This incredible video of a Boeing 787 performing a near-vertical takeoff and pulling banking maneuvers that no passenger would want to experience is not some sort of CGI animation. This is a full-fledged jumbo jet that is going through a practice run for the Farnborough Airshow.

The All Nippon Airways 787 is piloted by Boeing test pilots Captain Randy Neville, Captain Van Chaney, and Captain John Misuradze. Similar moves can be found in the Boeing performance prepared for the 2015 Paris Air Show.


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  1. The take off is impressive, however when the former Boeing test pilot did the famous spiral maneuver in the old 747, it was much more impressive. Even though it was only 1g.

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