We re-located ourselves just in time to catch this Raytheon testbed. This experimental plane is used for testing new avionic systems and is based at LAX. Built in 1981 and delivered to American Ai... (more)
Not the most usual 727...
Voodoo One on short final to 24R.
What a great catch at LAX!
VOODOO1 landing at LAX in the golden hour.. Special shoutout to my friend Nick Taylor for tipping me off to this photo.
Early morning departure off RWY 25R as the sun starts to rise
Highlight of the day for me is this interesting looking 727. Owned by Raytheon, it is a test bed for various avionics. The distinctive nose is actually that of an F-15 Eagle!
This badass is arriving on 24R after a test flight.
What a surprise to see this rare aircraft on short final for RWY 24R
One of the coolest looking 727s out there with the nose of an F-16 falcon. Raytheon test bed. Seen here on a late rotation off to the waypoint of ROSIE.