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A225
Name An-225 Mriya
Manufacturer ANTONOV
Body Wide
Type Fixed Wing
WTC Heavy
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi


Also manufacturered as:

ANTONOV Mriya
ANTONOV An-225 Mriya


ANTONOV An-225 Mriya

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

Image source: IANS

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
.

General

Aircraft name An-225 Mriya
ICAO code/WTC A225 / H
Manufacturer ANTONOV
Type code/APC L6J /

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)
Approach Landing
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 Vth (IAS) 150 kts
Distance 3500 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 640000 kg Ceiling FL450 ROD 1500 ft/min APC
WTC H Range 3000 NM

For further details consult EUROCONTROL Aircraft Performance Database:

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving A225

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