One Million Pounds in the air!

One Million Pounds in the air!

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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Updated: August 1, 2012 — 12:28 PM


  1. Magnificent. Where would the world be today without Boeing Aircraft?

  2. What is the heaviest plane ever to take off?

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