Boeing said Friday that it is making "steady progress toward building the first 787," pointing to the rollout of its second 747-400LCF, the Dreamlifter designed to move 787 parts among factories around the world. The manufacturer plans to operate three of the modified freighters at the height of 787 production. It said the first Dreamlifter made a successful pickup last week of the first 787 parts produced in Japan, including a forward fuselage section made by Kawasaki Heavy Industries and ...

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