Aviation Photo #1318612 Boeing 747-436 - British Airways

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Flight BA43 from London Heathrow is now arriving into Cape Town. Not the best kind of weather, overcast clouds covering most parts of Cape Town although Table mountain (1085m/3559ft) seen on to the left is high enough to stand tall over the clouds. Thanks for a very enjoyable flight BA!
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    Emil Almestad
    British Airways
    Boeing 747-436
    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
    Boeing
    25406
    895
    G-BNLU
    In Flight
    South Africa
    December 30, 2007
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Anonymous
9 years ago
Wow!
The mountain is very cool-looking, but I just can't get over the wing! Don't you just love the sheer size of those triple-slotted flaps?
And the high-speed aileron is very nice; it really shows the angle of the wing!
Fantastic photo.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Outstanding picture! Great lighting, and the perfect angle to capture the flaps. You got my vote!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Awesome photo.
Great lighting, and contrasts.
The clouds give the photo a real great atmosphere.
I love the flaps on the 747 when they are extended, it makes the wing look so fragile, yet so powerful!
Great shot!
Anonymous
9 years ago
I recognised the location immediately, Great shot!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Lovely pic! As someone else said, that is a superb shot of the 744 wing - really shows off the flaps and ailerons. Beautiful!
Anonymous
8 years ago
So good
Anonymous
6 years ago
That's the best "flap" shot I've seen so far!

( Why I always sit just behind the wing; I love t watch the flaps move around )

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