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AN21 At ROC Right Now!  
User currently offlineBaw2198 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 637 posts, RR: 4
Posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3733 times:

Came in last night, any ideas of why its here?

He's parked at west cargo, just north of where DHL parks. Looks like you can get a good shot from between the two cargo buildings.

Aaron


"And remember, Keep your stick on the ice"--->Red Green
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User currently offlineUnited_fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7496 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3700 times:

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/TWN9247

Must still be there.......



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User currently offlineBatonOps From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 747 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3700 times:

Do you mean an AN-124 cargo jet?

User currently offlineBaw2198 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 637 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 3670 times:

4 engine turbo prop, somebody up here thought its an-12, still has the gun tuuret in the back. tail UK-12?


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User currently offlineDCA-ROCguy From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 4506 posts, RR: 33
Reply 4, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 3651 times:

I saw something that looked like a C-130 circle over my parents' house yesterday, lining up with Rwy 22. The tail wasn't quite right, though. Was that it?

Jim



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User currently offlineBaw2198 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 637 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 3635 times:

sounds like that would've been it. It came in yesterday afternoon sometime. Don't have any departure info on it.


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User currently offlineA342 From Germany, joined Jul 2005, 4682 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 3621 times:

Well, the Flightaware data clearly says it's an AN-12. For those of you who don't know how it looks:


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Photo © Peter Tonna




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User currently offlineUnited_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7496 posts, RR: 7
Reply 7, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 3546 times:

Reg is UK-12002. SRX Avia Leasing. Neat to see Russian planes here.

[Edited 2006-12-20 01:01:31]


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User currently offlineYYZ757FAN From Canada, joined Feb 2005, 93 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 3516 times:

Quoting United_Fan (Reply 7):
Reg is UK-12002. SRX Avia Leasing. Neat to see Russian planes here.

The aircraft spent the weekend parked in Toronto YYZ. It had made a trip to YYZ on Dec 1st. I was advised at that time that the aircraft was based in Miami. The crews spend 3 months at a time working with the aircraft before returning home to Uzbekistan . This particular aircraft still has the rear gun turret visible, minus the guns of course.


User currently offlineYYZ757FAN From Canada, joined Feb 2005, 93 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 3501 times:

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Here is a photo of the SRX AN 12 taken just before it departed from YYZ on Dec 18th


User currently offlineUnited_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7496 posts, RR: 7
Reply 10, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 3428 times:

I went down to get a pic,but it was too close to the fence........


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User currently offlineBaw2198 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 637 posts, RR: 4
Reply 11, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 3417 times:

I'll try this afternoon when I get out of work. I have a pentax optio S50, that might have a small enough lens on it to get the thing (hopefully).


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User currently offlineBigOrange From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 2365 posts, RR: 3
Reply 12, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 3399 times:

Quoting YYZ757FAN (Reply 8):
was advised at that time that the aircraft was based in Miami.

This and 3 or 4 other An-12's are based at OPF. I wish they would rotate the aircraft every 3 months as well as the crew, I'd be flying down to FL regularly to see these!


User currently offlineOlympus69 From Canada, joined Jun 2002, 1737 posts, RR: 7
Reply 13, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 3385 times:

Quoting YYZ757FAN (Reply 9):
Here is a photo of the SRX AN 12 taken just before it departed from YYZ on Dec 18th

Those things are getting common at YYZ  Smile As well as UK-12002 last Sunday, I saw LZ-VEA on Dec. 10 and LZ-VEE back in October. Those two belong to Vega Airlines of Bulgaria.


User currently offlineUnited_fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7496 posts, RR: 7
Reply 14, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 3357 times:

Quoting Baw2198 (Reply 11):
I'll try this afternoon when I get out of work. I have a pentax optio S50, that might have a small enough lens on it to get the thing (hopefully).

I don't know ,it's no more than 10' from the fence.



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User currently offlineBaw2198 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 637 posts, RR: 4
Reply 15, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 3349 times:

Who said I was going to be on landside  wink 


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User currently offlineUnited_fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7496 posts, RR: 7
Reply 16, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 3336 times:

Quoting Baw2198 (Reply 15):
Who said I was going to be on landside

Touche'  Smile



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User currently offlineBAW2198 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 637 posts, RR: 4
Reply 17, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 3271 times:

Well, so much for that idea. I was able to go onto the ramp and take a few pics, but they turned out blurry for some reason. Here's a couple of them:

Tail # UK-12002

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I'm guessing that the hole behind the left main is the apu exhaust?



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User currently offlineMCOflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 8675 posts, RR: 15
Reply 18, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 3263 times:

Very beautiful machine.

MCOflyer



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User currently offlineDCA-ROCguy From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 4506 posts, RR: 33
Reply 19, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 3230 times:

Thanks Aaron for getting the pics! Always good to get unusual visitors to ROC recorded.

I remember in the early 70's when a Uganda Airlines 707 freighter came to Rochester, I think it was getting relief supplies. The Times-Union ran some photos of it.

Jim



Need a new airline paint scheme? Better call Saul! (Bass that is)
User currently offlineUnited_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7496 posts, RR: 7
Reply 20, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 3217 times:

My early AM ,wrong side of the sun picture..



http://img246.imageshack.us/img246/7141/uk12002bb3.jpg

Check out the US 734 on the left. I haven't gotten a pic of mainline US here since last Summer,they come in after dark and leave in the early AM  Smile



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User currently offlineYYZ757FAN From Canada, joined Feb 2005, 93 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 3215 times:

Quoting BAW2198 (Reply 17):
I'm guessing that the hole behind the left main is the apu exhaust?

That is correct. The engines on the AN 12 are very smokey as evidenced by the soot on the side of the fuselage


User currently offlineBaw2198 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 637 posts, RR: 4
Reply 22, posted (7 years 9 months 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 3149 times:

I should've uploaded the pic lastnight but didn't think about. I took a semi good pic of the tail turret. I'll try to post that tonight after work.

The other neat thing I noticed was that the props are painted different colors. Is that just a special anti ice coating on them or is that actually paint?



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User currently offlineDCA-ROCguy From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 4506 posts, RR: 33
Reply 23, posted (7 years 9 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 3102 times:

That is correct. The engines on the AN 12 are very smokey as evidenced by the soot on the side of the fuselage

When the aircraft was circling over our house on approach, it was leaving very visible smoke trails behind the engines.

Thanks Scott for the AM picture!

Jim



Need a new airline paint scheme? Better call Saul! (Bass that is)
User currently offlineUnited_fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7496 posts, RR: 7
Reply 24, posted (7 years 9 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 3081 times:

You're welcome Jim. Yeah I know it looks crappy,but the sun would be down after i got off work....i hate this time of year  

Departed back to MIA ......

[Edited 2006-12-22 01:30:48]


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User currently offlineOlympus69 From Canada, joined Jun 2002, 1737 posts, RR: 7
Reply 25, posted (7 years 9 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 3047 times:

Quoting YYZ757FAN (Reply 21):
The engines on the AN 12 are very smokey as evidenced by the soot on the side of the fuselage

You mean like this?
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John


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