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World's biggest plane takes flight

CBC.ca Monday, 15 April 2019
A giant six-engine aircraft with the world's longest wingspan has flown for the first time, bringing to life a dream held by the late Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen and moving closer to its goal of launching rockets and satellites from the air.
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A look at the figures behind the 'world's biggest plane'. Built by Stratolaunch, it took its maiden flight over the Mojave Desert in Los Angeles on April 13. The aircraft is designed to act as a flying launch pad for satellites.

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