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Embraer ERJ-190 (N216JB)

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Beginning its first flight of a new revenue day, jetBlue's "Blue Getaways" (N216JB) is just rotating from Runway 5.

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Gary SchenauerPhoto Uploader
Sixty plus years ago, at the "5" end of Runway 5-23, it was very easy to get right up next to the runway. We would park our bikes and sit by the runway. When the Blue Angel F-11 Tiger crash-landed on runway 23 (62 years ago - Aug 2, 1958), it slid off 23-5 very near the end and ended up on Genessee St. And it had not gone thru any fence because there was no fence back then. But times changed and nowadays not only is it impossible to stand next to the edge of Runway 5, the entire area outside the fence all the way to the Genessee St/ Cayuga Rd intersection is off limits. I positioned there on foot on one of my previous visits and I was able to snap a couple of arrivals going right over my head. But within a very few minutes, a Niagara Frontier Transit Authority patrol came by (on the other side of the fence) to check my ID and find out what I was doing. I had no choice but to tell them I was a tourist from Nevada (and I presented my D/License) making my first-ever visit to Western New York and I was not aware that being at that location was prohibited. They were nice and just gave me a warning and instructions to move along. It sure isn't the 60s any more. (Wistful sigh)
Darryl Sarno
Great shot Gary!
Dwight Hartje
Those E190 look rather strange with the full size sat-com boxes on them. Great pic, Gary! I'm really excited for RNO to be getting LAX service on JBU. They are switching from LGB to LAX due to JetBlue pulling out of Long Beech entirely.
Fiona Hunt
Awesome photos, Gary. I hope that you're having a good summer.
Gavin Hughes
Great action shot Gary. Nailed it with all the plane in crisp detail and background blur, and on top of that, a great background story.

As to security, I don't know what it's like in the US but at least here, GENERALLY, stress generally, if you don't try be a smart-a.. you will be politely dealt with if any action is necessary. Then again our airport security is either airport personnel or Aust Federal Police, not private security and therein, could be a big difference
Tom Vance
Classic Gman pic and story behind the numbers....and visit! Though there is only 1 Runway 5, there are 5 stars for the picture.
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
30-Oct-2020 E190Boston Logan Intl ()John F Kennedy Intl () 06:19AM EDT 07:10AM EDT 0:50
29-Oct-2020 E190John F Kennedy Intl ()Boston Logan Intl () 09:06PM EDT 09:37PM EDT 0:30
29-Oct-2020 E190Frederick Douglass - Greater Rochester Intl ()John F Kennedy Intl () 05:33PM EDT 06:21PM EDT 0:48
29-Oct-2020 E190John F Kennedy Intl ()Frederick Douglass - Greater Rochester Intl () 03:32PM EDT 04:24PM EDT 0:51
27-Oct-2020 E190Boston Logan Intl ()John F Kennedy Intl () 09:04PM EDT 09:44PM EDT 0:39
26-Oct-2020 E190Reagan National ()Boston Logan Intl () 07:56AM EDT 08:58AM EDT 1:01
25-Oct-2020 E190Southwest Florida Intl ()Reagan National () 09:02PM EDT 10:56PM EDT 1:53
25-Oct-2020 E190Reagan National ()Southwest Florida Intl () 05:56PM EDT 07:58PM EDT 2:01
25-Oct-2020 E190Palm Beach Intl ()Reagan National () 11:31AM EDT 01:23PM EDT 1:51
25-Oct-2020 E190Boston Logan Intl ()Palm Beach Intl () 07:32AM EDT 10:40AM EDT 3:07
23-Oct-2020 E190Hartsfield-Jackson Intl ()Boston Logan Intl () 05:02PM EDT 06:57PM EDT 1:54
23-Oct-2020 E190Boston Logan Intl ()Hartsfield-Jackson Intl () 01:19PM EDT 03:29PM EDT 2:10
22-Oct-2020 E190Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()Boston Logan Intl () 05:22PM EDT 06:45PM EDT 1:22
22-Oct-2020 E190Boston Logan Intl ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 02:43PM EDT 04:19PM EDT 1:35
22-Oct-2020 E190Raleigh-Durham Intl ()Boston Logan Intl () 10:55AM EDT 12:17PM EDT 1:22
22-Oct-2020 E190Boston Logan Intl ()Raleigh-Durham Intl () 08:16AM EDT 09:39AM EDT 1:22
21-Oct-2020 E190Raleigh-Durham Intl ()Boston Logan Intl () 06:26PM EDT 07:56PM EDT 1:30
21-Oct-2020 E190Boston Logan Intl ()Raleigh-Durham Intl () 03:25PM EDT 04:53PM EDT 1:27
21-Oct-2020 E190Chicago O'Hare Intl ()Boston Logan Intl () 11:06AM CDT 01:49PM EDT 1:43
21-Oct-2020 E190Boston Logan Intl ()Chicago O'Hare Intl () 08:29AM EDT 09:40AM CDT 2:10
19-Oct-2020 E190Cleveland-Hopkins Intl ()Boston Logan Intl () 05:07PM EDT 06:16PM EDT 1:08
19-Oct-2020 E190Boston Logan Intl ()Cleveland-Hopkins Intl () 02:15PM EDT 03:51PM EDT 1:35
19-Oct-2020 E190Charlotte/Douglas Intl ()Boston Logan Intl () 11:20AM EDT 01:04PM EDT 1:43
19-Oct-2020 E190Boston Logan Intl ()Charlotte/Douglas Intl () 08:05AM EDT 09:55AM EDT 1:49
18-Oct-2020 E190Reagan National ()Boston Logan Intl () 06:41PM EDT 07:43PM EDT 1:01
18-Oct-2020 E190Boston Logan Intl ()Reagan National () 03:56PM EDT 05:08PM EDT 1:11
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