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N938AN (cn 29533/608) Last flight for this Captain before his retirement. On his way to the gate to park his plane for the last time and gets a the water cannon salute. Congrats on your retirement Captain!
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A visitor from Brazil posted Mon April 7, 2008:
A memorable moment for this captain, enjoy your retirement, you will have plenty of time, and enjoy your passion for aviation !

A visitor from United States posted Mon December 31, 2007:
The 'T' looks like its part of the tarmac!

A visitor from Guatemala posted Fri September 14, 2007:
Congratulatinos to the captain!!!!

A visitor from United States posted Fri July 20, 2007:
Have a good (and wet) retirement!

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Tue March 27, 2007:
This is a very nice picture. It must be very emotional when he looks back and realises it's all finished.

A visitor from Russian Federation posted Sun March 25, 2007:
Very touching picture. I cant imagine the captains feeling when he turns off the engines for the last time. and leaves the plane. very sad

A visitor from Russian Federation posted Sun March 25, 2007:
Congratulations!

A visitor from Belgium posted Sun March 25, 2007:
Very emotionnal moment.

A visitor from Norway posted Sun March 25, 2007:
What a sad moment. My stomach hurts when i think about the time that wil happen to me.

A visitor from Germany posted Sun March 25, 2007:
Cool pic dude...it always concerns me seeing captains getting retired

A visitor from United States posted Sun March 25, 2007:
Nice tradition

A visitor from United States posted Sun March 25, 2007:
I really like the scale and detail on this one. I hope the captain is notified and given a big print of this photo! I'm sure he'd appreciate it.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun March 25, 2007:
Great pic, Airliners.net watermark looks like it's been painted into the soil!

A visitor from United States posted Sun March 25, 2007:
Congrats to the captain on an honored career! You know you're in the right career field when your final salute is of this magnitude.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun March 25, 2007:
Great moment, the captain must have been very touched :)

A visitor from United States posted Sun March 25, 2007:
This photo means a lot to me. This captain is on the opposite end of the spectrum from me, as I just got my PPL! I hope to be in that Capt.'s position some day! 5*

A visitor from Hong Kong posted Sun March 25, 2007:
A good end of his carrier!

A visitor from Austria posted Sun March 25, 2007:
Well captured shot Brian, truly memorable for the crew I guess!
All the best,
F.T.

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