And Meet Fedor Muravchenko

And Meet Fedor Muravchenko

This Antonov AN-124-100 RA-82077, named “Fedor Muravchenko” after a prominent designer of aircraft engines, visited our airport in Portsmouth at the end of August. The plane is similar to the Lockheed C-5 Galaxy and nowadays is contracted privately, even by the U.S. Government, to efficiently move cargo in various parts of the world. The AN-124’s big brother, the Antonov AN-225 Mriya, is the world’s largest as well as heaviest airplane and was designed in the 1980s to transport rocket boosters and the space shuttle for the Soviet space program. Witnessing visitors at Pease like the AN-124 reinforces the decision we made to move our company to this important air-land-sea hub in the Northeast.


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