Boeing said it has completed assembly of the first 747-8 Intercontinental's forward fuselage. The 27.2 m. section "was moved from the assembly tool for sealing and testing before beginning systems installation," the manufacturer stated. Boeing recently removed VP and GM-747 Program Mo Yahyavi from his post, and VP and GM-Airplane Programs Pat Shanahan told employees that he will take over direct supervision of shepherding the 747-8F and 747-8I to EIS (ATW Daily News, Aug. ...

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