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Here’s a time-lapse view of the world’s “Largest solid 3-D printed item” being made. Boeing and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory created the object, which measures 5.3 metres long, 1.7 metres wide and half a metre tall. The component, a wing trim and drill tool that Boeing will use to build… » read more

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The engine that will eventually power our new 777X has now started ground testing. The GE9X is being tested at GE Aviation’s Peebles Testing Operation in Ohio. This marks a significant milestone in the development of the engine and the program. Maturation testing of the GE9X began five years ago and has progressed from component-level… » read more

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The world’s largest science and technology magazine, Popular Science, has named the 777X as one of the 2015 “Best of What’s New” winners in the aerospace category. The awards are presented to 100 new products and technologies in 12 categories from aviation to health. Saying “wing size matters,” editors singled out the 777X for its… » read more

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