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This isn't Boeing to end well: Plane maker to scrap some physical cert tests, use computer simulations instead

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Re: nuts

>My understanding is that the wing breaks anyway in these tests.

For 787 they didn't test the wing fully to destruction. Which you normally do because having reached the 150% of design load (or whatever is required) the wing is pretty damaged, and it's fun to watch.

They were concerned that video of the failure would make it onto anti-social media and make them look bad

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