dbailey62
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Four Engine Prop At Pearson

Wed Jun 18, 2003 12:48 pm

At 8:05pm on Tuesday, June 17th, a four engine prop with very squared off wing tips past over me as it took off from Pearson International.

I seem to recall red trim on white but I won't swear by it.

As I've not seen a four engine prop since the Hamilton based Lancaster passed over my head while I strolled along Wellesley in downtown Toronto about two months ago, I'm extremely curious as to what this aircraft might have been.

Any thoughts?

thanks,

dbailey62

 
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RE: Four Engine Prop At Pearson

Wed Jun 18, 2003 12:56 pm

Hi, I recall seeing something yesterday on flytecomm about an Antonov due in, maybe an AN-22, but I don't remember correctly.

As a side note, HMY flew in to Toronto today, anybody catch them? I guess they finally started their service, which was supposed to have started on May 5th.
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dbailey62
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RE: Four Engine Prop At Pearson

Wed Jun 18, 2003 1:29 pm

Thanks Cap'n,

That makes sense. The props did look a bit odd, obviously because they were doubled!

I wish I could have taken a better look but I was driving at the time.

At least I can say that I've seen one.

Thanks again.

dbailey62
 
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RE: Four Engine Prop At Pearson

Wed Jun 18, 2003 2:00 pm

Did it have an H tail.

Dead give away for an AN-22.
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RE: Four Engine Prop At Pearson

Wed Jun 18, 2003 8:43 pm

Zantop had an Electra scheduled to fly Pearson to Willow Run yesterday at 7:30 EDT, my guess is that was it.
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dbailey62
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RE: Four Engine Prop At Pearson

Thu Jun 19, 2003 7:22 am

That makes even more sense. The fuselage didn't have the bulk of the Antonov and in retrospect, the aircraft just wasn't big enough.

Thanks FF.

db

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