World's largest cargo aircraft Antonov An-225 reaches India: Check out pics

Check out some pics of World's largest cargo.

Updated: May 13, 2016, 11:42 AM IST
World's largest cargo aircraft Antonov An-225 reaches India: Check out pics

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: The world's largest cargo aircraft, Antonov AN -225 Mriya -- or the Dream, made its first landing in India on Friday at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at Hyderabad.

Check out some pics of the beast. (Photo courtesy ANI)

 

The wide body aircraft is powered by six turbofan engines and is the longest and heaviest airplane ever built, with a maximum takeoff weight of 640 tonnes.

 

 

It also has the largest wingspan of any aircraft in operational service.

 

 

It is specially built to undertake transcontinental route airlifting load between 180-230 tonnes.