Aviation Photo #0992107 Ilyushin Il-96-300 - Kras Air

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We expected a few Russians during the day, but this was the highlight. After a miserable day weather wise it was a pleasure to share the very crowded viewing deck with a hundred others watching this amazingly clean Russian heavy as it prepared for departure. This was the only clean shot possible. Shortly afterwards they slowly pulled her all over the ramp making long exposures impossible. 100-400 at f/8 for 5" exposure - crisp! [300D]
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    Robert Sjödell
    Kras Air
    Ilyushin Il-96-300
    Ilyushin Il-96
    Ilyushin Il-96
    Ilyushin
    74393202011
    RA-96017
    Salzburg - W.A. Mozart (Maxglan)
    Austria
    January 7, 2006
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Photo Added: January 20, 2006

Comments (6)

Anonymous
11 years ago
Don't know why, but somehow from this position the plane is very beutifull!
Anonymous
11 years ago
This photo is a great picture because it captures the true beauty of the Il-96; something that few people can do.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Very steady hands - or rather a sturdy tripod, i guess! Excellent shot and beautiful colors. Well done!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Gorgeous- thanks much for your patience in finding the right light...that is one nice looking plane.
Anonymous
9 years ago
It looks like brand new. Fantastic ;)
Anonymous
9 years ago
People say a lot about russian airplanes, but you gotta give it to them, the russians know how to make them. Stunning shot!

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