The World’s Heaviest Plane: The Story Of The An-225

The Antonov An-225 is the heaviest and longest operational aircraft today. It was built during the 1980s to serve a specific purpose within the USSR space program, but has gone on to serve a niche role carrying the heaviest of payloads. Already over 30 years old, it has just finished a further refurbishment, and we are likely to see it carrying out special missions for more than another decade.

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