Boeing 737 MAX takes off for first time

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The Boeing 737 MAX has achieved first flight. A 737 MAX 8 flight test aircraft, powered by CFM International LEAP-1B engines, took off from Renton, Washington, at 9:48 am local time Jan. 29 in rainy conditions. The flight is slated to land at Boeing Field in Seattle. [The flight landed at 12:32 pm.]...

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