Worlds biggest aircraft. Antonov 225.

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  1. bluesteve1964

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    This beast is coming into Manchester on Monday. Only its 2nd ever visit and rarely seen anywhere in the UK.

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    Due to land 11.30am on Monday and depart Tuesday at 9am. Really is worth making an effort to see this aircraft makes anything else look tiny. Fair bit bigger than the A380.

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    If I hear any updates of time changes/cancellation I will post on here, but at the moment its a day off work and a drive to Manchester for me. I'm sure El Presidente will be hanging out of his window for this one.
     
  2. 2sheikhs

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    Has it got 6 engines because they're assuming that at least 4 of them are going to fuck up?
     
  3. DiscoSteve

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    Like something out of Thunderbirds
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  4. kippaxwarrior

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    Wouldnt mind seeing that
    Will it be in a hanger for the rest of the day or will people be able to see it? Im in work till 4 so if you can see it might pop down to the airport tea time
     
  5. southstand117

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    Whys it coming here? What does it carry?
     
  6. bluesteve1964

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    Definitely wont be in a hangar. Assume it will be on the cargo area. Unfortunately you can't see this from the Aviation Viewing Park. Think you can see it if you go to the top of the multi storey. Hoping to be there when it lands but I think the AVP will be packed out.
     
  7. Feed-The-Goat

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    R.I.P Sam & Sue. You both are going to be missed.
    A beast of an aircraft.
     
  8. bluesteve1964

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    Not sure what its picking up but I think it is flying out to Seoul. In answer to what does it carry, answer is loads!!
     
  9. PoorTom

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    Bloody communists. They overdesign everything.
     
  10. bluesteve1964

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    Originally designed to carry the soviet space shuttle.

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