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Colin Powell: What Kind Of A/C To The Nato Meeting  
User currently offlineAsgeirs From Iceland, joined May 2001, 516 posts, RR: 1
Posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 1459 times:

Colin Powell will be coming to Iceland tonight to take part in NATO's two day Foreign Ministers Meetings which will start in Reykjavik tomorrow. Does anyone know which aircraft (what type) he will be travelling with? What about the collaborators? Will it be worth it to go to the airport and take some photos?




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User currently offlineDutchjet From Netherlands, joined Oct 2000, 7864 posts, RR: 57
Reply 1, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 1386 times:

Doesnt the Secy of State usually fly in one of the USAF's VIP 757-200 aircraft, especially when travelling long-range?



User currently offlineUSAFHummer From United States of America, joined May 2000, 10685 posts, RR: 53
Reply 2, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 1372 times:

I would put more money on a C-20 (a Gulfstream III) or a C-37 (Gulfstream V)

The C-32 (757-200) is usually used by the Vice President although I wouldnt rule it out for Powell to use that...let me know which one it is...either way its still a cool sight, Ive seen the C-32 before but havent seen either of the Gulfstreams of the USAF...

Greg



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User currently offlineBroke From United States of America, joined Apr 2002, 1322 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 1335 times:

Secretary Powell will probably travel to Iceland on one of 4 C-32's (757-200). Very distinctive paint jobs.

User currently offlineBaec777 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 1231 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 1330 times:

Any photos on the C-32s..?? I like to see it... Smile

baec


User currently offlineLY744 From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 5536 posts, RR: 10
Reply 5, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 1313 times:

I don't know what a/c he's going to be flying, but I know it's going to be a Military one.  Big grin

C-32A:


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User currently offlineAlaskaairlines From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 2054 posts, RR: 16
Reply 6, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 1276 times:

Probably on the C32????????????

-Dmitry


User currently offlineAsgeirs From Iceland, joined May 2001, 516 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1277 times:

Here is a picture that was taken when Colin Powell arrived tonight. Can anyone recognise the aircraft from the picture?


Copyright: Mbl.is/Hilmar Bragi


How is that, will the aircraft be parked at Keflavik (KEF) while Powell stays here, or will it go somewhere else in the meantime?



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User currently offlineMr AirNZ From New Zealand, joined Feb 2002, 818 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 1255 times:

The aircraft looks like A DC-9-**.

User currently offlineAWspicious From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1232 times:

I'm curious to know why would they choose a B757 as a diplomatic aircraft instead of a B767. Anybody?

aw


User currently offlineLY744 From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 5536 posts, RR: 10
Reply 10, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1208 times:

Looks like a C-9C:


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User currently offlineTs-ior From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 3410 posts, RR: 6
Reply 11, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1156 times:


Probably the usual 757 !!!


User currently offlineLuzezito From Spain, joined May 2001, 268 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1146 times:

It is the DC9. As far as I know the 757 does not have those built-in stairs and the plane in Asgeirs' picture looks too big for a Gulfstream


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User currently offlineAsgeirs From Iceland, joined May 2001, 516 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 2 days ago) and read 1135 times:

From another picture I saw in the paper it looks like a DC9.


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