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787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Mon Jan 14, 2013 9:08 pm

Since the last thread received over 250 replies, please continue the discussion here.

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787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 12 (by SA7700 Dec 7 2012 in Civil Aviation)
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Mon Jan 14, 2013 9:17 pm

As always, thank you to All Things 787 (NYC777) and others for the information that is summarized here. For more specific information on the aircraft in production, I recommend going to http://nyc787.blogspot.com/

DELIVERED TO DATE: 50 Aircraft to 8 Airlines

DELIVERIES PRIOR TO JANUARY
NH-17; JL-7; UA–6; AI-5; QR-5; ET-4; LA-3; LO-2

JANUARY DELIVERIES TO DATE
L/N 54 - VT-ANJ – 1/2/2013 - AI #6

NEXT IN LINE FOR DELIVERY Tentative - Subject to Change
L/N 83 - JA818A - 1/xx/2013 - NH #18
L/N 72 - VT-ANM – 1/xx/2013 - AI #7
L/N 86 – SP-LRC – 1/xx/2013 – LO #3
L/N 87 - SP-LRD – 1/xx/2013 – LO #4 Awaiting first flight
L/N 88 - SP-LRE – 1/xx/2013 – LO #5 Awaiting first flight
L/N 89 – JA830J – 1/xx/2013 – JL #8 Awaiting first flight
L/N 90 - VT-ANN – 2/xx/2013 - AI #8 Awaiting first flight
L/N 92 - G-TUIA – 2/xx/2013 – BY #1 Awaiting first flight
L/N 43 - B-2727 – 3/xx/2013 - CZ #1
L/N 73 - B-2728 – x/xx/2013 - HU #1
L/N 34 – B-2725 – x/xx/2013 – CZ #2 Awaiting first flight
L/N 79 - B-2730 – x/xx/2013 - HU #2 Awaiting first flight
L/N 76 - B-2729 – x/xx/2013- HU #3 Awaiting first flight


I had thought L/Ns 87, 88, 89 would have had their B-1s by now...these are looking more and more like February deliveries...
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:13 pm

UA is supposed to get its 7th and 8th 787 during the second half of 2013, correct? I was hoping we would see at least 10-15 by years end.
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:28 pm

Quoting United787 (Reply 1):
I had thought L/Ns 87, 88, 89 would have had their B-1s by now...these are looking more and more like February deliveries...

LN 88 has a long way to go as not even in paint yet. LN 89 and 90 are most likely going to pass it as they are both in paint and on the flightline.

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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:30 pm

Quoting AirframeAS (Reply 2):

UA #7 probably around mid-July (begins assembly in April)
UA#8 most likely towards year end as it is being built in Charleston starting mid-year
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:32 pm

Can anyone confirm the various line numbers at which the block improvements were to come? For example, when did the final side-of-body design, or the final centre wing box design, kick in? And which line numbers were the first to see the weight improvements? I think (although stand to be corrected) that there were two major weight improvement points. From memory, L/N 90 was supposed to be significant.

[Edited 2013-01-14 15:42:12]
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Tue Jan 15, 2013 4:17 am

When NH takes delivery if a 787 frame, where is it delivered to? As mentioned in the 748 thread I am relocating to tokyo in march and if I get the right info on a delivery I may be able to catch it on arrival. Also after delivery is it immediately put into service or is it placed in a hangar for tech?
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Tue Jan 15, 2013 4:18 am

Quoting PHX787 (Reply 6):

So far all NH deliveries have been to HND and all JL deliveries have been to NRT.

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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Tue Jan 15, 2013 7:11 am

The LN126 race is on.........ShinMaywa Industries announced on January 9 that "it has shipped the first wing spar for the Boeing 787-9 to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) that is in charge of assembling the wing section. ShinMaywa has built the new production line in the Takarazuka Plant, Hyogo Prefecture in preparation for increase in production".
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:33 am

Some more interesting info on the 787-9:

Quote:
Boeing quietly unveils the new architecture of the 787-9 horizontal stabilizer during SLC ceremony. No more center box.

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/5...boeing-building-lake-salt.html.csp

The 787-9 H-Stab is the biggest change between -8 and -9. Totally different design. Goes from three pieces to two.

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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Tue Jan 15, 2013 12:03 pm

Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 9):
Boeing quietly unveils the new architecture of the 787-9 horizontal stabilizer during SLC ceremony. No more center box.

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/5...boeing-building-lake-salt.html.csp

The 787-9 H-Stab is the biggest change between -8 and -9. Totally different design. Goes from three pieces to two.

Is it likely that this change eventually will be implemented on the -8?
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Tue Jan 15, 2013 4:33 pm

Quoting Someone83 (Reply 10):
Is it likely that this change eventually will be implemented on the -8?

It is possible that LN/5 was flight testing this very modification   I know that LN5 has been doing flight testing in support of the 787-9 program...
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Tue Jan 15, 2013 8:17 pm

Quoting hkcanadaexpat (Reply 4):
UA#8 most likely towards year end as it is being built in Charleston starting mid-year

How do you know that? Source?
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Tue Jan 15, 2013 8:23 pm

Quoting hkcanadaexpat (Reply 4):
UA #7 probably around mid-July (begins assembly in April)
UA#8 most likely towards year end as it is being built in Charleston starting mid-year
Quoting AirframeAS (Reply 12):
How do you know that? Source?

It's listed in the All Things 787 blog at http://nyc787.blogspot.com

LN117 (UA#7) is scheduled to be built in Everett and LN124 (UA#8) is scheduled to be built in Charleston.
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:07 pm

When is the next "terrible teen" scheduled for delivery? I'm behind a firewall that blocks the obvious source.

Quoting Stitch (Reply 13):
It's listed in the All Things 787 blog at http://nyc787.blogspot.com

I highly recommend that blog for 787 fans.

Quoting flyingcello (Reply 5):
Can anyone confirm the various line numbers at which the block improvements were to come? For example, when did the final side-of-body design, or the final centre wing box design, kick in?

I second that. I'm forgetting exactly which is what even though I knew it before!    Yea... must remember numbers for work...  


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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:48 pm

http://i46.tinypic.com/2vln0ye.jpg

Clearly as I stated in the NH thread the incidents in Japan aren't phasing Boeing much. This guy (N787FT) is aloft (ignore the second plane as its FAA delay)

Who is he going to?
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:51 pm

Quoting PHX787 (Reply 15):
Who is he going to?

N787FT is ZA005, one of the GEnx test frames that currently does not have a customer (I believe it was originally planned for Royal Air Maroc). At last report, it is expected to eventually be delivered as a 787VIP business jet at some indeterminate point in the future.

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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:55 pm

ZA005 is probably doing tests for the 787-9 program.
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:57 pm

Quoting lightsaber (Reply 14):
When is the next "terrible teen" scheduled for delivery? I'm behind a firewall that blocks the obvious source.

I expect LN21 / JA823J for JAL to rollout soon.
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Thu Jan 17, 2013 2:10 am

This reminds me of the grounding of the DC-10 fleet many years ago. With that there were lives and hull losses. None of us would want to think what would happen if we were half way to HNL when the battery starts to flame.

Years ago, I imagined thinking that with all those new DC-10’s now just sitting on the ground was it now their destiny to be tuned back into ingots of aluminum?

I went out and bought all the Douglas stock I could lay my hands on and margined it too. 30 days later I was handsomely rewarded.

It sure seems to be a battery problem and not an airplane design issue. Does this equal a scratched window or sticky fuel valve? Do I have to answer this question? Only the reporters have stupid and opportunistic tattooed on their forehead.

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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Thu Jan 17, 2013 4:15 am

Quoting United787 (Reply 1):
L/N 86 – SP-LRC – 1/xx/2013 – LO #3
L/N 87 - SP-LRD – 1/xx/2013 – LO #4 Awaiting first flight
L/N 88 - SP-LRE – 1/xx/2013 – LO #5 Awaiting first flight


Here's some pics I found of all three:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/moonm/8297820208/

(LRD is behind the dreamlifter, unpainted LRE in front)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/moonm/8296769967/

Does anyone know when LRC will head out for delivery? When I was a little over three years old, my mom and I flew LO from ORD to WAW in May of 1995. Obviously I'm too young to remember, but my mom claims that our flight was operated by SP-LPB (763) and that it was its first official flight since it had come brand new straight from PAE. Is this realistic or is it likely that it would've gone to WAW first?
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Thu Jan 17, 2013 9:45 pm

Why has the most tested airplane in history had electrical problems? The difference I note is that is had just come into "airline service" which is distinctively different than the testing and certification processes it has been through. I think the problem is ground power - the variety of ground power sources around the world and the people using them (perhaps incorrectly) is a very likely culprit. Power surges, frequency variations, voltage spikes - all could play havoc with the 787 systems. That's just an opinion of a 45 year airline guy but I've seen ground power fry aircraft circuits before and the 787 might just be a little more sensitive to the variations.
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Thu Jan 17, 2013 11:07 pm

Quoting OldTTAGuy (Reply 21):

I agree with you that voltage spikes could cause this, but Boeing/Thales has to know to account for it during the design phase. I doubt Boeing would not have tested this before/during certification. The FAA may not have, being a govt org.
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Sun Jan 20, 2013 8:06 pm

So due to the FAA directive, no deliveries are going to happen for some time. It's a shame but gives us a little bit of time to regroup.

Looking at All Things 787, (thank you to user NYC777) The next aircraft that was to be delivered was Ln83, ZA512, JA818A. Lines 43, 72, 73, and 86 were undergoing customer test flights. 87-90 and 92 were listed as pre-flight preps.

Of course we were still looking at CZ and Hainan Airlines dealing with CAAC issues.

When this A.D. is lifted, what do you think is going to happen? Is production halted? Will these orders be taken up in stride, or will deliveries be slowed considerably?
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Sun Jan 20, 2013 8:21 pm

LN72 (AIC), LN83 (ANA), LN86 (LOT) should be the next in line for a delivery.

LN43 did a certification flight with the CAAC and is now at Fort Worth for a paint job. Both LN43 and LN73 are awaiting CAAC certification.

I don't expect the production to be halted, unless a union strike takes place (which is not related to the battery problem).
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Sun Jan 20, 2013 8:33 pm

And in other news: LN34 - the second China Southern bird - is not visible anymore on Matt's latest flightline picture. It might be inside the paint shop and it will be interesting to see if it will receive the special livery too.

[Edited 2013-01-20 12:34:55]
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Sun Jan 20, 2013 11:17 pm

Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 25):
And in other news: LN34 - the second China Southern bird - is not visible anymore on Matt's latest flightline picture. It might be inside the paint shop and it will be interesting to see if it will receive the special livery too.

Hmm Thats interesting, IIRC aren't all the CZ birds supposed to be painted like that?

Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 24):
I don't expect the production to be halted, unless a union strike takes place (which is not related to the battery problem).

I see thanks for the update.
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Sun Jan 20, 2013 11:21 pm

Dumb question - does the FAA grounding apply to revenue flights only or all flights? Could Boeing still do B1 flights on new builds?

Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 24):
unless a union strike takes place

SPEEA isn't too happy with Boeing's last contract offer - they'll almost certainly authorize a strike wen they vote this week
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Sun Jan 20, 2013 11:47 pm

Quoting ER757 (Reply 27):
Dumb question - does the FAA grounding apply to revenue flights only or all flights? Could Boeing still do B1 flights on new builds?

Once they determine what went wrong, if Boeing can come up with an "alternate means of compliance" ( ACM), they could continue "B" flights but not "C" flights which require the airplane to be "in configuration". That could also be used to allow customers to ferry their airplanes to where ever the final fix would be incorporated. However, we're probably along way from either of these events happening.
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Sun Jan 20, 2013 11:54 pm

Quoting OldTTAGuy (Reply 21):
The difference I note is that is had just come into "airline service" which is distinctively different than the testing and certification processes it has been through.

The NH bird had been in revenue service for almost one year before the battery incident. Three other 787s had been in revenue service with them for over a year. While the JL bird that had the battery fire in BOS was a couple of months old, they have other airframes that have been in revenue service for well over half-a-year.
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Mon Jan 21, 2013 12:25 am

How long could this grounding last before Boeing is crippled? I hope we dont get anywhere near that point.

I am sure it wont be long before congress steps in?
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Mon Jan 21, 2013 12:36 am

Quoting ZKOKQ (Reply 30):
How long could this grounding last before Boeing is crippled? I hope we dont get anywhere near that point.

I guess it's how you define "crippled".

Arguably, Boeing could pull the plug on the 787 program right now and probably still survive. The majority of development and inventory costs have already been spent and the contracts would spell out what the penalties are for non-delivery. It would a brutal financial hit, but Boeing diversified so much in the 1990s and 2000s to help protect them from the "boom and bust" cycle of Commercial Aviation.

Customers need widebody airplanes and Airbus can't build them fast enough to meet demand, so Boeing would shift many hundreds of 767s and 777s as replacements. And considering Boeing is projected to lose money on a significant number of 787 deliveries (due to them costing so much more to build than planned), even selling each replacement 767 and 777 at a 1% profit margin on each 767 and 777 could be better for Boeing compared to delivering them a 787 under the original contract. Of course, the longer term financial impact would be harsh and it would certainly make Airbus the dominant commercial airplane manufacturer going forward, so Boeing would likely concentrate even more on Defense and Space programs.

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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Mon Jan 21, 2013 12:46 am

Quoting ZKOKQ (Reply 30):
I am sure it wont be long before congress steps in?

congress can not over rule the FAA in this matter.. and Boeing's cash flow while affected is not hurting
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Mon Jan 21, 2013 3:49 am

Quoting Stitch (Reply 29):
The NH bird had been in revenue service for almost one year before the battery incident.

Indeed. I flew on it in January of last year.
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Mon Jan 21, 2013 4:43 am

Quoting OldTTAGuy (Reply 21):
That's just an opinion of a 45 year airline guy but I've seen ground power fry aircraft circuits before and the 787 might just be a little more sensitive to the variations.

This is certainly possible...the 777 went through a lot of teething around ground power units too (different technical symptoms though). There are a huge number of out-of-spec GPU's in the world. The airplane is supposed to be able to handle this but it doesn't always work.

Quoting ZKOKQ (Reply 30):
How long could this grounding last before Boeing is crippled?

I agree with Stitch, in theory the 787-8 could never fly again and Boeing would survive. It wouldn't be pretty, to be sure, but it's not a bet-the-farm situation like the 747 was.

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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Tue Jan 22, 2013 9:33 am

LN93 / ZA383 (China Southern) is now outside the factory, picture by moonm:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/moonm/8404607248/

Quoting PHX787 (Reply 26):
Hmm Thats interesting, IIRC aren't all the CZ birds supposed to be painted like that?

I could think of 2 reasons why LN34 might be inside the paint shop:

- LN34 will get the special livery too
- LN34 gets a fresh paint job because the current paint dates from 2011 and has probably some scratches on it etc

[Edited 2013-01-22 01:45:59]
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Tue Jan 22, 2013 9:39 am

Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 35):

According to China Southern, when they revealed the special lively design over a year ago, they said 9/10 aircraft would get it while LN 34 (the one already painted) would remain as is. Again things change but that was the plan a year ago.

I believe the press release is still on the CSN website (in chinese only).

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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Tue Jan 22, 2013 9:44 am

Let's wait and see. As we are now a year further and LN34 needs a fresh paint job anyway it might receive the special livery too.

Quote:
According to China Southern

Thanks, I did not known it was official so I've removed the rumours from my previous post.

[Edited 2013-01-22 01:49:43]
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:47 am

Thomson Airways' first 787 is now on the flightline painted, photo by Matt Cawby:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/microvolt/8406250151/
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:55 am

Looking good.

Now let's hope Boeing can restart the deliveries soon. Otherwise Paine Field will become crowded again.

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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:15 am

Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 35):
- LN34 will get the special livery too

Confirmed now. Matt tweets:

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China Southern Airlines 787 B-2725 is out of the paint hangar and parked at the fuel dock. It's not within striking distance yet but has the same livery as B-2727.


[Edited 2013-01-24 00:15:48]
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Thu Jan 24, 2013 10:17 pm

Dumb Question: Does the 787 grounding affect Boeing B1 flights?
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:31 pm

Quoting United787 (Reply 41):
Dumb Question: Does the 787 grounding affect Boeing B1 flights?

See post 28
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:17 am

Quoting ZKOKQ (Reply 30):
How long could this grounding last before Boeing is crippled? I hope we dont get anywhere near that point.

It's a severe setback to the 787 but Boeing produces about 500 other airliners a year. Would the grounding for a few months of a model with a production rate of less than 100 a year cripple them?

Quoting Stitch (Reply 31):
Arguably, Boeing could pull the plug on the 787 program right now and probably still survive.

Hypothetical scenario, agreed, but why would Boeing even contemplate forgoing the profit from expected sales of 1,500+ 787's and support/spares for them? The aircraft appears to have a problem with charging its batteries, That must surely be fixable without a major redesign of the whole electrical system.
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Fri Jan 25, 2013 1:13 pm

Photos of the first til ILFC/Norwegian in the FAL

http://media.norwegian.com/#/image/v...mliner-fra-boeing-fabrikken-175476
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Fri Jan 25, 2013 2:09 pm

Quoting art (Reply 43):
Hypothetical scenario, agreed, but why would Boeing even contemplate forgoing the profit from expected sales of 1,500+ 787's and support/spares for them?

I should have worded that "Boeing being forced to pull the plug on the 787".
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:03 pm

Update on ZB001, the first 787-9:

"Earlier this week, Boeing's modified 747 Dreamlifter ferried the first major sections of the 787-9 to North Charleston, S.C., from Japan, a person familiar with the manufacturing plans said. The special delivery is the first step toward assembling the jet's 20-foot-longer fuselage.

Body sections made in Italy are expected to arrive as early as next week, said the person, which will be combined with the Japanese pieces to create the largest fuselage section of the 787-9."

"Boeing's 747 Dreamlifter this week ferried Sections 43 and 45/11 from Japan to Charleston for ZB001, the first 787-9."

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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:58 am

Production update.

- LN39 ET #5 finished change incorporation. http://paineairport.com/kpae5937.htm
- LN96 BY #3 finished final assembly and is now inside the paint hangar (source: All things 787)
- Nice overview of the Everett flightline: http://paineairport.com/images/kpae9042.jpg

More pictures:
http://kpae.blogspot.nl/2013/02/paine-field-february-4.html
Close, but no cigar http://vine.co/v/OjqeYWWpVWK
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:11 pm

As always, thank you to All Things 787 (NYC777) and others for the information that is summarized here. For more specific information on the aircraft in production, I recommend going to http://nyc787.blogspot.com/

DELIVERED TO DATE: 50 Aircraft to 8 Airlines

DELIVERIES PRIOR TO 2013
NH-17; JL-7; UA–6; AI-5; QR-5; ET-4; LA-3; LO-2

2013 DELIVERIES TO DATE
L/N 54 - VT-ANJ – 1/2/2013 - AI #6

NEXT IN LINE FOR DELIVERY Tentative - Subject to Change
L/N 83 - JA818A - x/xx/2013 - NH #18
L/N 72 - VT-ANM – x/xx/2013 - AI #7
L/N 86 – SP-LRC – x/xx/2013 – LO #3
L/N 87 - SP-LRD – x/xx/2013 – LO #4 Awaiting first flight
L/N 88 - SP-LRE – x/xx/2013 – LO #5 Awaiting first flight
L/N 89 – JA830J – x/xx/2013 – JL #8 Awaiting first flight
L/N 90 - VT-ANN – x/xx/2013 - AI #8 Awaiting first flight
L/N 92 - G-TUIA – x/xx/2013 – BY #1 Awaiting first flight
L/N 94 - G-TUIB – x/xx/2013 – BY #2 Awaiting first flight
L/N 96 - G-TUIC – x/xx/2013 – BY #3 Awaiting first flight
L/N 39 - ET-AOO – xx/xx/2013 - ET #5 Awaiting first flight

L/N 43 - B-2727 – x/xx/2013 - CZ #1
L/N 73 - B-2728 – x/xx/2013 - HU #1
L/N 34 – B-2725 – x/xx/2013 – CZ #2 Awaiting first flight
L/N 79 - B-2730 – x/xx/2013 - HU #2 Awaiting first flight
L/N 76 - B-2729 – x/xx/2013- HU #3 Awaiting first flight
L/N 81 - B-2731 – x/xx/2013- HU #4 Awaiting first flight
L/N 93 - B-2733 – x/xx/2013 – CZ #3 Awaiting first flight
 
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RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:20 pm

Quoting United787 (Reply 48):

That's just under 1/3 of the total 2013 projected deliveries of 65. Seems like that 65 was a low target and they will easily be able to deliver that this year.

Great to here the -9 is really starting to come together. Just a few more months till we see it rolling out of the factory on its own wheels and then a first flight!!!
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