Tag: 777X

Long-Awaited Boeing 777X in the Sky on Its Maiden Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute It has finally happened. After two aborted attempts due to poor weather conditions, the Boeing 777-9 has finally performed its first flight beginning the next phase of rigorous tests. Therefore, 25 January, 2020, has joined the list of important dates in the commercial aviation history. World’d biggest twin-engine passenger jet has just departed for the […]

Boeing 777X Suffers the Delay Again

Reading Time: < 1 minute It was 23 January on a schedule for the first ever flight of Boeing 777X. However, as Boeing had warned, the weather conditions around the Everett facility in Washington were not suitable today. We are postponing the #777X first flight that was scheduled to take place tomorrow, Jan. 23, due to weather. The team is […]

Which Airlines Have Already Ordered Boeing 777X?

Reading Time: < 1 minute The long-awaited, long-anticipated and groundbreaking Boeing 777X is already on track to explore the horizons above the ground for the first time. It is hard to say that the road of the 777X from its launch in 2013 to its maiden flight has been easy. The seven-year flight has been rather turbulent. But the time […]

Suspension of Boeing 777X Load Tests: Unexpected Issue

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing was forced to temporarily suspend load tests on its brand new Boeing 777X aircraft due to unexpected cargo door failure, multiple media reports reveal. Yet another incident which could possibly negatively impact program’s timeline. The Boeing Company has confirmed the issue which occurred during static tests and required the suspension. However, the airframer did […]

Boeing 777X: First Flight Delayed but Deliveries Remain on Schedule?

Reading Time: < 1 minute One more Boeing’s hope went into trouble. The long-awaited 777X model, which was initially scheduled to go on the first flight in 2019, was announced to have its maiden flight pushed until the early 2020. The delay appeared due to the engine problems announced in June. Correspondingly, the first deliveries to airlines are at risk […]

GE9X Engine Problem Could Delay First Boeing 777X Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute The problem detected while testing General Electric Co’s new GE9X turbine engine gives rise to growing uncertainty over the first flight of Boeing’s newest widebody aircraft 777X. It was expected that the aircraft powered by the world’s biggest commercial engines will go for a maiden flight already this month. Speaking at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions […]

Airlines Fear Boeing 777X Deliveries to be Delayed

Reading Time: < 1 minute In the wake of the Boeing 737 MAX crisis, airlines are worried about the scheduled deliveries of the newest Boeing aircraft – 777X. Among the concerned airlines are Emirates and Lufthansa, the Wall Street Journal reports. However, CEO of Boeing, Dennis A. Muilenburg speaking at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference, said that MAX matters are […]

Long-Awaited Boeing 777X: Where Is It?

Reading Time: 2 minutes So much excitement around the new Boeing 777X but so little information on its progress. Especially now, when Boeing struggles to bring 737 MAX turbulence to an end and restore trust of its clients in safety of its aircraft. If someone thinks that nothing is going on with a new plane, in fact, it is […]

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 […]