Stratolaunch: World's biggest aeroplane takes to the skies 'Watch this majestic bird'

STRATOLAUNCH, the world's largest plane by wingspan, has taken its first test flight, in a significant step for space exploration.

Aviation has enjoyed a short yet successful history, with the Wright brothers claiming the first sustained flight little more than a hundred years ago, in 1903. Since then, planes have improved beyond all recognition, transforming our lives in the process. And in the latest world first, the largest plane by wingspan – the Stratolaunch – has now taken to the skies.

With a wingspan wider than the length of a football field, the Stratolaunch features six turbofan engines, a...
source: Express

2019-04-15 22:26
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