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World's largest plane makes first flight over California Updated: 2019-04-16 07:08:59 KST

The world's largest airplane built by Stratolaunch has completed its first test flight over the Mojave Desert in California.
The immense aircraft called Roc has a wingspan wider than a football field and is powered by six engines on a twin fuselages.
The plane is designed to drop rockets and other space vehicles weighing up to at an altitude of 35-thousand feet and has been billed by the company to make satellite deployment easy.
According to Stratolaunch, the first test flight was meant to test its performance and handling qualities.
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