[Edited 2013-05-14 19:11:12]

User currently offlinebomber996 From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 458 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (2 years 11 months 3 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 12014 times:

Quoting tortugamon (Reply 9):

An exciting time in aviation. I cannot think of any time in history where three new aircraft will have their first flights in a four month period of time.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I got A350-900 and 787-900... whats the third?

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User currently offlinewaly777 From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2012, 406 posts, RR: 3
Reply 11, posted (2 years 11 months 3 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 11973 times:

Quoting bomber996 (Reply 10):
whats the third

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User currently onlinetortugamon From United States of America, joined Apr 2013, 6586 posts, RR: 25
Reply 12, posted (2 years 11 months 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 11887 times:

Quoting waly777 (Reply 11):

Yes


User currently offlineliverpoola380 From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2012, 221 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (2 years 11 months 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 9839 times:

Cant to see the A350 and 789 in flight

User currently offlineMaxMiler From United States of America, joined Mar 2013, 4 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (2 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 6180 times:

When is UNITED taking delivery of its 787 -900s? Is order from sCO or sUA?

User currently offlinelightsaber From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 15557 posts, RR: 100
Reply 15, posted (2 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 5764 times:
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Quoting tortugamon (Reply 9):
An exciting time in aviation. I cannot think of any time in history where three new aircraft will have their first flights in a four month period of time

It is exciting. But if one counts military aircraft, that record has been broken before.

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User currently onlinetortugamon From United States of America, joined Apr 2013, 6586 posts, RR: 25
Reply 16, posted (2 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 3953 times:

Quoting lightsaber (Reply 15):
But if one counts military aircraft, that record has been broken before.

Ah WWII of course. I find 9 aircraft that were introduced in 1940 alone so I assume it had to have been broken before: B-24,P-51, A65 Zero, Yak-1, Mosquito, Helldiver, Page Halifax, Dauntless, and Beaufighter.

Lets add the word 'commercial' before the word 'aviation' in my quote.

tortugamon


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