Aviation Photo #2392071 Cessna 172M Skyhawk II - Untitled

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This one goes out to you, Wladimir. What a low pass:-) [EOS 5D MK III + EF 17-40 L USM]
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    Cessna 172M Skyhawk II
    Cessna 172 Skyhawk/Cutlass/Hawk XP (T-41/Mescalero)
    Cessna 172 Skyhawk/Cutlass/Hawk XP (T-41/Mescalero)
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    Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana
    St. Maarten
    December 30, 2013
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Anonymous
5 years ago
Awesome shot, but complete exaggeration by the pilot - as if such an approach and angle of flaring were necessary on a Cessna... He can consider himself lucky to achieve passing over the perimeter fence!
Anonymous
5 years ago
This was a way under approach ! Is that sand on the bottom of the wing - from a previous underapproach !
Anonymous
5 years ago
Good shot, if you look closely the Cessna is not using flaps. This means they were coming in fast as a low fly-by, then they probably slowed down and landed.
Anonymous
5 years ago
No flaps? This i not a landing.. It's a takeoff! Backwards.
Anonymous
5 years ago
Engine-out on short final and he would end in the middle of the crowded beach. Nothing impressive about this way of flying.
Anonymous
5 years ago
Awesome shot! Looks like a lot of fun. To the poster making the flaring comment, the plane is flying straight and level in a clean config, not "lucky" to clear the fence at all.
Wisconsin, USA
7 months ago
But dangerous to the beach goers who have a right to be there.

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