WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS
Boeing Nears Launch Of Longer Range 777s
EVERETT, WASH. Boeing is refining long-range versions of its 777-200 and 777-300 transports and plans to launch the first upgraded model within 3-6 months, according to Alan Mulally, president of Boeing Commercial Airplane Group. The program has been paced by development of a new 115,000-lb.-thrust version of the GE90 engine, designated the GE90-115B.
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