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RobK
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Air China B744 Due At Andrews AFB In 40 Mins!

Thu Apr 20, 2006 8:46 am

Air China's B744 B-2472 is currently enroute from PAE to ADW as CCA5 with an ETA of 0124z.

Flight plan says STS which usually means Head of State on board, or VIP etc.

Go get it, spotters!

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RE: Air China B744 Due At Andrews AFB In 40 Mins!

Thu Apr 20, 2006 8:52 am

0124z is 9:24 EDT

The main man was visiting Boeing.

Aircraft ID CCA005
Aircraft Type B744
Owner/Operator Air China

Flight Plan Received 2006-04-19 15:46:42 from Seattle
Departure KPAE SNOHOMISH COUNTY (PAINE FLD), EVERETT WA
Destination KADW CAMP SPRINGS / ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, UNITED STATES
Status In Flight
Planned Alt 15000 Feet
Planned Speed 487 kts.
Planned Dep 2006-04-19 19:45
Actual Dep 2006-04-19 21:08
Planned Arrival 2006-04-20 00:01 (8:01 pm local)
Estimated Arrival 2006-04-20 01:24 (9:24 pm local)
Latest Speed 530 kts.
Latest Altitude 37000 Feet
Distance to Dest. 851
Last Update 2006-04-19 23:40
Route KPAE..SEA.V2.ELN.V2.MWH.J34.ESL..KADW/0416

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[Edited 2006-04-20 01:53:21]
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RE: Air China B744 Due At Andrews AFB In 40 Mins!

Thu Apr 20, 2006 8:55 am

Yep.. It's flying over LSE right now.

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RE: Air China B744 Due At Andrews AFB In 40 Mins!

Thu Apr 20, 2006 8:56 am

Chinese President is visiting the U.S. and the White House.
Up, up and away!
 
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RE: Air China B744 Due At Andrews AFB In 40 Mins!

Thu Apr 20, 2006 9:08 am

Quoting Bond007 (Reply 1):
0124z is 9:24 EDT

Sorry, my calculations were wrong as we're no longer UTC here in the UK now it's officially "summer time", we're UTC+1 so I guess it's not due for another hour or so.  Sad

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RE: Air China B744 Due At Andrews AFB In 40 Mins!

Thu Apr 20, 2006 9:19 am

Quoting RobK (Thread starter):
Go get it, spotters!

Ummm It's a restricted Air Force base and it will be dark.. !! Kinda hard to spot it.
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RE: Air China B744 Due At Andrews AFB In 40 Mins!

Thu Apr 20, 2006 9:33 am

Quoting EMBQA (Reply 5):
Ummm It's a restricted Air Force base and it will be dark.. !! Kinda hard to spot it.

I think you might just see a 747-400 landing from quite a few blocks away if you look very carefully  Wink


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