Air Launch Carrier Stratolaunch Closing On Completion

Credit: Vulcan Inc.
Assembly of the Stratolaunch, the enormous air launch carrier aircraft venture backed by billionaire Paul Allen, is 76% complete, and it is being readied for engine installation and full systems testing. “This is one heck of an ambitious undertaking. It has never been done before and is the largest...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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