Thursday, March 16, 2006

Answer: GlobalFlyer's Dimensions?

This entry is for the 2nd grade class at Cottonwood Elementary in Salina, Kansas.

The Web Update Team appreciates your question and we hope you have enjoyed watching Steve travel around the world. Keep studying, dreaming, and believing. Maybe someday you can fly an extraordinary plane like GlobalFlyer! We hope you will be able to watch Steve's landing!

Some facts and figures:

Wing Span: 114ft
Wing Area: 400ft squared
Length: 44.1ft
Height: 13.3ft
Gross Weight: 22,000 lbs
Empty Weight: 3,350 lbs

Visit this website to find additional information about the plane:

http://www.scaled.com/projects/globalflyer.html