Here is a 787 destined for Japan Airlines (JAL). Since the Dreamliner is made of composite materials, its skin doesn't have the same sea green color that Boeing's metal aircraft wear before painting. Above the factory floor are offices and conference rooms, while a network of 26 cranes hangs from the ceiling. The cranes run on 39 miles of track and can lift up to 40 tons.
Take a tour of the largest airplane factory (photos)
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Seems they've loosened up a bit.
Last time I took that tour, cameras were verboten. Thanks for sharing.
Posted by JohnMcGrew@...
21st Jun 2011