An-225 Mriya completed its first flight after modernization

Source : 112 Ukraine

The airplane would become the sixth aircraft of Antonov Airlines, which are involved in the transportation of vital cargo to combat COVID-19
10:26, 12 April 2020

On April 11, 2020, the world's largest transport aircraft An-225 Mriya flew from the Kyiv-Antonov-2 international airfield on its first flight after modernization. The press service of Ukroboronprom state defense concern reports on Facebook.

"Mriya will join the Ruslans and become the sixth Antonov Airlines airline aircraft involved in the transportation of vital cargoes to combat COVID-19. Five of the An-124-100 Ruslan aircraft carry out part of these flights under the Strategic Airlift Interim Solution (SALIS) strategic cargo air transportation program in the interests of NATO and the EU," the report said.

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