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*Basic Information
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=Basic Information=
**Entered Service - 1989
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*Entered Service - 1989
**Crew - 6/7
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*Crew - 6/7
**Production Total - 1
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*Production Total - 1
  
*Dimensions
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=Dimensions=
**Length - 84.0 m
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*Length - 84.0 m
**Height - 18.20 m
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*Height - 18.20 m
**Wingspan - 88.40 m
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*Wingspan - 88.40 m
**Maximum Take-Off Weight - 1,322,774lbs
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*Maximum Take-Off Weight - 1,322,774lbs
  
*Performance
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=Performance=
**Maximum Speed - 850 km/h
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*Maximum Speed - 850 km/h
**Maximum Range - 4,500 km
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*Maximum Range - 4,500 km
**Service Ceiling - 33,000 ft
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*Service Ceiling - 35,000 ft
  
* Beginning in June 2003, the An-225, along with An-124s, delivered over 800 tonnes of [[equipment]] to aid humanitarian efforts in Iraq.
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* The An-225 is the largest [[aircraft]] in the world.
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* Beginning in June 2003, the An-225, along with An-124s, delivered over 800 tonnes of [[equipment]] to aid humanitarian efforts in [[Iraq]].
  
 
The An-225 has also been contracted by the [[US]] and Canadian governments to transport [[military]] supplies to the Middle East in support of Coalition forces.
 
The An-225 has also been contracted by the [[US]] and Canadian governments to transport [[military]] supplies to the Middle East in support of Coalition forces.
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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/d/df/Buran_On_Antonov225.jpg
 
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/d/df/Buran_On_Antonov225.jpg
  
The An-224 also designed to accept the carrying of the Russian space shuttle known as the "Buran" with a little modification. Only one example of the Mriya is known to exist.
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The An-224 also designed to accept the carrying of the Russian space shuttle known as the "Buran" with a little modification. Only one example of the Mriya is known to exist, with a second currently being built due to high demand.
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==References==
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*[http://englishrussia.com/?p=1561 Buran shuttle in workers yard]
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*[http://www.t-six.com/showthread.php?p=150774 AN-225 Myria]
  
 
[[Category: Soviet Equipment]] [[Category: Aviation]]
 
[[Category: Soviet Equipment]] [[Category: Aviation]]

Latest revision as of 02:58, 13 December 2009

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An-225 Mriya
Type Heavy-Lift Transport
Manufacturer Antonov - Soviet Union
Status Active

Basic Information

  • Entered Service - 1989
  • Crew - 6/7
  • Production Total - 1

Dimensions

  • Length - 84.0 m
  • Height - 18.20 m
  • Wingspan - 88.40 m
  • Maximum Take-Off Weight - 1,322,774lbs

Performance

  • Maximum Speed - 850 km/h
  • Maximum Range - 4,500 km
  • Service Ceiling - 35,000 ft
  • The An-225 is the largest aircraft in the world.
  • Beginning in June 2003, the An-225, along with An-124s, delivered over 800 tonnes of equipment to aid humanitarian efforts in Iraq.

The An-225 has also been contracted by the US and Canadian governments to transport military supplies to the Middle East in support of Coalition forces.

Buran_On_Antonov225.jpg

The An-224 also designed to accept the carrying of the Russian space shuttle known as the "Buran" with a little modification. Only one example of the Mriya is known to exist, with a second currently being built due to high demand.

References