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Your Airline Seat Has Suffered a Lot of Punishment

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Your Airline Seat Has Suffered a Lot of Punishment

Short | 01:57

Airline seats are tested extensively to prepare them for their life aboard a plane. Once installed, it's likely they'll stay in service for up to 12 years.


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Moving 100,000 bags a day and ensuring they make it to their flights on time. Managing the ecosystem to prevent disaster. Landing a 430-ton super jumbo. To run a Mega Airport, everything must be kept under control. Join us as we use state-of-the-art equipment to x-ray scan Frankfurt's international airport and reveal how every action is precisely controlled, from the passengers as they enter the terminal to the vast, underground baggage network to the brain of a pilot as he attempts one of the most dangerous parts of a flight, landing.

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