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Inside the fence

Discussion in 'Transportation' started by Falcon, Apr 4, 2007.

  1. Falcon


    May 3, 2006
    Since 9/11 it has been extremly difficult to get inside airports to photograph planes, but finally my wish came through the other day. A few spotters were invited to see a very rare visitor to a this part of the world, the Antonov 124 Freighter, and boy what a sight.



    Then we continued to the other side of the airport where all the normal traffic where, and were allowed to walk around the planes and take all the pictures we wanted.

    MyTravel A321 at the gate

    Ryanair 737-800 ready for departure

    And my favorite shot: Moon over Sterling 737-800

    We ended up back in the cargo area where we were lucky to see this Icelandair B-757-203 freighter

    Hope you like 'em.
  2. tomtodeath


    Jan 11, 2007
    new jersey
    Very nice! I also especially like your favorite shot, "Moon over Sterling 737-800"
  3. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Very nice shots
    That is one huge transport plane
  4. The famous Condor...now that's a BIG bird!!!! Nice shots!
  5. Great shots.
  6. very nice images, thanks for sharing.
  7. Wonderful shots and opportunity. I wished we were allowed too.

    I saw the AN-124 once from a distance when it was parked in KMIA for a day on a stopover. What a huge beast!
  8. Is the Antonov 124 the worlds largest plane? I seem to remember a Russian plane a bit larger than the US C-5. I have seen several C-5s and they look like they could fall out of the sky at any moment...their size makes it appear that they are moving a lot slower than they are. I would love to see that big plane in the air.
  9. Falcon


    May 3, 2006
    Mason, I think there's a russian freighter which is bigger than this one, but the name escapes me right now. In this link there's a couple of shots of the beast in the air
    http://tinyurl.com/23upea (NOT my photos)

  10. bozola


    Feb 28, 2006
    Seattle WA
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