BEIJING, June 02, 2005 -- Boeing today announced agreements with Chinese suppliers worth an estimated US$600 million for production of commercial airplane parts and components.
The 787 Dreamliner highlighted the announcement. Chengdu Aircraft Industrial (Group) Co. Ltd., will work on the 787 composite rudder, Hafei Aviation Industry Co., will build the 787 wing-to-body fairing panels and Shenyang Aircraft Corporation will provide the 787 vertical fin leading edge assembly.
Other contracts or agreements include BHA Aero Composite Parts Co. Ltd. building the interior panels for the 777 control cabin, as well as the wing-to-body fairing panels and tail cone for the Next-Generation 737. CAC also will provide the 737 forward entry door and the 737 automatic over-wing exit door.