LOS ANGELES—Facing the regulatory challenges of certifying the world’s first commercial jetliner with folding wingtips, the FAA has detailed a set of special conditions intended to ensure Boeing’s unusual 777X extendable wing complies with current safety standards. Boeing showed the folding-wingtip cockpit controls for the first time when it unveiled the 777X flight deck at the Dubai Airshow. It stresses that the conditions are “not unusual or a surprise,” and ...

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