Boeing 777 planes with Pratt and Whitney Engines will remain grounded until 2022. There are sixty-nine 777s with the Pratt & Whitney 4000-112 engines in service and another fifty-nine in storage. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Monday it is continuing to review Boeing 777-200 planes equipped with Pratt & Whitney (PW) engines like the one involved in a United Airlines emergency landing in February in Denver.
Boeing is now projecting 3,500 737 Max will be sold which is down from more than 4,500 projected to be sold prior to the 737 Max grounding. Two 737 Max crashes killed 346 people and the Max was grounded from March 2019 through November 2020.
Deliveries of the 777X is three years behind schedule.
SOURCES – Forbes, Komo News
Written by Brian Wang, Nextbigfuture.com
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