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Boeing 737-700 (N7703A)


Takes off with a Dove in pursuit.


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Viv Pike
Great pic, Alexander !!
Fabian Dirscherl
nice shot
G Zorbas
Very nice.
Al Bauer
Photo Shop?
Viv Pike
@ Al Bauer - why do you even ask that? Are you always this negative? Ever heard of telephoto compression?
marylou anderson
Wow. What a great shot.
That "dove" looks the size of a great blue heron--chasing down the aircraft!
Hope you shared with the folks @ Southwest--they'd get a good laugh from that!
renato basso
2 birds
Caden Bell
nice one!

Ha! the dove :)

nice touch!
Alexander Viduetsky Photo Uploader
I took this photo from the Valhalla Memorial Park, which is adjacent to the airport. There are numerous bird species out there. When I was photographing this airplane, the dove simply flew into the frame. The illusion that the bird is so big - relative to the plane - is simply because the Dove was much closer to me (to the lens) than the aircraft. Anyone can see that the plane is sharply in the focus, whereas the Dove is out of focus (very different distance from the lens). It seems like the Dove is flying right behind the plane, but in reality it was just flying in its parallel course, significantly sideways. My telephoto lens (I used a 100-400 mm zoom-telephoto) had compressed the distance, creating this "pursuit" illusion.
Alexander Viduetsky Photo Uploader
Thank you, everyone, for your interest and support!
Leon Artac
OOPS! watch out for that bird. We don't want another US Air in the river.
lawrence bauer
Hey Al , your giving our last name, a bad name ! lol
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
24-May-2018 B737Fort Lauderdale Intl ()Indianapolis Intl () 07:38PM EDT 09:48PM EDT 2:09
24-May-2018 B737Lynden Pindling Int'l (Nassau) ()Fort Lauderdale Intl () 05:10PM EDT 05:51PM EDT 0:40
24-May-2018 B737Fort Lauderdale Intl ()Lynden Pindling Int'l (Nassau) () 03:50PM EDT 04:21PM EDT 0:31
24-May-2018 B737Tampa Intl ()Fort Lauderdale Intl () 01:35PM EDT 02:21PM EDT 0:46
24-May-2018 B737Hartsfield-Jackson Intl ()Tampa Intl () 11:22AM EDT 12:24PM EDT 1:02
24-May-2018 B737William P Hobby ()Hartsfield-Jackson Intl () 07:27AM CDT 10:15AM EDT 1:47
23-May-2018 B737Hartsfield-Jackson Intl ()William P Hobby () 11:55PM EDT 12:29AM CDT (+1) 1:33
23-May-2018 B737Palm Beach Intl ()Hartsfield-Jackson Intl () 09:06PM EDT 10:28PM EDT 1:21
23-May-2018 B737Long Island MacArthur ()Palm Beach Intl () 05:00PM EDT 08:12PM EDT 3:12
23-May-2018 B737Baltimore/Washington Intl ()Long Island MacArthur () 02:45PM EDT 03:26PM EDT 0:41
23-May-2018 B737Sacramento Intl ()Baltimore/Washington Intl () 05:59AM PDT 01:39PM EDT 4:39
22-May-2018 B737Los Angeles Intl ()Sacramento Intl () 09:20PM PDT 10:21PM PDT 1:01
22-May-2018 B737Denver Intl ()Los Angeles Intl () 07:30PM MDT 08:34PM PDT 2:03
22-May-2018 B737McCarran Intl ()Denver Intl () 03:47PM PDT 06:08PM MDT 1:21
22-May-2018 B737Sacramento Intl ()McCarran Intl () 01:40PM PDT 02:35PM PDT 0:55
22-May-2018 B737Gowen Field ()Sacramento Intl () 12:51PM MDT 12:54PM PDT 1:03
22-May-2018 B737McCarran Intl ()Gowen Field () 09:36AM PDT 11:56AM MDT 1:20
22-May-2018 B737San Diego Intl ()McCarran Intl () 07:48AM PDT 08:32AM PDT 0:43
22-May-2018 B737McCarran Intl ()San Diego Intl () 06:08AM PDT 06:52AM PDT 0:43
21-May-2018 B737Los Angeles Intl ()McCarran Intl () 09:24PM PDT 10:12PM PDT 0:47
21-May-2018 B737San Jose Int'l ()Los Angeles Intl () 07:24PM PDT 08:18PM PDT 0:54
21-May-2018 B737San Diego Intl ()San Jose Int'l () 05:11PM PDT 06:15PM PDT 1:04
21-May-2018 B737McCarran Intl ()San Diego Intl () 03:25PM PDT 04:10PM PDT 0:44
21-May-2018 B737San Antonio Intl ()McCarran Intl () 01:45PM CDT 02:19PM PDT 2:34
21-May-2018 B737St Louis Lambert Intl ()San Antonio Intl () 11:09AM CDT 12:59PM CDT 1:50
21-May-2018 B737Kansas City Intl ()St Louis Lambert Intl () 09:38AM CDT 10:15AM CDT 0:36
21-May-2018 B737Boston Logan Intl ()Kansas City Intl () 06:29AM EDT 08:32AM CDT 3:03
20-May-2018 B737Austin-Bergstrom Intl ()Boston Logan Intl () 08:10PM CDT 12:41AM EDT (+1) 3:31
20-May-2018 B737Metropolitan Oakland Intl ()Austin-Bergstrom Intl () 02:04PM PDT 07:06PM CDT 3:02
20-May-2018 B737Daugherty Field ()Metropolitan Oakland Intl () 12:07PM PDT 01:02PM PDT 0:55
20-May-2018 B737Denver Intl ()Daugherty Field () 09:46AM MDT 10:47AM PDT 2:00
19-May-2018 B737Cancun Int'l ()Denver Intl () 04:58PM EST 07:35PM MDT 3:37
19-May-2018 B737St Louis Lambert Intl ()Cancun Int'l () 12:45PM CDT 03:27PM EST 2:42
19-May-2018 B737Tulsa Intl ()St Louis Lambert Intl () 09:35AM CDT 10:29AM CDT 0:53
18-May-2018 B737St Louis Lambert Intl ()Tulsa Intl () 09:58PM CDT 10:52PM CDT 0:53
18-May-2018 B737Cleveland-Hopkins Intl ()St Louis Lambert Intl () 08:28PM EDT 08:41PM CDT 1:12
18-May-2018 B737Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl ()Cleveland-Hopkins Intl () 01:00PM MST 07:25PM EDT 3:25
18-May-2018 B737San Antonio Intl ()Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl () 11:57AM CDT 12:01PM MST 2:04
18-May-2018 B737Dallas Love Field ()San Antonio Intl () 10:33AM CDT 11:18AM CDT 0:45
17-May-2018 B737Will Rogers World ()Dallas Love Field () 07:44PM CDT 08:20PM CDT 0:36
17-May-2018 B737William P Hobby ()Will Rogers World () 05:49PM CDT 06:52PM CDT 1:03
17-May-2018 B737Midland Intl Air and Space Port ()William P Hobby () 03:45PM CDT 04:47PM CDT 1:02
17-May-2018 B737William P Hobby ()Midland Intl Air and Space Port () 01:22PM CDT 02:30PM CDT 1:07
17-May-2018 B737Dallas Love Field ()William P Hobby () 11:50AM CDT 12:33PM CDT 0:43
17-May-2018 B737Hartsfield-Jackson Intl ()Dallas Love Field () 09:53AM EDT 10:39AM CDT 1:46
17-May-2018 B737LaGuardia ()Hartsfield-Jackson Intl () 06:50AM EDT 08:45AM EDT 1:55
16-May-2018 B737Hartsfield-Jackson Intl ()LaGuardia () 08:53PM EDT 10:29PM EDT 1:36
16-May-2018 B737Dallas Love Field ()Hartsfield-Jackson Intl () 04:51PM CDT 07:33PM EDT 1:42
16-May-2018 B737Chicago Midway Intl ()Dallas Love Field () 01:14PM CDT 03:09PM CDT 1:55
16-May-2018 B737Bishop Intl ()Chicago Midway Intl () 12:30PM EDT 12:11PM CDT 0:41
16-May-2018 B737Chicago Midway Intl ()Bishop Intl () 09:51AM CDT 11:26AM EDT 0:34
16-May-2018 B737New Orleans Intl ()Chicago Midway Intl () 06:55AM CDT 08:46AM CDT 1:51
16-May-2018 B737Reagan National ()New Orleans Intl () 02:26AM EDT 03:36AM CDT 2:09
16-May-2018 B737John Glenn Columbus Intl Airport ()Reagan National () 12:35AM EDT 01:25AM EDT 0:50
15-May-2018 B737Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl ()John Glenn Columbus Intl Airport () 10:35AM MST 04:48PM EDT 3:13
14-May-2018 B737Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl () 05:38PM PDT 08:03PM MST 2:25
13-May-2018 B737El Paso Intl ()San Diego Intl () 01:10PM MDT 01:41PM PDT 1:31
13-May-2018 B737San Antonio Intl ()El Paso Intl () 12:02PM CDT 12:12PM MDT 1:10
13-May-2018 B737El Paso Intl ()San Antonio Intl () 09:08AM MDT 11:10AM CDT 1:02
13-May-2018 B737Dallas Love Field ()El Paso Intl () 07:55AM CDT 08:18AM MDT 1:23
12-May-2018 B737John Glenn Columbus Intl Airport ()Dallas Love Field () 04:16PM EDT 05:19PM CDT 2:03
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