Remarks: Very early An-124, only the fourth production aircraft, most probably the last Antonov aircraft built in 1986. Registered as CCCP-82008. All the time she remained in ADB fleet, however in partial Aeroflot livery. First seen December 1988 in London-Heathrow, April 3 1991 registered to the Soviet Air Force. First noted with UR-82008 registration May 23 1993 in Shannon, Ireland. Hence Ferihegy 1 cargo ramp was not spacious for a giant like her majesty, caught on lens loading here at Terminal 1 ramp, after a pretty late evening arrival. Scanned from an old slide.
Remarks: Manufactured 1994 for Aviaenergo. First logged February 25 1995 in Frankfurt. Seen here on lease to Aeroflot, suntanning on a chilly afternoon, before completing the Budapest–Moscow flight. Last noted August 13 2006 in Moscow-Sheremetyevo. Scanned from an old slide.
Remarks: Manufactured July 1977, registered for Aeroflot Belarus directorate August 8 1977, as CCCP-65069. First noted late 1977 at Berlin-Schönefeld Airport, German Democratic Republic. Transferred to Aeroflot Central Region August 1978, to AFL Azerbaijan directorate July 1980, to AFL Uzbekistan April 1982, and finally to AFL Komi directorate September 1988. First seen using Russian RA- prefix July 11 1993 in Amsterdam, transferred to Komiavia April 1995, to Kazakhstan December 1998. First seen in Atyrau Air Ways (AAW) livery in March 22 1999 at Budapest, Ferihegy. “Kashagan” is seen here taxiing towards 31L for take-off. Scanned from an old slide.