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  1. Boathavn

    A340 lands in Antarctica

    Fixed !
  2. Boathavn

    A340 lands in Antarctica

    Sadly Hercules "131" (above) crashed in Antarctica supporting the recovery of her sister Herc "231".  Both were owned and operated by the National Science Foundation (NSF). "231" was a similarly specially equipped C-130 aircraft to "131" above.   "231"  crashed in Antarctica when it's un-used...
  3. Boathavn

    A340 lands in Antarctica

    "..Quantas will disagree with you on that..   I know, it was transporting a spare engine..." Ah, the rare 747 engine ferry kit.  I should have qualified it further by saying "turning" ("ETOPS - Engines Turn Or Passengers Swim"). No that won't work either, as occasional #5 freewheels in...
  4. Boathavn

    A340 lands in Antarctica

    Perhaps an over-clarification, as not to be confused with £4ksb or a €4ksb.  My current boat cost $1.61 so I guess it would be a <¢4ksb. It's one o'clock already?  Where did the day go?!
  5. Boathavn

    A340 lands in Antarctica

    Hats off to the guy who started this thread:  Upstart Hi Fly doing something interesting with an A340 in this day and age. The SA Sailing Anarchy forum tie-in of course, is that the Airbus A340 is the $4KSB of the large commercial transport world. (Voila! The required sailboat-related subject...
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