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Endurance race horses from Ukraine arrive in UK by An-12

Endurance horses arrived at Cambridge Airport in the UK on an Antonov An-12 freighter. It is the first time long distance endurance horses have arrived, bound for Newmarket racecourse, and on such a heavy aircraft. The aircraft, which is owned by Ukranian company Meridian Airlines and chartered by chartered by Intradco, a bloodstock air transportation specialist, arrived from Nimes, France with […]

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Image of the Week: Kelowna Flightcraft DC-10-30F

This week’s Image of the Week (featured on page 5 of Flight International), is taken by AirSpace user Steelhead. His photo depicts the No. 2 engine Kelowna Flightcraft DC-10-30F C-GKFB. The photo was taken at Hamilton (YHM), Ontario in Canada. Start a gallery on AirSpace for your chance at having your photograph featured as our […]

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NBAA ’09: Boeing BBJ Convertible

Boeing has brought its new BBJ Convertible to NBAA for the first time to highlight the multi-mission business jet. The aircraft, which is configured for Scandinavian Airlines medical evacuation, features a 140 x 96.5in (355 x 245cm) side cargo door. Boeing is touting an 8h freighter conversion time for the aircraft, which is based on […]

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VIDEO & PICTURE: World’s largest aircraft, An-225, emerges to set new lift record

  Ukraine’s Antonov An-225 has emerged from an overhaul in Kiev to claim a record airlift at Frankfurt Hahn Airport. Antonov Airlines’ An-225 is the sole example of the heavy-lift freighter, the world’s largest operational aircraft. Continue reading and watch a video of the aircraft taxiing at Hahn Airport… From the archive – Antonov’s Dream realised: […]

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First Airbus A330-200F shows off nose-gear blister fairing

  Airbus has completed structural assembly of the first Airbus A330-200 freighter in Toulouse ahead of its first flight in November. Continue reading…

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F/A-18 loaded onto Antonov An-124

Picture credit: L3 MAS Two F/A-18s are loaded onto an An-124 at the L3 MAS facility in Mirabel for delivery to the Royal Australian Air Force . 

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Flying out of Anchorage

This picture was taken by and entered under the Majesty – Airliners in action category for this year’s Flight International front cover competition. To see more magnificent images look on AirSpace’s photo page and see the range of images in the various categories our users entered into the competition.  Pictured is a UPS Boeing MD-11 […]

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China transports very important pandas to Taiwan as gift

(Image courtesy Colin Parker/AirTeamImages) Here is the actual aircraft used to transport two Pandas from China to Taiwan today. The aircraft registration is B-16408. Ground crew loaded 450 kilograms (nearly half a ton) of fresh bamboo onto the aircraft, to keep the two ”goodwill ambassadors” going for a week. They are expected to be unveiled to the […]

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Air France Boeing 777F

The second Boeing 777F has joined the flight-test programme for the new all-cargo twinjet. The aircraft, one of the five ordered by launch customer Air France, is the first to appear in the carrier’s colours.

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