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Ice lander

[ November 13, 2015   //   ]

Many freight companies boast of having operations on six continents, but heavylift carrier Volga-Dnepr Airlines can make a claim for all seven One of its IL-76 freighter has made its first landing on an ice airfield in Antarctica, opening up significant opportunities to support exploration projects on the continent. The aircraft completed a series of runs on the runway at Novolazarevskaya Antarctic Research Station to check performance.