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“Airborne Metro” A Concept With Flying Airports!

Talking of Aircraft with the concept of express train in sky is right now not more less than a fantasy. Imagine how cool it would be as you make a travel with small commercial air planes, land your self at a bigger flying dock and make your way to your destination when you are near it via some other commercial plane.

Boeing YAL-1 Airborne Laser Testbed

The Boeing YAL-1 Airborne Laser Testbed, (formerly Airborne Laser) weapons system is a megawatt-class chemical oxygen iodine laser (COIL) mounted inside a modified Boeing 747-400F. It is primarily designed as a missile defense system to destroy tactical ballistic missiles (TBMs), while in boost phase. The aircraft was designated YAL-1A in 2004 by the US Department

Airborne Laser ABL Executive Update 2008 Boeing 747 YAL-1

Courtesy: US Air Force This is the older Executive Update, but it includes the information that everyone asked about with the laser targeting etc… The United States Air Force awarded a team of Boeing, Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin a .1 billion contract to develop and demonstrate a revolutionary laser weapon system to defend against

Future Weapons Airborne Laser

Boeings Airborne Laser (ABL) will locate and track missiles in the boost phase of their flight, then accurately point and fire the high-energy laser, destroying enemy missiles near their launch areas. Note: This is a user submitted video under “User Submitted” Category. Although the submitted content is moderated, RealityPod does not guarantee the accuracy of

Airborne Laser Weapon Near Completion

The Airborne Laser (ABL) ballistic missile defense platform is nearing completion, with installation of its laser weapon system that will be able to demolish enemy missiles and fry their electronics. Boeing and the US Air Force keep advancing in their airborne high-energy laser weapon, the modified 747-400F that is designed to shoot down missiles as

US Army Orders Lockheed-Martin’s Mystery Airship

Lockheed Martin Advanced Development Projects is making perhaps the first realistic tests of a hybrid airship–a concept that dates back many decades but that is just now being tried at a significant scale. The Skunk Works had secretly built the craft and hoped for a quiet first flight at its Palmdale, Calif., facility, but a

World’s First Airborne Luxury Hotel to Inaugurate in 2015

London designers Seymourpowell have brought to life a fanciful concept that could, in the very near future, allow passengers to enjoy leisurely, luxurious air journeys. The concept centers around a luxury zeppelin held aloft by hydrogen and powered by the sun.