Aviation Photo #2222627 De Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter - WinAir

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You're looking the wrong way! Over Maho Beach for RWY 10. [Nikon D3+24-70mm f/2.8]
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    Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana
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Comments (7)

5 years ago
Coming in too high... Way too high. It's astounding. One of these days, one these planes is going to overshoot the runway. The US Army should go in, and do something about it.
5 years ago
To the commentor from China, I'm pretty sure he isn't going to overshoot the runway. If a 747-400 can land there, the Twin Otter can land halfway on the runway and still would be able to stop in time!
5 years ago
Nice capture. The "Danger" sign on the girls top is quite fitting for this place!
To the comment form China: A Twin-otter certainly does not need the full runway for its landing. So no porblem if it is too high.
5 years ago
Definitely not too high -- it's a small aircraft on final. He'll probably touch down farther back than the jets do.
5 years ago
Too high? Looks like a very normal approach too me. And anyway, it's a twin otter, they can land on a penny if needed.
5 years ago
Actually, the Twin Otters are usually very high crossing the beach as they want to touch down by the ramp so they have a short taxi.
4 years ago
I would love to see what is behing that danger sign!
Cheers and great pic, I love those small birds with big engines...

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