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10:13 am on Monday February 25, 2013

Boeing's 787 aircraft grounded after suffering more safety mishaps (Update: ANA, too)

Image by BoeingUpdate, February 25: Japan's All Nippon Airways has cancelled all projected 787 Dreamliner flights through May.  Destinations of the aborted flights include, but are not limited to: Seattle, San Jose and Tokyo. ANA has 17 Boeing 787...
8:35 am on Monday June 11, 2012

First North Charleston 787 Dreamliner takes flight (Update: New paint job)

Image by Boeing The North Charleston assembled 787 with Air India branding.Update June 11: South Carolina’s first Dreamliner returned to the Lowcountry on Sunday night from Fort Worth, Texas, looking sharper than ever with a new paint job. I'll...
5:55 am on Wednesday May 23, 2012

First #CHS 787 Dreamliner to fly today

Boeing The North Charleston assembled 787 with Air India branding. Update May 23: In a tweet, Boeing has announced that the 787 Dreamliner is expected to fly today. The company wrote on their @BoeingAirplanes account on Tuesday that, "1st flight of...
2:10 am on Saturday April 28, 2012

First Charleston 787 Dreamliner rolls out

Image by Boeing The North Charleston assembled 787 with Air India branding.Update April 28: As you'd expect, the first South Carolina assembled 787 Dreamliner was publicly unveiled to much fanfare, and even some fireworks. You can see the "action"...
7:22 am on Friday April 6, 2012

Completion date for first locally-built Boeing Dreamliner is April 27

Image by Boeing Boeing is set to roll out its first Lowcountry-built Dreamliner on April 27th. Completion of the Dreamliner with mark the first time Boeing has finished an airplane somewhere other than Puget Sound and will be celebrated with a...
2:49 am on Tuesday June 28, 2011

Boeing's 787 making first visit to Charleston (update: here)

Image by BoeingUpdate June 28: The only thing bigger than the 787 Dreamliner (and 747 cargo companion Dreamlifter) is the copious amount of coverage of yesterday's event. My preferred comes by way of NBC News 2 who has a not-too lengthy video report...
11:00 am on Wednesday January 19, 2011

Two years later, Boeing pushes back Dreamliner delivery even further (update: and further)

Image by Photo providedUpdate January 19: Boeing announced Tuesday that its first delivery, to Japan's All Nippon Airways, will be pushed back by six months to the third quarter. This marks the seventh such delay in delivery of the 787 Dreamliner...
11:30 am on Thursday November 11, 2010

One failed test flight, eight lost orders for the Boeing 787

Image by BoeingTuesday was a rough day for Boeing. A 6-hour long test flight was cut short after smoke began to fill the rear of the plane. The same day, the company lost eight orders for the 787 Dreamliner jet. Already two years behind schedule,...
3:09 am on Tuesday April 6, 2010

Boeing construction under way (updated)

Image by Flickr user vistavision Update April 6: The Post and Courier has posted a write-up from the event. First reporting: Today the first steel column was driven into the ground for Boeing's new North Charleston 787 Dreamliner plant.  See a...
9:00 am on Wednesday December 30, 2009

Boeing receives order for 11 Dreamliners, but is still -59 in the hole

Image by Flickr user striaticA week after the successful Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight, the company has received an order from an undisclosed buyer for 11 of the jet aircrafts. Read more stories on this subject in our Boeing topic page.Despite the...
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