Boeing 777X Readied For Gear Test; 777 Orders Pass Milestone

LOS ANGELES—Boeing is preparing to perform a key landing gear retraction test on the first Boeing 777-9, WH001, following the attachment of the aircraft’s second General Electric GE9X engine at its temporary 777X low-rate initial production (LRIP) site in Everett, Wash. Progress towards completion...
Guy Norris

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

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