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Robert Pearlman
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posted 02-22-2014 01:55 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The Antonov An-225 Mriya was the Soviet Union's version of NASA's modified Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, developed specifically to transport the Buran space shuttle.

This recent photo gallery offers an up-close and spectacular look at the world's largest aircraft.

(Thanks to Randy Bond [cS: randy] for the tip!)

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