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Inside the 737 Test Plane That Boeing Beats the Bejesus Out OfTHE SIGHT OF a passenger jet performing stunts might terrify you, but it shouldn’t. The Boeing 737 MAX is the first new plane of Boeing’s second century of existence, but before it can enter service, it has to prove itself. The 737 is a Seattle stalwart—the best-selling commercial jet ever—but that doesn’t mean it can afford to skimp on evolution. (www.wired.com) More...
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I love the "Do not attempt" disclaimer overlay on the video. :)
If this plane is comfortable enough, then so be it. The traveling people only want cheap and on time flights and get to their destination in a hurry, They certainly didn't fly for the food or entertainment. I think Boeing got it right even though it's not a new spectacular aircraft, at least its new.. Just get me to where I want to go, period.
A typically misleading headline. There's only a few seconds of actual flying in this video and none of it extraordinary in any way.
Don't forget that Boeing "put off" designing and building a "New" 737 in favor or an "upgraded" one that I consider the Max to definitely be. New Engines, Winglets, etc, some new cockpit. It is NOT a "new" airplane built from the ground up. I wish this was done, but the airlines did not want to wait and Boeing got orders and requests for this instead. Sad, as they could have really done something spectacular if started from scratch.
But still the same old 1960's technology on the overhead panel!
At least it has fresh paint!