This Is The Largest Plane In The Entire World, And It’s Russian

Say hello to Russia’s Antonov-225 Mriya.

Need something really big transported? Like really, really big? Then why not elicit the help of the largest aircraft in the world? Give mother Russia a call and book the Antonov-225 Russian cargo plane. It’s so large it can more than likely carry any large-scale item you need transported. Just think of it as aviation’s whale.

Here are 22 insane facts about this massive feat of aerial engineering.

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#1: The AN-225 Mriya cost $250,000,000 to build.

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