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Cessna Skyhawk (N974TA)

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A crisp view above LAX from a C-172 in the LAX Class B VFR Transition Special Flight Rules -Foreground showcase the new terminal at Tom Bradley designed to accommodate the Super Jumbo A380.

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Dwight Hartje
An amazing view of LAX! Very well done!
Greg Byington
Nice job!
Robert Spearman
Just beautiful!
Philip Marshall
Great shot - noticed all the purple coloured aircraft near top of shot - any idea which airline these are?
Mark Thomas
Those are Southwest Airlines 737's Philip
Captaindl
absolutely a Great Shot of LAX terminals
Marcel Rivard
looks like Fedex colors at top left ramp
Don Hines
Southwest.
Chris Hicks
Just like all of LA - very cramped quarters!
mattbna
FedEx colors, Marcel? FedEx aircraft are white with purple tails and look nothing at all like the Southwest Airlines' livery. They're also cargo birds and don't park at passenger terminals. ;)

Can't help but find a little humor in multiple people here not recognizing the very obvious livery of Southwest Airlines.
Jim Smirh
Don't be too hard on the Federal Express/Southwest confusion. Maybe these are mostly 'older' folks (like me!) who remember the original FedEx paint scheme; the top of the fuselage was all purple. From the angle of this shot, you would have seen much the same sight if the aircraft (727's AND 737's) had been parked where the Southwest are. And, although it was rare, FedEx aircraft HAVE parked at passenger terminals. I know I did, decades ago, in either Toronto or Montréal before our ramp was ready. ;-)

Apparently, purple paint is heavier than white. In a wide-body the extra weight may be considerable. Maybe they should only use "light" purple! 8+P LOL
Karter Hickling
Yes your right FedEx used to park at the infield passenger terminal at Toronto before they constructed their own cargo facility just to the north of runway 05/23. Now KF cargo uses the same abandoned passenger terminal to park, couldnt tell you why I just know they do. Also you'll see UPS at YYZ park at the one set of gates in terminal three when it isn't being used for RJ's.
Amazing photo of LAX so awesome you could fly over in your 72!
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
13-Dec-2018 C172Santa Monica Muni ()Santa Monica Muni () 12:53PM PST 01:49PM PST 0:55
13-Dec-2018 C172Santa Monica Muni ()Santa Monica Muni () 10:33AM PST 11:49AM PST 1:15
12-Dec-2018 C172Santa Monica Muni ()Santa Monica Muni () 03:08PM PST 03:58PM PST 0:50
12-Dec-2018 C172Oxnard ()Santa Monica Muni () 01:24PM PST 02:04PM PST 0:39
12-Dec-2018 C172Santa Monica Muni ()Oxnard () 12:40PM PST 01:10PM PST 0:29
11-Dec-2018 C172Santa Monica Muni ()Santa Monica Muni () 02:49PM PST 04:37PM PST 1:48
09-Dec-2018 C172Hawthorne Municipal ()Santa Monica Muni () 06:29PM PST 06:43PM PST 0:14
09-Dec-2018 C172Hawthorne Municipal ()Hawthorne Municipal () 04:11PM PST 05:18PM PST 1:07
08-Dec-2018 C172Santa Monica Muni ()Santa Monica Muni () 05:02PM PST 05:58PM PST 0:56
08-Dec-2018 C172Santa Monica Muni ()Santa Monica Muni () 02:58PM PST 03:35PM PST 0:37
08-Dec-2018 C172Van Nuys ()Santa Monica Muni () 11:11AM PST 11:23AM PST 0:12
08-Dec-2018 C172Santa Monica Muni ()Van Nuys () 08:48AM PST 09:03AM PST 0:14
03-Dec-2018 C172Santa Monica Muni ()Santa Monica Muni () 07:37PM PST 08:38PM PST 1:00
03-Dec-2018 C172Santa Monica Muni ()Santa Monica Muni () 06:07PM PST 06:30PM PST 0:23
03-Dec-2018 C172Near Van Nuys, CASanta Monica Muni () 05:41PM PST 05:59PM PST 0:18
03-Dec-2018 C172Santa Monica Muni ()Van Nuys () 03:48PM PST 05:39PM PST 1:50
01-Dec-2018 C172Santa Monica Muni ()Santa Monica Muni () 12:48PM PST 01:21PM PST 0:33
30-Nov-2018 C172Santa Monica Muni ()Santa Monica Muni () 02:35PM PST 02:53PM PST 0:18
30-Nov-2018 C172Santa Monica Muni ()Santa Monica Muni () 01:59PM PST 02:34PM PST 0:34
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