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November 13, 2013 at 6:54 AM

What is this 777X you speak of? A quick orientation to the plane

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At the center of Wednesday’s crucial vote by members of the Machinists union is the 777X, expected to be officially launched by Boeing at the Dubai Air Show starting Sunday. The debate here has been over what the Machinists are willing to give in order to assure it the plane is built in Washington.

How it fits into the company’s competitive lineup is another matter. This graphic details how the planned airplane compares with the company’s existing widebody planes and the forthcoming Airbus A350 family.

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