I did not see this plane yesterday at Intercontinental Airport Houston (IAH) but I was looking for it. Photo Courtesy of FlightAware.com It’s a Boeing 777-224, N77014 and the picture was taken at LFPG / Charles de Gaulle/Roissy / Paris. My buddy albspotter was the original photographer.
When I first heard the term “freight dog” I didn’t quite understand what it meant. Over time, I’ve come to terms with the meaning of the phrase, and then this picture just made it all clear for me. This is what a real freight dog looks like: Photo Courtesy of FlightAware.com According to the photographer, […]
I like how the cranes in the background make it look as though the plane is suspended, mid landing. Photo Courtesy of FlightAware.com
This is a really great photograph of an DC-10F operated by Fedex. Photo credit: Mark Fisher
This is another GermanWing plane. I would have loved to have been present at these negotiations. I wonder which side suggested painting the plane with this livery. T-Mobile rep: Yeah, we’d like to give you some money for advertising, but you have to paint a plane in our colors. GermanWing rep: Um, we can’t really […]
This one has me a bit confused. It’s Niki airlines, which I believe is owned by Niki Lauda, the Formula 1 race car driver from the seventies. I get the joke, “Fly Niki,” whence the fly, I just don’t know that I like the whole insect thing. Photo Courtesy of FlightAware.com
This plane is from GermanWings. It was photographed at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris. At first, I wasn’t sure what sort of creature they were aiming for with this livery. At first, I was thinking Raccoon, but then I couldn’t figure out why it was all jaggedy like that. Then, I noticed the “Berlin, […]
This picture shows a China Airlines Cargo Boeing 747F coming in for a landing at San Francisco International Airport SFO. At the same time that the jumbo jet is on final approach, a Virgin Atlantic A340 is also on final. These planes are most likely trying to land on 28L and 28R, which are two […]