Aviation Photo #1174834 De Havilland Canada DHC-7-102 Dash 7 - Fugro

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Stopped at MSP to clear customs then on to the Grand Canyon to look for water
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    De Havilland Canada DHC-7-102 Dash 7
    De Havilland Canada DHC-7 Dash 7 (O-5)
    De Havilland Canada DHC-7 Dash 7 (O-5)
    De Havilland Canada
    Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field
    February 4, 2007
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11 years ago
A fishing aircraft???
11 years ago
' Gone fishing - ' be back shortly
11 years ago
Used for geophysical surveys.
11 years ago
Clearly there has to be a more attractive way of looking for water than this. Still interesting though.
11 years ago
Amazing antenna!
11 years ago
Amazing aircraft and a perfect picture
11 years ago
Strange looking plane.
11 years ago
Hehe, expensive fishing trip - and to imagine you have to look for water to do the fishing :D It's a nice photo though, a unique one too, and I imagine it's not that easy to catch a plane like this. Right place, at the right time.
5 years ago
This aircraft is used to survey the earths surface to find minerals like gold, and elements like carbon concentration or for oil or metals, it fires an electromagnetic signal into the earths surface which resonates back with information on the content. the little birdie looking thing on the belly hangs from a line on or from the back of the tail (empennage) this birdie picks up the signal and sends it to computers which are monitored by scientist and maintenance technicians. And yes it is very cool.

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