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Why in News?

  • The world’s largest aircraft took off over the Mojave Desert in California, the first flight for the carbon-composite plane built by Strato launch Systems

Highlights:

  • The white airplane called Roc, which has a wingspan the length of an American football field and is powered by six engines on a twin fuselage.
    • The plane can be used to launch satellites
    • It has a wingspan the length of an American football field and is powered by six engines on a twin fuselage
    • It is carbon-composite
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