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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
15-Aug-2018 B752Louisville Intl ()New Orleans Intl () 04:46AM EDT 05:15AM CDT Scheduled
14-Aug-2018 B752Metropolitan Oakland Intl ()Louisville Intl () 06:27PM PDT 01:06AM EDT (+1) 3:38
14-Aug-2018 B752Portland Intl ()Metropolitan Oakland Intl () 06:58AM PDT 08:21AM PDT 1:23
14-Aug-2018 B752Boeing Field Intl ()Portland Intl () 04:43AM PDT 05:14AM PDT 0:31
14-Aug-2018 B752Louisville Intl ()Boeing Field Intl () 02:15AM EDT 03:18AM PDT 4:03
13-Aug-2018 B752Mc Ghee Tyson ()Louisville Intl () 09:51PM EDT 10:26PM EDT 0:35
10-Aug-2018 B752Louisville Intl ()Mc Ghee Tyson () 04:58AM EDT 05:30AM EDT 0:31
09-Aug-2018 B752Lafayette Rgnl/Paul Fournet Field ()Louisville Intl () 09:22PM CDT 11:46PM EDT 1:23
09-Aug-2018 B752Louisville Intl ()Lafayette Rgnl/Paul Fournet Field () 05:09AM EDT 05:33AM CDT 1:23
08-Aug-2018 B752Shreveport Rgnl ()Louisville Intl () 09:11PM CDT 11:27PM EDT 1:16
08-Aug-2018 B752Huntsville Intl ()Shreveport Rgnl () 08:07AM CDT 09:11AM CDT 1:03
08-Aug-2018 B752Louisville Intl ()Huntsville Intl () 07:40AM EDT 07:22AM CDT 0:41
07-Aug-2018 B752Memphis Intl ()Louisville Intl () 10:17PM CDT 12:04AM EDT (+1) 0:46
07-Aug-2018 B752Clinton National ()Memphis Intl () 06:00AM CDT 06:35AM CDT 0:34
07-Aug-2018 B752Louisville Intl ()Clinton National () 04:53AM EDT 04:54AM CDT 1:00
03-Aug-2018 B752Raleigh-Durham Intl ()Louisville Intl () 11:23PM EDT 12:24AM EDT (+1) 1:00
03-Aug-2018 B752Philadelphia Intl ()Raleigh-Durham Intl () 03:22AM EDT 04:11AM EDT 0:49
02-Aug-2018 B752Buffalo Niagara Intl ()Philadelphia Intl () 11:17PM EDT 12:08AM EDT (+1) 0:51
02-Aug-2018 B752Syracuse Hancock Intl ()Buffalo Niagara Intl () 09:58PM EDT 10:24PM EDT 0:26
02-Aug-2018 B752Louisville Intl ()Syracuse Hancock Intl () 05:36PM EDT 06:51PM EDT 1:15
01-Aug-2018 B752Baltimore/Washington Intl ()Louisville Intl () 07:49AM EDT 09:06AM EDT 1:17
01-Aug-2018 B752Chicago/Rockford Intl ()Baltimore/Washington Intl () 03:15AM CDT 05:42AM EDT 1:27
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