Aviation Photo #1037962 Airbus A340-642 - China Eastern Airlines

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Wow, would you believe that not more than two minutes before this shot was taken the sun was behind some clouds. When she first came on frequency and departed the Santa Monica VOR on downwind, there was no way I would have thought the sun would have ever made an appearance. But she had a long downwind (21 miles) and consequently a long final. In total 13 minutes from passing a beam the tower to TD. Just enough time for everything to clear up. Thanks to Elizabeth for help with obtaining B-6055's schedule.
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    Paul Paulsen - AirTeamImages
    China Eastern Airlines
    Airbus A340-642
    Airbus A340-600
    Airbus A340-600
    Airbus
    586
    B-6055
    Los Angeles - International
    California
    USA
    April 8, 2006
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Anonymous
12 years ago
Nice shoot!!!
Anonymous
12 years ago
And - wow... I was at this very place at same time! Great place to take pictures, and great shot, Paul.
Anonymous
12 years ago
Another magnificent shot Paul!! I was waiting to see how you would "frame" this colorful bird..and I just love it :-) Did I tell you I miss LAX :-P

--Nate
Anonymous
11 years ago
That's cool photo!

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