Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Volga Dnepr carries out first Antarctic air drop

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has carried out its first ‘air drop’ dropping cargo out of the rear door of an Ilyushin IL-76TD-90VD onto a remote airfield in the Antarctic. The 34 tonne shipment consisted of 208 barrels of fuel and was placed onto 26 special parachute platforms. They were dropped from a height of 500 metres through […]