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Ahmadinejadís Plane Made in America and Parked at Andrews AFB
ABC News ^

Posted on 09/26/2012 1:12:27 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Ahmadinejad’s Plane Made in America and Parked at Andrews AFB

Here’s something you don’t see every day.

At Joint Base Andrews this morning, reporters traveling to Ohio with President Obama spotted what is in all likelihood Iranian President Mahmoud Amadinejad’s airplane sitting on the tarmac: an American-made Boeing 747.

The Iran Air jet was parked next to the Russian government airplane and several others that appeared to be from foreign governments. Andrews becomes a parking lot for the planes during the annual UN General Assembly since there is not enough space at JFK and other NYC area airports.

It’s not the first time Ahmadinejad’s plane has been parked at Andrews during UNGA… in 2006 we reported it was there because it was considered a “high-value target.”

Read that report from 2006.

Iran has an entire fleet of aging Boeing passenger planes, which they purchased when the Shah was still in power. Current US sanctions do not allow the Iranians to buy spare parts for the aircraft, meaning a lot of these passenger planes are dropping out of the sky.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; US: Maryland
KEYWORDS: ahmadinejad; andrewsafb; bho44; bhoun; un

1 posted on 09/26/2012 1:12:31 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

So these foreigners park their planes at Andrews and somehow get up to NYC to badmouth the USA? Shouldn’t they at least pay parking fees?


2 posted on 09/26/2012 1:16:19 PM PDT by Ken522
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To: Ken522

Under Obama Iran parks for free while our allies pay to park.


3 posted on 09/26/2012 1:28:04 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: Sub-Driver

What a great opportunity to...


4 posted on 09/26/2012 1:31:14 PM PDT by Elpasser
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To: Sub-Driver

Get Off My Lawn


5 posted on 09/26/2012 1:38:41 PM PDT by RRismyhero (Mr. Obama - You can keep your change.)
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To: Ken522
So these foreigners park their planes at Andrews and somehow get up to NYC to badmouth the USA? Shouldn’t they at least pay parking fees?

If they allow American "ground crews" access to the aircraft, for things like ummm...fueling...yeah, that's it, fueling, then let them park for free. Hell, throw in the fuel while we are at it.
6 posted on 09/26/2012 2:06:09 PM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: Sub-Driver

I saw it parked there a couple of years ago when I was there. It’s an SP model...they’re going to have a hard time finding spare parts anywhere...


7 posted on 09/26/2012 2:11:16 PM PDT by shorty_harris
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To: Elpasser

“What a great opportunity to...”

Can we at least flatten its tires?


8 posted on 09/26/2012 4:13:24 PM PDT by castlegreyskull
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To: Sub-Driver; Abundy; Albion Wilde; AlwaysFree; AnnaSASsyFR; bayliving; BFM; cindy-true-supporter; ...

Maryland al-Friq State PING!


9 posted on 09/26/2012 4:14:33 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Obama should change his campaign slogan to "Yes, we am!" Sounds as stupid as his administration is.)
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To: Sub-Driver

It seems odd that an Islamic true believer would ride on an infidel produced aircraft......


10 posted on 09/26/2012 4:17:57 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: shorty_harris
they’re going to have a hard time finding spare parts anywhere...

I think Boeing planes are used around the world. Yes it might be difficult to purchase the parts from Boeing, but I bet there are plenty of countries and companies ready to "launder" them.

11 posted on 09/26/2012 4:20:25 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: nascarnation
It seems odd that an Islamic true believer would ride on an infidel produced aircraft......

Does he have a choice? I'm racking my brain and can't come up with even one aircraft that is produced in a Muslim country. Can any FReeper name one?

12 posted on 09/26/2012 5:02:56 PM PDT by ZOOKER ( Exploring the fine line between cynicism and outright depression)
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To: ZOOKER

Magic Carpet?


13 posted on 09/26/2012 5:10:11 PM PDT by sleddogs
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To: ZOOKER
Does he have a choice? I'm racking my brain and can't come up with even one aircraft that is produced in a Muslim country. Can any FReeper name one?

The " OKHOT 72 "

" OH GOD!!...72 VIRGINS...OH GOD!!...72 VIRGINS...."

14 posted on 09/26/2012 5:20:42 PM PDT by Tuanedge (Tigers don't eat horns.)
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To: ZOOKER

I would have thought that a China cruiser would be preferable to something from the Zionist enemy.


15 posted on 09/26/2012 5:59:46 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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