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Economy class seats are pictured on a  Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental airliner which was delivered to launch partner Lufthansa at the Boeing factory at Paine Field Airport May 1, 2012 in Everett, Washington
Tuesday, May. 08, 2012

Open quoteYou'd be amazed at how the large person blasts through that restraint.Close quote

  • principal biomechanics scientist at the University of Virginia, on the need to test airplane seats with obese crash dummies, to protect heavier travelers
Photo: Stephen Brashear / Getty Images | Source: New York Times