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Why People Love the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Episode 9 ·

This episode starts by answering questions about soft versus hard shell luggage and the difference between pilots, co-pilots, first officers, and captains. Andrew then takes a look at why the Boeing 787, also known as the Dreamliner, has won the hearts of airlines and passengers alike.

  • Should I use hard shell or soft shell luggage? There are advantages and drawbacks to both and this episode begins by comparing the two types to help you decide.

  • What is the difference between a pilot, copilot, first officer, and captain? These terms get thrown around a lot in air travel. Learn what the difference is between the different types of people flying your plan

  • Long-haul flying can be rough. It can be tiring: you’re stuck on a cramped plane with dry, stale air, and you might have a lot of connections. There’s a revolutionary plane out there that tries to change all this though, and that is the Boeing 787, also known as the Dreamliner. For this episode’s main segment, Andrew explores what makes this aircraft so special.

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