Apr 13,2019 _ News

First Flight of the World’s Largest Wingspan Aircraft

Scaled Composites, LLC made aviation history today with the flight of the largest wingspan aircraft. During this initial flight, the team tested out specific handling qualities to validate the design.

The aircraft took flight at 0658 PDT on the runway in Mojave, California. The plane, piloted by Evan Thomas and Chris Guarente, flew for 149 minutes, reaching a max speed of 165 KIAS before landing safely at 0927 PDT.

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