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#1 Butzzell

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Posted 13 December 2017 - 03:27 PM

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Really great pics of planes from Aviation Week


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Posted 13 December 2017 - 03:45 PM

Very cool! My favorite has to be the first one.

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Posted 13 December 2017 - 06:20 PM

Those are definitely beautiful photographs!


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#4 Wilhelm_Reinhard

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Posted 14 December 2017 - 04:34 AM

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Really great pics of planes from Aviation Week

 

Cool, indeed! Interesting that the main vortices from the Airbus are coming from inboard, under-wing structures (edges of flaps, looks like, 'though I couldn't enlarge the picture enough to be sure). I've never seen that before. I guess winglets really do work sometimes, huh?

 

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Posted 14 December 2017 - 01:58 PM

That 3rd picture, often that was my view during my years with the FAA, working on the instrument landing systems, lighting equipment, etc. 😊

What's missing is the swirling sound that those mini tornadoes make, after the plane has passed over head.

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