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Title: TAKING FLIGHT
Movie ID: VT4541
Movie Number: 4541
Description: The siginifcant first flight of the 777 marks the beginning of a year of flight tests designed to ensure the plane will be capable of surviving the most extreme conditions it is ever likely to meet. The tests begin slowly, with minor problems such as panels falling off and undercarriage doors vibrating, and culminate in the test they call "The Big One," where Boeing has to show that the plane can use maximum braking with its heavist weight, without the 3,000 degree heat of the brakes setting the plane on fire.
Series: 21ST CENTURY JET: THE BUILDING OF THE 777
Part: 4
Time: 60
Department: ETMS
Call Number: TL686.B65 T8 1995
At LSSU: Y

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