Aviation Photo #1079952 Airbus A330-243 - Emirates

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What a help are those "Navigation Displays" for air to air photography :) EK A330 on her way to Europe. We were at FL390, while EK crossed us 1000 feet above at FL400
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Photo Added: July 21, 2006

Comments (25)

Anonymous
11 years ago
Great shot! But you didn't tell us @ which FL she was.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Great Shot!!! Looks like oil is burning in the engines and makes the contrail grey...
Anonymous
11 years ago
Hoppla! Congrats Chris.

Robin
Anonymous
11 years ago
Thats an awfully dark contrail!
Anonymous
11 years ago
What is the explanation for the gray contrails?
Anonymous
11 years ago
Just... perfect!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Nice shot. Talk about dirty contrails :-D
Anonymous
11 years ago
Why the smoke is black not white? :)
Anonymous
11 years ago
Beautiful!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Very nice :)
Anonymous
11 years ago
Let's hope that contrail wasn't black really...
Anonymous
11 years ago
I like it...very nice.
Anonymous
11 years ago
How do you to to see the registration of this plane when it was very far from you ???
Anonymous
11 years ago
Silver Bird keeps on flying...
Up up and away...
Magnificient encounter
Anonymous
11 years ago
Can you get make jet fuel extra rich?
Anonymous
11 years ago
Yeah, indeed, a great shot. But I´m also wondering the whole time why the contrails are grey and not white.
In case of get to know the reg, I once read the comment of a photo here, and I guess the pilots were asking the controller for the plane. And due to the matter of fact that every plane is in contact with some controller it´s in my opinion quite possible to ask them for the frequemcy of another aircraft to get their reg. Or just ask the controller.
Please correct me if I told smth wrong here.
(Germany)
Anonymous
11 years ago
Horrible Contrail! Lovely Shot!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Nicely framed picture with an interesting element: the contrail. I don't think it is smoke, must be because of the light of that moment.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Diesel powered aircraft... ;)
Anonymous
10 years ago
The pilot says into his microphone

emirates fligh no.++++ please tell us you registration mark

E mirates answeres

Registration mark Alpha 6 Echo Kilo Whiskey, Emirates
Anonymous
9 years ago
Talk about polution
Anonymous
9 years ago
Yawn
Anonymous
9 years ago
Amazing view, but am just wondering on what's behind it, is it an engine smoke? or just simply a trailing vortex, if so, why is it black? mother nature will be getting mad at it...
Anonymous
7 years ago
Reminds me of The Matrix....except no one put his hand before the bullet
Anonymous
6 years ago
It's not diesel - it's steam power! :)

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