Look at this hungry sucker! one of the Antonovs' engine! Pure Russian Power!
*Cough* *Cough* In need of a serious...gas mask *Cough*
Backtracking for an early morning departure on runway 32, with the walled city of Mdina visible in the background.
VDA7206 with gears retraction in progress while on climbout from rwy 32.
Night Stop for this regular visitor at MIA. Fuel trucks already fueling the mighty wings.
Technical stop at MIA. It seems to be very thirsty!! Note two Enemalta fuel trucks filling the mighty Ruslan wings.
c/s: VDA7199; routing: LEJ-MLA-FIH. Ramp shot while taxiing at Apron 9 for a technical stop-over in Malta, marshaller can be seen guiding the Antonov to its parking spot.
About to touch down on runway 32.
About to touch down on runway 32. FujiFilm FinePix S5500.
'The beast' thrust reversing after landing! Such an experience!
Head on view of this big beast. (Nikon D70)
Resting peacefully on a Saturday afternoon. This plane brought in a rocket booster for a satallite to be launched by Sea Launch. (Nikon D70)