Aviation Photo #1023247: Boeing 747-436 - British Airways


Photo 4,260 of 4,263 by Steve Brimley
  • Michael Carter
    British Airways
    Boeing 747-436
    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
    Boeing
    25432
    903
    G-BNLW
    Los Angeles - International
    California
    USA
    March 15, 2006
  • 244

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#1023247
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March 26, 2006
Caption
Bound for London, this Speedbird heavy climbs into the contrail ridden evening sky above Los Angeles.
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1024px
Height
680px

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Comments (58)

Anonymous
10 years ago
Stunning Michael!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very nice photo showing the wings flex very well... Perfect.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great photo, Speedbird joining the traffic on its long way home.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great Shot, well done!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
This is one beautiful photograph, very special lightning, well done!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow, I really like the colors in this picture. Really cool shot.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Simply fantastic, well done!
Anonymous
10 years ago
WOW!! Very very good job. Excelent pict.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Fantastic shot, very well done!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow! Amazing Shot! Love the colors!
Anonymous
10 years ago
All I can say is WOW

SUPER SHOT!!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great photo mate. Love the light reflection on the tail/belly.
Anonymous
10 years ago
An outstanding shot!! It look like a bird leaving the nest! Congratulations!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great point of view.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Simply special~~~ Good Job
Anonymous
10 years ago
Beautiful shot
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very nice. The contrails are interesting.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Well what do you expect from Hollywood...it looks like a spaceship bound for the moon. surreal. absolutly stunning. great job Michael
Anonymous
10 years ago
What a shot!!! I love the sunset reflection on the plane...!!! GREAT JOB!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
A cool and perfect photo, no defaults
Anonymous
10 years ago
Simply fantastic!!! The magic of the sun....
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow what a great shot!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Absolutely stunning!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Looks like a dog fighter, launching misiles...
Simply, this is a good photo.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Hasn't anyone thought that the wings are bending so much that they look that at any time thei could just break, I mean they ARE holding 900,000 lbs in the air
Anonymous
10 years ago
"A FRESH BREATH OF JET BLAST"
Now that is what I call fresh air!
Anonymous
10 years ago
I'm s-s-sp-sp-speechless.
Anonymous
10 years ago
That strike of gold is reminding us, just how precious metals are used in building aircraft.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Beautiful! Five stars! And: Next week I'll fly British Airways 747 to LAX! :)
Anonymous
10 years ago
Did u zoom in?
Anonymous
10 years ago
What a great photo!
Anonymous
10 years ago
The aparently steep angle, low sun on the belly, still blue sky and con trails. What's not to like?
Anonymous
10 years ago
Beautiful! Five stars! And: I'm flying BA to LAX next week! :)
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very beautiful and the sky toooo
Anonymous
10 years ago
Even the sun enjoys kissing her. Bless given from above.
Anonymous
10 years ago
The flying dream...
Anonymous
10 years ago
Love the sunlight on the wings...good positioning.
Anonymous
10 years ago
With a contrails is very cool. Perfect Michael.
Anonymous
10 years ago
WOW! one amazing shot!
I love how the sun shines on the wings like that.
And look at that Wing Flex!! Amazing shot!
Anonymous
10 years ago
INCREDIBLE FHOTO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow
Anonymous
10 years ago
Good angle Michael.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Excelent!!!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Awesome shot. Nice capture of the busy Los Angeles airspace.
Anonymous
10 years ago
The wings are bending to the maximum.
excellent.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Love the bend in the wings, showing the weight she was carrying
Anonymous
9 years ago
Just incredible..
Anonymous
9 years ago
Its amazing how some people can position themselves in perfect areas to take shots like these, the sun catching the flaps and elevator just sums up a fantastic photo
Anonymous
9 years ago
Great photo!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Amazing, it´s so powerful!
Anonymous
9 years ago
WOW, what a gorgeous sight! Even after 40 years, The Queen remains unequaled, and this shot captures her beauty, even from behind! Truly amazing, a nice reminder of why a fell in love with flying (and the 747) so long ago. Thanks a lot, buddy!!!
Anonymous
9 years ago
What a way to end the day with a sunset and a 747
Anonymous
8 years ago
Another bird joining the contrail action. 5/5 photo.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Like a spider growing legs even though its not!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Good
Anonymous
7 years ago
Can feel that bird almost struggling to climb...London about 10 hours away, great exposure
Anonymous
7 years ago
Almost looks like a 90
Anonymous
5 years ago
Love this shot!