By continuing to use this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more
Forum sponsored by:
Forum sponsored by CML

Anyone near East Midlands Airport today?

Something big landed there today

All Topics | Latest Posts

Search for:  in Thread Title in  
ChrisB25/03/2017 19:06:16
1220 forum posts
34 photos

Out flying today and within eyeshot of EMA. Mid-afternoon something big landed at EMA. Looked like a 4 engined heavy but can't find anything on the trackers anywhere. It looked like it had a red fin.

Anyone seen a heavy about this afternoon?

Bill_B25/03/2017 19:43:23
1145 forum posts
11 photos

Turbo prop or jet Chris?

The only really large aircraft I see on a fairly regularl basis going in & out of EMA is the An-124 collecting R-R engines for shipment abroad, but that has a blue/white fin.

P.S. I'm guessing your a member of LEMAC?

ChrisB25/03/2017 19:59:45
1220 forum posts
34 photos

It was a 4 engine jet. Looked like a 747, assumed Virgin, as it was a white fuz with red fin but that doesn't fit the usual VA routing and timings.

Could it have been a Cargo Lux or Cargo Global?

Edited By ChrisB on 25/03/2017 20:38:23

Phil Cooke25/03/2017 20:54:21
2644 forum posts
1847 photos

Will have been the Air Cargo Global 747-400.


ChrisB25/03/2017 21:16:33
1220 forum posts
34 photos

Thanks Phil but according to the historic FR24 tracker it wasn't ACG.. ACG own two 747's and neither have entered UK today according the FR24

All Topics | Latest Posts

Please login to post a reply.

Support Our Partners
Sussex Model Centre
electricwingman 2017
Advertise With Us
Latest "For Sale" Ads
NEW POLL - has the pandemic altered your event safety perceptions?
Q: Has the covid pandemic deterred you from attending shows and events in 2021?

 No, I'll be attending just as many as I usually do
 No, but I'll choose my event with greater care
 Yes, I'll attend fewer events going forward
 Yes, I wont attend any where previously I have

Latest Reviews
Digital Back Issues

RCM&E Digital Back Issues

Contact us

Contact us

Magazine Locator

Want the latest issue of RCM&E? Use our magazine locator link to find your nearest stockist!

Find RCM&E!