"Our people are energized and it's fun to be here," Boeing VP and GM-787 Program Pat Shanahan said yesterday when summing up the state of the Dreamliner production line at the company's Everett, Wash., facility. Addressing a gathering of global media, Shanahan said Boeing is on track for power-on for the first aircraft next month. "Systems are complete in the wing and forward fuselage is only hours away, while aft body is almost done," he declared. The company expects the mid-body systems ...

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