June 17, 2017

Boeing's Two New Jets - Beautiful Aerial Photography

Easy to forget that these are passenger jets, particularly while viewing their full-throttle, lightly loaded runway departures. You’ll never experience a climb like this out of O’Hare!

Interesting that Boeing employs a larger version of Airbus Industrie’s long-used double wingtip extensions on the 737-MAX. You’ve probably seen similar on most jet aircraft – they detach wingtip vortices that increase drag, improving fuel mileage. In Boeing’s first-round test on the previous generation 737, single wingtip extensions paid for themselves in fuel savings within a year.

View this short video full screen for best effect.

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