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The First Boeing 777-300ER Passenger To Freighter Conducts Maiden Flight

The world's first Boeing 777-300ER which has been converted to a freighter has conducted its maiden test flight.

The first "Big Twin" Boeing 777-300ERSF which stands for 'Extended Range Special Freighter’ is expected to complete test flights and enter service by mid-2023 with launch customer Kalitta Air.

The 777-300ERSF will have a maximum payload of 101.6 tonnes and is powered by two GE90 engines with a 21% reduction in fuel burn compared to the Boeing 747-400F. The aircraft also offers up to 25% more capacity than the 777-200F freighter.

The 777-300ERSF climbed up to 20,000ft in the two hour test flight over the Mediterranean before returning back.



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