Biggest Aircraft in the World

The biggest aircraft in the world comes from Ukraine, well in fact, since it dates back to the 1980′s we can say it comes from the Soviet Union. It was designed by the Antonov Design Bureau and it was named Antonov An-225 Mriya.

Not only is this the world’s biggest aircraft with the wingspan of 290 feet (88 meters) and a length of 276 feet (84 meters), but it’s also the heaviest aircraft with a gross weight of 1,400,000 pounds (640 tonnes). But, that’s not all – it also holds the record for airlifted payload at 428,834 pounds (189,980 kilograms). While you are on a subject, you may want to check out the smallest aircraft in the world.

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biggest aircraft antonov an 225 mriya