Boeing has started final assembly of the 787-9 Dreamliner at its South Carolina facility. The team began joining large fuselage sections of the newest 787 Nov. 22 on schedule, according to a Boeing statement.   The North Charleston, South Carolina, site joins Boeing’s Everett final assembly in Washington state, which began 787-9 production in May 2013. United Airlines will take delivery of the first South Carolina-built 787-9.

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