A decision over where and how to make the all-composite wing for the 777X is the key pacing item for the large new twin derivative, says Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Ray Conner. The aircraft is set to enter service in mid-2020, and to meet that target Boeing will have to make major choices no later than early 2014. “We’ve got to put bricks and mortar in place to do the wing and do the other things, so we needed to make a decision on where we need to be and put those ...
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