A346Dude
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Canada's Chartered Antonovs

Fri Jan 07, 2005 10:04 am

I have read that the Canadian government is chartering two Antonovs for tsunami relief efforts. I have, however, been unable to find any more details about these flights.

When are these aircraft arriving, or have they already done so? I am assuming they are both An-124s; is this correct? And finally, what airport are they landing at?

Thanks for any help,

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RE: Canada's Chartered Antonovs

Fri Jan 07, 2005 12:21 pm

I've wondered the same thing.

For some reason i think they are both AN 124s and Halifax rings a bell.

If i find out anyting i'll be sure to post.

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RE: Canada's Chartered Antonovs

Sat Jan 08, 2005 2:56 am

Chalk 1 Departed 6 Jan
Chalk 2 Departs today 7 Jan
Chalk 3 Departs 10 Jan
Chalk 4 Departs 12 Jan
Chalk 5 Departs 14 Jan

CYTR (CFB Trenton) Ont is the deployment base for DART.

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RE: Canada's Chartered Antonovs

Wed Jan 12, 2005 10:41 pm

Silly Pilot, Tricks are for kids.......
 
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RE: Canada's Chartered Antonovs

Thu Jan 13, 2005 1:05 am

Ya, Trenton...not Halifax.

...Maybe they did a stop in Halifax.....hell, i dunno.


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RE: Canada's Chartered Antonovs

Thu Jan 13, 2005 3:37 pm

I saw an AN-124 at MAD December 30. Did it have anything to do with the relief efforts or was it just coincidence?
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RE: Canada's Chartered Antonovs

Sat Jan 15, 2005 6:29 am

The Canadian Govt chartered 4 or 5 An124's I believe. I talked to several of those Polet An124's as they passed Montreal FIR and threw Quebec City Terminal, still climbing, believe it or not!

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