Boeing 777X fast facts
• The first plane is targeted for delivery by the end of this decade.
• The plane is expected to carry as many as 400 passengers and be 20 percent more fuel efficient than the 777.
• Its wings are expected to be made from composites, the same high-tech plastics that make up most of Boeing’s new 787.
• The plane is meant to compete with the new Airbus A350, which is undergoing flight testing.