Antonov An-124 Ruslan, Nato: Condor

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The Antonov An-124 Ruslan is the largest production freighter in the world. It was introduced to the west at the Paris Airshow of 1985. It succeeded the C-5A Galaxy in the role of world's biggest airplane. Construction continues in Kiev, Ukraine and Ulyanovsk, Russia.

Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, Arizona, Wednesday June 15, 2016

Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA-82068, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, Arizona, June 15, 2016 Volga-Dnepr An-124 RA-82068 on approach to land on Runway 07 Right at Phoenix Sky Harbor at 8:55 in the morning on June 15, 2016. It came from Chubu Centrair International in Japan by way of Elmendorf AFB, Anchorage, and MCAS Miramar. This An-124 was originally delivered to Polet - Rossijskaya Aviakompania as RU-82070. Air Foyle acquired it in December 2000 and registered it as UR-82070 on January 31, 2001. Antonov Design Bureau acquired it on October 29, 2001 and registered it as RA-82070 on April 16, 2003. Polet - Rossijskaya Aviakompania registered it as RA-82068 on December 22, 2004. It was ferried from Zhukovsky to Ulyanovsk on September 29, 2015 for rework. It was delvered to Volga-Dnepr quite recently.

Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA-82068, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, Arizona, June 15, 2016

Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA-82068, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, Arizona, June 15, 2016

Volga-Dnepr An-124 RA-82068 Landing, Phoenix Sky Harbor, June 15, 2016 Volga-Dnepr An-124 RA-82068 Landing, Phoenix Sky Harbor, June 15, 2016. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.

Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA-82068, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, Arizona, June 15, 2016

Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA-82068, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, Arizona, June 15, 2016

Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA-82068, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, Arizona, June 15, 2016 Volga-Dnepr An-124 RA-82068 took off from Runway 26 at 12:13 in the afternoon. It departed for Kinston Regional, North Carolina.

Volga-Dnepr An-124 RA-82068 Landing, Phoenix Sky Harbor, June 15, 2016 Volga-Dnepr An-124 RA-82068 Landing, Phoenix Sky Harbor, June 15, 2016. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.

Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA-82068, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, Arizona, June 15, 2016

Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA-82068, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, Arizona, June 15, 2016

Another Volga-Dnepr An-124 transited through Phoenix by the same route on Sunday.

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday April 8, 2011

On Friday, April 8, 2011, Polet Flight 4765 arrived at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport at 1:51 PM to pick up a load of three Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopters for the Royal Saudi Land Forces.

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Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday April 8, 2011 Polet An-124-100 Ruslan RA-82080 on approach to land on Runway 30 Right. It was manufactured at Ulyanovsk, Russia and was delivered to Polet on June 18, 2004. Its construction number is 9773051462161.

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday April 8, 2011

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Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday April 8, 2011

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday April 8, 2011

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday April 8, 2011

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday April 8, 2011 Polet An-124-100 Ruslan RA-82080 and Royal Saudi Land Forces Boeing AH-64D Longbow Apache 90433

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday April 8, 2011 Royal Saudi Land Forces Boeing AH-64D Longbow Apache 90433

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday April 8, 2011 Royal Saudi Land Forces Boeing AH-64D Longbow Apache 90432

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday April 8, 2011 Royal Saudi Land Forces Boeing AH-64D Longbow Apache 90434

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday January 15, 2011

On Saturday, January 15, 2011, Polet Flight 4712 departed from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport at 5:11 PM with a load of Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopters for the Royal Saudi Land Forces.

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday January 15, 2011 Polet An-124-100 RA-82080 prepares to depart from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in the late afternoon.

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Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday January 15, 2011 Polet An-124-100 RA-82080 bagins its take-off roll on Runway 30 Left.

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday January 15, 2011 Polet An-124-100 RA-82080 rotates after roling 6,000 feet down the runway.

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday January 15, 2011 A group of Marine Corp McDonnell-Douglas AV-8B Hariers were parked on the flightline as Polet An-124-100 RA-82080 lifted off.

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Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday January 15, 2011

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday January 15, 2011

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday January 15, 2011 Polet An-124-100 RA-82080 retracts its landing gear as it climbs away from the airport.

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday January 14, 2011

On Friday, January 14, 2011, Polet Flight 4711 arrived at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport at 11:38 AM to pick up a load of Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopters for the Royal Saudi Land Forces.

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday January 14, 2011 Polet An-124-100 RA-82080 on approach to land on Runway 30 Left. It was manufactured at Ulyanovsk, Russia and was delivered to Polet on June 18, 2004. Its construction number is 9773051462161.

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday January 14, 2011

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday January 14, 2011

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Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday January 14, 2011

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday January 14, 2011

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday January 14, 2011

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday January 14, 2011

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday January 14, 2011

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday January 14, 2011

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday January 14, 2011 Shortly after its arrival, its nose was raised to load the helicopters.

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Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday January 14, 2011 Its nose landing gear was retracted to the kneeling position.

Polet Flight An-124 Ruslan, RA-82080, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona, Friday January 14, 2011

Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, Wednesday April 25, 2007

Antonov Design Bureau An-124 UR-82027, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, Wednesday April 25, 2007 This Antonov Design Bureau An-124 UR-82027 showed up at Vandenberg Air Force Base from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport by way of Bangor, Maine at 10:50 AM on Wednesday, April 25, 2007. Low lying clouds partially obscured the view of its approach.

Antonov Design Bureau An-124 UR-82027 Antonov Design Bureau An-124 UR-82027. Its construction number is 19530502288.

NAS Pt. Mugu, California, Friday March 24, 2006

On Friday, March 24, 2006 an Antonov Design Bureau An-124 Ruslan flew from Keflavik, Iceland to NAS Pt. Mugu, California. Flight ADB7836 arrived at 12:51 PM PST.

Antonov Design Bureau An-124 Ruslan, UR-82007, NAS Pt. Mugu, California, March 24, 2006 Antonov Design Bureau An-124 Ruslan, UR-82007 flight ADB7836 on approach to Runway 21 at NAS Pt. Mugu, California, Friday March 24, 2006. UR-82007 is registered in Ukraine, not Russia.

Antonov Design Bureau An-124 Ruslan, UR-82007, NAS Pt. Mugu, California, March 24, 2006 Antonov Design Bureau An-124 Ruslan, UR-82007 at NAS Pt. Mugu, California, Friday March 24, 2006. Its construction number is 19530501005. This An-124 was displayed at the Aerospace America Airshow at Brown Field (see below), near San Diego, California on May 22, 1988. At the time it was registered CCCP-82007 and wore a Soviet flag on its tail. It was later leased to AAR Airlines by the Antonov Design Bureau. It was impounded on June 30, 2003 and assigned to Antonov Airlines on July 9, 2005.

Antonov Design Bureau An-124 Ruslan, UR-82007, NAS Pt. Mugu, California, March 24, 2006 Antonov Design Bureau An-124 Ruslan, UR-82007 at NAS Pt. Mugu, California, Friday March 24, 2006.

Antonov Design Bureau An-124 Ruslan, UR-82007, NAS Pt. Mugu, California, March 24, 2006 Antonov Design Bureau An-124 Ruslan, UR-82007 at NAS Pt. Mugu, California, Friday March 24, 2006.

Southern California Air Logistics Center, Victorville, California, Tuesday, March 14, 2006

On Tuesday, March 14, 2006 a pair of Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslans flew from Wheeler Sack AAF, New York to the Southern California Air Logistics Center at Victorville, California. Flight VDA3424 arrived at 12:35 PM PST and flight VDA3400 arrived at 2:20 PM.

Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA82045 Flight VDA3424 Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA82045 Flight VDA3424 on approach to Runway 17 at Victorville on March 14, 2006. Its construction number is 9773052255113.

Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA82045 Flight VDA3424 Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA82045 Flight VDA3424 at Victorville on March 14, 2006.

Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA82045 Flight VDA3424 Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA82045 Flight VDA3424 at Victorville on March 14, 2006.

Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA82045 Flight VDA3424 Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA82045 prepares to unload its payload at Victorville on March 14, 2006.

Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA82045 Flight VDA3424 Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA82045 Flight VDA3424 at Victorville on March 14, 2006.

Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA82042 Flight VDA3400 Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA82042 Flight VDA3400 on approach to Runway 17 at Victorville on March 14, 2006. Its construction number is 9773050455093.

Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA82042 Flight VDA3400 Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA82042 Flight VDA3400 at Victorville on March 14, 2006.

Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA82042 Flight VDA3400 Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA82042 Flight VDA3400 at Victorville on March 14, 2006. Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA82045 can be seen with its visor raised on the far side of the airport.

Volga-Dnepr An-124 Ruslan, RA82042 pulls into postion near RA82045 at Victorville on March 14, 2006.

On Wednesday, March 15 Volga-Dnepr An-124 flight VDA4301 flew from Victorville to Wheeler Sack. Volga-Dnepr An-124 flight VDA4303 flew from Victorville to Gander. Volga-Dnepr An-124 flight VDA4302 flew from Wheeler Sack to Victorville. AMT 757-300 Flight AMT5261 also flew from Wheeler Sack to Victorville.

On Thursday, March 16, Volga-Dnepr An-124 flight VDA4304 flew from Wheeler Sack to Victorville. Volga-Dnepr An-124 flight VDA4303 flew from Gander to Diori Hamani, Africa.

Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, Friday May 20

Volga-Dnepr Antonov An-124 Ruslan at Vandenberg Air Force Base A Volga-Dnepr Antonov An-124 Ruslan RA-82074 delivered a large payload to Vandenberg Air Force Base on Friday May 20, 2005. Its construction number is 9773051459142. It was previously operated by Trans Charter Airlines. It was delivered to Volga-Dnepr on September 9, 1999.

Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, February 8 - 10, 2005

Volga-Dnepr An-124, RA-82045 at Vandenberg AFB, California, February 2005 Volga-Dnepr An-124, RA-82045 flew from Denver to Vandenberg AFB, California on Tuesday, February 8, 2005. Its construction number is 9773052255113.

Volga-Dnepr An-124, RA-82045 at Vandenberg AFB, California, February 2005 Volga-Dnepr An-124, RA-82045 at Vandenberg AFB, California, February 8, 2005.

Volga-Dnepr An-124, RA-82045 at Vandenberg AFB, California, February 2005 Volga-Dnepr An-124, RA-82045 at Vandenberg AFB, California, February 8, 2005.

Volga-Dnepr An-124, RA-82045 at Vandenberg AFB, California, February 2005 Volga-Dnepr An-124, RA-82045 at Vandenberg AFB, California, February 8, 2005.

An-124, RA-82045 flew back to Denver on Wednesday, February 9.

Volga-Dnepr An-124, RA-82045 at Vandenberg AFB, California, February 2005 Volga-Dnepr An-124, RA-82045 returned from Denver to Vandenberg AFB, California on Thursday, February 10, 2005.

An-124, RA-82045 delivered the first Lockheed-Martin Atlas V booster and its Centaur upper stage to the west coast launch complex. In March, the Atlas team will transport the rocket segments to the newly refurbished Space Launch Complex 3 East for vertical stacking.

The Atlas V vehicle stands over 200 feet tall, an increase of about 50 feet over the Atlas IIAS vehicle that launched successfully three times from SLC-3E. The vehicle also incorporates a stretched Centaur upper stage. In performance, The Atlas V 400 and 500 series of launch vehicles will provide over two times the lift capability of the 100 percent successful Atlas IIAS vehicle.

An-124, RA-82045 flew to Huntsville, Alabama on Friday, Febuary 11 and on to Shannon, Ireland on Saturday, February 12.

Mojave, California, September 2002

Antonov Design Bureau An-124, UR-82072 at Mojave, September 5, 2002 Antonov Design Bureau An-124, UR-82072 looms over the buildings at the Mojave Airport on September 5, 2002. Its construction number is 9773053359136. It had delivered the GE-90-115B engine for installation on the GE 747 engine testbed It was previously operated by Rossia Airlines as RA-82072. It was assigned to Antonov Airlines in September 1999.

Antonov Design Bureau An-124, UR-82072 at Mojave, September 5, 2002 Antonov Design Bureau An-124, UR-82072 at Mojave, September 5, 2002. The Antonov Airlines livery has been revised. The lower surfaces are now white and the blue cheat line is a lighter shade and narrower, without the thin accent line.

Antonov Design Bureau An-124, UR-82072 at Mojave, September 5, 2002 Antonov Design Bureau An-124, UR-82072 at Mojave, September 5, 2002

Antonov Design Bureau An-124, UR-82072 at Mojave, September 5, 2002 Antonov Design Bureau An-124, UR-82072 at Mojave, September 5, 2002

Antonov Design Bureau An-124, UR-82072 at Mojave, September 5, 2002 Antonov Design Bureau An-124, UR-82072 at Mojave, September 5, 2002

Alexandria International Airport, Louisiana, April 1999

An-124, UR-82066 at Alexandria International Airport in Louisiana on April 19, 1999 An-124 Ruslan, UR-82066, was photographed April 19, 1999 at Alexandria International Airport in Louisiana. Alexandria International Airport was formerly known as England AFB. This Ruslan belongs to the Antonov Design Bureau which is based in Kiev, Ukraine. Heavylift in England wet leases the aircraft from Antonov, complete with crews. The captain is a Russian. A contingent of Heavylift employees, based at London Stanstead, travel with the aircraft, serving various purposes. It is carrying oversize cargo in support of NATO humanitarian activity in Italy. Photo courtesy Ashley Waters

Tushino Aerodrome, Moscow, Russia, August 1996

Antonov An-124, RA82031 with Su-27 of the Russian Knigts, Tushino, August 18, 1996 An-124, RA-82031 was escorted by a pair of Su-27 Flankers of the Russian Knight Demonstration Team at the Moscow Airshow at Tushino Aerodrome in August 1996. Its construction number is 9773051832049.

Antonov An-124, RA82031 with Su-27 of the Russian Knigts, Tushino, August 18, 1996

Antonov An-124, RA82031 with Su-27 of the Russian Knigts, Tushino, August 18, 1996

Antonov An-124, RA82031 with Su-27 of the Russian Knigts, Tushino, August 18, 1996

Brown Field, San Diego, California, May 1988

An-124, CCCP82007 at Brown Field near San Diego, May 22, 1988 The first appearance by an An-124 Ruslan in the United States was CCCP-82007 at the Aerospace America Airshow at Brown Field in San Diego in May 1988. The U.S.A.F. Thunderbirds can be seen in diamond formation in the background of this shot of CCCP-82007. The visor type upward hinged nose of the An-124 contains weather and ground mapping radars.

This An-124, now registered UR82007, was ferried from Ukraine to Manston in England to be used as a prop for the next James Bond film Die Another Day.

An-124, CCCP82007 at Brown Field near San Diego, May 22, 1988

An-124, CCCP82007 at Brown Field near San Diego, May 22, 1988

An-124, CCCP82007 at Brown Field near San Diego, May 22, 1988 The An-124 is equipped with large loading doors at the rear end of the cargo compartment. They can be opened in flight to deploy oversize cargo by parachute.

An-124, CCCP82007 at Brown Field near San Diego, May 22, 1988

An-124, CCCP82007 at Brown Field near San Diego, May 22, 1988

An-124, CCCP82007 at Brown Field near San Diego, May 22, 1988 The main landing gear of the An-124 Ruslan has five pairs of wheels on each side. The nose gear and rear two pairs of main gear on each side are steerable.

An-124, CCCP82007 at Brown Field near San Diego, May 22, 1988

An-124, CCCP82007 at Brown Field near San Diego, May 22, 1988

An-124, CCCP82007 at Brown Field near San Diego, May 22, 1988

An-124, CCCP82007 at Brown Field near San Diego, May 22, 1988


Links:

Find all about the Antonov An-124 Ruslan at Wikiverse.org. Find all about the Antonov An-124 Ruslan

Link to Antonov Airlines web site.

Link to Antonov Airlines An-124 page.

Link to accident reports for An-124 crashes at the Air Safety Network web site.

Anton says, "It ain't heavy..." Air Foyle is a member of the European Heavy-Lift Group.

Volga-Dnepr Airlines Volga-Dnepr Airlines operates the An-124.

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Boeing 747-8 Jumbo Jet

2010

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250ft,02in

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Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

2009

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3,501

502,500

2 x 64,000 lb General Electric GEnx or Rolls-Royce Trent 1000
Airbus A380

2005

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239ft,06in

9,100

1,235,000

4 x 84,000 lb RR Trent 900 or Engine Alliance GP-7200
Boeing 777-300ER

2003

212ft,07in

242ft,04in

4,700

775,000

2 x 115,300 lb GE90-115B
Airbus A340-600

2001

208ft,02in

247ft,01in

4,729

811,300

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1994

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199ft,11in

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545,000

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1992

197ft,10in

208ft,10in

3,892

507,000

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1988

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231ft,10in

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833,000

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Antonov An-225 Mryia

1988

290ft,00in

275ft,07in

10,280

1,300,000

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1984

240ft,00in

227ft,00in

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890,000

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1968

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6,200

769,000

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1968

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5,500

850,000

4 x 50,000 lb P&W JT9D
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1965

211ft,04in

189ft,07in

3,713

550,000

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1964

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189ft,00in

6,297

530,000

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1952

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4,000

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1952

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5,239

410,000

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Coulson Flying Tankers Martin JRM C-FLYL Hawaii Mars, Lake Elsinore, California, October 27, 2007
Lockheed C-5B Galaxy 87-0039, Travis Air Force Base, August 8, 1998
Boeing 747-123 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft N905NA/Atlantis, Edwards Air Force Base, July 7, 2007
Antonov Polet An-124-100 RA-82080,Mesa Gateway Airport, January 15, 2011
China Airlines Boeing 747-409 B-18210 Dreamliner, Los Angeles International Airport, March 2, 2006
Antonov An-225 Mriya UR82060, Zhukovsky, Russia, September 3, 1993
Evergreen International 747-273C Supertanker, N470EV, San Bernardino, California, May 31, 2006
Boeing Thai 777-3D7 HS-TKD, Los Angeles International Airport, August 20, 2013
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Three photos show the Antonov An-225 Mriya with the Soviet Space Shuttle Buran at the Paris Airshow in 1989. The other nine photos were taken at the Zhukovsky Aerodrome outside Moscow in 1993.

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Antonov An-225 RA-82060, Zhukovsky, Russia, September 5, 1993
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Fedex MD-11F N592FE, Los Angeles, November 29, 2007
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