Company Boeing released a video build – the last stage of construction and development, of which will be the largest passenger plane in the world, Boeing 777Xwhich runs on an assembly line located at a plant in Everett, WA.
This new version of the aircraft is based on previous models, such as the 777 and 787 Dreamliner, although with its 77-meter length it will be the longest of his predecessorsand even this plane from the competition. This 777X, in particular, will be used for a series of tests that will pass a year. The company said the 777X will the largest and most efficient twin-engine aircraft in the world, with 12% reduction in fuel consumption and 10% less running costs than competition. Watch the video in the assembly:
Among its characteristics folding wings over 70 meters, the largest ever released Boeing. It will also be equipped with large windows and higher compartments compared to the current 777 and more modern LED lighting. The company announced that there will be two versions: 777-8X and 777-9X, which may lead to more than 400 passengersThe cost is 360.5 and 388.7 million dollars, respectively.
To adapt to the airport gates, Boeing designed these revolutionary folding wings for the new 777X.
“With this new aircraft, the production system was integrated into the development program before any other aircraft, and the team copes well with reaching our stages, as expected,” said Josh Binder, the company's vice president and director in charge of the construction team.
Among other innovations, the 777X will have larger windows, higher compartments than the current 777 and more advanced LED lighting.
The first flight of the 777X is scheduled for 2019, although we will have to wait for 2020 for commercial deliverySo far Boeing has registered 340 orders and sales commitments several airlines in different countries.