The AN-225 has set over 200 world records, including airlifting the world’s heaviest cargo, and the world’s longest cargo. An aircraft holds world aviation records for flying heavy payloads. It set one in 2004 when it flew a 247-ton piece of oil pipeline machinery to Uzbekistan.
It was taken out of service in 1994 but came back into use in 2001. Since then it’s taken aid to disaster scenes, including the Haiti earthquake of 2010 and theJapanese earthquake and tsunami of 2011. Its ability to move massive loads also meant it was used to transport generators to replace those... (Click Here To Read More)