Remarks: 1/2 shot of the thrilling late takeoff, note the "1" SIGN at the lower left, indicate the runway have only 1000 ft left, the plane finally left the ground at about (estimated) 200 or so feet left! Rotate on the piano keys!
Remarks: 2/2 shot of the thrilling late takeoff. The IL96 is such a gentle climber, I let you to judge how many space between the ground surface and the plane! Not much really, I am stunned a while after I thought it will never make it! [Nikon D100]