Reply to post: Re: Looks as though it requires a high-wing aircraft configuration.

Why a detachable cabin probably won’t save your life in a plane crash

Graham Dawson

Re: Looks as though it requires a high-wing aircraft configuration.

Perhaps if they had said "large passenger jets". Military cargo planes favour high wings for structural reasons - a high-wing craft can have a larger internal bay - and to mitigate the possibility of their engines ingesting a large portion of the landing strip at makeshift airfields.

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