Big Antonov AN-124 "VDA 4875" - Heading to North Island NAS

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Big Antonov AN-124 "VDA 4875" - Heading to North Island NAS

Postby Brian » Tue Mar 03, 2009 12:10 pm

Notice to ChrisK.... Get some photos :P

Big Antonov AN-124 "VDA 4875" is departing Cape Canaveral AFS (1:23pm EST, 1823z).
He is heading to North Island NAS, San Diego CA. Around 5:pm tonight.
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/VDA4875

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Re: Big Antonov AN-124 "VDA 4875" - Heading to North Island NAS

Postby brandon » Tue Mar 03, 2009 4:51 pm

Hey Brian,
Did this show up on your RadarBox?

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Re: Big Antonov AN-124 "VDA 4875" - Heading to North Island NAS

Postby hodad200 » Tue Mar 03, 2009 7:15 pm

i saw one of these suckers YEARS ago at miramar (back when it was NAS). they make the C5 look small.

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Re: Big Antonov AN-124 "VDA 4875" - Heading to North Island NAS

Postby Brian » Tue Mar 03, 2009 7:39 pm

I don't know brandon. I was away from the computer.
I will check to see if it had ADS-B on that aircraft.

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Re: Big Antonov AN-124 "VDA 4875" - Heading to North Island NAS

Postby ChrisK » Tue Mar 03, 2009 9:05 pm

I didn't see your message in time to get down there.

There's a photo of one from the same company taken at LAX in 2007 by Jeff Saxton here:

http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/091645.html

CK


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