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NASA DC-8

Fri 12 Jan 2018, 9:59 am

For anyone in Germany over the next few weeks or who may wish to go there, NASA's DC-8 will be based out of Ramstein and operating with DLR's Airbus A320 on testing jet emissions. Apparently arriving 14 January and staying until 4th February.
Information courtesy of scramble messageboards
http://forum.scramble.nl/viewtopic.php?p=887499#p887499

http://www.dlr.de/dlr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10203/339_read-277/#/gallery/19368

Re: NASA DC-8

Fri 12 Jan 2018, 12:49 pm

capercaillie wrote:For anyone in Germany over the next few weeks or who may wish to go there, NASA's DC-8 will be based out of Ramstein and operating with DLR's Airbus A320 on testing jet emissions. Apparently arriving 14 January and staying until 4th February.
Information courtesy of scramble messageboards
http://forum.scramble.nl/viewtopic.php?p=887499#p887499

http://www.dlr.de/dlr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10203/339_read-277/#/gallery/19368

What a machine!! :drool:

Re: NASA DC-8

Fri 12 Jan 2018, 1:01 pm

Certainly is :smile:

ImageDC-8 Airborne Laboratory by Andrew Evans, on Flickr

Re: NASA DC-8

Sat 13 Jan 2018, 12:47 pm

Nasa DC-8 Due to land at Ramstein A.B Germany 14 Jan 09:10 CET.

Re: NASA DC-8

Sat 13 Jan 2018, 11:51 pm

Currently (2350) at FL350 West of Winnipeg, tracking on planefinder.

Re: NASA DC-8

Sun 14 Jan 2018, 10:30 am

Came down from north of uk and passed over Stansted and north of Southend area at around 0700 this morning,not visible obviosly even for the light spotters I would think.

John in Seaford

Re: NASA DC-8

Sun 14 Jan 2018, 10:38 am

Credit Scramble,landing at Ramstein

http://forum.scramble.nl/viewtopic.php?p=887628#p887628

John in Seaford

Re: NASA DC-8

Mon 15 Jan 2018, 11:26 pm

boff180 wrote:Certainly is :smile:

ImageDC-8 Airborne Laboratory by Andrew Evans, on Flickr


I'm struggling to work out what's parked behind the DC-8: possibly a KC-135 ??

Re: NASA DC-8

Mon 15 Jan 2018, 11:45 pm

747SP

Re: NASA DC-8

Tue 16 Jan 2018, 6:23 am

747SP airborne observatory known as SOFIA

ImageBoeing 747SP - SOFIA by -evansaviography-

Re: NASA DC-8

Wed 17 Jan 2018, 10:30 pm

Thank you, that's one option that didn't occur to me - illustrated by a second excellent photo Andy.
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