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In pictures: Work on the Boeing 787

The fuselage of the 787 being joined together

The 787's fuselage is being assembled from six main parts

The wings of the 787 being unloaded from the giant 'Dreamlifter' freight aircraft

The wings are made in Japan before being flown to the US

The wings of the 787 being readied before being joined to the fuselage

The wings are held in place using a specially-designed rig

Artist's impression of the finished plane

Boeing manager Scott Strode and an artist's impression

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