Nuttiest thing I have read all week…


If we re-engineer planes to have the cabin level detachable, we could add more doors and preload passengers into an airconditioned and powered unit at the gate with a precision conveyer belt to take the container cabin onto the main plane. We already do containerization for luggage. Passenges and crew could preload onto the cabin at the gate sorting out pre flight checks before the base plane was even there!

via Reinventing the Airline Industry | Jude Gomila.



Mayhem, as Long as the Power Is On

The benefits of lasers are many, the authors claim. For one, DE weapons don’t constantly run out of ammunition…

via Study recommends deploying lasers on ships, bases and planes – Stripes Central – Stripes.