BBC News | 'World's largest plane' takes to the air | YouTube Video | Video News | Breaking News | XIT4U MEDIA

‘World’s largest plane’ takes to the air | BBC News | XIT4U Video News

The world’s largest aeroplane by wingspan has taken to the air over the Mojave desert in California. The aircraft built by Stratolaunch is designed to act as a flying launch pad for satellites. Its wingspan measures 385ft (117m) and on its maiden flight, the jet reached speeds of about 170mph (274km/h).

BBC News | ‘World’s largest plane’ takes to the air | YouTube Video | Video News | Breaking News | XIT4U MEDIA