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Photos: Factory Floor Tour of the Boeing 747-8

This is the first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental that will carry paying passengers. The plane will be going to Lufthansa.

This is the first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental that will carry paying passengers. The plane will be going to Lufthansa.

Tomorrow is the big day when Boeing will reveal their first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental to the world. While we wait, some invited guests got an opportunity to tour the factory floor and the Boeing 747-8I\747-8F production line.

When first walking in, a Boeing 747-8F for Atlas Air was front and center. We were toured around to where the tail and horizontal stabilizers are made and where the wings start their lives. It was interesting going from one stop to the next seeing seeing all the individual parts, then getting to where they are start to put together to form a plane.

One of the biggest treats was getting an inside look at all three levels of the front of a Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental, which is still in pieces (photo of the upper deck). It was impressive seeing how long the inside of the upper deck will be — can’t wait to fly on it.

For now, I am just doing a quick post, since currently at the Boeing Customer Experience Center. More photos to come throughout the weekend.

CHECK OUT ALL 45 PHOTOS FROM TODAY’S BOEING FACTORY TOUR

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