Aviation Photo #0262855 Boeing YAL-1A (747-4G4F) - USA - Air Force

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A shot of the nose of the Air Force's airborne laser 747. That huge nose houses a rotating laser.
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    Chris Banyai-Riepl
    USA - Air Force
    Boeing YAL-1A (747-4G4F)
    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
    Boeing
    30201
    1238
    00-0001
    Everett - Snohomish County / Paine Field
    Washington
    USA
    August 13, 2002
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Photo Added: August 16, 2002

Comments (12)

Anonymous
11 years ago
This was a great photo of a truely one of a kind acft.
Anonymous
7 years ago
So this is Dr. Evil's answer to Mr. Power's jumbo jet with the rotating laser. Jokes aside, this is indeed a very rare bird. Chris, thanks for sharing.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Deadliest 747 yet!
Anonymous
6 years ago
A brilliant shot indeed! I'd love to travel on this 747 one day and watch everyone's surprised faces as we land at the airport!
Anonymous
5 years ago
Burn them up Scotty?...
Anonymous
5 years ago
And all-gone! Flew to the boneyard for scrapping...money dried-up!
Anonymous
4 years ago
And even with that nose it still looks better than the A380!
Anonymous
3 years ago
An anti rubber raft airplane? ^^
Anonymous
3 years ago
What was the utility of that laser???
Anonymous
3 years ago
It looks like a 747 eating an apple.
Anonymous
3 years ago
You may fire when ready
Anonymous
1 year ago
Sinister looking. Is there nothing that Boeing can not do?

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