Aviation Photo #1113897: Boeing 747-123(SCA) - NASA


Photo 4,260 of 4,263 by Steve Brimley
  • Brian Lockett
    NASA
    Boeing 747-123(SCA)
    Boeing 747-100
    Boeing 747-100
    Boeing
    20107
    86
    N905NA
    376
    Edwards - AFB
    California
    USA
    October 12, 1977
  • 284

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#1113897
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September 21, 2006
Caption
Taking off with Enterprise on the fourth Approach and Landing Test, one of only two flights flown without the streamlined tailcone.
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900px

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Comments (18)

Anonymous
10 years ago
Amazing photo!

Super moment, super high-quality and matches todays standards though being almost 29 years old.

Very, very, very well done, Brian!

Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow, what a gem! Thanks for sharing!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow...a real diamond!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
That is one heck of a scan! Incredible quality. Thanks for sharing!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great photo, I love it! Thanks for sharing!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Excellent shot. ***** This is an ex AA a/c I take I'm guessing? :)
Anonymous
9 years ago
Brian this shot is absolutely awesome! a picture from 1977 with the quality that beats most modern day cameras! 5 of 5
Anonymous
9 years ago
That's an American livery!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Great photo of a historic take off. The quality of the photo is impressive, considering its age. Very clear details and colors.
Anonymous
8 years ago
The image is well framed, well timed, and the hulls on display are beautiful. Call me a sucker for an unpainted fuselage.
Anonymous
7 years ago
You've gotta be kidding me Brian, this is unreal mate!! Look at the detail, it's spectacular. I'd ditch all 1400+ images I've got here to have shot this!
Spencer Wilmot.
Anonymous
6 years ago
This photo's got it all. Excellent bright view, great angle, and a hard to take shot!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Ex american airlines 747 no doubt
Anonymous
5 years ago
Something tells me it is a ex-American Airlines plane!
Anonymous
5 years ago
Wonderful photo
Anonymous
4 years ago
So you took this yesterday? It doesn't look like 1977. Love the shot! Great plane, wish I could've seen the American 747s in action.
Anonymous
4 years ago
Yups this use to be american airlines. i can see the american paint faded out
Anonymous
4 years ago
Great shot! Looks like it was taken recently and gives you the 70's feel too.