The engineers of Boeing aircraft used stacks of potatoes as a substitute to check the uninterrupted internet service on the faulty spots of flight. Knowing that potatoes contain high watery content and chemistry, potatoes absorb and reflect the radio wave signals in a much similar manner like humans.

The engineers of Boeing used this mechanism and stacked their airplane with 20,000 pounds of potatoes to ensure that the wifi signal does not interfere with the smooth navigation of the vehicle.



Since everything in the world has to named, the program was termed as Synthetic Personnel Using Dielectric Substitution, or SPUDS.