69-0021 Galaxy in the old colours. Here you can see the complex landing gear operation as they are turned 90-degrees inward prior to being retracted into the gear bays. 28 wheels in total on the C-5; 24 mains and 4 nose wheels. (mehr von 69-0021)
D-ABHD Wearing a hybrid colourscheme this aircraft was leased from Condor, October 1982 to March 1983. It crashed in service with Condor on approach to Izmir on January 2nd, 1988, killing 19 crew and passengers.. (mehr von D-ABHD)
TF-ATE The ex Air Atlanta 747 has been used as a stand-by aircraft in the UK during summer 2003. Thereafter it has been placed into open storage in the desert. Many more aircrafts and airlines are visible in this picture, taken from a Cessna 172 doing a touch and go at this amazing airfield. (mehr von TF-ATE)
67-0174 The whole cockpit crew including the two guys on top of the fuselage are closely watching the wingtip clearance, as the Galaxy is slowly taxiing to the static display area of the famous London Air Show. Please note also the large Empire State titles, representing the NY ANG 105th AW based at Stewart IAP,NY. (mehr von 67-0174)
C-FTNJ Getting the thumbs up for yet another Atlantic crossing to Canada. Nowadays this aircraft is operated by the Orbital Sciences Corp. as N140SC and is used as a launch platform for rockets. (mehr von C-FTNJ)
Amazing view from a Cessna 172 during a touch and go. Many aircrafts are stored in the desert, among them some Condor/Thomas Cook B.757s, one of them with Apple Vacation titles. BWIA, NW, China A/L, National, and Delta aircrafts are also visible.