major assembly

major assembly

[′mā·jər ə′sem·blē]
(engineering)
A self-contained unit of individual identity; a completed assembly of component parts ready for operation, but utilized as a portion of, and intended for further installation in, an end item or major item.
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Major assembly of the 787-10 will begin in 2016, followed by first flight in 2017 and first delivery in 2018.
With major assembly now underway, the first unit is scheduled to deliver to Boeing in early 2016.
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Boeing's global partners delivered the first 787-9 sections to final assembly on or ahead of schedule, and strong progress continues beyond, with major assembly under way on the other flight-test airplanes.
Boeing said in a statement that its global partners delivered the first 787-9 sections to final assembly on or ahead of schedule, and that strong progress continues, with major assembly under way on the other flight-test airplanes.
Toyota Motor Corporation (NYE: TM) (LSE: TYT) (TYO: 7267), a Japan-based automaker, is halting the launch of two major assembly lines at factories in Tianjin and Guangzhou, according to Japanese media.
It is likely to take around two years to build the engine production factory, which is easily accessible and a short distance from the firm's major assembly plants in Castle Bromwich and Merseyside.
Adam Ormandy, managing director of MPE, said: "The fuel system, part of a major assembly, is characterised by its complexity (i.
Endeavour and its crew spent nearly ten days at the space station to deliver and install the last connecting hub and a seven-windowed observation deck, completing major assembly tasks for the US - portion of the orbital outpost.
Crewmates Kay Hire and Terry Virts then used the station's robot arm to install the module onto the station's Unity node, the last major assembly task for the U.
C[pounds sterling]The investment is part of a larger lean manufacturing project that has seen a major assembly line reorganisation and the provision of testing facilities dedicated to large size and high-pressure valves,C[yen] a company spokesman said.

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