World’s Largest Plane Makes First Flight Over California Written 15 April 2019

15 April 2019
Reuters reports that “the world’s largest aircraft took off over the Mojave Desert in California on Saturday, the first flight for the carbon-composite plane built by Stratolaunch Systems Corp.” The Roc aircraft “has a wingspan the length of an American football field and is powered by six engines on a twin fuselage.” The white airplane “took to the air shortly before 7 a.m. Pacific time (1400 GMT) and stayed aloft for more than two hours before landing safely back at the Mojave Air and Space Port as a crowd of hundreds of people cheered.” (Image: Stratolaunch aircraft by Stratolaunch Systems Corp., Mojave Air and Space Port. Credit: Robert Sullivan | Wikipedia)
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