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World's largest airplane flies for first time

The world's largest airplane, developed by aerospace venture #Stratolaunch, flew into the air on Saturday for its first flight test.

The gigantic, six-engined twin-fuselage megajet took off from Mojave Air and Space Port in the U.S. state of California.

The aircraft has a world-record wingspan of 385 feet, and is 238 feet long. It is wider than any airplane on the planet. It weighs half a million pounds.
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