Taken somewhere very, very far south of New Zealand on a 10hr science flight on the one and only Sofia 747SP. What an insane experience it was! [1600px]
1600pix - A lucky catch, it is very difficult to know when these critters will fly. It was a maintenance flight as it returned about 40 minutes later.
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Passing Over IKA to Join Right Downwind . Both Runways are Visible
So Sad The Last Active Passenger Boeing 747-SP Is Now Retired ...
ORF 2 landing on 22, i always try to photograph this classic lady whenever i can, a truly immaculate airplane in every sense of the word.