Stratolaunch hopes to avoid Spruce Goose's fate

Spruce Goose 970x674 c Mark J Terrill AP Shutterst

Howard Hughes’ Spruce Goose – more formally known as the H-4 Hercules – was until 13 April this year the largest aircraft ever to have flown. Conceived as a WWII transatlantic troop carrier, the fighting had, mercifully, ended before the flying boat finally flew, for just a few seconds, in ...

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