Old vs new technology. I guess if we could make the 727 a 2 pilot plane, keep the engines, and make it all glass it'd be perfect!
Early rotation from 25R
I just love the way the colors of this DHL A300 contrast with the blue sky background.
Pulling lots of vapor as it ascends into the stormy Los Angeles sky.
There aren't many airplanes flying today that have such a commanding appearance as the 727 as shown by this DHL cargo hauler sitting on the icy cargo ramp at O'Hare.
This one made my day. After an approach that I´ve never seen before this baby executed a low pass over rwy 15 heading to Las Palmas probably.
Climbing out of runway 25R.
DHL (ASTAR Air Cargo) N362DH (FLT DHL9972) climbing out from RWY 25R enroute to Newark/New York Liberty Int'l (KEWR).
Note the ''operated by ASTAR'' sign on the window!
Good old Smoker on Finals for RWY 12 in the Late Evening Sun
The number of shutter clicks between Joey Collura, Justin Idle, Mark Zielinski, and myself for this guy was incredible. Thanks for the fun day guys.
Great colors for this bird. The light was not bad either...finally a nice day at KLAX.
Former DHL aircraft stored, and missing a few parts, at Kingman with a gathering storm in the surrounding hills.