Boeing Begins 737 MAX Parts Production

Boeing has commenced production of the first 737 MAX fuselage stringers at its Auburn, Washington site.

Boeing has commenced production of the first 737 MAX fuselage stringers at its Auburn, Washington site.After the forming process is complete, the aerospace OEM says it will send the stringers to Spirit Aerosystems’ Wichita, Kansas facility, where they will undergo incorporation into the first 737 MAX fuselage. The fuselage will then be assembled by Boeing in time for final assembly of the new narrowbody in 2015. Scheduled to fly the following year, Boeing says the aircraft will be 14 per cent more fuel efficient than today’s most efficient next generation 737s.

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