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More: Air France Cargo
More: Boeing 747-428M(BCF)
More: Glasgow - Prestwick (PIK / EGPK)
More: UK - Scotland, September 29, 2008
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F-GISB (cn 25302/884) Being caught in a strong crosswind gust whilst touching down.
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A visitor from United Kingdom posted Mon April 8, 2013:
Great shot just for the patience required to be there in the nasty weather and capture this !

A visitor from - posted Mon March 8, 2010:
Well dominated on landing!

A visitor from Moldova, Republic Of posted Thu December 4, 2008:
Great photo!!! 5 stars are not enough!!!

A visitor from Canada posted Tue October 28, 2008:
Love it!

A visitor from Germany posted Sun October 12, 2008:
I like how half the the main wheels are burning while the other half are still in air!

A visitor from Mexico posted Thu October 9, 2008:
Did you see the rudder? Good crosswind landing!

A visitor from United States posted Thu October 9, 2008:
Perfect exposure in low-light rainy conditions - being able to freeze the motion on the engine cores. But it's not being caught by a gust. Right rudder and left aileron is standard crosswind technique deflection to correct the leftward crab into the wind, and dip the left wing into the wind to *prevent* that wing from being caught by a gust.

A visitor from United Arab Emirates posted Wed October 8, 2008:
Breath taking!

A visitor from Canada posted Mon October 6, 2008:
Lucky this time!

A visitor from - posted Sun October 5, 2008:
That is a brilliant shot! 5 stars, really like the livery of that cargo 747

A visitor from South Africa posted Sun October 5, 2008:
Amazing, 5 stars.

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