By Darren Boyle for MailOnline
Published: 10:13 BST, 1 September 2018 | Updated: 10:13 BST, 1 September 2018
The world's largest aircraft paid a flying visit to the UK delivering cargo to RAF Brize Norton before flying off to Greece.
The Antonov AN225, which has six engines, was designed to carry parts for the proposed Russian space shuttle project.
Now the company hires out its massive jet to carry loads of up to 250 tonnes - dwarfing the payload of any other aircraft.
The Antonov An-225 Mriya was photographed on a visit to RAF Brize Norton where it was believed to be delivering cargo
The massive aircraft was developed for the Soviet space programme shortly before