Boeing Opts For 787-Like Cabin Altitude For 777X

FARNBOROUGH — Boeing has decided to develop the 777X, its next-generation 777 derivative, with the same lower cabin altitude as the 787, despite the continuing use of a conventional aluminum fuselage structure. The surprise decision means that 777X cabins will be pressurized to the equivalent...
Guy Norris

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

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