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Whats The Story On This Forward Section Of 777  
User currently offlineSeachaz From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 220 posts, RR: 8
Posted (8 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 3693 times:

Saw this infront of the paintsheds at the Everett plant today - anyone know the story behind it.

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User currently offlineGo3Team From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 3267 posts, RR: 16
Reply 1, posted (8 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 3600 times:

Its going to be a treefort that someone in management had built for their kids.


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User currently offline474218 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 6340 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (8 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 3545 times:

I would guess it was a fatigue or stress test item because of all the attach fittings.

User currently offlineLitz From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1755 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (8 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 3446 times:
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What are the large sections cut out of the roof? Panels removed for sample testing/analysis?

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User currently offlineDalb777 From United States of America, joined May 2005, 2192 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (8 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3272 times:

Quoting 474218 (Reply 2):
I would guess it was a fatigue or stress test item because of all the attach fittings.

My guess would be that that was the 777 whose wings were tested to see how much they would bend until they broke, which they eventually did.



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User currently offline777MechSys From United States of America, joined Apr 2006, 350 posts, RR: 3
Reply 5, posted (8 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days ago) and read 3239 times:
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Quoting Go3Team (Reply 1):
Its going to be a treefort that someone in management had built for their kids.

LOL  laughing 

I have seen another nose section floating around that have been used for test painting. That section just showed up over the past couple of months.


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