Mechanics load initial parts of the spars for the first 737NG aircraft at the new rate into a spar-assembly machine. Courtesy, Boeing Boeing has started building the 737NG at a rate of 38 aircraft per month. Over the past two years, 737 production has risen more than 20%, from 31.5 to 38 aircraft a month, according to a company statement. In July 2011, Boeing opened a new paint hangar near its Renton, Wash. facility and in January 2012, it rolled out its first 737NG at the ...

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