In 2001, the giant broke the absolute load record, lifting 253.8 tons of cargo to a height of 10,700 m
The longest cargo in the history of air transportation is two blades of a windmill
Transportation of the heaviest mono cargo in the history of aviation
The development of the aircraft began in 1985. The chief designer of the project was Viktor Tolmachov.
In the photo: General Director of the Aviation Scientific and Technical Complex named after O. Antonov Petro Balabuev, who managed all the development of An series aircraft, demonstrates the An-225 model during a press conference on December 2, 1988.
THE LARGEST PLANE, THE TECHNICAL MIRACLE OF THE WORLD.