‘Power On’ Marks Key Milestone For First 777-9 On Path To First Flight

Credit: Boeing
Boeing has turned on the electrically powered systems in the prototype 777-9 for the first time at its Everett, Washington, facility, setting the clock ticking toward flight tests of the initial variant of the company’s new long-range 777X flagship starting in early 2019. The “power on” milestone...
Guy Norris

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

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