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Antonov An-225 Mriya produced in 1988 and built only 1 airplane .The Soviet Union under the design of Antonov made the airplane for carry the buran spaceplane.It is powered by six turnofan engines and its the biggest airplane in all over the world.Nowdays the Antonov An-225 Mriya is in service and used from Antonov airlines as cargo plane for carrying oversized payloads



 Antonov An-225 with Buran



Specifications (An-225)

Comparison between four of the largest aircraft:
  Hughes H-4 Hercules
  Antonov An-225
  Airbus A380-800
  Boeing 747-8

Data from Vectorsite, Antonov's Heavy Transports, and others

General characteristics

  • Crew: 6
  • Length: 84 m (275 ft 7 in)
  • Wingspan: 88.4 m (290 ft 0 in)
  • Height: 18.1 m (59 ft 5 in)
  • Wing area: 905 m2 (9,740 sq ft)
  • Aspect ratio: 8.6
  • Empty weight: 285,000 kg (628,317 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 640,000 kg (1,410,958 lb)
  • Fuel capacity: 300000 kg
  • Cargo hold – volume 1,300m3, length 43.35m, width 6.4m, height 4.4m
  • Powerplant: 6 × ZMKB Progress D-18 turbofans, 229.5 kN (51,600 lbf) thrust each


  • Maximum speed: 850 km/h (528 mph; 459 kn)
  • Cruising speed: 800 km/h (497 mph; 432 kn)
  • Range: 15,400 km (9,569 mi; 8,315 nmi) with maximum fuel; range with maximum payload: 4,000 km (2,500 mi)
  • Service ceiling: 11,000 m (36,089 ft)
  • Wing loading: 662.9 kg/m² (135.8 lb/sq ft)
  • Thrust/weight: 0.234

    An-225 Mriya 4


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