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China Airlines 747-400 In MGA!  
User currently offlineMGASJO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 4221 times:

Reg B-18212 landed at 1640UTC in MGA bringing the prime minister of Taiwan and some other members of the goverment for a meeting with all Central American presidents. Such a beautiful plane! A real contrast with the 73G from Copa and a 757 from AA that were on the ramp when it arrived! It almost did not fit in our narrow taxiways. I did not have my camera with me, but I'll see if I take some pics tomorrow.

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User currently offlineMGA From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 4018 times:

DAMN IT!!! I wish I could have been around to see it... Please let me know if you get any pics! Lucky SOB!  Wink

MGA


User currently offlineXkorpyoh From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days ago) and read 3975 times:

I have seen their cargo version take off/landin in MIA too. . beautifl..

User currently offlineAirAmericaC46 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 3857 times:

Would this be the first 747 flight into Managua?

Anybody knows any 747 service to Managua in the past? airline/routing/type of 747 used/year or decade of service.

Gracias por todas las informaciones!!


User currently offlineJuanchito From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 3754 times:

Quoting AirAmericaC46 (Reply 3):
Would this be the first 747 flight into Managua?

Anybody knows any 747 service to Managua in the past? airline/routing/type of 747 used/year or decade of service.

Gracias por todas las informaciones!!

I remember Clinton in one of it's last year as a president Air Force One arrived at MGA, don't remember the year exactly.

Regards,

Juanchito


User currently offlineMGA From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3677 times:

Quoting AirAmericaC46 (Reply 3):
Would this be the first 747 flight into Managua?

IB 747-200 I belive came in back in 1998 with Hurricane Mitch relief. AirForce1 might have come in also...

MGA


User currently offlineMGASJO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3586 times:

I know this is not the first 747 here in MGA. Some time ago an EVA Air 744 came for some presidential meeting as well.
Now, the only thing I can tell you for a fact is that the time when we'll see 744 often here in MGA is so far away. This China Airlines flight left today at about 1340UTC, it was quite an experience to see it manouver through the narrow taxiway, entering the RWY and making turns, not only that, when it took off the RWY is so narrow that the jet blast (specially when it was rotating) messed up some dirt and grass on the sides for about 40 meters!


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