Boeing gets the go ahead for folding wings that will let its 777x megajet fit into normal airports

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Mail Online—Boeing just cleared a major hurdle in making the world's largest twin-engine jet a reality. It received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to build its 777x megajet that has folding wingtips.

Boeing's 777X wingtips will fold to let it squeeze into narrow airport gates. Boeing 777X just got its folding wings approved by the FAA. The aircraft's wings rotate upwards when the plane is on the ground so that it can fit into gates that are narrower than the length of its span. Read more... More about Mashable Video, Airplane, Wings, Plane, and Aircraft