Saturday, December 17, 2011

Just How American Is The Boeing 787 Dreamliner? (BA)

Business Insider

Boeing is one of the great American brands.  But most people don't realize that most of Boeing's airplane parts come from external vendors from all over the world.

Below is a diagram from Goldman Sachs' 100 favorite charts (via Zero Hedge).  It reveals just where all of the parts come from for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

Basically, American companies make the front and back of the plane.  The rest come from all over the world.

787 dreamliner

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