Aviation Photo #1115574 Airbus A319-132 - US Airways

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I couldn't BEElieve my eyes. Just look at all those BEEs. I guess this was the right place to BEE as well as the right time to BEE there. You get the picture....BEE!!!!!!
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    Joey Collura
    US Airways
    Airbus A319-132
    Airbus A319
    Airbus A319
    Airbus
    1527
    N825AW
    Los Angeles - International
    California
    USA
    September 2006
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Photo Added: September 25, 2006

Comments (71)

Anonymous
10 years ago
How lucky BEEing able to capture a moment like this! Well done!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Those lights taste like honey :)
Anonymous
10 years ago
OK that is just WEIRD! Very unique capture! Hope you kept your distance!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Bees like gasoline, too!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Interesting picture and well spotted. Hope they are not killer bees hitching a lift!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Those who know how to fly prefer Airbus...
Anonymous
10 years ago
A319, tastes like honey! :-)
Anonymous
10 years ago
I wonder what is atracting them? Are they just mad that the lights may have been on?
Anonymous
10 years ago
What a great idea - all those little wings might help increase lift, and at the same time provide free honey for the economy pax ;)
Anonymous
10 years ago
They just skipped boarding in order to be off the plane first after arrival. :)
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wonder if they flew with them on there?
Anonymous
10 years ago
To BEE or not to BEE, that's the question...btw, that's gotta BEE one of the best shots~! =)
Anonymous
10 years ago
What a curious moment, nice catch.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Unique picture. You were lucky to have had the opportunity to BEE there and see this.

As a joke: They would have had to cancel that flight for security reasons because those bees did not pass through the security checkpoint.
Anonymous
10 years ago
I don't see what all the buzz is about. It's just a BEEautiful shot......
Anonymous
10 years ago
This is very common in the Southwest. I have seen it happen on five or six occaisons in Arizona. We have called out beekeepers to smoke them off of the planes right before departure. On a side note, throwing Avgas on a bee is a quick way to kill them.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very bizarre photo to say the least! Good thing I don't work around the aircraft as I am allergic to bees and need immediate medical attention if ever stung by just one!
Anonymous
10 years ago
I guess they needed to BEE somewhere faster than flying there themselves. I suppose they were occupying Seat 1 BEE?
Anonymous
10 years ago
THAT is a one-of-a-kind photo!

Which do you think they like better - takeoffs or landings?
Anonymous
10 years ago
Anybody ever hear of a bee strike to an engine :)
Anonymous
10 years ago
The bees got a free flight (":
Anonymous
10 years ago
The Airbus must be really bugged...
Anonymous
10 years ago
Who's replacing the bulb? ME ??
;-)
Anonymous
10 years ago
"Bees On A Plane" ..... *groan*
Anonymous
10 years ago
No happiness here!
Anonymous
10 years ago
BEEs on a plane > Snakes

...wonder how Samuel would have dealt with that
Anonymous
10 years ago
BEEautiful photo! ;)
Anonymous
10 years ago
Have honey? Amazing!
Anonymous
10 years ago
This shot tastes like honey on heavy metal. Awesome
Anonymous
9 years ago
Oh! They found their new home. I wounder if the metal taste honey...Awsome photo
Anonymous
9 years ago
Great photo. I'm sure a flight at FL350 would take care of that problem!
Anonymous
9 years ago
The best! amazing
Anonymous
9 years ago
I hope they had the pitot tube covers on!!
Gives a new meaning to A vs Bee on A.net :)

Unique and a very interesting insight.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Oh BEEhave. Great Photo!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Now that they are gone has anyone thought up what to do for plan Bee?
Anonymous
8 years ago
You sure got the right moment - great shot!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Ouch! Interesting photo, though I HATE bees!
Anonymous
8 years ago
That was the best airliner photo of bees on a plane
Anonymous
8 years ago
Wow. especially when it looks like a new livery of u.s. air!
nice photo
Anonymous
8 years ago
I am guessing the BEEcause of all the buzzing exceitment, there was a minor delay in getting this flight under way as the waitied for a Beekeeper
Anonymous
8 years ago
Lol nice work with all the BEE jokes. I guess this pic has too BEE seen to BEE BEElieved
Anonymous
8 years ago
Ladies and gentelmen BEES...here's your captain speaking... please make sure your seat belt is set, we are ready for take off...thank you. ( for dinner... you can eat the fuselage :P )
Anonymous
8 years ago
We all new it was coming.... the new movie.. "Bees on a Plane."
Anonymous
8 years ago
To BEE or not to BEE... Two BEEs or not two BEEs..:) Great shot, 5*!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Airborne Bee#1: "Shoot, this looks like LaGuardia at 5:00 o'clock"
Bee#2 "Tell me about it. I've been circling for an hour."
Anonymous
8 years ago
Wonder if they keep hanging on until Fl370.
Anonymous
8 years ago
I wonder if this was a cause for making a Bee movie. thats to show the producers how you would get bee's onto a plane!
Anonymous
8 years ago
I think US Airways is replacing their human workers to bee workers to save money....:) By the way BEEautiful picture, nice to BEE There!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Only at LAX!
Anonymous
8 years ago
The wingtip must be made of HONEYcomb material....or maybe they thought the engines were made by HONEYwell. Very unique picture.
Anonymous
8 years ago
All aboard, where are they headed?
Anonymous
7 years ago
Maximum take-off weight exceeded... Damn BEE's !
Anonymous
7 years ago
LOL a rare sight! BEE strike!!
Anonymous
7 years ago
At least the bees are concerned about air safety. Look, they let the navigation lights to be seen still.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Oh, that's how those africanized bees are migrating...
Anonymous
7 years ago
Must be filling up with BP
(Bee Pee)
get it?

never mind...
Anonymous
7 years ago
You could get rid of them with a STINGER missile.
Anonymous
7 years ago
I think 250 knots+ will fix this..
Anonymous
7 years ago
Do you think they will get any good service out there?
Anonymous
7 years ago
I only can say great!
Anonymous
7 years ago
This is an Airbus's experment. They can provide addition lift to the wing and save some fuel cost, BEE careful to put them equally on both wings to keep a balanced lift. If this experiment is success, they may put the BEEs as an option to the airlines.

A very unique shot! 5 stars
Anonymous
7 years ago
BEEzzare!
Anonymous
7 years ago
The queen must have been hit, and her pheromones spread on the wing tip.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Bees boarding an aircraft before take off! Thats gonna be a sweet flight.

Regards
Krishley.G.D.Purmanun
Anonymous
6 years ago
Man, whatever attracted bees to the winglights is very rare, the ground crew should better be careful or they get stung! Great pic
Anonymous
6 years ago
This can be catastrophic! An airplane has already crashed because of bees!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Bee 72 Foxtrot go around traffic is on the winglet

Fox!?!? where
Anonymous
6 years ago
That must be seat 10 BEE
Anonymous
6 years ago
How many bees does it take it change a nav light: cabout this many
Anonymous
6 years ago
I never thought an aircraft would draw a swarm of bees unless the old girl was parked in a graveyard, but to see it on a Airbus A319 that's obviously flight ready is incredible. These are new US Air livery colors as well, so this plane is parked temporarily. I wonder what made the bees home in on the leading edge of this aircraft? Nature is amazing, and until the A319 takes off, this is home of the bees.
Anonymous
4 years ago
Back where I fly in Belgium, I remember on a hot sunny day that bugs where atracted to the wingtip of my glider. we assumed they were atracted by the color red in which the wingtip was painted. maybe here they're also atracted to the color red from the NAV light ^^

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