Aviation Photo #1077860 Boeing 747-422 - Corsairfly

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Right wing can't wait to get into the air under those crosswind conditions. [Nikon D200]
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    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
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    Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana
    St. Maarten
    June 29, 2006
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Comments (22)

Anonymous
10 years ago
Cool to see another angle of SXM...
Anonymous
10 years ago
It doesn't look like taking off, but rather like landing, see the flaps configuration not being in take off config.
Anonymous
10 years ago
GREAT! 5 stars!
Anonymous
10 years ago
If the B747 was landing on that part of the runway, it would have a big, big problem. Flaps are set for a short field take-off!
Anonymous
10 years ago
5 stars for me on this one, just for two details. The angle is different from what we normally see, and because there is no heat distortion. Well done.
Anonymous
10 years ago
C'mon big girl get some air under that wing and fly! I would have loved to have been there to see that. Excellent pic.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great example of how a crosswind takeoff should look. Excellent angle, would've love to have been there myself.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Quenn of the castle
Anonymous
10 years ago
This is a take-off, but a little bit different to those from longer runways. The flaps configuration during the landing is much 'bigger'. :) This is a great shot!
Anonymous
10 years ago
It looks like a flamingo standing on one leg.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great shot! Bit smokey tho for a 747-400 aint it?
Anonymous
9 years ago
Amazing! Great angle, great aircraft, great take off!
Great Picture! 5 stars for this one
Anonymous
9 years ago
WOW It's the drama that pours of every pixel in this foto!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Awesome shot!! Looks like a beast raising itself on it's side. I like the thrust - really powerful. In Montego Bay, JA we have a dust bed along the runway and to see a B747 engine go over it, it's a sight to behold! It's great!!
Anonymous
9 years ago
It must have been a real rush to witness that! 5*
Anonymous
8 years ago
Nice to see a crosswind take off instead of a crosswind landing... beautiful!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Very nice shot. I like this big plane.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Excelente foto
Anonymous
7 years ago
Flap 25 for take-off is close to 30 used for landing so hard to see the difference, it looks like the pilot didn`t give enough aileron into the wind though!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Flaps 25 is not certified for take-off on a 747-400...
Anonymous
7 years ago
Nice shot. Only Flaps 10 or 20 are used for takeoff on a B747-400.
Anonymous
5 years ago
5 stars

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