On final runway 06
"Maria Montessori" arrived at YVR from AMS.
We went to HEL to see the Finnair MD11s and this one was a bonus and nice surprise. What a departure it was! The pilots really enjoyed using all those power on this empty machine as she took off... (more)
KLM671 heavy kicking up lots of water as it arrives from AMS, an interesting effect I've never seen before... the number 2 engine is sucking in water off the top of the fuselage!
As I said before, tri-jets always look the best! [1200 pix]
KLM 671 from AMS on final 24R.
Take off runwy 24 [1200 pix] [Nikon D60]
Heavy loaded MD-11 at full thrust, rotating 200 meters in front of me. No angry security guys, no fences. Schiphol - a dream come true.