Water cannon salute for Boeing 787 Dreamliner in South Carolina

The first 787 Dreamliner, ZA001, arrives in South Carolina to a water cannon greeting.

 

This is the 787's first visit to Boeing's plant in South Carolina, where major sections of the airplane are built. Those parts are loaded onto a converted 747 called the Dreamlifter (seen on the left side of this picture) and flown to Everett, Wash. for final assembly.

 

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Taken on June 27, 2011

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