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More: Swissair
More: Convair 990A Coronado (30A-6)
More: In Flight
More: France, September 2, 1968
Remark Photographer
HB-ICD (cn 30-10-15) A Whitcomb "Shock Body" seen enroute Geneva/London over France.
More: S. M. Reeves
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A visitor from Brazil posted Tue April 6, 2010:
Very nostalgic !

A visitor from - posted Wed September 17, 2008:
I was 4 years-old when this plane came out (I was born in 1964). I

A visitor from Ecuador posted Wed June 27, 2007:
What a beautiful moment! This picture says a lot about what aviation means to me.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Tue November 28, 2006:
This picture expresses the beautiful conjunction of form, materials and the physics of flight.

A visitor from Switzerland posted Wed August 30, 2006:
I remember the Coronado but never had the chance to fly with it.
Beautiful scenery.
Congratulations!

A visitor from Sweden posted Sat June 3, 2006:
Nice picture. I like the suns reflection in the "carrot". Too bad that i never had a chance to ride one of those, and too bad that this particular plane crashed after a bomb explosion.

A visitor from United States posted Sat May 6, 2006:
So nice to see an old timer !

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