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The Antonov An-225 is the largest plane in the world, according to Popular Mechanics. The plane, originally designed for use by the Russian space program, is nearly as long as a football field and has a maximum takeoff w... More »

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The largest aircraft carrier in the world is the United States carrier, the Nimitz Class. Each carrier is designed to require only one mid-life overhaul. More »

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Aircraft carriers can move about 35 miles per hour. Enterprise Class and Nimitz Class carriers are 1,040 feet long and 252 feet wide. They can hold about 80 aircraft. More »

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