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N505LL (CIA Aircraft) Now At GFK

Mon Nov 21, 2005 11:17 am

One of the reported CIA aircraft - a DHC-8 N505LL is parked at GFK Flight Support as of right now, not sure what it is doing here... anyone have any more info on this or other CIA aircraft? and is this one of the aircraft supposedly used to shuttle prisoners?

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RE: N505LL (CIA Aircraft) Now At GFK

Mon Nov 21, 2005 11:20 am

this is a picture of it from PHX


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RE: N505LL (CIA Aircraft) Now At GFK

Mon Nov 21, 2005 11:24 am

Transporting them in a DHC-8? Sounds more like torturing them by riding one...  Wink

Put each bad guy in the middle seat with a fat guy on either side and maybe we'll quickly be told where Osama really is...  Wink
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RE: N505LL (CIA Aircraft) Now At GFK

Mon Nov 21, 2005 11:29 am

What's it doing?

Well duh, conducting secret CIA operations...
 sarcastic 

You know all those terrorists in North Dakota that need captureing.
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RE: N505LL (CIA Aircraft) Now At GFK

Mon Nov 21, 2005 11:31 am

Maybe its on its way to pick my friend up who arrived back home in FAR last week after 6 months at my place! lol

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RE: N505LL (CIA Aircraft) Now At GFK

Mon Nov 21, 2005 11:43 am

They are having a secret meeting with the Dalai Lama. They were supposed to do it in Abilene, but the Rotary convention took all the hotel rooms.
 
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RE: N505LL (CIA Aircraft) Now At GFK

Mon Nov 21, 2005 12:04 pm

FAA Aircraft Registration N505LL

Registrant: PATH CORP
Address: PO BOX 305
REHOBOTH BEACH, DE 19971-0305 US
Manufacturer: DEHAVILLAND
Serial: 415
Model (Year): DHC-8-315 (1995)
Type: Turbo Multi

This is what I found on the aircraft. No quite sure who Path Corp is. I still have not figured out why the CIA would be in Grand Forks with it?
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RE: N505LL (CIA Aircraft) Now At GFK

Mon Nov 21, 2005 12:32 pm

The CIA in Grand Forks? WTF?

Who wants to drive out to Flight Support and ask?  Smile

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RE: N505LL (CIA Aircraft) Now At GFK

Mon Nov 21, 2005 12:54 pm

Quoting TWA902fly (Thread starter):
and is this one of the aircraft supposedly used to shuttle prisoners?

Shuttle them from/to where? Cheyenne to Rapid City???  sarcastic 

And we KNOW this is a CIA plane, how? Our dear departed GDoole01 professed this to be true . . . where did he get his infomation? Did anyone authenticate it, or did we all just run off haphazardly in whatever direction our compass was pointed declaring his information to be gospel?

I must ask the question once again . . . . "who cares".

Quoting NWA ARJ (Reply 6):
I still have not figured out why the CIA would be in Grand Forks with it?

It's a conspiracy . . . . someone wants to add George Bush face to Rushmore and another someone want to add Bill Clinton . . . the CIA is there to settle the disagreement . . .
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RE: N505LL (CIA Aircraft) Now At GFK

Mon Nov 21, 2005 3:01 pm

They are probobly out there looking for that Russian guy chasing buffalo in his piper. So lookout!!! TWA920fly sounds like you.
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RE: N505LL (CIA Aircraft) Now At GFK

Mon Nov 21, 2005 3:19 pm

Quoting Oldman55 (Reply 9):
They are probobly out there looking for that Russian guy chasing buffalo in his piper. So lookout!!! TWA920fly sounds like you.

Nah its just all of use UND pilots up here.  Wink
 
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RE: N505LL (CIA Aircraft) Now At GFK

Mon Nov 21, 2005 3:39 pm

This might help in your search to discover what the Path Corp does. Hint Hint... It's a front:

http://icelandreview.com/icelandrevi...ews/?cat_id=16567&ew_0_a_id=163814
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RE: N505LL (CIA Aircraft) Now At GFK

Tue Nov 22, 2005 11:50 pm

In any case, it wasn't there yesterday. So the CIA has decided to leave, evidently.

Unless there's a cloaking device....  scratchchin   silly 

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RE: N505LL (CIA Aircraft) Now At GFK

Tue Nov 22, 2005 11:54 pm

This one was at AMS last week, and is now 'big news' in the media...
It seems nobody in the Netherlands wants to tell why it was here, and some parties even don't confirm her visit to AMS! Weird


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RE: N505LL (CIA Aircraft) Now At GFK

Wed Nov 23, 2005 12:18 am

Quoting DLKAPA (Reply 11):
This might help in your search to discover what the Path Corp does. Hint Hint... It's a front:

Well, I know that Icelandic Review Online is a very credible and highly regarded source of investigative journalism, so now finally, once and for all, we all know that this is a "torture plane"!!!

So what?

Quoting Airbuseric (Reply 13):
It seems nobody in the Netherlands wants to tell why it was here

Maybe it was on "Nunya" business. Just like the Nike G-V with the landing gear problem yesterday. Why isn't anybody busting down their door demanding to know what kind of business they were pursuing with their private aircraft? Are you just assuming it's legitimate?

Maybe Icelandic Review Online will look into it and give us all the answers.
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RE: N505LL (CIA Aircraft) Now At GFK

Wed Nov 23, 2005 2:08 am

Path Corporation is a front Company to disguise CIA Operation apparently
 
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RE: N505LL (CIA Aircraft) Now At GFK

Wed Nov 23, 2005 2:21 am

See also Help On AMS "spy Plane" Flights (by BuyantUkhaa Nov 21 2005 in Civil Aviation)
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RE: N505LL (CIA Aircraft) Now At GFK

Wed Nov 23, 2005 2:38 am

Quoting MDorBust (Reply 3):
What's it doing?

Well duh, conducting secret CIA operations...
sarcastic

You know all those terrorists in North Dakota that need captureing.

Maybe the secret underground prisons really do exist, there's a lot of open land in North Dakota.*

On a more serious note, maybe it was just fuel stopping. If these reports are true, this plane has done some serious globe hopping, it could just be on its way home.



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RE: N505LL (CIA Aircraft) Now At GFK

Wed Nov 23, 2005 2:42 am

Quoting MDorBust (Reply 3):
You know all those terrorists in North Dakota that need captureing.

Well, they do have a border patrol station in GFK, so...
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RE: N505LL (CIA Aircraft) Now At GFK

Wed Nov 23, 2005 4:20 am

Quoting MattRB (Reply 18):

Well, they do have a border patrol station in GFK, so...

Yeah, its gotta be something to do with the border. Actually with the long Canadian border, North Dakota is a possible entry point for terrorists in to the country.

The wierd thing is that its possible to track this aircraft online. It flew in from Europe via YFB to GFK, then flew to FFZ (in AZ) and now on to FL60 (in FL). Most of the time important government flights dont show up on the flight trackers (ex. Presidential flights and Dept of Justice transport flights)

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RE: N505LL (CIA Aircraft) Now At GFK

Wed Nov 23, 2005 6:06 am

Quoting Pilottim747 (Reply 19):
Most of the time important government flights dont show up on the flight trackers

Maybe it's not an important government flight. I'm sure they just flew it to North Dakota to make conspiracy theorists scratch their heads.
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