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Lufthansa has said nothing regarding their decision.
They have publicly support the A380, but then again they wouldn't want to critic plane that they have already bought.
Originally posted by waynos
Boeing is also considering switching the ABL (airborne Laser) to the 747-8 because of its longer range and higher interior capacity making integrating additional capabilities and future technologies easier and allowing the carriage of more fuel for the laser. A s'shoot down' demonstration of the ABL is planned for 2008.
[edit on 2-10-2006 by waynos]
A US military plane equipped with a powerful laser has moved a step closer to becoming a viable weapon. Engineers have started flowing chemical fuel through the laser to test its sequencing and control.