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Boeing 747-400 (G-BYGG)

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British Airways, B744,departs LHR.

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Mark Thomas
Fantastic shot there Frank! Long lens for that one?
Frank Gollner Photo Uploader
Thank's Mark! It's one of my favourites. I shot this one, using the Canon 100-400mm, with a Canon 60D, body. Being a cropped sensor the 60D gave me that extra zoom reach, requiring very little cropping of the image. If you ever get to London Heathrow, make your way to the right side of runway 27R at sunset, just before a Hotel, I forget it's name. Position yourself around where the Heavies rotate and with a 400mm lens you should be able to get similar shots. The shot is edited using LR5 and Photoshop CC6. There is a very good Youtube clip Edit Aviation Photography, by Andre Nordheim, explaining his work flow using aformentioned photo software.
Yi Wang
Wow you look just like flying with it!
john russell
Great shot any closer and you could count the rivets!
Marcel Dumont
...great
Greg Byington
Very well done!
renato basso
COOL
Frank Gollner Photo Uploader
Thanks, Yi, John, Marcel, Greg and Renato!

Yes Yi, the angle gives that impression, but lucky for me the aircraft had a very shallow climb out, she must have been real heavy and going extra long haul, either that or a major derate of the RR engines on take off.
broward714
That flex tho!
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
20-May-2018 B744Philadelphia Intl ()London Heathrow () 07:11PM EDT 06:06AM BST (+1) En Route
20-May-2018 B744London Heathrow ()Philadelphia Intl () 01:14PM BST 03:49PM EDT 7:35
19-May-2018 B744John F Kennedy Intl ()London Heathrow () 09:38PM EDT 08:44AM BST (+1) 6:06
19-May-2018 B744London Heathrow ()John F Kennedy Intl () 08:51AM BST 11:01AM EDT 7:10
18-May-2018 B744John F Kennedy Intl ()London Heathrow () 08:15AM EDT 06:53PM BST 5:38
17-May-2018 B744London Heathrow ()John F Kennedy Intl () 08:06PM BST 10:37PM EDT 7:30
16-May-2018 B744Chicago O'Hare Intl ()London Heathrow () 05:25PM CDT 06:21AM BST (+1) 6:56
16-May-2018 B744London Heathrow ()Chicago O'Hare Intl () 11:09AM BST 01:08PM CDT 7:59
13-May-2018 B744OR Tambo Int'l ()London Heathrow () 09:33PM SAST 07:04AM BST (+1) 10:30
12-May-2018 B744London Heathrow ()OR Tambo Int'l () 10:09PM BST 09:52AM SAST (+1) 10:43
10-May-2018 B744John F Kennedy Intl ()London Heathrow () 10:28PM EDT 09:50AM BST (+1) 6:22
10-May-2018 B744London Heathrow ()John F Kennedy Intl () 09:39AM BST 11:37AM EDT 6:58
10-May-2018 B744King Khalid Int'l ()London Heathrow () 02:00AM +03 06:40AM BST 6:40
09-May-2018 B744London Heathrow ()King Khalid Int'l () 02:23PM BST 10:30PM +03 6:07
08-May-2018 B744Washington Dulles Intl ()London Heathrow () 10:51PM EDT 10:16AM BST (+1) 6:25
08-May-2018 B744London Heathrow ()Washington Dulles Intl () 05:52PM BST 08:36PM EDT 7:44
07-May-2018 B744Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()London Heathrow () 07:46PM PDT 12:36PM BST (+1) 8:50
07-May-2018 B744London Heathrow ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 04:30PM BST 05:32PM PDT 9:02
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