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Porcia83
07-15-2014, 02:24 PM
Bet that pilot was pure Grin the whole time!

http://www.theverge.com/2014/7/14/5899359/watch-boeings-787-9-dreamliner-do-things-that-would-make-you-throw-up

Anyone lucky enough to attend the event this year, or in the past? I'd love to attend it someday.

fhhuber
07-15-2014, 03:56 PM
They still build the airliners strong enough to do a roll... its just they have taken that out of all flight tests and the makers now "recommend" against it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IV9PZW1N9U

There have been occasions where the maneuverability has come in handy...