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Amazing video of 747 lifting in place in extreme wind conditions

Discussion in 'Cool Internet Videos' started by mr. sin, Jul 12, 2012.

  1. mr. sin

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    This 747 is sitting in a boneyard in Mojave, CA waiting to be dismantled and recycled at the end of its useful life. On May 23rd, 2012 the area experienced extreme winds of 70+ miles per hour and reports of gusts up to 100 near the pass due to a low pressure zone. Without the weight of its engines and with its landing flaps deployed, the slightly tail heavy 747 tries to take to the skies one last time. The next day the plane was found to have also rotated about 45 degrees from its original position. The same wind storm damaged many rooftops, cut power and sent huge clouds of sand and dust billowing into the sky. Mojave will occasionally experience this type of wind storm due to geograph
     
  2. Hudson

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    Somebody dropped a fork!
     
  3. Kidlockdmh

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    Meh...I was hoping it fully lifted and hovered
     
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    I was hoping you died so you can't make anymore shitty videos.
     
  5. Jef Leppard

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    yep me too
     

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