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787-10 to be built exclusively in South CarolinaBoeing on July 30th announced the decision, saying that the key reason is that the 787-10’s 224-foot fuselage, 18 feet longer than the 787-9, is too long to be transported efficiently from North Charleston, where it is fabricated, to the assembly line in Everett. (www.bizjournals.com) More...
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Not getting the headline, either.
Maybe in a little while BSC won't be "underperforming..."
Home town, now if only I can get a job there.
Welcome to SC!
The -10 will have light enough sales numbers for the under performing BSC to manage and the the fuselage is too large for the dreamlifter to transport it from BSC to Everett.