Re: Antonov at ORD?

Date:         18 Mar 2001 12:06:21 
From:         "James Weber" <mattheww50@home.com>
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-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew Sapuntzakis <andrewsa@comm.mot.com>
To: airliners@chicago.com <airliners@chicago.com>
Date: 16 March 2001 15:17
Subject: Antonov at ORD?

>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?

225 has 6 engines, so it is an AN-124, and they are routinely used for
freight charters that carry  outsize heavy cargo, often operated by
Volga-Dnepr, or Heavilift.