Boeing received approval for innovative folding wings

Boeing received approval for innovative folding wings

May 23, 2018

Boeing received approval for innovative folding wings

Boeing gets the go ahead for innovative folding wings, that will let the giant 777x fit into normal airport gates.

The Federal Aviation Administration granted approval for Boeing’s 777x plane foldable wings.



The design of the aircraft’s folding wings, must prove that can’t retract while in flight.

Boeing received approval for innovative folding wings (2)

According to Bloomberg, ‘folding wingtips allow Boeing to extend the width of the wings by 23 feet, or roughly 11%, beyond the current 212 feet.’

Boeing received approval for innovative folding wings (1)

 

via dailymail



 

By | 2018-05-23T14:46:54+00:00 May 23, 2018|Categories: Aviation|Tags: |

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