Engine testing underway on the world’s biggest (and strangest) aircraft [VIDEO]

Engine testing has begun on the world’s newest, biggest, and definitely strangest, aircraft. And, yes, it’s a freighter. Well, okay, it’s not going to be moving pallets of iPhones from Zhengzhou to Chicago and Frankfurt, but it will be carrying what could be called cargo: The Stratolaunch aircraft is designed to carry satellites to high […]
  • David Harris
  • November 20, 2017

Air cargo? What about space cargo?

In this website we are usually focused on air cargo, but today we look up a bit higher, and think about “thin air” cargo. Or even “no air” cargo. We first reported on Stratolaunch Systems in 2011 when it was just a gleam in Paul Allen’s eye. Since then, progress on the company’s planned aerial launch […]
  • David Harris
  • February 27, 2015