The world's largest plane just flew for the first time

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Published on April 15, 2019 - Duration: 00:28s

The world's largest plane just flew for the first time

After years of development in the desert north of Los Angeles, a gigantic, six-engined megajet with the wingspan of an American football field flew Saturday morning for the first time.

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The world's largest plane just flew for the first time

CHECK THIS OUT... THE WORLD'SLARGEST PLANE TOOK FLIGHT FORTHE FIRST TIMEYESTERDAY.THE HUGE AIRPLANE, NAMED "ROC"FLEW OVER CALIFORNIA'S MOJAVEDESERT FORTWO AND A HALF HOURS.IT'S DESIGNED TO FLYSATELLITE-CARRYING ROCKETS TO ANALTITUDE OF ABOUT 35-THOUSAND, THEN RELEASE THEBOOSTERS SO THEY CAN LAUNCHTHEIR PAYLOADS UP TOORBIT.CREATED BY PRIVATE COMPANYSTRATOLAUNCH -- IT'S GOT TWOFUSELAGES, SIX JET ENGINES, ANDA WINGSPAN BIGGER THAN AFOOTBALL FIELD

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