The An-124 Ruslan, designed by the Antonov ASTC, based in Kiev, Ukraine, is a very large cargo aircraft. It is manufactured by Aviant State Aviation Plant, Kiev, and Aviastar, Ulyanovsk, Russia. The aircraft, which has the NATO reporting name Condor, is designed for long-range delivery and air dropping of heavy and large size cargo, including machines, equipment and troops. The An-124 entered service in 1986 and over 55 aircraft have been built. The Russian Army operates 28 An-124 aircraft.
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@ 2010-05-08 13:31:06
Possibly one of the flying lab jets used for training at the Yuri Gagarin State Scientific Research-and-Testing Cosmonaut Training Center.
http://www.gctc.ru/eng/facility/aircraft_e.htm
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