Antonow / Antonov An-225 Mrija

Heavy Cargo Freighter

Antonov An-225 Antonov Airlines UR-82060 c/n 19530503763 at LEJ Leipzig/Halle © Horst Heinlein
Photo ©: Horst Heinlein
The Antonov An-225 is a six-engined ultra heavy cargo freighter with a payload of 250 tonnes (551155 lb) developed by the soviet design bureau OKB Antonov (today Antonov ASTC, Ukraine). The An-225 is a development of the An-124, it was designed for the transportation of the Russian Space Shuttle Buran.
2 An-225 had been produced so far but only one was completed and operational. The An-225 is the world's largest aircraft. Cargo compartment: Length: 43,3 m (142ft); Width: 6,4 m (21ft); Height: 4,4 m (14ft 5in); Volume: 1220 m (43084 cft)
Propulsion6 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelIvchenko-Progress ZMKB D-18T
Engine Power (each)230,0 kN51706 lbf
Speed850 km/h459 kts
  528 mph
Service Ceiling10.000 m32.808 ft
Range4.000 km2.160 NM
2.486 mi.
Empty Weight350.000 kg771.617 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight600.000 kg1.322.774 lbs
Wing Span88,40 m290 ft 0 in
Wing Area905,0 m9741 ft
Length84,00 m275 ft 7 in
Height18,10 m59 ft 5 in
First Flight21.12.1988
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1988
Total Production2
ICAO CodeA225
NATO CodeCossack
Data for (Version)Antonov / Antonow An-225

[Photo-ID: 7826] Karsten Palt 2012-11-02
Antonov An-225, Antonov Airlines, UR-82060, c/n 19530503763, Karsten Palt, 2012Antonov
Antonov Airlines
Reg.: UR-82060
c/n: 19530503763
[Leipzig/Halle (EDDP / LEJ)]