GATEWAYS

The fi nal assembly of the fi rst Boeing 787 has been completed and the fi rst “Dreamliner” left the assembly line late last month. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a mid-sized, wide body, twin-engined aircraft, which is scheduled to enter service in May 2008. Boeing has stated that it will be morefuel-effi cient than […]


The fi nal assembly of the fi rst Boeing 787 has been completed and the fi rst “Dreamliner” left the assembly line late last month. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a mid-sized, wide body, twin-engined aircraft, which is scheduled to enter service in May 2008. Boeing has stated that it will be morefuel-effi cient than comparable earlier Boeing aircraft. It is also the fi rst major airliner to use composite material for most of its construction.