Spirit AeroSystems delivers fuselage for 500th Boeing 787

Spirit AeroSystems Inc. (NYSE: SPR) has delivered key components to Boeing for the 500th 787 Dreamliner, the company said.

Spirit builds the 787 forward fuselage and engine pylons at its Wichita, Kan., facility and the wing fixed leading edge and wing moveable leading edge in Tulsa, Okla., and Subang, Malaysia. The company has been delivering these assemblies and components to the 787 program since 2007 and unit 500 was delivered to Boeing in September.

Spirit AeroSystems Inc. designs and builds aero structures for both commercial and defense customers. The company´s core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world´s premier aircraft.