Aviation Photo #0975084 Airbus A340-642 - Virgin Atlantic Airways

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VS18 from Newark gracefully looming over the threshold of 27R not long before sunset, banking slightly to the left in the stiff crosswind this evening. The golden low setting sun illuminating the N1 fans and fuselage nicely [Canon EOS 10D + Sigma 50-500 EX]
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    Michael Catchpole - London Aviation Photography
    Virgin Atlantic Airways
    Airbus A340-642
    Airbus A340-600
    Airbus A340-600
    Airbus
    615
    G-VSSH
    London - Heathrow
    England
    United Kingdom
    August 5, 2005
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Photo Added: December 13, 2005

Comments (27)

Anonymous
10 years ago
5 Stars, what a stunner!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Amazing shot, well done
Anonymous
10 years ago
Beautiful lightconditions together with some of the worlds most beautiful engines, with those wheels hanging out, just BEAUTIFUL!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Beautiful photo
Anonymous
10 years ago
Impressive and powerful, 4for longhaul!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Unbelievable great shot
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very sharp
Anonymous
10 years ago
The golden sunshine along with the colour scheme of the fuselage produced awesome reflections!! Vivid photo!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Everything is great in this shot: color, engine, wheels and the pilots about to land this looooong bird.
Anonymous
10 years ago
I love this shot, it is so clear. Well done.
Anonymous
10 years ago
What a beautiful moment!, just wait a few seconds to burn some rubber at LHR, very nice sunlight
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great shot! Beautiful lightning!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great color, lighting, lovely positioning of the A/C before landing.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great shot,in the exact moment before touch down.
Anonymous
10 years ago
For me, the best photo on airliners.net!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Excellent picture! love the A340-600 :)
Anonymous
10 years ago
Terrific Michael! One of the more beautiful shots I've seen lately. I especially like how the engine fans are lit up by the sun. You really used the 10D to it full potential here. - Brett
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great Shot!!
MSN 615? I think i build this Airplane!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great angle, every this is sharply and visible.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Am not normally a diehard airbus or avation fan but this picture just catches my eye like nothing i have seen before. the aircraft the way the photo was framed and the clarity. just makes you want to smile - fan from california
Anonymous
10 years ago
It just looks like a beast..
Anonymous
9 years ago
A definate 5 stars from me,Great angle,great lighting Well done - Mike
Anonymous
9 years ago
Love the aircraft,love the angle,love the timing in a nutshell the shot is simply b e a utiful
Anonymous
8 years ago
Superb lighting. Just love those illuminated Trents!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Excellent lighting, beautiful plane, exhilarating engines.
Its just that the cockpit windows look a little ugly from this angle.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Great photo, I absolutely love the lighting. Just one question, why is the aircraft's left landing light illuminated while it's right is not?
Anonymous
4 years ago
Love how you caught the engines. Nice pic

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