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McDonnell Douglas MD-11 (D-ALCB)

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Luke Schneider
Awesome photo!
Alan Hume
A "heavy" landing heavily. Fabulous capture.
zx zczc
Beautiful capture! Lots of scorched rubber there...
A.Levent Bekdik
like couple of tires burst, perfect shot, right on time.
roland pfeifer
Boy , that's burnnng some rubber.
larrykekst
Note the wind sock at lower left. Dead cross wind landing in a reasonably stiff breeze. Easy to understand "positive ground contact."
Leon Kay
The MD-11 has a higher landing speed than most other commercial aircraft, resulting in many heavy landings like this one. For that reason it has also been involved in several accidents and incidents during landing. This higher landing speed was the result of having reduced the size of its tail assembly. This had to be done to meet customer’s requirements to increase its range on long haul routes on this stretched fuselage version of it’s predecessor the MD-10.
Eric Schminke
I definitely wish the MD-11 had been a greater success as a passenger aircraft. All series of the 777 are excellent, but in my opinion, the MD-11 is much more majestic.
Dave Sheehy
Thats a great catch John!
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
15-Jul-2018 MD11Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Frankfurt Int'l () 03:33AM CDT 07:48PM CEST 9:14
14-Jul-2018 MD11Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 11:22PM CDT 01:24AM CDT (+1) 2:02
14-Jul-2018 MD11Chicago O'Hare Intl ()Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l () 04:48PM CDT 08:09PM CDT 3:21
14-Jul-2018 MD11Frankfurt Int'l ()Chicago O'Hare Intl () 01:59PM CEST 03:28PM CDT 8:29
14-Jul-2018 UnknownRajiv Gandhi Int'l ()Frankfurt Int'l () 05:42AM IST 11:08AM CEST 8:56
14-Jul-2018 UnknownChennai Int'l ()Rajiv Gandhi Int'l () 02:59AM IST 03:48AM IST 0:49
12-Jul-2018 UnknownBlaise Diagne ()Frankfurt Int'l () 04:32AM GMT 11:55AM CEST 5:23
10-Jul-2018 UnknownFrankfurt Int'l ()Blaise Diagne () 08:13PM CEST 11:52PM GMT 5:39
09-Jul-2018 UnknownNovosibirsk Tolmachevo ()Frankfurt Int'l () 06:59PM +07 07:58PM CEST 5:59
07-Jul-2018 UnknownNovosibirsk Tolmachevo ()Kansai Int'l () 09:31AM +07 05:21PM JST 5:49
06-Jul-2018 UnknownFrankfurt Int'l ()Novosibirsk Tolmachevo () 09:22PM CEST 07:59AM +07 (+1) 5:37
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