Boeing engineers use spuds to improve in-air Wi-Fi

Dec 22, 2012 Full story: KOMO News

If the wireless Internet connection during your holiday flight seems more reliable than it used to, you could have the humble potato to thank.

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DonkeyEstonkey

Hampton, VA

#1 Dec 23, 2012
Great, now they can start work on the fart smells...

“A perfect world..”

Since: Nov 12

Kenya, E.Africa.

#2 Dec 23, 2012
Wi-Fi In Africa ROCKS!

“We're all Bozos on this bus”

Since: Jan 07

Indianapolis, IN

#3 Dec 23, 2012
Leter, the flight attendants training was held. Treating everyone like a sack of 'taters is pretty much standard these days.

“New & Improved..”

Since: Oct 07

Formerly From Kenya

#4 Dec 23, 2012
I sat between two vegetables during a trans-con flight, true, my wi-fi did seem better but their uncontrolled flailing kept knocking my mouse and drink off the tray table...

I ended up using an old issue of Sky Magazine as a shield as they both had completely overfilled their air sickness bags..

Since: Feb 12

Location hidden

#5 Dec 24, 2012
The old science trick we did in school...

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