Boeing draws a plane in the sky with flight path

Posted to Maps  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

In a test flight, Boeing took the thing where you draw using your GPS path to a whole different level. They drew the outline of a plane that spanned the latitude of the conterminous United States.


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