For its newest 777X jet, Boeing has just opened its first commercial aircraft plant at St Louis (Missouri). The new plant will be used for the manufacture of composite wing and tail parts for the new long-haul American aircraft. Watch the video with no commentary. Read the article.
After an emergency landing at Singapore Airport, the right engine of a Singapore Airlines B777 burst in to flames. The incident was filmed from outside as well as from within the aircraft. There are no casualties. Watch the video. Read the article.
At more than 33,000 feet (10,000 metres) a Boeing 747 overtook a Boeing 737. These rare and unusual images were recorded by a Boeing 777 pilot from his cockpit over Iraq.
On 7th January, a British Airways Boeing 777 flew from New-York to London in just five hours and 16 minutes, instead of the usual seven hours. An exceptionally short flight time for a subsonic commercial aircraft made possible by an exceptionally strong tail wind, in this case a jet stream, or fast flowing, narrow air current. Here’s how…