Antonov An-225 facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAn-225 Mriya
|The An-225 in current livery in 2012|
|National origin||Soviet Union|
|Built by||Antonov Serial Production Plant|
|First flight||21 December 1988|
|Primary user||Antonov Airlines|
|Developed from||Antonov An-124|
The Antonov An-225 Mriya is the largest airplane in the world. It has 6 engines. It was manufactured by a company called Antonov. Three of them were built to carry the Soviet Space Shuttle Buran. Since the shuttle was never finished, the planes have been used to carry very large items that cannot be transported another way.
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