Have you Ever Seen a Takeoff as Steep as This?

StoryfulPublished: May 28, 20174 views
Published: May 28, 2017

Tom Pipe filmed this eyebrow-raising video of a Boeing test pilot performing an insanely steep takeoff while testing the 787-9.

The video, captured in Farnborough Airport in England back in July 2014, sees the aircraft embark on an extreme and immediate ascent, at one stage appearing as though the plane was acting like a rocket.

It was all for show, demonstrating the pilot’s marvellous skill as well as the new plane’s durability.

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