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    Dream Lifter lands at wrong airport

    So much fail by the pilots. McConnel, Beech field and Jabarra are all right in a row within 8 miles of each other but still they clearly badly messed up.

    Drove by on my way to work
    Weird to see that big of plane there.

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    Re: Dream Lifter lands at wrong airport

    I was confused on why they were calling it a dreamlifter but I guess it is the cargo version of the dreamliner.


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    Re: Dream Lifter lands at wrong airport

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones2015 View Post
    I was confused on why they were calling it a dreamlifter but I guess it is the cargo version of the dreamliner.

    It's a specific plane that carries parts to build other dreamliners.



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    Re: Dream Lifter lands at wrong airport

    It is a modified 747 that they use to carry parts from suppliers around the world back to Seattle for assembly.

    They regularly fly into McConnell which is where Spirit Aerosystems is to get stuff.



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    Re: Dream Lifter lands at wrong airport

    This would make a great Snickers commercial.



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    Re: Dream Lifter lands at wrong airport

    They are going to try to get that pig off the ground around noon with 3000 less runway feet than the plane needs to take off. This ought to be interesting.



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    Re: Dream Lifter lands at wrong airport

    6000 ft runway vs 13000 foot at the base. Oops! But I'm guessing It should be able to take back off though. Granted it is a little bigger, it's empty and they run 747s into St. Maarten with a 7000 ft runway every day. Check it out.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eu91oZ2_Vag


    And here's a landing...

    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIIHJdnsASA" target="_blank">


    Hope to make it there someday


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    Re: Dream Lifter lands at wrong airport

    This really could have ended pretty badly. It happens once in awhile but really shouldn't with all the levels of protocols that a 747/heavy and tracon controller have. Not good for the pilots or the controllers, outch!



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    Re: Dream Lifter lands at wrong airport

    Well at least they didn't have to break out a treadmill



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    Re: Dream Lifter lands at wrong airport

    I'd like a webcam



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    Re: Dream Lifter lands at wrong airport

    That pilot is so getting reprimanded



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    Re: Dream Lifter lands at wrong airport

    I have to laugh, if I'm seeing the pic right the wings are so huge that an engine on each side is over grass and not tarmac during the take off.

    Gotta give the pilot some cred for sticking a landing on that narrow of a runway.

    Giant Boeing 747 freighter successfully lands at intended airport - U.S. News


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    Re: Dream Lifter lands at wrong airport

    Quote Originally Posted by NATEizKING View Post
    I'd like a webcam
    Took off about an hour ago but the local TV stations have some (crappy) video.

    Boeing Dreamlifter takes flight in NE Wichita | Local News - Home

    I can post some pics I took looking head-on when I get home.



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    Re: Dream Lifter lands at wrong airport

    I'd love to know how much runway he had left when he lifted off.


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