Boeing’s Queen Of The Skies Marks 50th Anniversary Of First Flight

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Half a century after Boeing’s 747 took to the skies to begin the widebody era, its most recent descendent, the 777-9, is being readied for flight tests and a certification program that will culminate with entry into service in 2020. With seating for 425 passengers and a range of 7,600 nm, the 777-9...

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