Does anyone know if there is a scheduled date for the stating of builiding the 7e7?
Design freeze- Mid 2005. By this time, more than 95-100% of the airplane design will be established and nearly all suppliers will be established
Construction start- Late 2005, Early 2006. The first peices of the structure and first systems will begin to be assembled. Rolls Royce and GE
will debut their engines around this time.
Roll-out- Early 2007. The prototype 7E7 will likely debut to the public in early 2007, making its flight shortly after that. The prototype will probably be at Faranborough 2007....
Certification/Entry to service- Early 2008. Full production will be established, and deliveries will beign.