Subaru Aerospace Company has completed the production of the first Boeing 777X’s Center Wing Section and its integration with the Main Landing Gear Wheel Wells as the first Boeing 777X Center Wing work package.
Subaru manufactures center wing boxes for Boeing 777 and Boeing 787, maritime patrol aircraft (P-1) and cargo transport aircraft (C-2) for Japan Ministry of Defense at its Handa Plant.
Subaru is one of the vital Boeing supplier in Japan along with Kawasaki and Mitsubishi. A team of Subaru designers were with Boeing engineers at seattle to design the center wing box for 777x. They also involved with Boeing since the initial design and development phase of 777x programme in manufacturing side body section, main landing gear doors, forward wing-to-body fairings, and integration of the center wing section with the main landing gear wheel wells,