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This gif shows the massive scale of some of the world's most famous aircraft

Mike Nudelman

We compared the sizes of some of the most famous — and some of the largest — flying machines in the world.

Though the Space Shuttle Orbiter and Concorde may be a bit larger than you'd expect, they're all dwarfed by the nearly football-field-sized Antonov An-225 Mriya.  

Here they are:

Sizing up history's most famous planes GIF

(Mike Nudelman/Business Insider)

Dragan Radovanovic and Will Fierman contributed to this story.

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