June 2, 2015 – Boeing employees in
Wash., have started building the
first 737 MAX on schedule for first delivery in
third quarter 2017. Last week, employees started
to assemble the wings for the first 737 MAX
flight test airplane. Wings are the first 737
components to be assembled in the Renton production process.
Renton are the best in
the world at building single-aisle airplanes and
now this world-class team is building the future
with the first 737 MAX,” said Keith Leverkuhn,
vice president and general manager, 737 MAX.
“Achieving this milestone on schedule is a
testament to the success of the 737 and our
integrated design and build team.”