Boeing 777X First Flight


SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – Last week Boeing shared this beautiful video of the 777X’ first flight. On January 25, 2020, the Boeing 777X took off for its first flight at Paine Field in Everett, Washington at 10:09 AM local time. During a 3 hour and 51 minute flight over Washington state, 777X Chief Pilot Van Chaney and Boeing Chief Pilot Craig Bomben began exercising the airplane’s systems and structures while the test team in Seattle monitored the data in real time. Watch this beautiful Boeing video with all the highlights of the perfect first flight of the 777X, including some stunning air-to-air footage.

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The 777X is Boeing’s newest member of its widebody family and will deliver 10% lower fuel use and emissions and 10% lower operating costs than the competition through advanced aerodynamics, the latest generation carbon-fiber composite wing and the most advanced commercial engine ever built – GE Aviation’s GE9X. Video: Boeing


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