The GE90-110-powered 777-200LR set a world record for a twinjet last week when it took off from SeaTac for stall tests at 783,000 lb., eclipsing the record of 774,600 lb. (351,300 kg.) set by the 777-300ER as part of its certification program on May 28, 2003. Chief 777 Program Pilot Frank Santoni told ATWOnline that Boeing wanted to test the stall charateristics at 770,000 lb., which required the record takeoff weight. The stall tests that were performed between 10,000 ft. and 20,000 ft. ...

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