Sponsor Message:
Aviation Hobby Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Seeing The An-225 In Flight  
User currently offlineJepstein From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 76 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 5185 times:

Has anyone ever seen the AN-225 in flight? This means from the ground or the air, when it's high up or on approach.

Does it cruise high enough to make contrails?

If it does, what do they look like?

9 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineKDTWFlyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 832 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 5179 times:

I've never seen one in real life. Yes it does cruise at altitudes where contrails are formed. The contrail from an AN-225 must be large as it is powered by six engines.


NW B744 B742 B753 B752 A333 A332 A320 A319 DC10 DC9 ARJ CRJ S340
User currently offlineGoldenshield From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 6101 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 5144 times:

I've seen it in-flight, and have even gone up close to one several times back when I worked the ramp. They like using ONT as a fuel stop.


Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun.
User currently offlineAlphafloor From Chile, joined Jun 2004, 1277 posts, RR: 40
Reply 3, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 5131 times:

I've seen it during Paris Air Show (1989??), I'll post some pictures.

Alphafloor



Whatever
User currently offlineAlphafloor From Chile, joined Jun 2004, 1277 posts, RR: 40
Reply 4, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 5101 times:

Here it is. The only time I saw the Mryia. Photos taken during the Paris Air Show 1989.
Guess why a.net screeners didn't accept the photos ! Big grin











Alphafloor



Whatever
User currently offlineJepstein From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 76 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 5046 times:

Cool pics Alphafloor!

User currently offlineCmd777300er From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 55 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 5037 times:

Try these links to watch the An-225:

http://www.flightlevel350.com/viewer.php?id=2558&rating=yes(21.1Mb)

http://www.flightlevel350.com/viewer.php?id=1324&rating=yes(9.1Mb)

http://www.flightlevel350.com/viewer.php?id=1272&rating=yes (5.0Mb)

http://www.flightlevel350.com/viewer.php?id=819&rating=yes
(3.3Mb)

http://www.flightlevel350.com/viewer.php?id=286&rating=yes (5.9Mb)


User currently offlineIrish251 From Ireland, joined Nov 2004, 979 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 4984 times:

I have seen the An-225 at cruise level and, yes, it was contrailing. As far as I remember it was at about FL310 or maybe higher.

User currently offlineHaveBlue From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 2121 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 4926 times:

Nice videos Cmd777300er, thanks for the links.

And cool pictures Alphafloor, ty.



Here Here for Severe Clear!
User currently offlineBackfire From Germany, joined Oct 2006, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 7 hours ago) and read 4863 times:

Saw it fly at Farnborough (1994, I think) and remember it taking an age to lift off the ground. Very graceful once it was up, though.

Top Of Page
Forum Index

Reply To This Topic Seeing The An-225 In Flight
Username:
No username? Sign up now!
Password: 


Forgot Password? Be reminded.
Remember me on this computer (uses cookies)
  • Aviation hobby related posts only.
  • Back all your opinions with facts.
  • No adverts of any kind. This includes web pages.
  • No hostile language or criticizing of others.
  • Do not post copyright protected material.
  • Use relevant and describing topics.
  • Check if your post already been discussed.
  • Check your spelling!
  • DETAILED RULES
Add Images Add SmiliesPosting Help

Please check your spelling (press "Check Spelling" above)


Similar topics:More similar topics...
Does Anyone Have An SIA In-flight Mag To Trade? posted Tue Jul 15 2003 02:52:14 by Trickijedi
The "Official" FS In-Flight Thread posted Wed Jul 19 2006 06:01:02 by Gunsontheroof
The Ultimate FS Challenge(AN-225 LHR-LCY) posted Mon Apr 18 2005 18:07:32 by ITA350
AN 225 - Landing The Beast posted Fri Jul 30 2004 09:37:11 by Daumueller
Any An-225 Models In 1:200 Scale? posted Tue Mar 2 2004 04:21:45 by Trijetfan1
"Out The Window" Seeing Back Of Wing In Fs2002 posted Tue Jul 30 2002 20:42:32 by KLM672
An-225 1:400 Scale Model posted Sun Jun 11 2006 21:07:49 by RichardPrice
Your Most Visited Airport In Flight Simulator posted Fri Jun 9 2006 11:39:43 by GEEZ
The History Of MS Flight Simulator, By Tom's posted Thu May 25 2006 00:06:33 by Starlionblue
Airline In Flight Safety Videos posted Tue Apr 11 2006 14:43:07 by Ozarkdc9

Sponsor Message:
Printer friendly format