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IL 76 Flight From Antarctica To Cape Town (3 Vids)  
User currently offlineSepulTALLICA From Niger, joined Sep 2009, 240 posts, RR: 0
Posted (4 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 7075 times:

For all you Russian jet geeks, I found three 8 minute videos on Youtube of an Il-76 flight from the Russian Base in Antarctica to Cape Town.

Many shots and sequences from the flight deck (Take Off, Cruise, Arrival) with all the sounds and rigmarole required to get the beast into the air, as well as shots from the navigator's nest, high above the frozen wastelands of Antarctica.

IL 76 flight from Antarctica to Cape Town I

►►IL 76 flight from Antarctica to Cape Town II

►►►IL 76 flight from Antarctica to Cape Town III

Enjoy.


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User currently offlinecrownvic From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 1997 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (4 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 6620 times:

Okay,, I confess I am a Russian jet geek..thanks for posting! love those engine sounds..

User currently offlinemrskyguy From United States of America, joined Aug 2008, 1214 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (4 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 6589 times:

Could the Captain sit any further back during climbout?  


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User currently offlinespiplane From UK - England, joined Jan 2005, 158 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (4 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 6240 times:
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Absolutely great, watched all three videos not stop. What were they actually carrying?


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User currently offlinepylon101 From Russia, joined Feb 2008, 1611 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (4 years 5 months 2 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 5764 times:

It's an astonishing video. Gives real feeling of being there.
I am not quite sure that that was a Russian station though. Should check what active bases Russia has there.
There is another great video of landing of IL-76 on the ice runway - it's right there on YouTube.

Thanks. You made my day.


User currently offlineWoof From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (4 years 5 months 2 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 5721 times:

Wow that thing looks like hard work.

I was amazed a the difference in the positions of the 4 throttle levers on takeoff power. I only have a couple of hours in an F27 and a few more in a 737 and I can't ever remember them needing to be more that a couple of degrees apart to produce the same thrust. Is that normal?


User currently offlineRobK From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2004, 3959 posts, RR: 17
Reply 6, posted (4 years 5 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 5505 times:

  

Why do they set the thrust to full chat on final approach and then again just crossing the threshold?


User currently offlinepylon101 From Russia, joined Feb 2008, 1611 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (4 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 5275 times:

I think take off on the ice runway may need applying more or less thrust manually.
Rudder is not enough.

On approach I missed the moment they disengaged AP and AT.
I don't know about IL-76. But for TU-154 they use about 80-85% thrust with full flaps/slats down - and more if the head wind is strong.
Anyway, after flying on Russian classic jets for hundreds of times (as a pax) I heard pretty usual engines' audio.
And when the captain said "nominal" (idle mode) - they flared and touchdown was smooth.

It's a hard work, guys. Even after watching those 3 parts I felt tired  Wow!


User currently offlineOV735 From Estonia, joined Jan 2004, 927 posts, RR: 3
Reply 8, posted (4 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 5083 times:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9Wu67E47B4

Another interesting (and scary) Il-76 clip.


User currently offlineSevernaya From Russia, joined Jan 2009, 1453 posts, RR: 2
Reply 9, posted (4 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4957 times:

Quoting SepulTALLICA (Thread starter):
Enjoy.

Certainly did, thanks for sharing!

Quoting pylon101 (Reply 4):
I am not quite sure that that was a Russian station though. Should check what active bases Russia has there.

Yes it's a Russian airfield: Novolazarevskaya, serving the base with the same name.



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