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McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (N429NV)


On the climb from Reno Tahoe International's runway 16R into a clear blue northern Nevada sky to begin a trip to Las Vegas.


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Dave Sheehy
Mad Dog with slow gear door...Nice Gary!
Gary Schenauer Photo Uploader
I also wondered if it was just a slow door, but I caught this same aircraft about three weeks later and I noted that it closed last during THAT departure, too. Does that mean it is indeed a "slow closer" or is it just the last in the sequence?
Uwe Zinke
Nice picture Gary!!
Gary Schenauer Photo Uploader
Uwe, my Thanks to you, my friend. And the same back to you. Your newest posts are, as always, super!
Mathias Böttcher
MD-83 , super photo ,

beautiful weekend , Gary
Dave Sheehy
Having not been close to a DC-9 or Mad Dog gear swing in many years...they are SUPPOSED to close together, BUT- you don't often see them closing perfectly at the same time. Watch the left door closing here;
Uwe Zinke
Hi Gary! We have a strandet dreamliner from Air India here.At monday the route was DEL to LHR. Squawk7700( emergency). Before AMS the plane turned back and arrived FRA. We think problems with the engines. Pictures will coming soon!!
Gary Schenauer Photo Uploader
Interesting vid, Dave. (Thanx for the link.) Seems to be the same thing I observed on this one, except that on this one the right door appeared to be fully closed before the left even started folding up. I guess it is a "slow closer" for sure. lol Thanks again for the info and vid link.
Gary Schenauer Photo Uploader
Uwe, very much looking forward to seeing your photo(s). Seems that the D-Liners are still suffering from a few bugs, eh?
Dwight Hartje
Excellent sky shot, Gary! I like how you got the old livery with the nice blue sky in the background.
Dan Pendleton
Probably a slow door actuator. Beautiful shot. I, too, have a few Allegiant's at my home airport KLEX, Lexington, Bluegrass Airport, but not like these.
electronicspro1 - I've seen this photo and can assure you 100% that if Gary uploads an aircraft photo to this site, it's one he snapped the shutter release on... and not one he's "borrowed"... i.e. - he actually took the photo and he owns it!

For pete's sake, if you're going to appropriate photos off the web and upload the same on FA's site, at least give the original photographer the proper credit and attribution they deserve for their work.
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
20-May-2018 A319Wichita Eisenhower ()McCarran Intl () 03:48PM CDT 04:10PM PDT 2:22
18-May-2018 A319Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport ()McCarran Intl () 05:31PM EDT 06:02PM PDT 3:31
18-May-2018 A319McCarran Intl ()Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport () 09:40AM PDT 04:22PM EDT 3:41
17-May-2018 A319Fresno Yosemite Intl ()McCarran Intl () 05:14PM PDT 06:03PM PDT 0:49
17-May-2018 A319McCarran Intl ()Fresno Yosemite Intl () 03:30PM PDT 04:20PM PDT 0:50
14-May-2018 MD80El Paso Intl ()McCarran Intl () 05:25PM MDT 05:50PM PDT 1:25
14-May-2018 MD80San Diego Intl ()El Paso Intl () 01:54PM PDT 04:13PM MDT 1:19
14-May-2018 MD80El Paso Intl ()San Diego Intl () 12:12PM MDT 12:46PM PDT 1:34
14-May-2018 MD80McCarran Intl ()El Paso Intl () 08:46AM PDT 11:00AM MDT 1:13
13-May-2018 MD80Albuquerque Intl Sunport ()McCarran Intl () 04:50PM MDT 05:04PM PDT 1:13
13-May-2018 MD80Austin-Bergstrom Intl ()Albuquerque Intl Sunport () 03:18PM CDT 03:43PM MDT 1:25
13-May-2018 MD80Albuquerque Intl Sunport ()Austin-Bergstrom Intl () 11:47AM MDT 02:08PM CDT 1:20
13-May-2018 MD80McCarran Intl ()Albuquerque Intl Sunport () 08:35AM PDT 10:40AM MDT 1:04
11-May-2018 MD80Billings Logan Intl ()McCarran Intl () 08:22PM MDT 09:18PM PDT 1:56
11-May-2018 MD80McCarran Intl ()Billings Logan Intl () 04:58PM PDT 07:29PM MDT 1:31
11-May-2018 MD80Gerald R Ford Intl ()McCarran Intl () 02:57PM EDT 03:45PM PDT 3:47
11-May-2018 MD80McCarran Intl ()Gerald R Ford Intl () 07:27AM PDT 01:33PM EDT 3:05
10-May-2018 A319Des Moines Intl ()McCarran Intl () 08:18PM CDT 09:02PM PDT 2:44
10-May-2018 A319McCarran Intl ()Des Moines Intl () 02:55PM PDT 07:16PM CDT 2:21
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