Google Adds Fighter Jet To Air Fleet

Google Fighter JetA New (Fighter) Jet for Google’s Founders? from the New York Times reports Google has added a new jet to their fleet of Boeings. The new Jet is actually a fighter jet, commonly known as an Alpha Jet.

This jet has rights to land at Moffett Field, like the others. NASA told the NY Times that this jet will be outfitted with “scientific instruments for NASA missions, including instruments that the other planes could not carry.” Matt Furman, a Google spokesman, told the NY Times, “because of the type of aircraft we are talking about, NASA now has the ability to do even more than they could before.”

For our past coverage of Google’s flying capabilities, see our Google Jet category.

The Mountain View Voice first spotted this jet.

Related Topics: Channel: Consumer | Google: Jet | Top News


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