GE Press Release on the first GE9XTM flight: The GE9XTM engine lifted off on March 13 under wing of GE Aviation’s Boeing 747 flying testbed in Victorville, California, for its first flight test. The engine that will power Boeing’s new 777X aircraft took to the air around 10:40 a.m. Pacific standard time and flew […]Read more "GE fly first 777-X GE9XTM engine"
The following is an extract from FlightGlobal that was shareable but contained a corrupt link: A folding wing-tip on a commercial airliner is never supposed to fail. With the first such mechanism scheduled to enter service on the 777X family in two years, Boeing set a goal to design a folding device so elegant and […]Read more "How will the folding wings on 777-X work? What happens when they don’t?"
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