Aviation Photo #1156996 McDonnell Douglas MD-11(F) - United Parcel Service - UPS

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It is always delighted to see some snow on the undercarriage is blown off by the air stream. This UPS MD-11F is now leaving Anchorage from runway 32 with some interesting selection of cargo airplanes behinds. As this photograph was taken the moment after the sun broke through the peak of mountains, the orange hue gives us a warm atmosphere. In a reality, it is -9F (-22.8C) which makes me pretty cold; but, as you might know, I like crispy winter day so that I really enjoy what I am doing here!!
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    Jean - AirTeamImages
    United Parcel Service - UPS
    McDonnell Douglas MD-11(F)
    McDonnell Douglas MD-11
    McDonnell Douglas MD-11
    McDonnell Douglas
    N2**UP
    Anchorage - Ted Stevens International
    Alaska
    USA
    November 24, 2006
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Comments (34)

Anonymous
10 years ago
The colors, the steam, and the silhouette are fantastic!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great shot! Really enjoy what you did at that time even I just see the photo!
Alex Pan
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great color, nice shot
Anonymous
10 years ago
5 Stars! Fantastic shot...
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow, that's a wonderful picture.
Anonymous
10 years ago
One word: WOW!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow! Out of all of the unbelievable photos I have seen on this site, this is simply one of the best. Great color, great background, great weather, great airport, and great photographer. Well done!
Anonymous
10 years ago
I love the planes that come in and out of anchorage... all kinds of planes from float planes to 747's come in and of of here...i love it :)
Anonymous
10 years ago
WOW! What an amazing shot! Perfect! That really is a one in a million shot!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Such a nice pic
Anonymous
10 years ago
One of the most amazing pics i've ever seen on a.net! Congrats mate!
Anonymous
10 years ago
This pic has so much - a selection of lovely cargo liveries, a sunset with mountains, and an MD-11 of UPS with retracting landing gear and break dust!!! What more could a photographer want?
Anonymous
10 years ago
It is a piece of art!
Congrats! *****
Anonymous
10 years ago
5 stars! a perfect picture - beatiful atmosphere, lots of action, nice plane :) instant wallpaper....
Anonymous
10 years ago
Yeah man, I like crispy winter days too, but only if I sit in the cockpit :)
So it gets 5/5, no doubt!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great I'd like it very much! 5 stars
Anonymous
10 years ago
Amazing shot!!! perfect lighting, scenery,and I am seriously digging the Asian heavies in the background. The location is great, and I am happy someone has made an amazing shot at panc
Anonymous
10 years ago
Good shot, Jean. You really made me feel like I am there.
Anonymous
10 years ago
What a beautiful and scenic shot!! Just a wonderful composition.Congrats ! With the lovely light and mist,and the towering mountains,it's a 5-star.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Such an amazing photo. You can actually feel the dew on the back of your neck, and smell the jet fuel, and feel the immense power of the 747 taking off. Simply stunning.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Wow beautiful image. i love the 747 in the background and the md-11 looks so graceful and awesome as it climbs off of the frozen runway.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Love the orange sunlight, and the great aircraft!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Nice pane but also very nice landscape in back
Anonymous
9 years ago
A superb photo and a great acompanying description. You're a great passionate photographer.. well done.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Woow mate, this is stunning! Such a nice collor all over the picture. I can really understand why u like this cold, crisp days!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Have i already given this one five stars?

who cares, it deserves another...
Anonymous
8 years ago
Great colors!
Anonymous
8 years ago
This photo is worth more than 5 stars. The clarity and detail are awesome!!
Anonymous
8 years ago
This picture is one of the most amazing I've seen. The gorgeous orange with the plane taking off with the others in the background...truly amazing.
Anonymous
8 years ago
The MD-11 is a derivative of the venerable DC-10 series of aircraft.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Great photo, the orange light makes for a great atmosphere, awesome background to, well done
Anonymous
7 years ago
Super sharp. Photo speaks a thousands word.

By the way, it is a break dust, once pilot pull up the landing gear lever, automatic brakes stop the spinning wheels from damaging the landing gear bay inside the belly.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Note the AN-124 in the back!!! 5* takeoff and a 5* picture!
Anonymous
6 years ago
My sincere regards! His love for airplanes and his great courage to be out with -9F (-22.8C) to photograph these beauties with a look so beautiful in the background ... You deserve a medal!

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