Why Do Boeing 787 Wings Curve So Much At Take Off?

If you look at the Boeing 787s wings on takeoff or during flight, you will often see them flex upwards. This is much more noticeable than on other aircraft, but it’s nothing to worry about. It is part of the design and is one way the aircraft operates more efficiently. This article explores more.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://simpleflying.com/boeing-787-wing-curve-take-off/

Is that really the answer @bot, like is it reallllly the answer ?

Are you sure it’s not just because it looks cool!? :smirk: :yum:

Wing flex it is

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