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spuds in flight

Boeing calls it the SPUD test. It stands for "Synthetic Personnel Using Dielectric Substitution" - a fancy way of saying, we used potatoes to stand in for people in radio testing.

http://www.wlbz2.com/video/2057383859001/1/spuds-in-flight http://bcdownload.gannett.edgesuite.net/wcsh/35121342001/35121342001_2057401706001_th-50db1c17e4b06651a2f3b819-807632870001.jpg?pubId=35121342001 spuds in flight Boeing calls it the SPUD test. It stands for "Synthetic Personnel Using Dielectric Substitution" - a fancy way of saying, we used potatoes to stand in for people in radio testing. BoeingWLBZtestspuds in flightnationalwcshNewsoffbeat 01:50

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