Cargospotter Compares Boeing 747 vs. Antonov An-124 Videos
The Youtube channel Cargospotter recently compared freighter videos of the Boeing 747 vs. Antonov An-124. According to the channel, the Boeing 747-400 had its first flight in 1993 and 694 airframes have been built until 2009 (pax and freight versions). The Antonov An-124 had its first flight in 1982 and it was built in the Ukraine, (not Russia ). Antonov is a company frum Ukraine. In January 2014 there were 24 Antonov An-124 in commercial service. You can order an Antonov An-124 for just 90 million dollars while you have to pay approximately 230 million for a new B747-400 (B747-8F).