Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Russian Heavy Take-off!

Thanks to Jim Dugar for the following video:

Listen to the Australian controllers in the tower.....Ya Gotta Luv It! The "Vodka Burner" as they call it, literally uses every inch of the runway!! Click on the Play button below.......

Actually, the wing span and length of the IL-76 are a little less than the C-133, and the payload capability is about the same as the old 133 record (100,000 pounds). For more on the airplane, click on the following:

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