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Unbuilt, experimental and unusual Boeing 747s

Grey Havoc

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Not going with the original concept arguably cost Boeing quite a few customers in the long term, especially given how the market evolved.

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carsinamerica

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747 8F freighter concept (some antenna seem to have their location change)


I wonder when in the process Boeing decided to change the size and position of the horizontal stabilizer on the 747-8. I've never seen anything about a design change, but the ACAPS documentation shows a different span and a different overhang beyond the fuselage.
 

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747 Advanced Tanker/Oversized Cargo Aircraft "ATOCA"

A growth version of the -200F competing in the ATCA program against the KC-10; the flight deck would have been raised 48 inches and be provided with a new large cargo door and improved tanker boom. It seems like it was proposed to supplement the C-5 or potentially replace it if the repair program failed, truly a shame it was not adopted.


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Hopefully this website might help:




It also includes other unbuilt variants and projects like the Cruise Missile Carrier Aircraft (CMCA), the Airborne Aircraft Carrier (AAC), the KC-33, etc.
 

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alanqua

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Doc available below
Hello,
I post here some of my illustrations that I published in Le Fana de l'Aviation a few years ago on the same topic. Sorry, I do not remember the article reference (it was in French). We chose to depict only 1 potential fighter configuration among many.
Regards
Alain
 

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