Engineers and mechanics at the Everett assembly plant are preparing the Boeing’s new jetliner for its maiden flight which is expected as early as February.
The airframe of the first flying has already been assembled at the Everett assembly plant. According to Airlinerwatch, the primary systems are installed and powered for the first time.
The two GE-9X engines have been installed under the wings.
It is now being equipped with the water barrels used for ballast during flight tests and the wires and sensors that will send every data to the computers during the tests.