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A door 'flew off' fuselage during high pressurization test of the new Boeing 777X at Everett

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A door of the new Boeing 777X 'flew off' the fuselage in Boeing hangar during a test yesterday. The incident happened during “high blow” test, a standard procedure required ahead of first flights. (www.airlive.net) More...

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nasdisco
Chris B 6
Just want to see the Video and damage....
airuphere
airuphere 5
That’s what tests are for.. if there is a design problem I hope .. really hope.. they’ll fix it properly and not sweep-er under the rug
williambaker08
william baker 2
Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhh Thats gonna leave a mark.
yr2012
matt jensen 1
michel17
Michel Montreuil 2
Imagine the noise that would of made! Pa Pow!
IMissPiedmont
Steve Cravener 2
It would have made a hell of a noise.
yatesd
yatesd 2
"The hatch just blew"!
bentwing60
bentwing60 2
another great "pressurization test fail" tale.

https://theaviationgeekclub.com/time-kc-135-stratotanker-aircraft-exploded-failed-pressure-test/
wwharris
Bill Harris 2
Having a door blow off would have been a preferred outcome in that situation.
jwebber121
Jerrold Webber 1
Boeing used to make great planes, but after these recent constructions problems discovered, maybe it's time to begin booking flights on Airbus aircraft. Just saying...
raleedy
ALLAN LEEDY 0
Making stuff that is just barely strong enough to be safe is tricky.
siriusloon
siriusloon -6
I can't wait to hear DonQuixote make ridiculous excuses and say this isn't important or serious, just fake news.

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