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Pelican ULTRA transport aircraft

Country of Origin: USA


The Pelican ultra-large transport aircraft (ULTRA) is a concept that has been under study by Boeing's Phantom Works to meet the Pentagon's need for new mobility options. If the project were to be given the go-ahead, the Pelican ULTRA would be the biggest aircraft ever built: It would be longer than a football field and have a 500-ft wingspan. Its wing area would cover more than one acre.

Designed to use wing-in-ground (WIG) effect flight over water and conventional flight over...

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