Assuming the larger (receiving) AC has holding mounts and the smaller AC can slowly approach without contacting the tail. Possible example, land a cesna on the back of a C130 Would the weight of the smaller aircraft be compensated by the lift generated from it's wings?

  • $\begingroup$ Used to happen all the time with blimps. $\endgroup$
    – Ron Beyer
    Commented Sep 19, 2016 at 2:05
  • $\begingroup$ The other question doesn't cover additional weight / additional lift. $\endgroup$
    – mins
    Commented Sep 19, 2016 at 7:27


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