Boeing 787 Gets Its Wings Snapped, For Science

In order to get certified by the FAA, every new plane must undergo wing tests to prove that it can withstand 150% of the load that it could ever be expected to encounter in flight. Engineers usually try to pass the test, and continue to stretch the wings to see just how far » 11/19/08 7:17am 11/19/08 7:17am they can get, resulting in . The cleared…