Aviation Photo #0941434 Antonov An-124-100 Ruslan - Volga-Dnepr Airlines

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This is what happens when 175,000kg of aircraft meets the ground.. 3 down two more to make contact.. (Canon 20D - 100-400L IS USM F/4.5-5.6)
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    Lewis Steeper
    Volga-Dnepr Airlines
    Antonov An-124-100 Ruslan
    Antonov An-124 Ruslan
    Antonov An-124 Ruslan
    Antonov
    9773054559153
    RA-82078
    Nottingham / Leicester / Derby - East Midlands (Castle Donington)
    England
    United Kingdom
    October 2, 2005
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Comments (21)

Anonymous
13 years ago
Very Nice Perfect Timing ! ;-)
Anonymous
13 years ago
I wonder how complicated the landing gear mechanism of this An124 might me.
Anonymous
13 years ago
Good Job! TFSPhoto
Anonymous
13 years ago
TFS, sweeeeeeeeeeeeet photo dude! Keep it up. You deserve this.
Anonymous
13 years ago
Sweeet
Anonymous
13 years ago
It is beautiful picture and it means a lot of work for maintenanceĀ“s workers.
Anonymous
13 years ago
Incredible design, something Russian engineers can do very well!
Anonymous
13 years ago
I think that this pic is badass, but is in all those wheels together stressfull for the runway, specially the bigger version. this picture rocks!!!!!!!!
Anonymous
13 years ago
WOW lots of wheels for one aircraft.
Anonymous
13 years ago
This is a beautiful detail that illustrates how 'big' Russians think.
Anonymous
13 years ago
Splendid picture congratulation to the author
Anonymous
13 years ago
Excelent
Anonymous
13 years ago
Very strong landing gear to support 175,000kg load.very nice!!!
Anonymous
13 years ago
I canĀ“t imagine how it should be for the An-225!!!
Wagner
Anonymous
13 years ago
This is perfect timing! Dedicated to all photographer which think "200mm lenses are enough to planespotting".
Anonymous
13 years ago
Gear looked even stranger when lining up - unannounced - for final to evx/lfoe 24sep. a mite of noise abatement would have been welcome 10nm west of rway and still very low at 0700lt flwng sunday morning
Anonymous
13 years ago
Thank you for displaying this image, as one of the crew of this flight i thank you, Sergi.
Anonymous
13 years ago
Cool
Anonymous
12 years ago
The design itself is outstanding and unique...the fuselage is too close to the ground than most other aircraft...the nose with a bulge under the cockpit reminds me of a chameleon...gbala
Anonymous
12 years ago
Sweet view! gotta love the tire smoke too
Anonymous
12 years ago
Very dramatic and perfectly captured.

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