Aviation Photo #2183517: McDonnell Douglas MD-11F - Lufthansa Cargo


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  • Felix Gottwald
    Lufthansa Cargo
    McDonnell Douglas MD-11F
    McDonnell Douglas MD-11
    McDonnell Douglas MD-11
    McDonnell Douglas
    48782
    626
    D-ALCB
    In Flight
    Russia
    September 2012
  • 521

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#2183517
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November 09, 2012
Caption
On the way to Krasnoyarsk, we encountered a Swiss A340 mid-air and I could not resist to take a photo from the cockpit.
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1024px
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678px

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Comments (57)

Anonymous
3 years ago
✈Wow! This is such a cool photo! Totally awesome, great job!✈
Anonymous
3 years ago
Five star
Just i can Excellent!
Bravo felix!
Anonymous
3 years ago
What an epic picture!
Really, the fact of including part of the flight deck window structures really makes the picture!
5* and PC, very well done Felix!

Matteo S.
Anonymous
3 years ago
It is rear to get a birds eye view like this, a view from FO to head on traffic. Fantastic capture.
Anonymous
3 years ago
Amazing shot and so close! It looks much closer than the one mile spacing limit. Looks at those contrails.
Anonymous
3 years ago
Absolutely Stunning!
Anonymous
3 years ago
Simply Stunning! The reflection on the left of the clouds makes it mores so!
Anonymous
3 years ago
Amazing shot.
Anonymous
3 years ago
Looks like the A340 is on its way into space
Anonymous
3 years ago
Superb capture
Anonymous
3 years ago
Totally awesome shot. Is this what they mean by "RVSM" for Reduced Vertical Separation Minimums" ?
Anonymous
3 years ago
What a shot - you caught the moment! Absolutely 5* and my photographers choice today! Max/MLP86
Anonymous
3 years ago
Take me on your mighty wings ;)
Anonymous
3 years ago
Amazing picture ... Good job man
Anonymous
3 years ago
Good thing you didnt' resist because this photo is amazing! Love the detail of the A340 approaching with those beautiful contrails and the rainbow effect on the window.

Nuno Faria
Anonymous
3 years ago
Excellent capture, Felix. A fine example of what can happen when we're in the right place, at the right time, with the right technique. I enjoy your work- Simon
Anonymous
3 years ago
Great moment-great photo. Please keep them coming, Felix. Hope to see in ALA ;-) Yerbol.
Anonymous
3 years ago
Absolutely breathtaking! 5 stars for the circumstances and the brilliant angle!
Anonymous
3 years ago
Dear Felix, This is one of the most creative shots I've ever seen! Big Like! ;-) thanks for sharing. Voted.
-Shary (Iranian Spotters)
Anonymous
3 years ago
Great view. Be sure to have your camera ready next time!
Anonymous
3 years ago
I have seen this many times in my flying, but it happens so fast that I have never been able to get such a great photo. Its simply awesome!
Anonymous
3 years ago
What a fantastic picture, thanks for sharing! A340 is such a beauty!
Anonymous
3 years ago
One of the most incredible pictures I have seen on this website. Congrats.
Anonymous
3 years ago
Just about one of the finest photos on here. It almost looks as if though the A340 is rocketing into space!
Anonymous
3 years ago
The contrails follow the whole fov perfectly
Anonymous
3 years ago
Now that's what I call an office with a view! well done Felix and keep up the great work.

✈SoCalFlyer
Anonymous
3 years ago
Love it, I always miss these pictures and to have so much detail.
Anonymous
3 years ago
Great perspective
Anonymous
3 years ago
I love the perspective from the glareshield too!
Anonymous
3 years ago
Outstanding shot Felix! 5 stars!
Dmitry
Anonymous
3 years ago
What a wonderful photo... Magic!
Anonymous
3 years ago
Amazing shot my friend! Thank you for sharing this beautiful view!
Anonymous
3 years ago
Very nice picture, one of the best in Airliners.net!
Anonymous
3 years ago
ótimo, good, gold....
Anonymous
3 years ago
What an amazing (!) shot...I am deeply impressed....
Anonymous
3 years ago
Somehow I think the pilots of that A-340 wished they had a camera with them when they saw your mighty MD-11 closing in from below them. What a photo, I wish I was in your place to take that shot.
Anonymous
3 years ago
Just excellent!
Anonymous
3 years ago
WOW! This is the best (high altitude) air-to-air that I have ever seen! Not to mention the added bonus of the 2 aircraft types in the shot! Superb!
Anonymous
2 years ago
Gorgeous photo!
Anonymous
2 years ago
Great day in the office!
Anonymous
2 years ago
Nice wide angle lens and excellent clouds below. Visually appealing.
Anonymous
2 years ago
One Thousand feet separation on a two way airway ...
Anonymous
2 years ago
I'm glad you took that picture!
Anonymous
2 years ago
Fantastic, the best photo on Airliners.net. The detail is just great!!
Anonymous
1 year ago
Good work Felix! I envy your job and an eye to to catch the perfect plane related situations.
Anonymous
1 year ago
This is so far the most dramatic photo i have seen, great air to air :)
Anonymous
1 year ago
Breathtaking!
Anonymous
1 year ago
Fantastic
Anonymous
1 year ago
Slick!
Anonymous
1 year ago
I can picture the aircraft looking near motionless until the last minute when she zips by in the blink of an eye! Awesome!
Anonymous
1 year ago
Great scene, superb composition! Awesome!
Anonymous
1 year ago
Thank you for a great shot like this. This is yet another reason why I fly...saying hi to flying neighbors! What a catch!
Anonymous
1 year ago
Beautiful !!
Anonymous
1 year ago
Love this photograph
Anonymous
11 months ago
Amazing shot!

To me it looks like if the aircraft is just heading into space and saying hello as it passes by!
Anonymous
9 months ago
Amazing view!!
Anonymous
8 months ago
Fantastic photo !