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Boeing 787 Dreamliner Can Take off In a Near Vertical Ascent

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The new plane from Boeing can go into a near vertical climb soon after take off.

The video shows the new 787-9 Dreamliner from Boeing doing some impressive manoeuvres over Washington. The plane begins a steep climb soon after take off from Washington Airport on its way to the 2015 Paris Airshow which is due to start next week.

Hopefully the near vertical take off manoeuvre is only for the test flight and is not going to be a normal occurrence during commercial flights.
The new plane is said to be considerably more fuel efficient than its predecessor.

Metro reports:

At present, 509 of the airliners have been purchased by companies including Vietnam Airways, while Boeing have claimed that the craft are far more economical than previous planes- using 20 percent less fuel.

Mike Sinnett, Boeing’s head of product development explained: ‘If you can save 1 per cent of fuel burn in an aircraft then the airlines are willing to pay for it.Boeing

The 51st Paris Air Show is set to take place at Le Bourget Airport next week – with the likes of Boeing, Airbus, and other manufacturers showcasing their fleets.

But while Russian manufacturers will also be present, international sanctions will prevent Russian pilots from flying.

Boeing YouTube video:

Watch as Boeing’s expert crew rehearses the flying display that will be performed at the 2015 Paris Air Show. Get a preview before the show! To learn more visit boeing.com/commercial

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