Are You Fascinated by Really Big Airplanes? Here's the heavyweight champion of the skies

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The Antonov AN-225 Mriya is a one of a kind super-heavy transport.. It is the world’s largest aircraft. When fully loaded and fueled it weighs stunning 1.25 million lbs., yet it seems to defy gravity. With 6 engines, it’s the most powerful in the world, capable of hauling mega-loads……up to 250 tons.

Take-Off (3:55):

Landing at Houston (IAH) (11:50):

Amazing facts (5:49):

For more info on the technical specifications and mission information, see the Antonov site.

June 28, 2013

 

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