Aviation Photo #0664455 McDonnell Douglas MD-11 - Swiss International Air Lines

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What an amazing sight!!! To celebrate the opening of the new part of the airport, the "Airside Center", there was an airport festival with many attractions and shows including this one. The MD-11 was lifted up by three hydraulic devices so they could show the retraction of the gear. It was very impressive to see the massive main gear retract within 13 seconds and to actually hear the sound of the slamming doors once they shut!!
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    Fabian Gysel - JetlinerImages
    Swiss International Air Lines
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    Zurich (- Kloten)
    Switzerland
    September 12, 2004
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Anonymous
9 years ago
One of the most attractive pictures to see on airliners!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Lol at the last comment

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