Final loads testing on Boeing’s delayed 777-9 has been suspended while investigations continue into the failure of a cargo door during pressurization evaluations on the static test airframe at Everett, Wash. on Sept 5. The incident occurred during the final phases of the 777X major structural test campaign, which is being conducted in a specially built 1.6 million lb. steel rig in Building 45-12 at the company’s production site.  At the time of the failure, the ...


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