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Aaditya Sharma 06 Jun, 2017 08:04 54248 8
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Microsoft Co-founder Unveils The World's Biggest Aircraft That Is Bigger Than A Football Field

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The co-founder of Microsoft and Chairman of Seattle Seahawks, Paul Allen, has recently unveiled the world's largest aircraft. The aeroplane is named Stratolaunch which is built with six engines of a plane. The Stratolaunch was brought outside a large building for the first time on May 31. Currently, the fuelling tests are being carried out on the aircraft.

The construction of the plane began in 2011. The first flight of the plane was planned to take place in 2016, but due to the delay in its testing period, the flight was cancelled. Before the testing, the support structures of the plane were removed, so that, it could rest on its wheels. 

According to the chief executive of Stratolaunch, over the coming weeks and months, the plane will also undergo ground and flight line testing at the Mojave Air and Space Port, California. 

Here are some details which we should know about the plane.