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Boeing to invest $100 million in Indian maintenance facility

Copyright Photo: Nick Dean. Oops! Will the real N747EX taxi out? Both of the new 747-8Fs at Everett have been incorrectly painted as N747EX. The real 747-8R7 N747EX (msn 35808) is the one on the left.

Boeing (Chicago, Seattle, Wichita and Charleston) is planning to invest $100 million in order to build a new MRO maintenance facility in Nagpur, India. The new facility will maintain the Boeing 787 Dreamliners of Air India, now scheduled to be first delivered in the second quarter of 2011.

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The first Boeing 747-800F is rolled out at Everett in a new livery


Photo: Boeing. Boeing 747-8R7F N747EX (msn 35808) is rolled out of the paint shop late on November 17, 2009 in the new colors.

Boeing (Chicago, Seattle, Wichita and Charleston) last night (November 17) rolled out the first Boeing 747-800 dressed in a new livery featuring a large “8” on the tail and “747-8” on the lower fuselage. The first delivery customer is Cargolux. The new type will make its first flight in early 2010.


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