787 at a glance Timeline: ...nounced December 2002 • Design completed September 2005 • Major assembly began June 2006...

Timeline:

• Announced December 2002

• Design completed September 2005

• Major assembly began June 2006

• First flight September 2007

Designed to:

• Carry 210 to 330 passengers, depending upon model

• Travel from 2,500 to 8,200 nautical miles, depending upon number of passengers

• Fly up to Mach 0.85

Production:

• Parts flown in from around the world:

wings from Japan, fuselage sections

from Italy, doors from France,

landing gear and engines from England,

tail cone from South Korea.

• Final assembly in Everett to take three days.

Orders (as of July 8):

• 677 from 47 customers

• First goes to All Nippon Airways

Price:

Boeing estimates selling 3,500 787s over 20 years at list prices ranging from $146 million to $200 million.

Made of:

• 50 percent composites

• 20 percent aluminum

• 15 percent titanium

• 10 percent steel

• 5 percent other material

Source: Boeing