Like Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, this aircraft is made from composite materials and have bigger window and Passenger cabin is redesigned. Can carry more people and fly farther than existing 777 models, that would be the most effective Dual-engine aircraft in the world, Boeing said.
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The salient feature of the airplane is wingtips move That would greatly cut the plane wingspan from 235 feet to under 213 feet, so that the 777X fits on the existing airport runway and at the station gates where the older 777 can operate. Airports require a 261-foot wingspan of Airbus A380 to expensive modifications when the double-decker aircraft launched in 2007, something that Boeing wanted to avoid.
The flight comes as Boeing continues to face radioactive dust from its 737 Max double crash which killed a total of 346 passengers and crew in 2018 and 2019. On Monday, …