Flight of the Falcon: The VIP Boeing Fleet

About a month ago, I announced that I had been tracking a large-scale airlift of Ilyushin Il-76 and Antonov An-124 cargo aircraft from Abu Dhabi International Airport to a UAE-owned private airstrip located deep in the Cholistan Desert in Pakistan. I established that the goal of these flights was likely to ferry supplies for UAE dignitaries from the UAE to Pakistan. They go to Pakistan to hunt the Houbara Bustard, an endangered bird species.

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