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Plane Landing As Seen From Satellite (Google Earth)  
User currently offlineCaptjetblast From Argentina, joined Aug 2001, 281 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 12327 times:

I looked for long for such a photo but didn't find it even at the most busy airports.

Finally, I found it at home, here in Buenos Aires.

The plane is landing on rwy 31, the coordinates are

34 33' 55'' S
58 24' 17'' W

from 1000 ft it's a nice view. You can see the plane's shadow, still some feet over the grass. It's a B737.

I didn't post the pic 'cos it's copyright.

Enjoy

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User currently offlineCarmenlu15 From Guatemala, joined Dec 2004, 4763 posts, RR: 30
Reply 1, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 12244 times:

Wow, it surely looks impressive!

The photo is copyright protected, but a link won't hurt...

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=34+33...51&spn=0.002752,0.005657&t=k&hl=en

Saludos

Edit: My 200th post!  spin 

[Edited 2005-07-05 17:16:23]


Don't expect to see me around that much (if at all) -- the contact link should still work, though.
User currently offlineCaptjetblast From Argentina, joined Aug 2001, 281 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 12163 times:

And what's happening at

40 38' 44'' N
73 45' 17'' W

JFK?

Is he departing rwy 4L or what?


User currently offlineKeesje From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 12079 times:

Coincidently also found one

Valkenburg Naval Air Station in the Netherlands.

A really lucky shot as only a few aircraft depart/ land there each day..

Finding it should not be a problem for folks around here..

What aircraft type is it?

Good luck!


User currently offlineCaptjetblast From Argentina, joined Aug 2001, 281 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 12017 times:

Hey Keesje:

The coordinates please!

Regards


User currently offlineLH423 From Canada, joined Jul 1999, 6501 posts, RR: 54
Reply 5, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 11963 times:

Quoting Captjetblast (Reply 2):
Is he departing rwy 4L or what?

Yeah. Looks like a DC-10 or MD-11 taking off from 4R. I think it's an M11.

LH423



« On ne voit bien qu'avec le cœur. L'essentiel est invisible pour les yeux » Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
User currently offlineASAFA From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 171 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 11915 times:

Here is one on approach at LAX:

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=33.942...42&spn=0.019569,0.023850&t=k&hl=en



Prepare for Takeoff
User currently offlineBoogyJay From France, joined May 2005, 490 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 11809 times:

Lot of traffic at CDG:

Narrowbody taking off runway 09R

+ Runway 08L: 2 narrowbodies, 1 has just taken off (Coord: 48.997700, 2.593000), 1 is ready to take off (Coord: 48.996200, 2.560900).
+ Runway 08R: an MD11 has just landed (coord: 48.994400, 2.590500)

Cheers!

P.S: How do you get the coordinates? I did it by hand {Banghead}, I didn't find a feature which gives you them automatically.


User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 6873 posts, RR: 7
Reply 8, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 11762 times:

Somebody explained earlier about that FedEx M11 that overran (?) runway 4R at JFK. In 2002, was it?

User currently offlineMakeMinesLAX From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 566 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 11747 times:

Quoting ASAFA (Reply 6):
Here is one on approach at LAX

Any guesses on the identity? I can see raked wingtips, which suggests a 767-400 (most likely DL).


User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 6873 posts, RR: 7
Reply 10, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 11703 times:

But the nacelles aren't blue.

Anybody find its shadow?


User currently offlineCaptjetblast From Argentina, joined Aug 2001, 281 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 11674 times:

Boogyjay:

I see the coordinates in the Google Earth application.

Regards


User currently offlineMakeMinesLAX From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 566 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 11645 times:

Quoting Timz (Reply 10):
But the nacelles aren't blue.

Good point; I guess that means CO, then. I guessed DL because they operate 764s more frequently into LAX.

Quoting Timz (Reply 10):
Anybody find its shadow?

The shadow cast on the stabilizer by the tail (also those from the trees) suggests the sun is a bit to the south-southeast. Given that the A/C is perhaps 200-300 feet up, I'd expect the shadow somwhere in the Hollywood Park complex.

It's interesting that the location marker appears to cast a shadow...


User currently offlineDanpio From United States of America, joined May 2004, 131 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 10077 times:

How about satellite photos of ATL? Here, you can see 3 MD-88's taking off at the same time on 8R.


and then 2 717's landing on 9R at the same time.


And here's the whole airport.

You can scroll around the screen and zoom in for a better view. Hint: some of the image tiles were taken on different days, hence the ability to see 3 aircraft departing within a couple hundred yards of each other. They weren't really that close!



I'd kill everyone in this room for one drop of sweet, sweet beer.- Homer J. Simpson
User currently offlineDanpio From United States of America, joined May 2004, 131 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 10056 times:

And here's a zoomed-in view. You can even notice that it's DL's widget livery!


I'd kill everyone in this room for one drop of sweet, sweet beer.- Homer J. Simpson
User currently offlineOURBOEING From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 475 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 9747 times:

Is it the view of this shot or it is actually the tail of this MD resting on the floor?

Checkout this tail

OURBOEING


User currently offlineVunz From Netherlands, joined Jun 2001, 360 posts, RR: 1
Reply 16, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 9693 times:

Quoting Captjetblast (Reply 4):
Hey Keesje:

The coordinates please!

Regards

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=52+10'+15''+N+4+25'+47''+E&t=k&hl=en

My bet it's Lockheed C130.


User currently offlineMakeMinesLAX From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 566 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 9294 times:

Quoting Vunz (Reply 16):
My bet it's Lockheed C130.

Looks to me like a different Lockheed - a P3 Orion.


User currently offlineHailstone From Germany, joined Nov 2000, 410 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 9233 times:

HAM has one on runway 09.....

cannot get the coordinates straight, though

[Edited 2005-07-06 15:11:22]

User currently offlineAhtohob346 From Spain, joined Jul 2005, 35 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 8405 times:

Look ad MAD, slightly north of runway 36L:

40,32,27 N
3,34,31 W

A twinjet (with its shadow underneath it) has just taken off.... COOL!

737? A320?

Ahtohob


User currently offlineCaptjetblast From Argentina, joined Aug 2001, 281 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 8357 times:

Ahtohob346:

I bet it's a A320.

I thought it was hard to find those images, but you guys proved I was wrong. Maybe due to the busy skies there are today.

Saludos desde Buenos Aires!


User currently offlineAhtohob346 From Spain, joined Jul 2005, 35 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 8241 times:

Saludos Captjetblast!!

I miss the BsAs 'bife de chorizo'....

Yet another one. This time a turboprop (ATR, DASH-8 ??) aprox 5 mins to land in MAD runway 33L:

40 24' 41'' N
3 30' 09'' W

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=40.411...53&spn=0.019569,0.023850&t=k&hl=en

Difficult to spot, isn't it??


User currently offlineHighFlyer9790 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 1241 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 8210 times:

looks like this one is on base for the runway at the top right

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=40.411...53&spn=0.019569,0.023850&t=k&hl=en



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User currently offlineAhtohob346 From Spain, joined Jul 2005, 35 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 8197 times:

HighFlyer9790,

It is on the approach path to MAD. Air Nostrum (Iberia Regional operates DASH-8's, Fokker 50's and ATR 72's from and to Barajas. The runway you refer to is Torrejon (formerly US AFB). It is base now for 'Ejercito del Aire', base of F-18 (mainly) and other military planes.

Rgds,

Ahtohob.


User currently offlineHighFlyer9790 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 1241 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 8171 times:

thanks-
now that i took a closer look it does look like an Iberia. I am not to familiar with that area.  embarrassed 

regards



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25 Post contains links F86sabre : http://maps.google.com/maps?q=tucson...06&spn=0.039057,0.058464&t=k&hl=en Davis Monthan AFB – neat view of the graveyard. Best wishes, F86sabre
26 ANITIX87 : It is not 3 MD-88's at the same timem because that separation would not be allowed. It is three separate images overlapped as the satellite scans the
27 Post contains links Ahtohob346 : This place should be Marana Park..... Good for entertainment identifying liveries... 32 30' 32.40" N, 111 19' 38.28" W http://maps.google.com/maps?q=3
28 Captjetblast : So, a new game is born! Let's find planes in midair, not near airports, say, at FL 200, 300, etc. We should follow airways at cruise altitudes. Chance
29 Post contains links ArgInMIA : try to identify THIS aircraft.. its flying at match 7 ! http://maps.google.com/maps?q=33409&...70&spn=0.005622,0.007875&t=k&hl=en
30 Ahtohob346 : ArgInMIa, No es broma... he pasado horas con este nuevo juguete.... (not a joke.. I have spent hours playing with GoogleEarth...) You can spot a gas/p
31 ArgInMIA : Ahtohob have you seen the link I posted? there are 3 or 4 of those "ORBS" flying arround the world .. some people say they are ufo's
32 Ahtohob346 : ArgInMIA, I think everything can happen in FL (or US). I am a professional of this, so.., take it easy, please.
33 PADSpot : I even found some (US?) war fighters and an AWACS at an remote Thai air base near the cambodian border. What's date of the pictures ?
34 Captjetblast : Another one taking off! From SFO, runway 1R, a plane is waiting form take off clearance (N37 36' 22'' W122 22' 52''), but there's another already airb
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