From Earlier: Ducommun Wins Contract for Boeing's 787 Dreamliner
Ducommun Incorporated (NYSE: DCO) today announced that it has received a contract from The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) to produce titanium detail components and subassemblies for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Under the terms of the contract, production on the titanium assemblies will continue at the Ducommun AeroStructures facility in Coxsackie, N.Y.
The 787 Dreamliner is a mid-size, twin-engine jet airliner with various configurations that can carry up to 290 passengers on routes of 8,000 to 8,500 nautical miles, all while using 20 percent less fuel than today's similarly sized airplanes.
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