Aviation Photo #0920551 McDonnell Douglas DC-10-40(I) - Japan Airlines - JAL

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Taken from the top of a 27-storey building, where we got this wonderful view as backdrop, and where even fast-climbing planes appeared to sweep by at eye-level. Thanks to fellow a.net photographer Mr. Alan Tsui for finding this spot. (Nikon F90X; Fujichrome Velvia)
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    Gordon Ho
    Japan Airlines - JAL
    McDonnell Douglas DC-10-40(I)
    McDonnell Douglas DC-10 (C-10 Extender)
    McDonnell Douglas DC-10 (C-10 Extender)
    McDonnell Douglas
    46967
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    JA8537
    Hong Kong - Kai Tak International
    Hong Kong
    China
    June 13, 1998
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Anonymous
11 years ago
Great picture, kai tak a great airport. Brilliant back drop.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Great photo, Gordon. I like the unusual perspective & the classic DC-10.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Gosh! I miss Kai Tak!
Anonymous
11 years ago
This one left me speechless
Anonymous
11 years ago
Great view!!!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Truly Breath taking, the view of the city is just as impressive and could only imagen the view from the cockpit...shame KT is no longer but memories from KT will live on...well captured...
Anonymous
11 years ago
Detailed jet blast of the 3-holer. nice!
Anonymous
11 years ago
No comment necessary...
Anonymous
10 years ago
FANTASTICCC!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very contrastic picture: bay, futuristic buildings,
cruise and beautyful DC10.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great shot whith the buildings an ships on the background.
Even you can read the serial.
Anonymous
10 years ago
At KAI TAK, the photographer has always made superb photographs . KAI TAK : the king of the airports.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Nice photo! MIss Kai Tak so much!=(
Anonymous
10 years ago
NIcely spotted ! boat and airplane in one picture with skyline of business in background
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow that is a good shot.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Nice photo because I like this plane, this airport (sadly closed now) and in the same time we can see the city.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Great Photo of my favourite aircraft at a great airport........
Anonymous
9 years ago
A fantastic photo...one in a million! (5 stars)
Anonymous
9 years ago
Right time and place for this pic. I wonder how long they had to wait for the boat to get in the right position?
Anonymous
9 years ago
Terrific!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Miss that old a/c
Anonymous
5 years ago
Awesome shot. Great view of the crowded sea land and sky of Hong Kong. The white color of both boat and plane bring a nice contrast from the water and buildings.
Anonymous
5 years ago
Very nice pic , with the ship in background.
Anonymous
5 years ago
The plane looks like a model on a stand(the ship)! Amazing shot, 5 stars and more if I could.
Anonymous
5 years ago
R.I.P KAI TAK
Anonymous
5 years ago
Very nice shot. Kai Tak- so hard place...
Anonymous
5 years ago
Great shot. I'm pretty sure that the ship in the photo is the former Stockholm which was involved in a well known collision in the 1950s
Anonymous
1 year ago
Great shot of the limited bit classic dash 40
Anonymous
1 year ago
Superb shot with an interesting background. It doesn't look the same anymore!

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