a380heavy
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3 X An124 In Nema Right Now!

Mon Oct 02, 2006 8:19 pm

I've just driven round the back of NEMA and seen 3 Antonov An124's are in at the moment (The third one arrived between 8.45am and 11.00am this morning).

The furthest away was an Antonov Design Bureau example, the middle one is a Volga Dnepr and the nearest and most recent arrival is a Polet Air Cargo example.

It is not unusual to get one and on the rare occasion have two (i.e. when the An225 came in last November), but it is very rare to get three. It looks very impressive to have the three lined up next to each other.

Does anybody know why there are three in at the moment?
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lamedianaranja
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RE: 3 X An124 In Nema Right Now!

Tue Oct 03, 2006 3:30 am

Maybe the website can provide us with the answer:

http://www.nemacargo.com/

It told me where Nema was at least and seeing it was nr. 1 in pure cargo maybe explains it?
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RAFVC10
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RE: 3 X An124 In Nema Right Now!

Tue Oct 03, 2006 3:36 am

And here is the photo...

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c311/Ilgrancapo/NEMA.jpg
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lamedianaranja
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RE: 3 X An124 In Nema Right Now!

Tue Oct 03, 2006 2:48 pm

Tank lifts from YEG, a.net had the answer (again)!

http://www.airliners.net/discussions...general_aviation/read.main/3018797
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wolsingerjet
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RE: 3 X An124 In Nema Right Now!

Wed Oct 04, 2006 12:02 am

Yeah,these aircraft (and there will be alot of them for the next few days are carrying Canadian tanks,and other military equipment bound for Afghanistan.Next will be another major troop deployment with a few thousand troops heading to the region...Taliban are in for a hell of a blow!
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