The Boeing 777X, an ambitious revamp of the company’s iconic 777 passenger aircraft, will be largest twin-engine airplane in the world—in fact, it will be too big to fit into a standard airport gate. But U.S. regulators have just approved a groundbreaking new wing design to help solve that problem.
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved a design straight out of science fiction: the massive wings of the plane will fold upwards after landing so the plane can par…
Source URL: FAA Approves Folding Wings for the New Boeing 777X
Source Website: Advance Engineering – Engineering.com