Wof, this is the new "Flower Power" aircraft of Swiss International Airlines, to promote the new nonstop route Zurich-San Francisco, starting ont the 2nd of June 2010.
First time this A340 is outside the hangar with the new special colours, to promote the new Zurich-San Francisco service.
LX0040 "heavy" to Los Angeles rotates from rwy 16 of Zürich's Kloten Airport
Surfing the clouds over Zürich, right after the famous 270 degrees turn , after take-off from rwy 16 of Kloten Airport
It isn't a "plane-wash"... Just a nice optical illusion during take off on runway 16... Destination : Cairo !
(1600 px) a powerful take-off heading to Tokyo
Takeoff RWY 16
Another view from my appartment ... Swiss 022 Bravo - operated by a A340 iso A330 - is climbing out of runway 23 to JFK. 1/1000s f10 iso 200