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Fly alongside the world's largest airplane with this unusual video

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The Antonov An-225 Mriya is the world's largest airplane. Designed at the end of Cold War, its main purpose was to carry the Soviet “Buran” space shuttle and parts of the “Energia” rocket. Currently, the sole existing example is used commercially, as an international cargo transporter.
Mriya is not the largest aircraft ever built: this title belongs to the Hughes H-4 Spruce Goose hydroplane, that made only a single flight. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: This incredible NASA animation shows what it's like to fly into Jupiter's Great Red Spot...
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