The world's biggest jet airliner manufacturers, Boeing of the United States, unveiled their latest model on Wednesday (13 January).
GV Spotlight inside press hangar.
GV Lights gradually go up on new jet.
CU PULL BACK TO GV Side of jet with "Boeing 757" inscribed. Jet on runaway.
GV Newsmen watch as aircraft is pulled out of hangar. (3 SHOTS)
GV EXTERIOR AERIAL VIEW Crowd watches as aircraft emerges. (3 SHOTS)
GV Sign "757" picked out in neon lights.
TOP VIEW TILT DOWN PAN Plane being built.
GV & SV Technician writing on pad. Parts of the fuselage being assembled. (4 SHOTS)
GV PAN Plane under construction.
SV & GV Workmen on fuselage. (2 SHOTS)
SV INTERIOR Passenger area.
GVs & CU Technicians checking instruments on flights deck. (5 SHOTS)
GV Assembled plane.
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Background: The world's biggest jet airliner manufacturers, Boeing of the United States, unveiled their latest model on Wednesday (13 January). The company believes it can capture orders for up to 800 aircraft worth about 28 billion dollars with its new twin-engined 757 short-to-medium range airliner. The first 757 with Rolls Royce RB-211-535 engines was rolled out of Boeing's Renton factory in Seattle amid a fanfare of publicity. It will make its first flight on 26 February. After a flight-test programme lasting 10 months deliveries will be made in December. Orders for the 757 stand at 136 with another 81 on option from seven airline. Boeing is confident it has developed another best-selling jet despite the depressed state of the world air transport industry.