Boeing's 737 MAX completes first successful flight

The Boeing 737 MAX made its public debut last week at the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in and aviation enthusiasts were pretty excited.

Featuring cutting edge turbofan engines and a redesigned wing to support the extra weight, the 737 MAX is said to burn up to 20 percent less fuel than previous models the more efficient turbofans create enough thrust to allow the craft to pull off some pretty incredible moves, most of which will probably not be used during a commercial flight.

The 737 MAX is slated to begin service in 2017 with Southwest Airlines.

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