In to land.. Head on shot before being buzzed by the giant.
"Volga-Dnepr 1193" departs empty for Kuala Lumpur's Soekarno airport. She positioned to Auckland on the 15/11 and spent four nights here waiting for her next assignment.
Leaving apron 4. [Nikon D7000]
ADB126F on final RWY31 from Mitiga for a 9-day rest stop, routing MJI-MLA-ZRH
POT4738 on short final runway 35 from KIAH.
The An-124 was developed in the 70s as an strategic airlifter for the USSR AF and at the time was the worlds biggest aircraft. This 1995-produced unit is being loaded with some Astrium container (... (more)
Giant Antonov parking on taxyway A9 giving a good chance to take pictures of it.
Getting ready for departure.
How many tires on thing? 1...2...3...4...5.....oh forget it,....I'm tired....TIRED...get it?