Stratolaunch TA-1 Hypersonic Test Vehicle Makes First Powered Flight Written 12 March 2024


Stratolaunch is the world’s largest airplane by wingspan, stretching 117 meters across and extending 73 meters from nose to tail.  | Credit: Stratolaunch; Aerospace America

Flying Magazine reports, “Stratolaunch has completed the first powered flight of its TA-1 test vehicle, marking what the company called a ‘major milestone in the development of the country’s first privately funded, reusable hypersonic test capability.’”
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