Boeing has released a statement addressing its suspension of load testing for its 777X aircraft after a cargo door exploded outwards during a high-pressure ground stress test. This marks another set back for the release date of the aircraft with this latest incident forcing postponement of the first flight to 2020. A Boeing statement said: “During final load testing of the 777X static test airplane, a test which involves bending the wings of the airplane up to a level far beyond anything expected in commercial service, an issue arose that required the team to suspend testing. “The testing issue occurred
This content is restricted to site members.
If you are an existing user, please login below.
New users may register below.