Monthly archives: June, 2017

The Spruce Goose

The Spruce Goose

At the center of our museum stands the original Spruce Goose. Built entirely of wood due to wartime restrictions on metals, this massive airplane stands as a symbol of American industry during World War II. Learn more about the history, first flight, and legacy of this mammoth plane. Its History The largest wooden airplane ever…

World's largest airplane is rolled out

World’s largest airplane is rolled out

(CNN)Even if you had been allowed to kick the tires as the world’s largest airplane was rolled out for the first time Wednesday, it might have taken you a while. Stratolaunch — which is designed to release rockets that will carry satellites into space — has a 385-foot wingspan, features six engines used by the…