Airbus 380


john941

Link Posted 19/05/2011 - 19:37
Landing at Manchester to-day.

Cliff-P

Link Posted 19/05/2011 - 21:38
So you did manage to see it John Looks great against that dark sky, was it on time?.
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bretti_kivi

Link Posted 19/05/2011 - 21:45
saw three at the weekend - two at the same time next to one another at Frankfurt. Man, they're big.

Nice clouds.

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Zav

Link Posted 19/05/2011 - 22:53
Yep quite big, it's funny to see the wings moving when the plane take off and they are much more silent than the 744!
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HowardJ

Link Posted 19/05/2011 - 22:57
Like this shot, John. If I'd have you were there I would have joined you. I've got several shots of it going over here. A great aeroplane.

Cheers,

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john941

Link Posted 20/05/2011 - 08:31
Thanks guys, No it was 1 hour late cliff.

Smeggypants

Link Posted 20/05/2011 - 15:26
80mm lens. crikey. how close was it
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john941

Link Posted 20/05/2011 - 15:37
(80mm lens. crikey. how close was it)

You don,t stand in that spot if you've just had your hair done

Tyr

Link Posted 20/05/2011 - 16:11
That thing is huge. I went past the factory in Tolouse and down the road all the parts travel by. Really weird seeing the high security overnight stops for the drivers.
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simonkit

Link Posted 20/05/2011 - 20:07
Very nice shot of a very impressive aircraft...I was fortunate to work on the A380 in Toulouse during its conception and thoroughly enjoyed it, you get even more sense of the size from inside with all the interior stripped out, it would make a great 5-a-side football pitch!!

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marklj

Link Posted 20/05/2011 - 22:21
Very impressive.
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bwlchmawr

Link Posted 21/05/2011 - 07:16
Quite a beast, isn't it? Hope it's a success a few jobs round here depend upon it! (Great capture, by the way.)
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geclinke

Link Posted 21/05/2011 - 12:07
Flew on one from Singapore to Melbourne. They're good on the inside too - quiet, and relatively spacious.
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noddywithoutbigears

Link Posted 21/05/2011 - 15:10
marklj wrote:
Very impressive.

+1
A poor life this, if full of care,

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i-Berg

Link Posted 22/05/2011 - 03:36
Not only a nice aircraft - it's a good image! Like the background, and the angle of the sunlight on the fuselage. The exposure works for me as well.
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