The Carrier Plane is a transport aircraft deployed by the Union of Solar Energy and Free Nations in Mobile Suit Gundam 00. In A.D. 2307, the plane is primarily used by the Union's MSWAD (Mobile Suit Weapons and Development) during special missions.
Technology & Combat Characteristics
A large, full-winged transport that can carry two MS, but cannot be stowed in MS form due to its size. It is equipped with STOL lift fans on the underside of the left and right engine blocks. It is operated not only as a transport, but also as a flying aircraft carrier with landing capability.
- Gundam 00 S1 novel 1