The debut of the Stratolaunch lasted two and a half hours, and was held on the Mojave Desert in California. It is scheduled to start flying next year.
The first flight of the world’s largest aircraft has been successfully completed. The debut of the Stratolaunch, from Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, founded by Microsoft’s Paul G. Allen, as the aircraft is called, lasted two and a half hours and took place over the Mojave Desert in California, achieving a maximum speed of 189 miles per hour, the plane flew over the Mojave Desert at altitudes up to 17,000 feet
The width of the wings of this aircraft is 384 feet, like a football field. It will be used as a platform for launching satellites and is scheduled to come into commercial operation next year.