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World’s Largest Plane Touches Down in Australia

The world’s largest airplane touched down in Perth, Australia, Monday, to deliver a 117-ton generator. The Antonov An-225 Mriya is 84 meters long and weighs a whopping 175 tons, excluding cargo and fuel. It's powered by six engines, and its landing gear has 32 wheels. Over 25,000 aircraft enthusiasts reportedly lined the roads to catch a glimpse of the huge plane. “It’s a monster,” yelled airplane fan John Norcic, who was on hand to watch the arrival, according to Yahoo News in...

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