Tag: First Flight

FIRST FLIGHT OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST AIRCRAFT; THE STRATOLAUNCH

Stratolaunch First Flight

MOJAVE DESERT, CA – On April 13, 2019 the world’s largest aircraft by wingspan, completed its successful maiden flight over the Mojave Desert in California. The Stratolaunch is an impressive twin-fuselage plane with 6 engines and a wingspan of 117m (384ft), larger than the length of an American football field. The monster plane is designed

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THIRD IRKUT MC-21 PROTOTYPE MAKES FIRST FLIGHT

Irkut MC-21

IRKUTSK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – The 3rd prototype of the Irkut MC-21 flew for the first time on Saturday. The Russian airliner completed a 90 minute test flight from Irkut Airport in Russia. This is the 1st MC-21 that is equipped with a passenger cabin. During the test flight, the MC-21-300 reached a maximum height of

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