Major assembly on the Boeing 787-10, which the manufacturer describes as a straightforward stretch of the 787-9, has started. The 787-10, which will be the largest variant in the 787 family of aircraft, will be 18 ft. (5.5 m) longer than the 787-9. It is expected to achieve first flight in 2017. First deliveries are scheduled for 2018 to Singapore Airlines and United Airlines. Boeing said Kawasaki Heavy Industries began installing the circular frames into the midforward section ...

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