The 777X static model being rolled out in Everett, Wash. (Photo: Boeing)

First Boeing 777X Heads to Testing

Boeing rolled out the first 777X-9 on Saturday evening. The aircraft, a first of its kind, is non-flyable and will be used for static testing for strength durability for nearly a year. While testing of the first 777X-9 takes place, a second airframe is in production. The second airframe will be used for flight testing once it is completed in 2019. In a video released by Boeing earlier this month, Boeing test lead Doreen Bingo said the sole purpose of…