Microsoft's Paul Allen unveils Stratolaunch airplane

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen unveiled the world's largest aircraft at a hangar in California's Mojave Desert on Wednesday - the Stratolaunch, which has a wingspan of 385 feet.
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