Airbus A300-600ST Beluga

“The Airbus A300-600ST (Super Transporter) or Beluga, is a version of the standard A300-600 wide-body airliner modified to carry aircraft parts and over-sized or awkward cargo. It was officially called the Super Transporter at first, but the name Beluga became popular and has now been officially adopted”. – Wikipedia

Photo: The first Future Strategic Tanker Aircraft wing set is loaded on to a giant Beluga Airbus aircraft for transit to Bremen on February 25, 2009 in Broughton, England. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
14 Oct 2011 08:42:00

“The Antonov An-124 Ruslan (NATO reporting name: Condor) is a strategic airlift jet aircraft. It was designed by the Soviet Union's Antonov design bureau. It is the world's largest ever serially-manufactured cargo airplane and world's second largest operating cargo aircraft. During development it was known as Izdeliye 400 in house, and An-40 in the West. First flown in 1982, civil certification was issued on 30 December 1992”. – Wikipedia

Photo: The new metro called “Bombardier MOVIA” with 22,50 meters long and 3,2 meters wide is load on a Antonow An-124 plane for transport to India on February 25, 2009 in Parchim, Germany. (Photo Handout Bombardier Transportation via Getty Images)
21 Jul 2011 13:19:00