Tag: 777X

Boeing 777X Already Ready: Secret Debut

Reading Time: 1 minute The long-awaited public debut of Boeing 777X was scheduled for 13 March, 2019. Therefore, in view of tragic events and turbulence that Boeing has been experiencing this week, the company decided to postpone the date of public appearance of its newest aircraft. Nevertheless, some sort of “secret” debut to Boeing employees was held in the […]

Lufthansa’s First 777-9 Takes Shape

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the night from 14 to 15 February the final body join of the first Lufthansa 777-9 took place. All major fuselage parts inclusive the mid section, which prior to this got joined with the wings during the „Wing Body Join“, were assembled and you can easily guess what its 777-9 will look like. Only […]

Boeing to Debut 777X Already Next Week

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing announced that official debut of its long-awaited Boeing 777X model will take place on 13 March 2019. The record-breaking machine is expected to become the largest and most efficient two-engine jetliner worldwide. Our very first #777X flight test airplane will officially debut to the world on March 13th! Stay tuned to learn how you […]

Boeing Readies First 777X to Fly

Reading Time: 1 minute Inside Boeing’s Everett assembly plant, the first 777X flight test plane is all but complete. Engineers and mechanics are preparing to roll out this majestic jet for its public debut as early as February.  This first plane, a 777-9X model, is 252 feet long. When those 11-footlong tips are unfolded for flight, it has a wingspan […]

First Boeing 777X Flight Test Aircraft Comes Together

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing has brought together the major fuselage sections to form the first 777X airplane that will take to the skies in 2019. In a major production milestone called ‘final body join,’ Boeing teams connected the airplane’s nose, mid and aft sections in the company’s factory in Everett, Wash. The jet now measures 252 feet long […]

Sneak Peek at Boeing 777X Jetliner: World’s Biggest Twin-Engine

Reading Time: 2 minutes Recently, Boeing, one of the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers, has revealed a fully-assembled static test model of 777X jetliner. The record-breaking machine is expected to become the largest and most efficient two-engine jetliner worldwide. According to Boeing, the new 777X is built on the company’s successful 777 and 787 Dreamliner, although will feature a bigger […]

Boeing Updates Its Livery System to Boeing Blue

Reading Time: 1 minute From now on Boeing passenger aircraft will share a unified look as the US-based planes’ manufacturer revealed a new livery that mirrors the commonality across its aircraft families. “The family name now takes precedence, replacing the minor model designator on the nose and aft fuselage. A larger Boeing logo, a shared color palette rooted in blue and […]

Boeing Helena Site Expands to Support 777X Airplane Production

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing employees and community members commemorated the 90,000 square-foot expansion of Boeing Helena to support 777X airplane production. Boeing Helena is set to install new machine tools to fabricate critical titanium parts for the 777X. “Our investment in Boeing Helena is a testament to our incredible, hard-working team members and their ability to deliver on […]

Boeing and Iran Air Announce Agreement for 80 Airplanes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing and Iran Air announced an agreement for 80 aircraft that includes 50 737 MAX 8s, 15 777-300ERs and 15 777-9s, valued at $16.6 billion at list prices. Based on its Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Iran Air announced in June, the contract was reached within the terms of the U.S. Government license issued to Boeing […]

Boeing Shows Off New 777X Wing Center

Reading Time: 5 minutes Just 14 months after breaking ground Boeing opens its new $1 billion, 1.2-million-square-foot 777X wing center in Everett. Boeing has begun installing heavy equipment and robotic machines inside its gigantic new 777X composite wing center in Everett, and the first engineers have moved into offices that overlook production. On Thursday, just 14 months after the […]