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Sunday, January 26, 2020

Boeing has successfully completed the first test flight of the world's largest twin-engined jet, the 777X. The flight took off near Seattle and lasted four hours. Two attempts were called off this week due to high winds. Further tests are needed before the aircraft enters service with Emirates next year.

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You're stuck with Meghan Marble and Harry the Red.

...and Archie's diapers. hahaha

#1 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2020-01-26 12:14 AM | Reply

donald was truly brilliant scoring that $95 Billion deal in 2013.

#2 | Posted by REDIAL at 2020-01-26 12:21 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Boeing. A once-solid brand. Whoosh.

#3 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2020-01-26 08:45 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Boeing. A once-solid brand. Whoosh.

I dunno... you just know... the FAA will have this one under a microscope... might just be the safest plane ever built...

#4 | Posted by Pegasus at 2020-01-26 12:10 PM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 1

Boeing desperately needs some positive headlines right now.

#5 | Posted by JeffJ at 2020-01-26 12:38 PM | Reply

"might just be the safest plane ever built.."

November 27, 1986 newspaper headline: "Space shuttle is the safest spacecraft ever built"

The true test of a plane's safeness comes after many years of flying it.

#6 | Posted by NerfHerder at 2020-01-26 01:43 PM | Reply

==November 27, 1986 newspaper headline: "Space shuttle is the safest spacecraft ever built"

That's why you should take anything said by so-called "experts" with a huge grain of salt.

#7 | Posted by nullifidian at 2020-01-26 02:01 PM | Reply

I dunno... you just know... the FAA will have this one under a microscope... might just be the safest plane ever built...

#4 | POSTED BY PEGASUS AT 2020-01-26 12:10 PM |

The airframe has proven to be extremely safe over time for its flight hours. The market for this class of plane though is drying up, which is much more problematic.

#8 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2020-01-27 10:09 AM | Reply

"might just be the safest plane ever built.."

August 2011: 737MAX is the safest plane ever built!

#9 | Posted by Nixon at 2020-01-27 11:46 AM | Reply

the FAA will have this one under a microscope

As far as i know, the regs allowing the airline industry to essentially police itself have remained unchanged. Not sure there's any basis for your statement, but i'm not an aviation expert.

#10 | Posted by JOE at 2020-01-27 12:11 PM | Reply

Look at the bright side. Congress and the FAA did find the time to crack down on old men building balsa wood planes though, because they're such a menace to society.

#11 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2020-01-27 05:49 PM | Reply

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