Mriya

World’s largest aircraft, the An-225, returns after 20-day mission

The Antonov An-225 Mriya returned to its base near Kyiv following a 20-day mission....


Which airports can handle the Antonov An-225 Mriya?

Imagine that you are building an airport. How big should it be to accommodate the Antonov An-225 Mriya, the largest aircraft in the world?...


Antonov An-225 Mriya blasts off perimeter fence of RAF Brize Norton

After delivering helicopters from Afghanistan, Antonov An-225 Mriya, the world’s largest aircraft, blasted the perimeter fence of RAF Brize Norton....


MAKS: the space plane An-225 Mriya was supposed to launch

The famous An-225 Mriya was designed to be able to launch spacecraft into orbit from its back. Meet MAKS: a space plane designed specifically for that....


From A380 to An-225 Mriya: flying the giants | Quiz

Take this quiz and discover the exceptional skills and means that it requires lifting the biggest planes from the ground....


Antonov An-225 Mriya returns home for engine check-up

The Antonov An-225 Mriya, the world’s largest operating aircraft, returned to base after two months of an intensive flight campaign dedicated to the coronavirus COVID-19 relief effort....


Bomb threat prompts Anchorage Airport temporary closure

Anchorage Airport, currently claiming to be the world’s busiest airport, has reopened for incoming flights after a security incident on May 2, 2020. A cargo flight, bound to Asia, diverted to the airport because of a bomb threat, earlier in the day....


Antonov An-225 Mriya breaks two records in one week

Antonov An-225 Mriya, the largest aircraft in the world, had a busy week participating in the coronavirus outbreak relief effort. Along the way, the super-sized transporter seemingly broke the record for cargo volume transported by air twice....


World’s largest plane Antonov An-225 joins fight against Covid-19

The Antonov An-225 Mriya, the world's largest plane, started participating in the coronavirus crisis effort. The giant completed its first commercial flight between Tianjin, China, and Warsaw, Poland, transporting medical equipment, including 7 million masks....


Antonov An 225 Mriya spotted soaring skies

Antonov An-225 Mriya, generally considered the largest aircraft in the world, was spotted soaring the skies over Ukraine on March 25, 2020. ...