Production Resumes on Boeing 787 Dreamliners with Fifth Flight-Test Airplane


EVERETT, Wash., Jan. 30, 2009 — Production of Boeing [NYSE: BA] 787 Dreamliners resumed yesterday with the join of the fifth airplane designated for flight test.

This airplane, designated ZA005, is the first to be powered with General Electric GEnx engines. The major assemblies were loaded in final body join over the past several days. The fuselage and wing joins occur simultaneously.

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