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OH-LYB (cn 45712/6) Finnair photo. Uploaded with permission.This is one of several photos received from Finnair. They were disposing of old photos and I was asked if I want them.Otherwise they would go to the waste bin. How could I turn down an offer like that? I was also told that that I could publish them as long as it was mentioned that they originate from Finnair
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A visitor from Venezuela posted Sun September 23, 2012:
Beautiful. Just beautiful!

A visitor from Argentina posted Mon February 9, 2009:
Absolutely lovely image. Thanks for sharing. Frank frm BUE

A visitor from Finland posted Sat October 18, 2008:
This is a great picture on so many levels. A classic Finnish landscape on a sunny summer day: forest and lakes. A sentiment of progress and improving prosperity of Finland in the early '70's. And of course those heat trails...Five stars.

A visitor from Spain posted Mon September 29, 2008:
A book should be published with these magnificent photos... This image of a DC-9 flying so low above the Finnish lakes is really impresive and has a strong nostalgic scent.

A visitor from Finland posted Mon September 29, 2008:
Unbelieveable old pic!

A visitor from - posted Mon September 29, 2008:
...Can`t understand that "The National Airliner of Finland" (Finnair) was destroying pictures of "The History of them self and AERO "= The Finnish proudness of historic civil aviation!
Big thanks for saving those pics.
Ps! I`ve been flying with many of em!...and one of their former DC-3s are My passion !

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Mon September 29, 2008:
I am sure these are probably from some Finnair stock photo library as they look similar if not the same images I have seen on old postcards. Nevertheless it is great they are hear for everyone to see on airliners; its a bit like preserving a piece of history online!

A visitor from Netherlands posted Mon September 29, 2008:
This one is the coolest I've seen for days...

A visitor from United States posted Sun September 28, 2008:
How could they throw away such photos! That's part of their history, they should be proud to show these pictures. At least they let you share them with us. I love the heat trails from the engine.

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