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WORLD’S LARGEST AIRCRAFT TAKES MAIDEN FLIGHT

ANM News Desk: The world’s largest aircraft, with two fuselages and six Boeing 747 engines has made its maiden flight in California. The white airplane called Roc, built by Stratolaunch Systems Corp flew successfully across the Mojave desert on April 13. It is designed to carry and drop a rocket into space that would in turn  ignite to deploy satellites.

The aircraft’s wing span is longer than a football field, or about 1.5 times than that of an Airbus A380. It hit a top speed of 304 kilometers per hour and reached an altitude of 17,000 feet.

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