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Aviation Photo #1419435 Airbus A340-642 - Iberia

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Many people gather at La Candela Restaurant and the vicinities of the airport to see this big bird land on the weekends, but nobody was ready for what happened this time. What a show.
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    Fabricio Jiménez
    Iberia
    Airbus A340-642
    Airbus A340-600
    Airbus A340-600
    Airbus
    727
    EC-JNQ
    Alajuela (San Jose) - Juan Santamaria International
    Costa Rica
    October 26, 2008
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Comments (69)

Anonymous
11 years ago
Superb illustration of wake vortices.
Anonymous
11 years ago
That is excellent! i am currently learning about vortices and to see them in real life instead of on paper truly is amazing! thanks for posting!
Anonymous
11 years ago
There are no words to describe the beauty of this picture. Well done Fabricio. 5*
Anonymous
11 years ago
Hey!! YOU were ready dude - this magnificent photo proves that!!!!! top capture of an amazing spectacle.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Excellence to the maximum 5*s
Anonymous
11 years ago
Hats off! Outstanding moment and perfectly performed picture!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Simply....wow
Anonymous
11 years ago
Great to see the effect of win tip vortices in the clouds. This is a classic aviation shot that should warm the hearts of all aiation enthusiasts!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Best picture i've ever seen on a.net with the most beatiful plane around. The motion and shades just terrific. Well done.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Amazing vortex
Anonymous
11 years ago
I couldn't find the 10 stars button, so I had to put 5...
Well done !
Anonymous
11 years ago
Well good man
Anonymous
11 years ago
Absolutely great..!
Anonymous
11 years ago
This photo captures a scene that ive never seen before.The mist captured in the wind currents created by the airliner a beutifil and rare to see
Anonymous
11 years ago
What more can we say other than extremely nice shot ,there are no other words to describe it
Anonymous
11 years ago
Whaw....
Anonymous
11 years ago
Very nice picture
Anonymous
11 years ago
Amazing.....its really lucky moment!!!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Simply stunning!The reason I'll never get tired of watching these fabulous flying machines!
Anonymous
11 years ago
You save NASA some money :).
Anonymous
11 years ago
Well, YOU were ready!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Great picture
Anonymous
11 years ago
What a show indeed!!! very nice shot.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Amazing shot which has been all over the World in just a few days, SPECTACULAR!!!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Simply Wow.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Great Image....Well Done...!!
Anonymous
11 years ago
YES, you can!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Absolutely stunning!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Awesome! I cannot detail it more, the picture simply speaks for itself. Congratulations on this amazing shot!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Does it turns clockwise or counterclockwise? It depends on the point of wiew...Anyway, now it gets visible why we should always stay well behind those heavy's on final...
Anonymous
11 years ago
Standing ovation....
Anonymous
11 years ago
One of the Best pictures on AIRLINERS.NET of an AIRBUS A340-600... Simply Stunning... 5 Stars...
Anonymous
11 years ago
And here I was, thinking that dragons went extinct..
Anonymous
11 years ago
It's really Aviation Art as it should be. Very impressive!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Beautiful vortex and shadow
Anonymous
11 years ago
Undefined words to explain this picture! Magnificent!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Fantastic shot, waiting pays off, thanks for posting for all of us to enjoy, this is why we look at this site.
Anonymous
11 years ago
DIVINE! absolutely amazing scenery! Thank you for sharing it!

Anonymous
11 years ago
I bet the wind tunnel guys loved this one.
Anonymous
11 years ago
It looks like it was painted by hand like a cartoon with no flaws
Anonymous
11 years ago
After months I finally changed my PC wallpaper, thank you !
Anonymous
11 years ago
Costa rica always give us some wet pictures for sure
love it
Anonymous
11 years ago
This plane is awsome!!!!!!! its amazing how the planes pointy part of its wings can do that!! it must be a fast and strong plane,witch is awsome!!i want to go on that plane and enjoy seeing the huge plane do that with the pointy part of its wings!!!!
Anonymous
11 years ago
That is amazing
Anonymous
11 years ago
WONDERFUL, you have my 5*, thanks it
Anonymous
11 years ago
A piece of art, painted by an aircraft onto the sky
Anonymous
11 years ago
Speechless.....sunset, vortex, the most beautiful bird in the sky!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Beautiful photo
Anonymous
11 years ago
What a show!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
The wings are like magic wands
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow! nice shot!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow, nice capture!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Beautiful picture taken on my birthday!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Really amazing photo and some great vortices here. Kind of rare shot. Keep it up my friend!

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Krishley.G.D.Purmanun
Anonymous
10 years ago
She just came out of wrap 9.2..awesome shot.
Anonymous
10 years ago
A brilliant capture. I thought though, that winglets were designed to avoid wing-tip vortices?
Anonymous
9 years ago
Perfect picture to explain someone what are wing tip vortices!!!! Awesome job, Great capture!!!!
Anonymous
9 years ago
One of the best pictures I have ever seen.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Amazing. 5*
Anonymous
9 years ago
Great shot

love the vortices
Anonymous
9 years ago
The vortices.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Vaooo!!! nice . amazing
Anonymous
9 years ago
Wow, stunning picture.
Anonymous
9 years ago
I'll bet the airport has been full of spectators every weekend since this shot was taken, hoping to see this again! Very nice work, Fabricio!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Great shot!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Brilliant picture there, really caught the vortices off the wings and the wake turbulence effect on the cloud! =)
Anonymous
8 years ago
Also winglets are there to reduce whats called induced drag (the effect caused by two different pressures above and beneath the wing) and cannot totally wipe out the vortices created
Anonymous
7 years ago
Wow, amazing!
Anonymous
5 years ago
This photo shows the great turbulence a large aircraft can cause because of the weather in the area. something you wouldn't see on a clear day..........but it's still there!

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