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The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner taxis by the staging area on its maiden flight in Charleston, S.C. (Photo: Chuyi Chuang)

Photos: The Boeing 787-10 Completes Maiden Flight in North Charleston, S.C.

The first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner took to the skies for the first time at the manufacturer's facility in North Charleston, S.C. Boeing’s Charleston plant will be the only facility for 787-10 final assembly. The 787-10 is the third member of the Dreamliner family. With a slightly longer fuselage, the 787-10 maintains 95% commonality with the 787-9 variant, featuring additional cargo and seating capacity. The upgraded Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN engines on the first 787-10 can provide up to 75,000 pounds…

Taking a Peek Inside Boeing’s Manufacturing Facility in North Charleston

Boeing, though often associated with their main facilities in Seattle, has other sites around the U.S. and the world. One of these facilities is their rapidly expanding final assembly and delivery center in North Charleston, S.C. Referred to simply as Boeing South Carolina, the facility is one home (the other…

Boeing Debuts Newest Dreamliner Variant: the 787-10

On Friday, Boeing rolled out the first 787-10 Dreamliner at the manufacturer's North Charleston facility. The facility, which opened in 2011, was the celebration ground as thousands of Boeing employees gathered alongside South Carolina’s Governor Henry McMaster and U.S. President Donald Trump. Starting as an idea to stretch the 787-9 variant…

Video: Taking a Ride Onboard Air France’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Last weekend, Paris-based Air France operated scenic flights around France onboard their new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The airline organized four special flights around Corsica and The Mediterranean, Southwest France, Brittany, and a full tour of France. Each flight was numbered as AF789 or AF787. The flights were not just about…

First 787-9 Arrival Highlights British Airways’ Continuation of its Fleet…

The near arrival of the British Airway’s first Boeing 787-9 this month (G-ZBKA), the second generation of the Dreamliner series, highlights progressive steps the airline is taking to ensure that its fleet remains competitive among the major carriers in terms of fuel efficiency and passenger experience. Seen to be the replacement for…