The World`s Biggest Air Plane
The world’s biggest airplane An-255 Mriya (“Dream”) was manufactured for the needs of Soviet space programe in transporting large-size objects.
AN-124 was taken as a base for a new aircraft to make the production faster and less expensive.
In 1989 a new plane was designed which could carry spaceship “Buran”, large-size rocket components and some equipment for oil and mining industry.
The first test An-225 has broken 106 world records in its class in a flight with the cargo of more than 500 000 kg.
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