Here is something you don’t see everyday, a million pounds in the air.
Capt. Stemer commanded the RC521, the second 747-8 Freighter, into defying gravity and lifting more than 1 million pounds into the air.
This plane just looks heavy as it rolls down the runway.
“It’s a big deal for us and as an engineer it’s a badge of honor.”
Andy Hammer, 747-8 Flight Test manager
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