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2nd Antonov An-225 Being Build. For Who?

Wed Sep 01, 2004 12:45 am


It says a second one is being build. Which airline/lease company ordered it, and will they build more?

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RE: 2nd Antonov An-225 Being Build. For Who?

Wed Sep 01, 2004 12:50 am

Since the first one and many An-124s are being operated by Antonov themselves, I would imagine it's being built for Antonov operation.

BTW the tidbit about a second one being on it's way to completion is shaky info, and rumours abound on the matter.
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RE: 2nd Antonov An-225 Being Build. For Who?

Wed Sep 01, 2004 7:39 am

It has been in the process of being built for a good 15 years now, don't hold your breath.

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RE: 2nd Antonov An-225 Being Build. For Who?

Wed Sep 01, 2004 4:49 pm

IIRC the second Antonov was left partially built for many years until recently.
Remembered reading somewhere that the second Mriya would be finally completed and put into service due to increase demand for outsize cargo aircraft.

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