LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English

In Pictures: World's Largest Aeroplane Takes First Flight

World | Reuters | April 14, 2019, 4:35 pm
X
1/ 8
 The world's largest aeroplane, developed by aerospace venture Stratolaunch, flew into the air for its first flight test. (Image: Reuters)

The world's largest aeroplane, developed by aerospace venture Stratolaunch, flew into the air for its first flight test. (Image: Reuters)

X
2/ 8
 The gigantic, six-engined twin-fuselage mega jet took off from Mojave Air and Space Port in California for the flight expected to last for a couple of hours. (Image: Reuters)

The gigantic, six-engined twin-fuselage mega jet took off from Mojave Air and Space Port in California for the flight expected to last for a couple of hours. (Image: Reuters)

X
3/ 8
 The aircraft has a world-record wingspan of 385 feet, and is 238 feet long. It is wider than any aeroplane on the planet. It weighs half a million pounds, according to a CNN report.. (Image: Reuters)

The aircraft has a world-record wingspan of 385 feet, and is 238 feet long. It is wider than any aeroplane on the planet. It weighs half a million pounds, according to a CNN report.. (Image: Reuters)

X
4/ 8
 Dozens of photographers, industry bloggers and aerospace enthusiasts gathered this week to catch a glimpse of the unique twin-fuselage plane. (Image: Reuters)

Dozens of photographers, industry bloggers and aerospace enthusiasts gathered this week to catch a glimpse of the unique twin-fuselage plane. (Image: Reuters)

X
5/ 8
 The world's largest aeroplane, built by the late Paul Allen's company Stratolaunch Systems, makes its first test flight in Mojave, California. (Image: Reuters)

The world's largest aeroplane, built by the late Paul Allen's company Stratolaunch Systems, makes its first test flight in Mojave, California. (Image: Reuters)

X
6/ 8
 The world's largest aeroplane, built by the late Paul Allen's company Stratolaunch Systems, makes its first test flight in Mojave, California. (Image: Reuters)

The world's largest aeroplane, built by the late Paul Allen's company Stratolaunch Systems, makes its first test flight in Mojave, California. (Image: Reuters)

X
7/ 8
 The world's largest aeroplane makes its first test flight in Mojave, California. (Image: Reuters)

The world's largest aeroplane makes its first test flight in Mojave, California. (Image: Reuters)

X
8/ 8
 The world's largest aeroplane, built by the late Paul Allen's company Stratolaunch Systems, makes its first test flight in Mojave, California. (Image: Reuters)

The world's largest aeroplane, built by the late Paul Allen's company Stratolaunch Systems, makes its first test flight in Mojave, California. (Image: Reuters)

Top Galleries

Countdown To Elections Results
  • 01 d
  • 12 h
  • 38 m
  • 09 s
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results