Boeing successfully completed the “final body join” of the first 747-8I. Photo: Courtesy, Boeing. Boeing said Friday it successfully completed the "final body join" of the first 747-8 Intercontinental in Everett, noting that mechanics "loaded the forward and aft fuselage sections to join with the wing and center section." VP and GM-Airplane Programs Pat Shanahan, who in late August took over direct supervision of shepherding the 747-8 Freighter and ...

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