“A South African pilot appears to have taken the name of his MacBook Air a little too literally, managing to drop it from the light aircraft he was flying when the canopy flew open,” Ben Lovejoy reports for 9to5Mac. “The MacBook, along with his flying license and logbook, fell 1000 feet into the fields below – but amazingly survived the experience.”
“Admittedly it didn’t emerge entirely unscathed,” Lovejoy reports. “Pilot and Reddit user Av80r reports that the unibody casing was bent, the glass trackpad shattered and the cooling fans were damaged, but the screen remained intact and the MacBook continues to work.”
See the photos of the MacBook Air survivor in the full article here.
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