Crash Test

1 Season
S1 E13 4/9/08

Bomb-Proof Plane

The team takes on its biggest challenge yet -- repurposing a new material called Blastwrap. This material-filled membrane is used to soak up the energy from a bomb placed inside a public trashcan and the team thinks it can protect an entire Boeing 747 from a similar explosion. To simulate the process, the team finds a suitable sacrificial 747 and attempt pressurize the big bird despite it not having its doors.