Triple Seven

Mark Broadbent writes about how Boeing has enhanced the legacy and current production versions of the 777

The Boeing 777 is the largest twin-jet airliner ever produced. From its October 1990 launch to the time of writing in early August 2017, a total of 1,935 examples had been ordered, of which 1,502 had been delivered. The landmark 1,500th jet, 777-322ER N2243U (c/n 63723), was delivered to United Airlines in July – a neat historical symmetry given this carrier was the first to put the 777 into service in June 1995.

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