Long-range 777 passes first flight test
Boeing said the 777-200LR, claimed to be the longest-range commercial airplane, completed its first flight this week. Further testing will continue in preparation for the first delivery in January.
The 777-200LR can carry 301 passengers up to 9,420 nautical miles. Boeing said the plane can carry 20 more passengers and has 12 percent more cargo volume than the Airbus A340-500.