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Boeing suspends 777X testing following cargo door blowout

Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:29 pm

Boeing has suspended testing of its 777X aircraft after a cargo door reportedly blew out during a ground test. Not a good sign at all. The DC-10 rear cargo door also failed during pressurization load testing. We all know how that ended up. ... aft-2019-9

Boeing engineers may have more work to do on this airframe before 777X is ready to proceed.
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Re: Boeing suspends 777X testing following cargo door blowout

Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:39 pm

Topic already being covered in the 777X Production and Testing thread

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