To create the 777X, Boeing is not only introducing the world’s largest all-composite wings, but it is transforming the way it builds and assembles the 777 from which it is derived. The biggest area of change, both figuratively and literally, is the 777X’s vast and aerodynamically elegant 235-ft.-span wing. Derived from the wing design of the 787, which was Boeing’s first large-scale commercial composite venture, the larger 777X wing assembly is the company’s first ...

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