Re: Antonov AN-124 and An-225 questions

Date:         31 Mar 2000 22:25:37 
From:         Malcolm Weir <>
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On 10 Feb 2000 05:03:44 , "Fred van Steenderen" <> caused
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>However, for real big outsized stuff it is the only Commercial Aircraft
>about and it is a good alternative in peak seasons when there are no B747
>Freighters available.
>Cannot really compare to the C5 as they don't fly commercially.

Anyone know how this compares with the A300-600ST  "Beluga"?  As I recall,
Airbus has built more than they strictly need for their own operations, so
that they can use their fleet for commercial loads from time to time.
Certainly, the A300 doesn't have a huge MGTOW, but the ST sure is big!