L3 Completing 747-400 Air-launch Mods For Virgin Orbit

Credit: Virgin Orbit

Work to convert the former Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-400 into the carrier aircraft at L3 Platform Integration in Waco, Texas, is roughly three-quarters done and on track for completion by midyear, says Kevin Sagis, LauncherOne chief engineer. The work is focusing on beefing up the inboard port wing...

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