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A few recent aviation shots

Discussion in 'Transportation' started by HickoryShampoo, Apr 21, 2007.

  1. Disgusting weather, but caught this beast greasing 8R at IAH....
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    ...then again rolling out...
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    ...and departing with the Houston skyline in the distance.
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    "Gorilla In The Mist" - World Airways MD-11 N803DE (ex-DAL bird) painted in the retro "Operation Babylift" commemorative scheme. "Babylift" was the effort to get South Vietnamese children out before the fall of Saigon.
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    Volga-Dnepr AN-124 'Ruslan' lumbering off 33R
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  2. Gale

    Gale

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    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Very nice
    Look at all those wheels...
     
  3. Commodorefirst

    Commodorefirst Admin/Moderator Administrator

    May 1, 2005
    Missouri
    thanks for the look at the Volga, don't see one of those everyday here in the midwest!

    Wade
     
  4. Very nice shots.
     
  5. Thanks all...

    Wade, I guess we're spoiled down here. We get all three of the commercial AN124 operators here: Volga-Dnepr, Polet and Antonov Design Bureau. Wouldn't mind seeing the Libyan bird, but I think that's unlikely. Caught the AN225 here once, too.
     
  6. Man, that is a lot of main gear!
     
  7. BryanSpeed

    BryanSpeed

    Feb 20, 2007
    N. Texas
    those crazy russians!
    nice pics :) 
     
  8. Very nice! I have seen the AN-124 several times - in Windsor, Ontario and in Montreal. It is quite a sight!!
     
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