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Boeing 777X Test Flights Suspended Over Engine Issue

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Boeing [NYSE: BA] has temporarily suspended the flight testing of the 777X pending a potential issue with the General Electric GE9X engines that power the aircraft. “We are reviewing a technical issue that occurred during GE9X post-certification engineering testing, and we are closely coordinating with Boeing on our findings to support their return to flight testing,” GE Aerospace [NYSE: GE] said. The potential issue was discovered during a borescope inspection of a flight test engine. Both GE… (www.flyingmag.com) More...

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patpylot
patrick baker 4
i am a emphatic critic of the boeing company and the clowns on the board and the executive clown cars as well. However, this present pause in testing due to engine questions is of no long term concern . This is testing. This happens in extending testing regimes. This will be fixed and on to the next objective. I want to see the 777X certified, i want to see domestic airlines gobble up hundreds of these sweet planes, and i want to see the freighter version sold by the hundreds too.
shenghaohan
Shenghao Han 1
Not really news worthy.
Plus, I would rather a problem been discovered in testing rather than happen when a plane full of people...
Remember CFM 56? Yeah, not a good look.
shenghaohan
Shenghao Han 1
Not really headline worthy but certain a nice to know
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Plus, I would rather a problem been discovered in testing rather than happen when a plane full of people...
Remember CFM 56? Yeah, not a good look.
mwf117
Yet another day yet another delay

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