Nice to catch this dark blue Russian prop freighter on his way towards rwy 36L for the flight to Atyrau as MEM4074 [1200 pix]
Smoky take-off from runway 15 in evening sunshine, having brought in urgent cargo from Graz earlier in the day.
[1600 pix] Backtracking runway 33 with engines 1 & 4 shut down.
What a nice visitor.
Close up during start for a fight to Mauritania. Nice old smoker. You can imagine the sound this old lady produces.
One of two AN-12Fs that evening on a special aid charter to Mauritania.