Evergreen Aviation Technologies Corp., a Taiwan-based joint venture between EVA Airways and GE, will carry out the conversion of three 747-400 passenger jets into 747 Large Cargo Freighters that will be used to transport major assemblies for the 787, Boeing said. Modification of the first will begin about mid-year with certification expected during 2006. Separately, Boeing said it selected Gamesa Aeronautica of Vitoria, Spain, as a partner in designing the structure of the 747LCF.

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