Aviation Photo #1745118 Boeing 747-44AF/SCD - United Parcel Service - UPS

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A UPS 747 thunders off of 28L at PDX at sunset just as the clouds open up. This flight was diverted to PDX for a fuel stop because of volcanic activity in the Pacific.
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    Tyler Rogoway - Hangar Seventy One Aviation Photo Works
    United Parcel Service - UPS
    Boeing 747-44AF/SCD
    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
    Boeing
    Portland - International
    Oregon
    USA
    April 19, 2008
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Comments (15)

Anonymous
6 years ago
Magic feeling! Congrats. 5 stars and voted. Fyodor.
Anonymous
6 years ago
What a sight!! Love the present of that little turboprops...
Anonymous
6 years ago
One of the most atmospheric aviation images I have seen in a long time,congratulations Tyler
Anonymous
6 years ago
Sweet!
Anonymous
6 years ago
The clouds and the rain and the background of trees and hills is like a watercolour painting - and then you get the stark runway below, from which one giant bird throws itself into the air while another comes in out of the gloom. The foreshortening effect makes them all look so close together! Love it.
Anonymous
6 years ago
Incredibly beautiful
Anonymous
6 years ago
Just an amazing angle, both of the camera and the aircraft's AOA.
Anonymous
6 years ago
Great pic!
Anonymous
6 years ago
My God, it's the Rapture!

and a fabulous capture! (no pun intended)
Anonymous
6 years ago
Unreal pic....one of the best in the site...
Anonymous
5 years ago
Love the light ! What's with the numbers on the right of the runway?
Anonymous
5 years ago
Amazing!
am i right, to spot a Dash in the background on final for the runway?
Anonymous
5 years ago
Beautiful photo!
The lighting makes this a very dramatic shot. BTW The numbers on the right are showing thousands of feet to the end of the runway.
Anonymous
5 years ago
The contrast is very striking.
Anonymous
5 years ago
I am in awe of the perspective of this picture. Look at how close the 1000' markers appear to each other, it's hard to believe this is a 10,000' runway from looking at the pic. It makes the weather look that much more threatening.

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