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The World's Largest Cargo Plane Can Swallow a 737 Whole

Gizmodo: The Antonov An-225 Mriya is, quite simply, the largest airplane in the world. At 275 feet in length with a 290 foot wingspan and a maximum takeoff weight of 640 tons, it dwarfs 787's. When it debuted in 1988, the An-225 was 50 percent bigger than any airliner ever built before it. It remains the largest operational aircraft in terms of length and wingspan to this day.

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In2iti0n2146d ago

Fun fact: The cargo hold of the A225 is longer than the entire first flight by the Wright brothers.