Antonov An-225: The World's Largest Airplane

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Antonov An-225: The World’s Largest Airplane

January 29, 2013 by  
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As lightweight composite materials and advanced aviation technology enable larger aircraft to take to the skies, it’s interesting to note that the largest airplane in the history of aviation is Ukraine’s Antonov An-225 Mriya, built in the 1980s.

Antonov An-148 Takes Flight

October 30, 2009 by  
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It was a day the entire team had been waiting for. The Antonov An-148 lifted off from a runway in Russia, and successfully performed the tasks required during its forty-one minute flight. On its maiden flight, the Antonov An-148 climbed to five thousand meters and maintained speeds of just less than five hundred and fifty-five kilometers per hour. This magnificent collaboration between Russia and Ukraine has produced a new aircraft that has already begun to make a massive impression on the aviation industry.

Ukraine Airports

February 9, 2009 by  
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Ukraine is a country with an ancient and fascinating history, stunning scenery, fascinating culture and warm, welcoming people, making it an increasingly popular tourist destination. Economic developments in the last decade or so have resulted in business opportunities attracting business travelers to the country. All forms of transport, including air travel, are readily available making [...]

Mykolaiv International Airport

February 9, 2009 by  
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The Mykolaiv International Airport is about 56 meters or 183 feet above mean sea level and its position is 47 degrees 03′ 28″N, 031 degrees 55′ 11″E. The Airport is a public airport that serves the city of Mykolaiv in the Ukraine. The Mykolaiv International has two runways – one with an asphalt surface while [...]

Odessa International Airport

February 9, 2009 by  
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The Odessa International Airport can be found in Odessa in Ukraine and was built in 1961, providing both domestic and international flights. Odessa is considered the fourth largest city in Ukraine, being home to more than a million people, and serves as an important port on the Black Sea. As a public airport, the Odessa [...]