Company Boeing released video editing – the final stage of construction and development – which will be the largest passenger plane in the world, Boeing 777X, which is carried out on an assembly line located at Everett, Washington.
This new aircraft version is based on previous models, such as 777 and 787 Dreamliner, although it will be 77 meters long. longer than all its predecessors, and even this plane from the race. The 777X will be used in particular for a series of tests lasting one year. The company says the 777X will be the largest and most efficient two-engined airplane in the world, outside 12% lower fuel consumption and a 10% less operating costs than competition. Watch the assembly video:
Among its features, its folding wings above 70 meters, the largest ever produced by Boeing. It will also be fitted with larger windows and higher compartments than the current 777 and more advanced LED lighting. The company announced that there will be two versions: 777-8X and 777-9X that can lead to it. more than 400 passengers. The cost is $ 360.5 and $ 388.7 million, respectively.
To adapt to the airport's boarding pass, Boeing developed these revolutionary folding wings for the new 777X.
"With this new aircraft production system has been integrated into the development program before any other aircraft, and the team is doing great work to meet our milestones as intended," said Josh Binder, vice president and director responsible for the construction team.
Among other innovations, the 777X will have larger windows, a higher compartment than the current 777 and more advanced LED lighting.
The first 777X flight is scheduled for 2019, although commercial delivery will have to wait until 2020.. So far Boeing has registered 340 orders and sales commitments from several airlines in different countries.