Monday 1 November 2010 - Kenn Borek Air Turbo Dakota C-GAWI makes surprise visit!!
Kenn Borek Air Turbo Dakota C-GAWI was a surprise visitor for fuel
while routing from Toulouse to Keflavik on its way home to Canada..
Photo: Ron Kosys
.... it is called "Polar 5"
.... and is operated on behalf of the Alfred Wegener Institute
- AWI - of Bremenhaven, Germany which carries out research
in the Arctic and Antartic .
It parked up on the Elmdon apron to refuel.... . .... which allowed a quick look inside the cockpit . .... and the packed cabin..Photos: Mike Hollick . After refueling it departed to Keflavik, Iceland.... . .... slowly lifting off Birmingham's Runway 33