This mind-blowing video shows a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner plane taking off almost vertically from a runway. Though it seems impossible and a prelude to a disaster, the pilot manages the feat effortlessly.
The amazing stunt is practice for the upcoming 2015 Paris Air Show.
Though the air crew isn’t sharing any details, Patrick Smith a pilot says, "Some of what you're seeing on takeoff is a trick of perspective. It looks like the takeoff is at a near vertical 90 degree angle – trust me it's not."
"Presumably the plane was very light because it wasn't carrying any passengers, probably had a very light fuel load, no freight, so it would have been able to perform a steeper than normal ascent – but not to the extent the video seems to show," he added.