Saturday Aug 23
The Fresno Bee
UN: 4 countries face humanitarian crises, worst since WWII
An Antonov AN-124 transport plane is loaded with relief goods at the Airport Leipzig/Halle, Germany Friday.The cargo plane is loaded with some 60 tons of food supplies from German Army 'Bundeswehr' stocks as well as with sanitary materials supplied by the Republic of Austria which are meant for the residents and refugees who fled to the regions in ... (more)
Times of Oman
Militiamen kill 70 at Iraq mosque
Helpers load an Antonov AN-124 freight plane with relief supplies for people in Northern Iraq on early at the Leipzig/Halle airport in Schkeuditz, eastern Germany on Friday.
5 Cool Facts About Antonov An-225 Mriya, the World's Largest Plane
The Antonov An-225 Mriya is basically a strategic airlift cargo aircraft that was designed by the Soviet Union's Antonov Design Bureau in the 1980s.
The Conroy Virtus Was The Enormous Cold War Freak Of Your Dreams
The Cold War was absolutely horrible for people, but totally awesome for ideas. Defense budgets were wildly inflated, and so, accordingly, were space budgets.
The Lebanon Daily News
Antonov An-225, largest plane on Earth, takes off from MSP airport
Hundreds of people line up along the security fence at Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport to watch an Antonov 225 take off Wednesday evening, July 2, 2014.