777X won’t ‘realistically’ fly until 2023 -faa

777X won’t ‘realistically’ fly until 2023 -faa

Yahoo - World·2021-06-28 06:00

The newest wide-body plane from Boeing – once expected to hit the skies by 2020 – now likely won’t be cleared for takeoff until mid-2023.

That’s according to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, which, in a letter seen by Reuters, cited a number of issues in rejecting a key certification request from Boeing, and warned it "realistically" will not certify the 777X for another two years.


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