If you are afraid of flying, you might want to look away. The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner is capable of making a near-vertical take-off from the runway. While it’s not as close to a 90 degree angle as it seems, it’s still pretty damn impressive considering the size of this jet.
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This maneuver seems to be just for show at the moment to gain attention at the Paris Air Show, but don’t rule out getting flung straight in to the sky on your next flight. Check out this stomach-quaking decent right here, be sure to have a trashcan near!