found on http://strangernn.livejournal.com/926203.html#cutid1
On payload allowance no longer had only useless , but turn into a kind of admiral aerodzhip taxi for flights between the ships of the squadron was considered too luxurious affair. Even for rescue operations to attach did not work, because with this task is incomparably better cope helicopters.In general, the idea of "flying platform" at that time was highly premature. What can be said now - with an increase in engine power and the advent of microprocessor control systems of interest in such platforms reappears.
I like that the translation supposes that some admiral would use this to go from ship to ship