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Boeing successfully passes the test flight and becomes the world's largest twin-engine jet

Boeing successfully passes the test flight and becomes the world's largest twin-engine jet
The Siliconreview
27 January, 2020

Boeing is still recovering with the safety mistakes that were earlier seen as its aircraft Boeing 737 Max was crashed down due to the technical issues. But it does have good news to crow about at the moment. The company has successfully completed the first test flight of the 777X which is said to be the largest twin-engine jet aircraft.

The engine capacity is said to be 252 feet long and it is over 235 feet across when the wingtip is been extended. The shakedown flight flew across Washington three hours and 51 minutes before it returned back to the Boeing field that is situated in Seattle. The aircraft is made in such a way that the proportions of the flight are controlled manually due to its massive GE9X engines. It also has better fuel efficiency which also includes Airbus.

The aircraft can carry upto 384 people. The flight services are going to begin in 2021. Before it, the flight has to pass several other tests. Boeing is planning to test the other three aircraft along with this aircraft. The company is also conducting several safety tests to reassure that behemoths like the 777X are safe before they start taking everyday travelers on the board.