Antonov An-225 Space Shuttle transport

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Antonov An-225
HerbyW's hangar
An-225 Mriya Space Shuttle Transport
An-225 Mriya Space Shuttle Transport
Type Cargo aircraft, Strategic airlifter
Configuration High wing aircraft
Propulsion Jet aircraft, Six-engine aircraft
Manufacturer Antonov
  • HerbyW (FDM)
  • Firefly (Model)
  • Lee Elliot (Original project)
--aircraft= AN-225-Mrija
Status Production
 FDM Stars-4.png
 Systems Stars-4.png
 Cockpit Stars-4.png
 Model Stars-5.png
Supports Rembrandt
 Website The website for the Antonov An-225 developments.
 Repository The development repository of the Antonov An-225.
Download Download the aircraft package.
License GPLv2+
WIP.png Work in progress
This article or section will be worked on in the upcoming hours or days.
See history for the latest developments.


The Antonov An-225 Mriya (NATO reporting name: Cossack) is a transport aircraft with six turbofan engines. It first flew in the 1980s and was developed from the smaller four-engined Antonov An-124.

The Antonov An-225 is the longest and heaviest airplane ever built. Is part of the FlightGear Space Program with assigned cargo missions for you around the Space Program Airport Network. See mission list

Development status/Issues/Todo


  • Complete model. Outstanding gear animation with steering of 16 tail wheels
  • ToDo: cargo and crew doors, interior for cargo room


  • 3d cockpit is available


  • Shuttle doors should be closed before take off, payload for Shuttle is set. ILS landing is now working for this aircraft. Navigation Lights are on the middle switch, instrument lights on the right one, both on the panel with the 3 switches. 7 steps of flaps, 4 steps of slats, 4 steps of spoilers, landing speed is about 150 kt.

New Version:

The new version of the Antonov An-225 has now 2 models to transport, reverser, a complete navigation system and sounds.

An-225 SpaceShuttle Transport ready.


  • AN-225 Tank transport
  • AN-225 SpaceShuttle transport

All variants are included in the main model. User can change the variant easily in runtime just by a switch in the cockpit panel.

Aircraft help

Antonov An-225 Mriya Badge

Cheat sheet

Key Function
< Toggle between pilot/engineer view
Shift + B Set or unset the parking brake.
j Retract the spoilers.
k Extend the spoilers.
K Toggle trajectory markers.
G Raise the landing gear.
Shift + G Lower the landing gear.
] Lower flaps.
[ Raise flaps.
f Lower slats.
d Raise slats.
h Hide or show the HUD.
U Update drop view position.
F2 Activate and deactivate the reverser.
F11 Open autopilot dialog.
:Df Open payload and fuel dialog. Case sensitive.


The AN-225 is been developing and tested on several platforms, including GNU/Linux, Windows XP, Windows 7, and Mac OS X with FlightGear 3.2 3.4 and GIT.

Thanks to...

  • Lee Elliot

Test pilots

3m, D-Leon, Michatov, Ph-Cor

Technical systems assistance


Custom Propulsion integration


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