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| A visitor from United States posted Thu December 6, 2012:|
What a beautiful aircraft! Great shot with the mountains in the background. Would love to one retro-fitted with turbines to take them into the future! Probably too expensive though.
| A visitor from Germany posted Thu August 16, 2012:|
What an airCRAFT
| A visitor from Australia posted Tue April 17, 2012:|
Thanks for an amazing shot, what a work horse! To the UK visitor asking about trim, I imagine such aircraft are designed with the tank's centre very close to the the C of G, just like the fuel tanks. Avoids any 'upset'. The trickiest bit would be power management.
| A visitor from United Kingdom posted Tue October 18, 2011:|
Great picture of a very rare aeroplane doing what it was built (OK, converted) to do. Does anyone know how dumping all that water affects the trim? It must be quite tricky maintaining control? Similarly, loading 30 tons in under 30 seconds must mean quite a high crew workload I guess?
| A visitor from Chile posted Thu June 30, 2011:|
Good shot, very dramatic and of course a beatiful plane
| A visitor from United States posted Sun February 10, 2008:|
This picture portrays the beauty of a truly magnificent example of engineering at work.
| A visitor from United States posted Fri February 1, 2008:|
I am still amazed that those seemingly small engines are producing enough thrust for that huge plane to fly. Really nice shot!
| A visitor from Russian Federation posted Thu January 31, 2008:|
Very rare great airplane! And a photo is good too: colorful craft contrasts with a faded background, timing is excellent! My congratulations, wanna see more!
| A visitor from United States posted Wed January 30, 2008:|
Great Action captured with amazing clarity in the shot. Five Stars!
| A visitor from - posted Mon January 28, 2008:|
Great capture of a famous Air Tanker! Cheers, Douglas Noblet
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