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Discussion in 'Transportation' started by scooter22, Jul 5, 2008.

  1. Last week we had an Antonov An-124 show up on the ramp for a few hours. Why was she there? A brand new Agusta AB-139 was loaded and off they went.
    I felt a little bad for the crew, they were bummed they didn't get to RON and enjoy a little of Florida ...



    Truly an incredible airplane. The entire floor is made of Titanium.
    The helo went in through the front, and the rotors were loaded through the rear door via a movable crane.



    When it was time for departure, she blasted off using roughly half of the 10,000' runway. (Of course, all she had was one medium sized helo and a 48,000 GALLON drink of Jet A. Wow.


  2. rotxlk82


    Jul 20, 2007
    That's a pretty serious bit of kit there Warner, thanks for showing it to us
  3. LDB415


    Apr 26, 2008
    That is definitely cool.
  4. Awesome. I saw one parked in KMIA a few years ago while waiting for cargo.

    How did you get that kind of access to it? Well done!
  5. Hey Alex. My office is in Jet Aviation, the FBO where the An-124 parked.
    It is one BIG airplane.
  6. Walt


    Jun 12, 2008
    North Carolina
    That plane is big, thanks for sharing.

  7. PGB


    Jan 25, 2005
    Way cool! both of them. The AN and the Agusta.
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