From the Back Cover
BOEING 777 - The Boeing 777, the world's largest twin-engine commercial airplane, represents a triumph of technology - a magnificent integration of two forces that have changed our world: the computer and the airplane. A single 777 engine can generate more thrust than the combined eight engines of a B-52 bomber, allowing the plane to carry three hundred passengers at 84% the speed of sound. How did this remarkable machine take flight? Plane Simple recounts the events and people behind this powerhouse airplane, including how engineers went from complete digital preassembly directly to a successful production model - an incredible aviation achievement.