Man these Cargo Planes are Huge!!!
Aerospace corporations around the world have developed a number of oversized planes to carry massive cargo , and they’re working on future designs that could allow planes carry even more.
Here is a look at some of the biggest cargo aircraft currently in operation:
10. Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules:
The C-130J Super Hercules is the latest in Lockheed Martin’s Hercules family that began with the C-130 Hercules in 1954. The various Hercules aircraft are the longest continuously produced military aircraft ever. The basic Hercules design has outlived a number of planned successor planes.
9. Airbus A400M Atlas:
The Airbus A400M was built as an international project and is operated by Germany, France, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Turkey among other European countries. The aircraft’s first flight was in 2009, and it uses modern composite materials for the fuselage and turboprop engines designed for maximum fuel efficiency and low operating costs. It has a payload capacity of 74,000 pounds.