The crazy Boeing 747 aircraft carrier concept


This previously classified feasibility study for the US Air Force shows how a Boeing 747 could be modified to become an airborne aircraft carrier. An internal hanger would be loaded with 10 specially designed fighter jets, with capability to release them in mid-air. Sleeping quarters and a crew lounge ensure that the 14 fighter pilots and 18 mission specialists on board remain alert and rested, ready for action

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Ever since his first flight on a TriStar, Adam has loved air travel, and since becoming editor of the Aircraft Interiors International brand he has really enjoyed the opportunity to be involved with the latest aircraft and airline products before they are even launched. Adam co-ordinates the running of the magazine, from commissioning articles and artwork, to ensuring that high standards of quality are maintained, as well as managing online content. Adam is proud to sit on the jury of the Crystal Cabin Awards and to have laid on the bed in Etihad's Residence.

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