Boeing’s 777X jetliner takes off on maiden flight

Boeing’s 777X jetliner takes off on maiden flight

Boeing said Saturday it has successfully staged the first flight of the world’s largest twin-engined jetliner. The 777X, a larger version of the 777 mini-jumbo, touched down at the Boeing Field outside Seattle after a flight which began almost four hours earlier. The aircraft is the larger of two versions planned by Boeing and will officially be called 777-9.

Just_Saying 1 months

Auto correct correction: Commercial planes don't get license to fly without government regulators approval. How the heck did regulators approve a system with the power to override flight controls, that was dependent on just 1 sensor, just one? Boing is for profit, government isn't supposed to be.

Avi Khait
Avi Khait 1 months

I hope 'x' doesn't stand for MAX.

Avi Khait
Avi Khait 1 months

Mini-jumbo, huh.

Fin 1 months

Put all of the Boeing ceos on them n flying around for a year on em.... Then let's see if we ever trust Boeing again

James Smith
James Smith 1 months

not looking forward to traveling in a Boeing plane, very much the opposite of before

Sir_Kutz 1 months

I’ll walk.

CoLpOeSnED 1 months

holy shit, good luck

Peter 1 months

Who cares about FAA certification. Their cozy little relationship with Boeing cost hundreds of lives. I’ll wait for the UK, UAE and Australia to certify before stepping on the new 777x

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