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Antonov An-124 Ruslan (UR-82072) - 'Alpha Delta Bravo 314 Foxtrot' touching down on runway 23 at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick, RI. Arriving from Minneapolis, it air-freighted the second 75 foot sailboat for the US America's Cup team 'American Magic'to New Zealand for the America's Cup back in March 2021
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Antonov An-124 Ruslan (UR-82072)

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'Alpha Delta Bravo 314 Foxtrot' touching down on runway 23 at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick, RI. Arriving from Minneapolis, it air-freighted the second 75 foot sailboat for the US America's Cup team 'American Magic'to New Zealand for the America's Cup back in March 2021

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George Maidens
it should read AN-124.
Chris lannoPhoto Uploader
Thanks. Flightaware recognizes it as A124. I originally put An124 and it dropped the 4.
Samuel Bixler
@George Maidens: Flightaware uses the four-character ICAO aircraft type designators for consistent aircraft identification. See https://www.icao.int/publications/DOC8643/Pages/Search.aspx
Chris Ashley
So this Antonov is still in service? I guess it doesn't belong to a Russian company. Good luck getting parts and service.
Bill Piper
@Chris Ashley - wasn't it destroyed by the Russians in the Ukraine recently ?
David Malsher
no @Bill Piper - that was its 6-jet twin-tail big brother, An-225, which I think was a one-off. There have been around 50 An-124s built.
ken kemper
Great Photo of a beautiful Air Freighter.
Dave Dunmire
Cool plane and a great pic!
Claude Picard
Majestueux! Belle photo
2sheds
I used to work for a little aerospace company called Lockheed and we shipped commercial satellites/payloads on these things out of Moffett Field in Mt View right next to our Sunnyvale campus. This was in the late-90s. The crew was Russian and the pilots (usually 4) were British. The plane had Aeroflot insignia. Part of our deal with them was to have a full-sized van available to the cargo crew - IIRC there were 17 on the cargo deck - who would go to the Costco up 101 about 2 miles on Rengstorff where they would buy cigarettes, Levi's and any other chic commodity (mostly non-perishable) for resale on the black market at an outrageous price in Russia. I would sneak a peak when they came in and was impressed by the aircraft and crew. I hear the cargo operation was fairly decoupled from any kind of Russian management which was why it was such an impressive cargo system. They could move our high-value cargo at low risk for a fraction of the cost of an overland or maritime trans-shipment. They compared favorably with our C-5 and the strange thing was the Russian army was so poverty-stricken they couldn't afford to use them.
Jorgiane Kaminski
Simply wonderful...
Claude B.
Lovely little monster! 🥰
Derek Marshall
Thank you for sharing this Unique photo and perspective
firewatch209
2sheds. Small world, I was NASA at AMES ramp/hanger.
David Malsher: From my research, yes, 225 was a one off, shame on Russia!

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