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More: Boeing 747-436
More: Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX)
More: USA - California, March 15, 2006
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G-BNLW (cn 25432/903) Bound for London, this Speedbird heavy climbs into the contrail ridden evening sky above Los Angeles.
More: Michael Carter
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A visitor from United States posted Fri May 27, 2011:
Love this shot!

A visitor from Germany posted Tue March 24, 2009:
Almost looks like a 90

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Tue February 10, 2009:
Can feel that bird almost struggling to climb...London about 10 hours away, great exposure

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Wed November 26, 2008:

A visitor from Singapore posted Tue September 16, 2008:
Like a spider growing legs even though its not!

A visitor from Canada posted Sun May 25, 2008:
Another bird joining the contrail action. 5/5 photo.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Tue August 28, 2007:
What a way to end the day with a sunset and a 747

A visitor from Brazil posted Thu August 23, 2007:
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!!!

A visitor from United States posted Tue July 3, 2007:
Amazing, it´s so powerful!

A visitor from Zimbabwe posted Sat May 5, 2007:
Great photo!

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Tue January 16, 2007:
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

A visitor from Denmark posted Fri December 29, 2006:
Just incredible..

A visitor from Canada posted Wed December 6, 2006:
Love the bend in the wings, showing the weight she was carrying

A visitor from Canada posted Fri July 14, 2006:
The wings are bending to the maximum.

A visitor from United States posted Sun July 2, 2006:
Awesome shot. Nice capture of the busy Los Angeles airspace.

A visitor from Mexico posted Wed June 7, 2006:

A visitor from Canada posted Sun May 14, 2006:
Good angle Michael.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun May 14, 2006:

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun May 14, 2006:
INCREDIBLE FHOTO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

A visitor from United States posted Sun May 14, 2006:
WOW! one amazing shot!
I love how the sun shines on the wings like that.
And look at that Wing Flex!! Amazing shot!

A visitor from Canada posted Sat May 13, 2006:
With a contrails is very cool. Perfect Michael.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Wed April 26, 2006:
Love the sunlight on the wings...good positioning.

A visitor from Belgium posted Fri April 21, 2006:
The flying dream...

A visitor from Latvia posted Sat April 15, 2006:
Even the sun enjoys kissing her. Bless given from above.

A visitor from Uruguay posted Sun April 2, 2006:
Very beautiful and the sky toooo

A visitor from Finland posted Sat April 1, 2006:
Beautiful! Five stars! And: I'm flying BA to LAX next week! :)

A visitor from United States posted Sat April 1, 2006:
The aparently steep angle, low sun on the belly, still blue sky and con trails. What's not to like?

A visitor from United States posted Sat April 1, 2006:
What a great photo!

A visitor from Singapore posted Sat April 1, 2006:
Did u zoom in?

A visitor from Finland posted Sat April 1, 2006:
Beautiful! Five stars! And: Next week I'll fly British Airways 747 to LAX! :)

A visitor from Czech Republic posted Sat April 1, 2006:
That strike of gold is reminding us, just how precious metals are used in building aircraft.

A visitor from United States posted Tue March 28, 2006:
I'm s-s-sp-sp-speechless.

A visitor from Uruguay posted Tue March 28, 2006:
Now that is what I call fresh air!

A visitor from United States posted Tue March 28, 2006:
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

A visitor from Chile posted Mon March 27, 2006:
Looks like a dog fighter, launching misiles...
Simply, this is a good photo.

A visitor from Hong Kong posted Mon March 27, 2006:
Absolutely stunning!

A visitor from Netherlands posted Mon March 27, 2006:
Wow what a great shot!

A visitor from Germany posted Mon March 27, 2006:
Simply fantastic!!! The magic of the sun....

A visitor from Thailand posted Mon March 27, 2006:
A cool and perfect photo, no defaults

A visitor from Italy posted Mon March 27, 2006:
What a shot!!! I love the sunset reflection on the plane...!!! GREAT JOB!!!

A visitor from Singapore posted Mon March 27, 2006:
Well what do you expect from Hollywood...it looks like a spaceship bound for the moon. surreal. absolutly stunning. great job Michael

A visitor from United States posted Mon March 27, 2006:
Very nice. The contrails are interesting.

A visitor from Canada posted Mon March 27, 2006:
Beautiful shot

A visitor from Hong Kong posted Mon March 27, 2006:
Simply special~~~ Good Job

A visitor from United States posted Mon March 27, 2006:
Great point of view.

A visitor from Brazil posted Mon March 27, 2006:
An outstanding shot!! It look like a bird leaving the nest! Congratulations!

A visitor from Australia posted Mon March 27, 2006:
Great photo mate. Love the light reflection on the tail/belly.

A visitor from Japan posted Mon March 27, 2006:
All I can say is WOW


A visitor from - posted Mon March 27, 2006:
Wow! Amazing Shot! Love the colors!

A visitor from United States posted Mon March 27, 2006:
Fantastic shot, very well done!!!!!!!!!

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun March 26, 2006:
WOW!! Very very good job. Excelent pict.

A visitor from United States posted Sun March 26, 2006:
Simply fantastic, well done!

A visitor from Germany posted Sun March 26, 2006:
Wow, I really like the colors in this picture. Really cool shot.

A visitor from Germany posted Sun March 26, 2006:
This is one beautiful photograph, very special lightning, well done!

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun March 26, 2006:
Great Shot, well done!!

A visitor from Switzerland posted Sun March 26, 2006:
Great photo, Speedbird joining the traffic on its long way home.

A visitor from Thailand posted Sun March 26, 2006:
Very nice photo showing the wings flex very well... Perfect.

A visitor from Australia posted Sun March 26, 2006:
Stunning Michael!

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