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3:20 am on Friday October 5, 2012

First North Charleston 787 Dreamliner ready for pickup (Update: Today)

Image by North Charleston The North Charleston-made plane takes to the skies in May before receiving it's final Air India branding. Update: The first North Charleston assembled 787 is due to be picked up this morning, and flown away on Saturday....
12:48 am on Sunday September 16, 2012

Concerns spread over GE engines in Boeing 787, other aircraft

USDA A GEnx engine undergoes testing -- this is the make of engine used on the 787 Dreamliner. In late July a Boeing 787 assembled in Charleston took off for a test flight and in its wake left mystery debris and fire near the Charleston...
2:19 am on Saturday September 15, 2012

Concerns spread over GE engines in Boeing 787, other aircraft

Image by USDA A GEnx engine undergoes testing -- this is the make of engine used on the 787 Dreamliner.In late July a Boeing 787 assembled in Charleston took off for a test flight and in its wake left mystery debris and fire near the Charleston...
3:20 am on Wednesday September 12, 2012

In video: First 787 Dreamliner flies out of Charleston, lands in India

Image by YouTube user TheVideographixIn a 15 hour flight nearly halfway around the globe, Air India took delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. That plane had been waiting at the North Charleston plant since May during last minute negotiations...
4:02 am on Thursday September 6, 2012

Another expansion coming to Boeing in North Charleston

Image by Boeing A partial view of the North Charleston site as it buts against the Charleston International Airport. (Updates at the bottom.) It's been just 14 months since the North Charleston Boeing plant opened, and the company continues to scale...
2:39 am on Thursday August 9, 2012

After Charleston failure Boeing 787 engine gets a tear down, problem found

Image by USDA A GEnx engine undergoes testing -- this is the make of engine used on the 787 Dreamliner. Update: Concerns are spreading. In late July a Boeing 787 assembled in Charleston took off for a test flight and in its wake left mystery debris...
3:07 am on Sunday July 29, 2012

Mystery fire at Charleston runway delays Saturday flights (Update: Blame Boeing)

Image by Flickr user kevin dooley Update: The cause has been found. Those taking Saturday afternoon flights to and from Charleston International Airport had a nasty surprise: runway delays, diversion, and closure from 4:07 to 5:41. A departing...
8:35 am on Monday June 11, 2012

First North Charleston 787 Dreamliner takes flight (Update: New paint job)

Image by Boeing The North Charleston assembled 787 with Air India branding.Update June 11: South Carolina’s first Dreamliner returned to the Lowcountry on Sunday night from Fort Worth, Texas, looking sharper than ever with a new paint job. I'll...
5:55 am on Wednesday May 23, 2012

First #CHS 787 Dreamliner to fly today

Boeing The North Charleston assembled 787 with Air India branding. Update May 23: In a tweet, Boeing has announced that the 787 Dreamliner is expected to fly today. The company wrote on their @BoeingAirplanes account on Tuesday that, "1st flight of...
2:10 am on Saturday April 28, 2012

First Charleston 787 Dreamliner rolls out

Image by Boeing The North Charleston assembled 787 with Air India branding.Update April 28: As you'd expect, the first South Carolina assembled 787 Dreamliner was publicly unveiled to much fanfare, and even some fireworks. You can see the "action"...

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