Boeing 787 Dreamliner – Joint development and production
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is currently being developed by Boeing as yet another new aircraft following the Boeing 777. The 787-8 baseline version has 210 to 250 seats and a range of about 14,200 to 15,190 km. Although yet to be completed, the aircraft has been selling very strongly: as of May 2010, Boeing has received orders for 860 units from 56 airlines. Kawasaki is a member of the international team for joint development and production of the aircraft, being responsible for the development and production of the fore section of the fuselage, the main landing gear well and the fixed section of the wing trailing edge.
(Photo by The Boeing Company)