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The Antonov An-124 At SFO

Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:21 am

Landed on UA 2 from SIN this morning and saw a The Antonov An-124 parked near the large hangers to the right of 28R

Arrived from KEF via Edmonton on Apr 22 and left today for Charlotte and then onto Kingston

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Any idea what it's intown for?
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Re: The Antonov An-124 At SFO

Wed May 03, 2017 4:39 pm

I flew out from SFO on Sunday April 30 and saw TWO Antonov AN-124s! One parked in front of the big hanger, and one in a line just North of the big hanger.
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Re: The Antonov An-124 At SFO

Wed May 03, 2017 6:34 pm

They've been around for the past couple weeks. I stopped by SFO on Sunday April 23 for some plane spotting and watched one depart Runway 1R.
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Re: The Antonov An-124 At SFO

Wed May 03, 2017 6:36 pm

I saw one of the two depart last Friday (April 28).

If both were there again on the 30th, that means the one that left came back again.
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Re: The Antonov An-124 At SFO

Wed May 03, 2017 7:20 pm

They are picking up Teslas, I am told. Tuesday's departure was bound (initially, at least) for a place called Kinston, NC.
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Re: The Antonov An-124 At SFO

Wed May 03, 2017 7:40 pm

It was an interesting week for Cargo aircraft. Besides the An-124, there was a visit by a Iceland Air Cargo and Emirates Cargo.
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Re: The Antonov An-124 At SFO

Thu May 04, 2017 10:55 pm

There was one at BLV a month ago picking up some military helicoptors.

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