New GE9X engine problem could delay first flight of 777X

Credit: Boeing
A problem detected during a factory test of GE Aviation’s GE9X turbofan engine could further delay the first flight of the Boeing 777X . Revealing the engine issue June 5 at the UBS Global Industrials and Transportation Conference in New York, Boeing CFO Greg Smith said the “long pole in the tent...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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