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Antonov Design Bureau - Antonov An-225 Mriya

UR-8206, This gigantic bird is regarded as the largest aircraft in the world. Based in Kiev, Ukraine, this aircraft is used to transport oversized cargo. It holds the world record of having airlifted a total payload of 253,820 Kg. It is powered by six Ivchenko Progress D-18T engines and is equipped with 32 total wheels. Seen here on final for Runway 23R at Manchester International Airport, and to depart for Seoul, South Korea on the next day, airlifting shipping equipment.

Spotted By : Nishant Deshpande
on June 24, 2013
HQ : https://flic.kr/p/eUD4p3



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