Final loads testing on Boeing’s delayed 777-9 has been suspended while investigations continue into the failure of a cargo door during pressurization evaluations on the static test airframe at Everett, Washington, Sept 5. The incident occurred during the final phases of the 777X major structural test campaign, which is being conducted in a purpose-built steel rig at the company’s production site.  At the time of the failure the “testing conditions were well beyond ...

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