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Picture of the Antonov An-225 Mriya aircraft

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CCCP-82060 (cn 19530503763) My 250th picture on A.net! Had to be something special...of course ;) I could call this 'the heaviest touchdown in aviation'. Thé eyecatcher of the 1989 Le Bourget airshow: An-225 with Russian Space Shuttle 'Buran' for the first time in the west. The smoketrail was at least 100 meters! Thanks to Wietse Degraaf for the extra photoshop.
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A visitor from Brazil posted Mon March 28, 2011:
A nice heavy landing.. Indeed, a historic moment, congrats

A visitor from Russian Federation posted Fri April 2, 2010:
Historic moment!
Thanks!

A visitor from New Zealand posted Thu December 15, 2005:
What a magnificent machine the AN225 is!!...

A visitor from United States posted Thu November 24, 2005:
Great picture of a HUGE aircraft and the amazing Buran shuttle coming to the Le Bourget '89 airshow..:)

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