Video: World's largest plane Stratolaunch takes to the air

Mon 15 Apr 2019 10:15 AM GST
The world's largest aeroplane by wingspan has taken to the air over the Mojave desert in California.

The aircraft built by Stratolaunch is designed to act as a flying launch pad for satellites. Its wingspan measures 385ft (117m) and on its maiden flight the jet reached speeds of about 170mph (274km/h).

(Source: BBC News YouTube channel)