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9/26/2011--Everett, WA, USA..Jim Albaugh, president and chief executive officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes (right) and ANA President Shinichiro Ito (left) sign documents officially handing over Boeing's first 787 Dreamliner...Thousands of Boeing employees gathered in the rain to celebrate the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner to launch customer ANA (All Nippon Airways) from Japan. The fuel efficient composite aircraft was towed to the front of the huge factory doors where it was assembled, and presented to ANA President Shinichiro Ito in front of thousands of invited dignitaries and Boeing workers. The first 787 was supposed to be delivered 3 years ago but despite delays Boeing still has orders for over 800 of the planes...©2011 Stuart Isett. All rights reserved.