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World’s Largest Plane, Designed to Carry Satellite-Loaded Rockets, Takes Off for 1st Test Flight


World’s Largest Plane, Designed to Carry Satellite-Loaded Rockets, Takes Off for 1st Test Flight After years of development in the desert north of Los Angeles, a gigantic, six-engined mega jet with the wingspan of an American football field flew Saturday morning for the first time. “We finally did it,” said Stratolaunch Systems CEO Jean Floyd at a news conference from the hangar at Mojave Air & Space Port. “It was an emotional moment to watch this bird take flight.” Stratolaunch, the company founded in 2011 by the late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, conducted the first test flight of the world’s largest plane.   More



(Source: KTLA - Apr 14)

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