September 2007
Volume 06, Issue 05
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Service-ready

Boeing has shown the world a lot about how the 787 Dreamliner will come together. Yet plenty of work is taking place behind the scenes to ensure the world’s airlines are ready for this technologically advanced new airplane—both from an operational and a servicing standpoint.

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Follow the leader

To support forthcoming customer needs, the Boeing Skin & Spar facility in Frederickson, Wash., is significantly improving processes, modifying its factory and investing in new technologies. KENYA AIRWAYS photo

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3,000 and counting

The Boeing site in Everett, Wash., reached a major milestone last month with the delivery of its 3,000th widebody jetliner. The milestone recognizes the remarkable success of the 747, 767 and 777 programs, which have revolutionized international travel and airfreight operations.

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Tag, you're it

A Boeingwide team has been refining and improving the use of high-memory radio frequency identification tags and unique item identifiers. These technologies will help Boeing, its customers and its suppliers operate more efficiently—giving Boeing a competitive edge.

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