QUIZ: Antonov An-225

Question 1 of 10

How many Antonov An-225s were originally commissioned to transport components for the Soviet Union's Buran space shuttle programme?

1
2
3
4

Question 2 of 10

When did the Kyiv-built colossus make its first flight?

December 21, 1988
November 13, 1989
December 23, 1989
September 2, 1990

Question 3 of 10

At which UK airfield did the An-225 first touch down on British soil?

Farnborough Airport
East Midlands Airport
Glasgow Prestwick Airport
RAF Brize Norton

Question 4 of 10

What is the An-225's maximum take-off weight?

525,000kg
594,000kg
640,000kg
673,000kg

Question 5 of 10

How many wheels does the Kyiv-built behemoth's landing gear have?

30
32
34
36

Question 6 of 10

What type of engine powers the massive aircraft and the smaller Antonov An-124?

Lotarev D-36
Progress D-27
Lotarev D-136
Progress D-18T

Question 7 of 10

Which of the following is a world record set by the An-225 on September 27, 2012?

The highest altitude art exhibition
The highest altitude football match
The highest altitude snooker tournament
The highest altitude film premiere

Question 8 of 10

What is now the world's largest commercial aircraft following the An-225's destruction during the Battle of Antonov Airport?

Airbus A380-800
Boeing 747-8
Boeing 777-9
747-400ER

Question 9 of 10

How wide was the An-225's wingspan?

280ft
281ft 2in
290ft
302ft 6in

Question 10 of 10

What was the An-225's registration

UR-82009
UR-08260
UR-82072
UR-82060

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