787 Tooling

  • AMRO-E_1428-161a
  • sme1
  • sme2
  • sme
  • 787 S43

The SME’s (Shipping Mechanical Equipment) are designed to facilitate the moving of large sections of the 787-8/-9 Dreamliner during transport. ┬áThe 787 is divided into (8) separate sections that are manufactured in (5) different locations world wide. ┬áThe completed aircraft sections are loaded to the SME’s and transported via Boeing 747 Large Cargo freighter.