aircraft is rotating for Los Angeles - HB-IWM can be seen behind in all white which should be shortly transfered to Brasil for Varig
Hard touchdown of the flight from BKK.
(48540/611) Del. 03/11/1997 "Schwyz". Sadly the Swiss MD-11s will disappear from the Los Angeles skies on 11/27/03 when the airline replaces the Long Beach built aircraft with the A340.
Great light as Swiss 41 heavy leaves LAX...gotta catch these MD-11s while we still can!
Push back for its next flight. Photo taken during an 'Airsidefoto' tour.
Close up of the new colors. This aircraft is scheduled to leave the fleet early next year.
The pilots concentrated on their job. See you soon, guys :-)
Just when I took this picture (taken right after push back), the tour guide told us to get away, because of the jet blast. A few seconds later, I knew, what he meant...... ;-)
(Fujichrome Sensia 100) Delivered to Swissair on 11 March 1997. Stored at Zurich, Switzerland (January 2004-May 2004). Flew later for Varig as PP-VTK (June 2004-February 2007). Converted to freigh... (more)
LX254 climbing out of Zurich heading to Tel Aviv - aircraft was originally delivered to swissair on March 12, 1997