Saturday, May 7, 2011

Rejected Take Off...... Boeing 747-8

Imagine you're driving at the maximum speed allowed on a major highway and you have to suddenly stop the car.

It's basically what Boeing test pilot Captain Kirk Vining had to do recently with the new 747-8 Freighter during one of the most dramatic airplane certification tests. However, instead of a 4,000-pound (1815 kilograms) car, the 747-8 weighed in at close to one million pounds.











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3 comments:

  1. That's called Ride em Cowboy :-)

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  2. Hey, I work on that program (Flight Management System). Thanks for the post.

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