The world’s largest civil aircraft landed at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport on Tuesday. Passengers present at the airport were also stunned to see this aircraft named ‘Airbus Beluga’.
The Airbus A300-600 ST, also known as the Beluga, is the largest aircraft in the world with a cargo capacity of 51 tonnes. It is a very different shaped aircraft with the pilot below and the main body of the aircraft above his head, as well as a back that is twice as large as the lower section. He landed at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport on Tuesday. At that time all the passengers present were speechless.
The passengers present could see this famous aircraft for the first time. Apart from this, ‘Embraer E195-E2’ (Profit Hunter), the world’s most advanced passenger transport aircraft, also arrived in Mumbai on Tuesday. This aircraft is known for its attractive color scheme and sheer luxury.
Meanwhile, the Antonov Company’s ‘AN 124’ and ‘AN 225’ were the two largest aircraft in civilian use. The carrying capacity of both of them is 171 and 250 tons respectively. No other aircraft of this type existed until now. Coaches for Delhi Metro were brought by ‘AN 225’ aircraft. Both these planes have arrived at various airports in India.