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Stratolaunch, World Largest Twin Aircraft Rolls Out for Fuel Test

For the first time ever, the Stratolaunch aircraft moved out of the hangar to conduct aircraft fueling tests. This marks the completion of the initial aircraft construction phase and transition into the aircraft ground and flight testing phase. (credit: Stratolaunch Systems Corp.)

Stratolaunch Systems, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s aviation firm has just rolled out the much awaited world’s largest twin aircraft today weighing 227,000kg and resting on 28 wheels for the first time to undergo fueling tests. The Stratolaunch aircraft is the world’s largest plane by wingspan, measuring 385 ft.(117m) against the previous record holder the Spruce Goose with 97.5m from wingtip ...

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