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More: McDonnell Douglas C-17A Globemaster III
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More: Germany, July 25, 2012
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90-0534 (cn F-12/P-9) Approaching Spangdahlem (SPM / ETAD)
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A visitor from United States posted Thu August 16, 2012:
Awesome shot! FYI, blown flaps use the exhaust from the engines over the flaps to create extra lift. For those interested, I encourage you to research "Coanda effect".

A visitor from Japan posted Mon August 13, 2012:
Blown flaps indeed. Makes work for the structures MX guys changing rivets!

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun August 12, 2012:

A visitor from United States posted Wed August 8, 2012:
This is almost like in the joke "A pig flies over a house and then..."

A visitor from United States posted Wed August 8, 2012:
Yes I thought this too was an LAX shot too, I am familiar with Spangdahlem this is where CAP has an overseas squadron.

What's this about blown flaps?

A visitor from - posted Wed August 8, 2012:
Picture of the month, easily!

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A visitor from - posted Tue August 7, 2012:
Very very beautiful great shot by Giovanni Carrettoni

A visitor from - posted Tue August 7, 2012:
Very sharp image. Good color resolution

A visitor from United States posted Tue August 7, 2012:
Amazing detail of this beautiful Boeing and the town below it.

A visitor from - posted Tue August 7, 2012:
Cool plane seen from a cool angle! Bravo!

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Tue August 7, 2012:
Not easy to do this in Germany!

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Tue August 7, 2012:
Nice that you can clearly see the C-17 has blown flaps, something I didn't know until this picture!

A visitor from United States posted Tue August 7, 2012:
Thought this was another fantastic LAX shot from the thumbnail view.....nice job

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