Re: Antonov at ORD?

Date:         17 Mar 2001 08:33:31 
From:         mitch21@northkent.freeserve.co.uk (Michael Mitchell)
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In article <airliners.2001.14@ditka.Chicago.COM>, andrewsa@comm.mot.com
(Andrew Sapuntzakis) wrote:

> Driving by the "military" portion of O'Hare ~5pm on Jul 25,
> I saw a large 4-engine, top-wing transport. The body was all-white
> and the tail had blue-and-white "Antonov Design Bureau" livery.

> Any ideas which model this was (225?) and why it's there?

It is the AN 124. When they land at Manston in the UK they back 38 tonne
trucks right inside to load up.
 The AN225 has 6 engines and there is only one airworthy at the moment.
 See:-http://www.aircraft-agency.de/an-124.htm
 http://www.airfoyle.co.uk/
 http://www.west.net/~brianl/ruslan.htm
                            Regards,  Mike Mitchell.