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IL 76 Flight From Antarctica To Cape Town (3 Vids)  
User currently offlineSepulTALLICA From Niger, joined Sep 2009, 213 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 6461 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, 1864 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (3 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 6006 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 (3 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 5975 times:

Could the Captain sit any further back during climbout?  


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User currently offlinespiplane From UK - England, joined Jan 2005, 132 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (3 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 5626 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, 1437 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (3 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 5150 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 (3 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 5107 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, 3946 posts, RR: 18
Reply 6, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 4891 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, 1437 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 4661 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, 909 posts, RR: 3
Reply 8, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 4469 times:

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

Another interesting (and scary) Il-76 clip.


User currently offlineSevernaya From Russia, joined Jan 2009, 1396 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 4343 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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