Antonov 225

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Antonov 225
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I thought you might be interested in this baby! It caused a little excitement at McCarran Airport, Las Vegas, since its the world's largest aircraft...

It was there to deliver a very large power transformer for Nevada Power, which was built in Turkey.

Note the wingspan is just about a football field length... and six engines...

Specs at bottom.

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Very aerodynamic, me thinks, in spite of it's great bulk.

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At last the 'follow-me' van arrives.

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I wonder what the crew's uniforms look like.

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Those engines have to be big and look at the landing gear. Wow!

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That is one awesome bucket of bolts.

Some of the specs are:

Wingspan.....290 Ft.
Height. 59.4 Ft.
Length.....276 Ft.
Number of wheels..24
Max T.O. weight.....1,322,750# (A little over 660 Tons!)
Max payload..551,150# (Over 275 Tons)
Engines....six Lotarev D-18T turbofans
Max speed at altitude.....530 MPH
Cruise speed.495 MPH
Range......8310 NM

Only one aircraft built... Sorry! Not for sale.... [grin]

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