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Propellers, Big Doors and Weird Floors: The Making of a Cargo Plane

There are cargo planes out there big enough to freight cars or even spaceship parts. How are these massive planes made?

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11 of the Largest Cargo Planes in the Sky
http://www.popularmechanics.com/flight/g2467/11-of-the-largest-cargo-planes-in-the-sky/
“Aerospace corporations around the world have developed a number of oversized planes to carry massive payloads, and they’re working on future designs that could allow planes carry even more. Here is a look at some of the biggest cargo aircraft currently in operation.”

Engineers Love to Break Airplanes Before You Fly in Them, Here’s Why
https://www.seeker.com/videos/what-would-break-an-airplane
“Now that we’ve figured out flight, it seems so simple… but flying is anything but. Planes are expected to traverse so many different climates and conditions, and yet, they aren’t magic, they’re based on science.”

This Space Age-Looking Flying Car Actually Flies
https://www.seeker.com/tech/transport/this-space-age-looking-flying-car-actually-flies
“Germany’s Lilium Jet, backed in part by the European Space Agency, is a decidedly space-age looking vehicle and is probably the closest thing we have to the popular depictions of a flying car. The Lilium design expands on existing Vertical Take Off and Landing technology, which powers military aircraft like the Harrier Jump Jet.”

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