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AIRBUS A-400M Atlas (F-RBAF)
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AIRBUS A-400M Atlas (F-RBAF)



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Tim Marks
Is it a trick of the lens or does the vertical stab look to be canted off to the port side about 5 degrees?
Tim Marks - what you are seeing is the aerial refueling probe... :-)
Tim , but the plane does have a tail !great shot
what is the big boy doing for biz ?
Chuck Pergiel
The probe fooled me too. It's right where you would expect to see the tail, but it's not. Thanks for clearing that up.
I wonder who gets the job of tethering all 4 of those massive eight bladed props, to bed her down for the night when they are away from home base? It can be tricky to do, even with the free turbine twin PT6A powered Kingair...
Jason Belanger
Frederik deCockBuning, it was for an airshow at that airport.
Christian PAJOT
Magnifique prise de vue. Thanks
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
29-Feb-2024 UnknownNear Gurayat (also known as Guriat) First seen 05:15PM +03 En Route
29-Feb-2024 UnknownOrleans Bricy ()Near Gurayat (also known as Guriat) 08:14AM CET Last seen 03:30PM +03 5:15
28-Feb-2024 UnknownOrleans Bricy ()Orleans Bricy () 04:16PM CET 04:39PM CET (?) 0:22
28-Feb-2024 UnknownToulouse Francazal ()Orleans Bricy () 02:10PM CET 03:31PM CET (?) 1:21
28-Feb-2024 UnknownOrleans Bricy ()Toulouse Francazal () 01:02PM CET 01:57PM CET 0:55
27-Feb-2024 UnknownOrleans Bricy ()Orleans Bricy () 09:51PM CET 10:35PM CET (?) 0:43
27-Feb-2024 UnknownOrleans Bricy ()Orleans Bricy () 08:26PM CET 09:36PM CET (?) 1:10
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