Saturday, May 14, 2016

World's biggest airplane makes rare flight across 3 continents


The world's largest plane is journeying to Australia for the first time ever.

The An-225 Mriya aircraft, built by the Ukrainian aeronautics company Antonov Airlines, landed at Vaclav Havel Airport in Prague on Tuesday, where it was loaded and prepared for the rare journey.

The plane will travel over 9,680 miles over the course of four days, transporting a 130-ton generator from the Czech Republic to Perth, Australia. The giant plane usually only makes one or two deliveries per year, according to CNN.

On Thursday, the plane flew the first leg of its journey, from Prague to Turkmenistan Read more...

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