[PLUG-TALK] Wingspan of 385 feet - bigger than the Spruce Goose - for satellite launching

Michael michael at jamhome.us
Thu Jun 1 10:10:25 PDT 2017


Paul Allen has constructed a twin fuselage airplane monstrosity to lower 
the cost of satellite launches.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2017/05/31/paul-allen-just-rolled-out-the-worlds-largest-airplane-and-he-ready-to-take-on-the-rocket-makers/?utm_term=.bf700443b0c7&wpisrc=nl_most&wpmm=1

But, really ... how big is it? It’s so big that it has 28 wheels and six 
747 jet engines. It’s so big that it has 60 miles of wire coursing 
through it. It’s so big that the county had to issue special 
construction permits just for the construction scaffolding.

-- 
       Michael Rasmussen, Portland Oregon
     Be Appropriate && Follow Your Curiosity



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