Boeing 737 MAX 7 Successfully Completes First Flight Written 22 March 2018

Aviation Today reports that the 737 Max 7, the “newest member of Boeing’s most popular family of jets,” completed its first flight, which was conducted “over the snowcaps of the Cascade Mountains.” The successful test flight means that the aircraft “remains on schedule for 2019 delivery following testing and certification.” The airplane’s three-hour tour of Washington State “tested its flight controls, systems and handling qualities at the hands of Boeing Test and Evaluation Captains Jim Webb and Keith Otsuka, according to the company.” The 737 Max 7 “incorporates the CFM International LEAP-1B engines, Advanced Technology winglets, and large flight deck displays.”
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