Latest Fuselage Stories

2010-04-07 12:49:00

EVERETT, Wash., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today that all test requirements were successfully met during the 787 Dreamliner's ultimate load wing and fuselage bending test.

2009-11-30 19:36:00

EVERETT, Wash., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today completed the static test necessary to validate the side-of-body modification made to the 787 Dreamliner. The company expects a full analysis of the test results to be concluded in approximately 10 days.

2009-08-14 08:00:00

Boeing Co officials confirmed that 787 Dreamliner fuselage production was halted in Italy nearly two months ago, due to wrinkles in the skin of the aircraft.

2009-07-07 10:36:54

U.S. airplane maker Boeing said it has struck a deal to buy out a Vought Aircraft Industries production facility in South Carolina. The plant has been used to assemble fuselage parts for the long-delayed 787 Dreamliner, The State in Columbia, S.C., reported Tuesday.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.