Boeing said it has started low-speed wind tunnel tests for the Boeing 777X, the next-generation widebody program launched by the manufacturer last month with entry into service (EIS) set for 2020. 777X program VP and chief project engineer Terry Beezhold said, “Wind tunnel testing will validate our performance models and generate a vast amount of data that our engineering teams will use to design the airplane in this phase of development.” Boeing said testing started Dec. 5 at ...

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