Aviation Photo #0463414 McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (DC-9-83) - American Airlines

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A nice set of vortices trail this MD83 in a rare approach to runway 21 at PDX.
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    John Martin
    American Airlines
    McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (DC-9-83)
    McDonnell Douglas MD-80 (DC-9-80)
    McDonnell Douglas MD-80 (DC-9-80)
    McDonnell Douglas
    49663
    1437
    N9307R
    Portland - International
    Oregon
    USA
    November 20, 2003
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Anonymous
11 years ago
Great contrast with the dark background and brightness of the airplane and vortices. Nice angle too! I like the shot John.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Amazing colors...the shiny shiny shiny MD80 vs the dark dull gray sky...and the vortices are great also! I can't wait to go to PDX!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Looks like lightning!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Very awesome effect. This DC-9 looks like it has got strings trailing off the leading edges. Also, it is being chased by bad weather

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