This relic needs every inch of SXM's 7054 foot runway, and thus is backtracking across the runway hash marks before departing to Curacao.
This really must be the most beautiful airport in the world. DCA enters the right hand turn as she makes a midday departure back to Curacao.
DCA's newest DC9-31 msn 48144
Msn: 48138/1021 ex: N918VJ
A water cannon salute on the last DC-9 flight out of Erie. The flight was heading to the US Airways hub in Pittsburgh.