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Dreamliner With Massive Decal On Display In Everett Next Week

September 12, 2019

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Word in from the Boeing Company that a 787 with a special livery that is a decal as opposed to paint will be on display next week at the Future of Flight. Here’s more: In August 2019, the 787 Dreamliner program rolled out a special pink and purple design on the largest decal ever on […]

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787 Technical Workers in Everett May Soon Be Getting Lay Off Notices – The Seattle Times

April 10, 2013

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Our news partner, The Seattle Times, is reporting that technical workers and engineers on the 787 program may soon be getting layoff notices. Here’s the link to their story written by Dominic Gates. Last month machinists union members were notified that their ranks may be reduced as well. While there are currently 42,000 employees at […]

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Boeing Everett Surge Line Adding to 787 Production Increase

November 12, 2012

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787 Dreamliners are now being churned out at three different locations at Everett’s Boeing Plant. The main line at the 40-26 building and the Modification Center off 112th street are operating at capacity. Now the new surge line is up and running at full steam. Boeing today said they are officially increasing production to five […]

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Boeing Announces 787 Flight Certification Tests Complete

August 17, 2011

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Boeing announced today that they have completed final flight certification tests on the 787 Dreamliner with Rolls Royce engines. Here’s a link to the video and complete rundown of how the final certification flight played out. The FAA still needs to give final approval but Boeing expects to deliver their first 787 to ANA next […]

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Boeing’s Delayed Deliveries Lead to 2 Million Dollar Shortfall for Everett’s Current Budget.

March 3, 2011

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It what she called, “very depressing numbers” Everett Chief Financial Officer Debra Bryant told the Everett City Council Wednesday night that current B&O collections are two million dollars under projections due to Boeing’s delays on delivering aircraft, especially the 787. Everett can’t collect the B&O tax on planes delivered out of Everett until the sale […]

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