Words of Advice:

"Never Feel Sorry For Anyone Who Owns an Airplane."-- Tina Marie

If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It.
" -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot, by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Your Sunday Morning Jet (Narration)

Film of a prototype 737 operating on a grass runway.

I'm a little fried, so I'll leave it to you to research the details of the test.


Old NFO said...

Apparently it was a demonstration of capability for the 737.

CenterPuke88 said...

It was, and it cost Boeing a little to restore the field after they used it. They tested a ski that they later developed into part of the gravel kit for the -200.

S O said...

Rough field operation was a Boeing 727 capability, maybe they wanted to make the 737 more attractive to Third World and military customers by proving that it had some such potential as well.