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A225

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Aircraft
Name An-225 Mriya
Manufacturer ANTONOV
Body Wide
Wing Fixed Wing
Position High wing
Tail Double fin, low set
WTC Heavy
Type code L6J
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Position Underwing mounted
Landing gear Quadricycle retractable
Mass group 5


Manufacturered as:

ANTONOV Mriya
ANTONOV An-225 Mriya


ANTONOV An-225 Mriya

ANTONOV An-225 Mriya ANTONOV An-225 Mriya 3D

Description

The Antonov An-225 Mriya (Ukrainian: Антонов Ан-225 Мрія, NATO reporting name: 'Cossack') is a strategic airlift transport aircraft built by the Antonov Design Bureau, USSR. It is the world's largest fixed-wing aircraft. The design was an enlargement of the successful An-124 Ruslan.

The An-225 is commercially available for flying over-sized payloads due to the unique size of its cargo deck. Currently there is only one aircraft operating. MTOW: 640,000kg1,410,958.477 lbs
640 tonnes
.

Technical Data

Wing span 88.5 m290.354 ft
Length 84 m275.591 ft
Height 18.1 m59.383 ft
Powerplant 6 x ZMKB Progress D-18 turbofans, 229.5kN each.
Engine model Progress D-18T

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) 195 kts IAS 250 kts IAS 330 kts IAS 330 kts MACH 0.78 TAS 458 kts MACH 0.78 IAS 330 kts IAS 250 kts Vapp (IAS) 150 kts
Distance 2500 m ROC 1700 ft/min ROC 1900 ft/min ROC 1900 ft/min ROC 650 ft/min MACH 0.78 ROD 1500 ft/min ROD 2200 ft/min MCS 230 kts Distance m
MTOW 640000640,000 kg
640 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL450 ROD 1500 ft/min APC
WTC H Range 24252,425 nm
4,491,100 m
4,491.1 km
14,734,580.063 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving A225

None on SKYbrary