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Saturday, January 19, 2013

The Largest Plane In the World:An 225

An-225 “Mriya” made in Ukraine is the biggest plane in the world. And there is only one plane like this. You are about to see how “Mriya” flies over the airfield Antonov in Gostomel together with an aerobatic display team “Rus” and read some facts about the plane.
The Antonov An-225 Mriya is a strategic airlift cargo aircraft designed by the Antonov Design Bureau in the 1980s. It is the world’s heaviest aircraft. The design, built in order to transport the Buran orbiter, was an enlargement of the successful Antonov An-124. The An-225′s name, Mriya means “Dream” (Inspiration) in Ukrainian.












































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