I agree the Airbus lacks a little something compared to the triple. You hit the nail on the head when you say about the dark underbelly, that was my concern but this is how the shot is as the sun is coming from the 10-11 o'clock position at this time of day.
I'll give it another go, you might find out you have new mail
I think this one looks a bit washed out
[Edited 2006-05-28 19:23:14]