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    A340 lands in Antarctica

    Quantas will disagree with you on that..   I know, it was transporting a spare engine... But the crazy kids in Mother Russia refuse to be outdone..
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    A340 lands in Antarctica

    My neighbors were pilots in the USN VXE-6 - The Puckered Penguins with the orange tails out of NAS Pt Magu.  They would go down in October and come back in April when they were having summer down there.   C-17, they built those in Long Beach, CA (KLGB)...  they are an awesome beast
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    A340 lands in Antarctica

    Sands the tourist.... The aircraft will be used this season to fly a small number of tourists, alongside scientists and essential cargo to the White Continent.
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    A340 lands in Antarctica

    They have been landing these for the past umpteen years from October to March to support the research efforts going on there.
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