What if the US spanloader designs had reached the hardware phase?

Vahe Demirjian

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Mar 1, 2013
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If American spanloader aircraft designs had reached the design phase, would Boeing, Lockheed, and McDonnell Douglas spanloader designs have....

  • Ferried subassemblies for passenger aircraft in record time?
  • Reduced shipping costs for bulk items when flying with FedEx, UPS, DHL, and Atlas Air?
  • Provided the US Army with greater mobility by carrying more troops, tanks, and armored fighting vehicles to war zones in a shorter time period than the C-141, C-5, or C-17?