From WA001 to WH001: Three Generations Of Boeing’s 777Guy Norris
As the prototype Boeing 777, WA001, settles into retirement at the Pima Air & Space Museum in Arizona, the first member of the next-generation 777X family. WH001, is in final assembly at Boeing’s Everett facility in Washington. Between them, these milestone aircraft span 24 years of continuous production and development, over which the program has amassed almost 1,850 orders and more than 1,400 deliveries. Over the same period, the family has expanded to include eight main variants and three generations, some highlights of which are covered here.