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Boeing's big dream

The innovative 787 is the fastest-selling new airliner in history, but slow off the assembly line. Fortune got an inside look at how it's made. Photographs by Gregg Segal. Text by Michael V. Copeland.

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Boeing has taken the radical approach of building the first commercial jet liner using a carbon fiber material, rather than aluminum. When it's finished, the 787, also known as the Dreamliner will fly further on less fuel than any existing jet.

Last updated April 23 2008: 10:17 AM ET