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Boeing 757-200 (N408UP)


The sun had popped up over the crest of the Virginia Range Mountains behind my position and was lighting up Mt. Rose in the Sierra Nevada as well as the suburban area southwest of downtown Reno when UPS's N408UP, a B757-200, departed RTIA and climbed out from runway 16R to begin a flight to Des Moines (KDSM), IA.


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Gary SchenauerPhoto Uploader
Those ski runs were still deserted at 7:45 AM when I captured this click of N408UP on the climb, but the skiers were out on those slopes in large numbers less than 90 minutes later. It was a gorgeous day for skiing .... AND for spotting. ;-)
Greg Byington
Very nice, Gary!
Uwe Zinke
Hi Gary!!

Also the backround is beautiful!!
Gary SchenauerPhoto Uploader
Thanx, Greg. This definitely isn't the pic I intended to post, but I did not notice that I selected the wrong one and that it was uploading until it appeared afterwards. Nothing I can do about it now except send a request that it be deleted. AND ... be way more careful in the future. (Grin)
Gary SchenauerPhoto Uploader
Hey, Uwe, how have you been, my friend? :-) TY for the comment. You are correct about the background, but as I just commented to Greg in my reply, this pic was erroneously uploaded.
I posted a low-light shot last week. It was a "before sunrise" snap. The a/c was landing, just about to touch down, but because it was airborne and moving, I needed a shutter speed that was fast enough to avoid blur, yet I also had to permit more ambient light. The shot came out OK.
Mark See
Hi Gary, you may of accidentally uploaded, but I think you should leave it because it looks great and I think that many others would agree as you already have 3 votes (4 with mine) and they are all 5 stars.
Ditto to the comments above, love the shot and thanks...Sam
Greg Byington
Gary, if my mistakes were this good I wouldn't have to worry about them anymore! Take care, eh!
Dwight Hartje
Awesome scene, Gary! 5*+!!!!!
Charles Fournet
Mr. Gary, Thanks for this beautiful picture.... but why do you call it's upload a mistake?
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
16-Oct-2018 B752Metropolitan Oakland Intl ()Chicago/Rockford Intl () 07:37PM PDT 01:03AM CDT (+1) En Route
16-Oct-2018 B752Louisville Intl ()Metropolitan Oakland Intl () 04:39PM EDT 05:52PM PDT 4:12
16-Oct-2018 B752Metropolitan Oakland Intl ()Louisville Intl () 06:50AM PDT 01:33PM EDT 3:42
16-Oct-2018 B752Louisville Intl ()Metropolitan Oakland Intl () 03:05AM EDT 04:15AM PDT 4:10
15-Oct-2018 B752Shreveport Rgnl ()Louisville Intl () 09:24PM CDT 11:36PM EDT 1:11
14-Oct-2018 B752Louisville Intl ()Shreveport Rgnl () 04:46PM EDT 05:15PM CDT 1:28
13-Oct-2018 B752Mc Allen Miller Intl ()Louisville Intl () 10:32AM CDT 01:37PM EDT 2:04
12-Oct-2018 B752Louisville Intl ()Mc Allen Miller Intl () 04:48AM EDT 06:11AM CDT 2:22
11-Oct-2018 B752Baltimore/Washington Intl ()Louisville Intl () 07:29AM EDT 08:49AM EDT 1:19
11-Oct-2018 B752Chicago/Rockford Intl ()Baltimore/Washington Intl () 02:56AM CDT 05:20AM EDT 1:23
10-Oct-2018 B752Cleveland-Hopkins Intl ()Chicago/Rockford Intl () 09:51PM EDT 09:54PM CDT 1:02
10-Oct-2018 B752Chicago/Rockford Intl ()Cleveland-Hopkins Intl () 03:11AM CDT 05:05AM EDT 0:53
10-Oct-2018 B752Louisville Intl ()Chicago/Rockford Intl () 02:16AM EDT 02:06AM CDT 0:49
09-Oct-2018 B752Clinton National ()Louisville Intl () 10:12PM CDT 12:21AM EDT (+1) 1:09
09-Oct-2018 B752Louisville Intl ()Clinton National () 05:18AM EDT 05:18AM CDT 1:00
05-Oct-2018 B752Palm Beach Intl ()Louisville Intl () 10:08PM EDT 11:55PM EDT 1:46
05-Oct-2018 B752Southwest Florida Intl ()Palm Beach Intl () 08:41PM EDT 09:04PM EDT 0:22
05-Oct-2018 B752Tampa Intl ()Southwest Florida Intl () 06:14AM EDT 06:41AM EDT 0:27
05-Oct-2018 B752Philadelphia Intl ()Tampa Intl () 03:11AM EDT 05:06AM EDT 1:54
03-Oct-2018 B752Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl ()Philadelphia Intl () 05:31AM MST 12:29PM EDT 3:57
03-Oct-2018 B752Chicago/Rockford Intl ()Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl () 02:49AM CDT 03:47AM MST 2:58
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