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.  The 787 is divided into (8) separate sections that are manufactured in (5) different locations world wide.  The completed aircraft sections are loaded to the SME’s and transported via Boeing 747 Large Cargo freighter.