Taxing to departure, this certainly brightened up the day. This aircraft has flown for Spanair, Air Canada, Virgin Nigeria and finally for SBA. [1600 pix]
Another highlight of that day in madrid... I like the contrast between the red plane and the blue sky !
Departing runway 12,tenerife north,whit a tail wind of twelve to fifteen knots destination Caracas Simon Bolivar Maiquetia(Santa Barbara 1335)
Very hard rain at the time of departure. I even had to shut down the autofocus function of the lens because it focused on the raindrops in the foreground instead of the plane and go manual.
Lifting up on the runway. Flight to Caracas.
Slowing down after an early landing. In the back ground the city is still ccovered in morning haze
Star of the day! Last time I was here they used a DC10 and now its B767
Rolling to depature. Shot with 64mm at 11:18 a.m.
Delivered to Spanair as EC-548 on 21 August 1991. Registration changed to EC-FHA in November 1991. Flew later for Air Canada as C-GHPA (May 2002-February 2007), Virgin Nigeria as YL-LCZ (June 2007... (more)