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More: Convair 990A (30A-5)
More: Dusseldorf - International (Rhein-Ruhr / Lohausen) (DUS / EDDL)
More: Germany, 1974
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EC-BQA (cn 30-10-36) Dirty Coronado take-off as usual in those days
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A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sat December 3, 2011:
But man these Coronado's use unusual type of engine... cant imagine sound of those running after fan turbofan

A visitor from Poland posted Sun August 22, 2010:
Well... at least they knew that someone was on a runway for sure :) And to this Diesel thing - it's common to say "I went in a puff of smoke" if you have a diesel car b/c of exhaust fumes after pressing the gas pedal :)

A visitor from Germany posted Wed July 21, 2010:
The remark about Diesel is right (unintentionally though) because Kerosine is nothing different then Diesel, it's the very same stuff with some additives for altitude and temperature at height.

A visitor from Australia posted Wed July 21, 2010:
Love it.....so was it a minimum of 30mins between take-off's in those days? Half hour wait to make the runway visible again! haha

A visitor from - posted Wed July 21, 2010:
Enviromentalists also traveled on these birds too. Frank

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Wed July 21, 2010:
I hope the Greenpeace will not see this photo

A visitor from Poland posted Tue July 20, 2010:
I can just imagine the sound of those "dieasel" engines: "clunk! clunk! clunk!" :)

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Tue July 20, 2010:
Gosh we have come a long way in cleaner air (or at least cleaner looking air). Seeing the thumbnail I immediately thought it was an accident shot. Glad it wasn't. Good picture. Thanks!

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Mon July 19, 2010:
Nowadays he would probably be told to abort takeoff :P

A visitor from Canada posted Mon July 19, 2010:
I think this was a Sierra Club charter flight.;-)

A visitor from Switzerland posted Mon July 19, 2010:
In these days, smoking on board was still allowed...

A visitor from United States posted Sun July 18, 2010:
Diesel powered, I am telling you, impressive

A visitor from United States posted Sun July 18, 2010:
Hooray for water injection!

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun July 18, 2010:
Wow...dont you miss the good old days?.....I know its wrong but its soooooo right as far as I am concerned...sorry ;-)

A visitor from Canada posted Sun July 18, 2010:
I knew it was a Convair as soon as I saw the thumbnail ;)
Thanks for uploading this!

A visitor from Brazil posted Sun July 18, 2010:
Inadmissible nowadays...

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun July 18, 2010:
Great photo of the fuel from the engines!

A visitor from Netherlands posted Sun July 18, 2010:
Say "Hi!' to global warming..

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