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The World’s Biggest Airplane Weighs 1.41 Million Pounds

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Only one airplane on Earth can carry four Russian military tanks, an entire train, or 50 cars. It requires six engines and a staggering 290-foot wingspan (that's nearly the length of a football field) to accomplish these feats, but such superlatives have helped the Antonov An-225 claim the distinction of being the world's biggest airplane. Designed to carry Soviet spacecraft in the 1980s, the An-225 (also known as the “Mriya”) weighs just a hair over 661 tons and is 276 feet long.… (www.msn.com) Más...

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RRKen
"Only one airplane on Earth can carry four Russian military tanks, an entire train, or 50 cars." Most trains I know pull 80 cars each at 100 tons on average. Length is 4400 feet at 8,000 tons. That does not include locomotives. No aircraft can carry an entire train as this article stated.
TorstenHoff
Torsten Hoff 2
Nor can it carry four tanks. Tracked APCs or IFVs, but not tanks that weigh upwards of 60 tons each.

And I'd like to see them load 50 cars (other than a Smart ForTwo) into the An-225...
sueridge307
sueridge307 2
WOW what a plane magnificent

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