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Five behemoths: largest aircraft in the world

When, on April 13, 2019, the Stratolaunch made its first flight, it became the largest flying aircraft in the world. Or, to be precise, the largest by measured wingspan. Depending on what you measure ‒ wingspan, nose-to-tail length, overall size, etc. ‒ the “largest aircraft in the world” throne is highly competitive one, and here is the list of aircraft with legitimate claim to it....


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Stratolaunch takes off for the 1st time, breaks world record

Giant double fuselage aircraft, the Stratolaunch, has become airborne. Making its maiden flight on April 13, 2019, it also broke the record, which was in place for the last 72 years, along the way.  ...


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Stratolaunch aircraft reaches 90mph during ground tests

Touted as the largest plane in the world (as measured by wingspan), in its latest series of taxi tests the Stratolaunch aircraft stormed down the runway reaching the maximum speed of 90 mph, thus edging closer to its first flight.  ...


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Stratolaunch Tests All Six Engines on Its Plane

This week, private spaceflight company Stratolaunch tested out the turbofan engines on its behemoth aircraft for the first time – all six of them....


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Stratolaunch Rolls Out World's Largest Aircraft

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen built the world’s largest plane to launch rockets into space - the Stratolaunch. He has spent six years working on it....