FedEx Express will provide a Boeing 777 freighter as the next test platform for Boeing’s ongoing ecoDemonstrator program, set for 2018. In this fifth iteration of the ecoDemonstrator program, a new 777F made for Memphis-based FedEx Express will be equipped with a compact thrust reverser designed to save fuel; flight deck improvements will be implemented and tested; and prototype airplane components constructed by new material waste-reducing manufacturing methods will be subject to ...

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