Boeing 777X made its first test flight

Boeing 777X совершил первый испытательный полет

The Boeing 777X took off from the airport around the city of Everett

The plane is the largest and most efficient from the point of view of fuel consumption, said Boeing.

New wide-body aircraft, the Boeing 777X for the first time rose into the air and made a test flight. This was reported on the website of Boeing on Saturday, January 25.

It is known that the airliner was taking off from the airport in the vicinity of the city Everett in Washington state. Boeing led the broadcast of the flight. After a few hours the plane landed in Seattle.

The first Boeing #777X is in flight. After a few hours of flying, the jet will land at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington.

Track the flight here:

— Boeing Airplanes (@BoeingAirplanes) January 25, 2020

Earlier flight of the Boeing 777X has been repeatedly postponed. The last time it occurred on Friday because of too strong wind. As emphasized in the company, this flight is “an important stage of rigorous testing” of the Boeing 777X. He, according to Boeing, is “the largest and most efficient from the point of view of fuel consumption wide-body aircraft equipped with two engines”.

It was reported that the Boeing 777X collapsed during a stress test. The fuselage broke behind the wing and out of the fault had the passenger door.

Testing of the new aircraft occurred at a time when Boeing is going through a serious crisis. In December last year announced the suspension of Boeing 737 MAX. Operation of aircraft suspended after two accidents.

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