Boeing Uses 20K Pounds of Potatoes to Test Aircraft Wireless Signals

PC Mag:

By substituting sacks of potatoes for human beings as part of its cleverly named, “Project SPUDS,” Boeing has been able to improve its wireless testing capabilities which, in turn, should allow the manufacturer to be able to tweak the wireless capabilities of its planes to ensure more consistent, speedy access around the cabin.

That’s how I feel when I fly coach.

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