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Airbus A320 (N642NK) - Fast & low
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Airbus A320 (N642NK)

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Ace Doger
That is a cool shot
Sam Sampson
Must have been a fighter pilot...
serge LOTH
Forgot the gear!!
adelma
Interesting? Something you don't see often - low altitude; flat attitude & gear up?
Doyle Kaufman
I agree adelma. It almost looks like a fly-by at an air show.
Jake Vander Werf
Either it is an illusion or the gear was cropped of the delta in the background!
Jake Vander Werf
Great shot!
Michael Wulfsohn
It sure looks like an air show fly by. The Delta Mad Dog's rear landing gear is present, but blurry and appears to be on red jack stands. The front nose gear is gone, but you clearly can see a yellow jack stand holding it off of the ground. No fake, in my layperson opinion. Nice pic.
Champdriver
Okay, just to end the speculation about this very nice photo.
MSP does not do airshows, MAC, the airport authority does not allow it at all. I can't explain the reason for the fly-by though. Maybe Brian has some additional comments about this photo, that might help.
The Delta Regional jet is a Bombardier CRJ, not an MD.
It is not on jacks at all, it's on an active taxiway, most likely Papa. What you are looking at are orange cones and a yellow runway edge light stand.
The reason you can't see the CRJ gear very well is the fact that the runway is a few feet higher than the taxiway and ramp. Major runways are crowned and grooved for drainage.
Deltas maintenance hangar is in the background and this Airbus is over runway 30R near the threshold. Brian shot this photo from Fort Snelling on the perimeter of the north side of the airport, you can see the razor wire fence in the photo.
Again, Brian shot a very unusual and nice photo.
adelma
(tower) "Yeah, we confirm it - your gear is up!"
chugheset
Go-around perhaps?
marylou anderson
What a great shot!
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
03-Feb-2023 A320Miami Intl ()Newark Liberty Intl () 08:25PM EST 11:05PM EST Scheduled
03-Feb-2023 A320Boston Logan Intl ()Miami Intl () 04:00PM EST 06:53PM EST Scheduled
03-Feb-2023 A320Miami Intl ()Boston Logan Intl () 11:10AM EST 01:59PM EST Scheduled
02-Feb-2023 A320Newark Liberty Intl ()Miami Intl () 07:45PM EST 10:47PM EST Scheduled
02-Feb-2023 A320Hartsfield-Jackson Intl ()Newark Liberty Intl () 04:27PM EST 05:57PM EST En Route
02-Feb-2023 A320Newark Liberty Intl ()Hartsfield-Jackson Intl () 01:13PM EST 03:14PM EST 2:01
02-Feb-2023 A320Orlando Intl ()Newark Liberty Intl () 09:58AM EST 12:07PM EST 2:09
02-Feb-2023 A320Atlantic City Intl ()Orlando Intl () 06:21AM EST 08:30AM EST 2:09
01-Feb-2023 A320Orlando Intl ()Atlantic City Intl () 10:11PM EST 11:58PM EST 1:47
01-Feb-2023 A320Cancun Int'l ()Orlando Intl () 06:31PM EST 07:52PM EST 1:21
01-Feb-2023 A320Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Orlando Intl () 05:30PM CST 08:49PM EST Cancelled
01-Feb-2023 A320Orlando Intl ()Cancun Int'l () 03:08PM EST 04:45PM EST 1:36
01-Feb-2023 A320Orlando Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 02:35PM EST 04:12PM CST Cancelled
01-Feb-2023 A320LaGuardia ()Orlando Intl () 10:57AM EST 01:14PM EST 2:16
01-Feb-2023 A320Myrtle Beach Intl ()LaGuardia () 07:41AM EST 08:55AM EST 1:13
31-Jan-2023 A320Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()Myrtle Beach Intl () 08:31PM EST 10:01PM EST 1:29
31-Jan-2023 A320Myrtle Beach Intl ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 05:46PM EST 07:19PM EST 1:32
31-Jan-2023 A320LaGuardia ()Myrtle Beach Intl () 03:14PM EST 04:45PM EST 1:31
31-Jan-2023 A320Orlando Intl ()LaGuardia () 11:56AM EST 01:58PM EST 2:01
30-Jan-2023 A320Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()Orlando Intl () 08:13PM EST 10:20PM EST 2:07
30-Jan-2023 A320LaGuardia ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 05:00PM EST 06:31PM EST 1:30
30-Jan-2023 A320Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()LaGuardia () 02:20PM EST 03:31PM EST 1:11
30-Jan-2023 A320Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 10:23AM CST 01:12PM EST 1:49
30-Jan-2023 A320Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 06:46AM EST 08:28AM CST 2:41
29-Jan-2023 A320Los Angeles Intl ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 05:23PM PST 11:50PM EST 3:26
29-Jan-2023 A320Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()Los Angeles Intl () 02:19PM EST 04:14PM PST 4:54
29-Jan-2023 A320Hartsfield-Jackson Intl ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 10:48AM EST 12:13PM EST 1:24
29-Jan-2023 A320Tampa Intl ()Hartsfield-Jackson Intl () 08:21AM EST 09:28AM EST 1:06
29-Jan-2023 A320Hartsfield-Jackson Intl ()Tampa Intl () 05:38AM EST 06:41AM EST 1:03
28-Jan-2023 A320Boston Logan Intl ()Hartsfield-Jackson Intl () 08:05PM EST 10:32PM EST 2:27
28-Jan-2023 A320Orlando Intl ()Boston Logan Intl () 04:27PM EST 06:53PM EST 2:25
28-Jan-2023 A320New Orleans Intl ()Orlando Intl () 12:31PM CST 02:42PM EST 1:11
28-Jan-2023 A320Tampa Intl ()New Orleans Intl () 11:00AM EST 11:20AM CST 1:20
28-Jan-2023 A320New Orleans Intl ()Tampa Intl () 07:34AM CST 09:42AM EST 1:07
27-Jan-2023 A320Orlando Intl ()New Orleans Intl () 11:02PM EST 11:29PM CST 1:26
27-Jan-2023 A320Atlantic City Intl ()Orlando Intl () 07:04PM EST 09:20PM EST 2:15
27-Jan-2023 A320Orlando Intl ()Atlantic City Intl () 04:14PM EST 05:55PM EST 1:40
27-Jan-2023 A320Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()Orlando Intl () 12:08PM EST 02:25PM EST 2:17
27-Jan-2023 A320Fort Lauderdale Intl ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 08:06AM EST 10:29AM EST 2:23
26-Jan-2023 A320Tampa Intl ()Fort Lauderdale Intl () 09:48PM EST 10:32PM EST 0:44
26-Jan-2023 A320Houston Bush Int'ctl ()Tampa Intl () 03:39PM CST 06:17PM EST 1:38
26-Jan-2023 A320Cancun Int'l ()Houston Bush Int'ctl () 12:42PM EST 01:32PM CST 1:50
26-Jan-2023 A320Houston Bush Int'ctl ()Cancun Int'l () 08:40AM CST 11:29AM EST 1:49
26-Jan-2023 A320Tampa Intl ()Houston Bush Int'ctl () 06:02AM EST 07:08AM CST 2:05
25-Jan-2023 A320Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()Tampa Intl () 10:10PM EST 12:38AM EST (+1) 2:27
25-Jan-2023 A320Baltimore/Washington Intl ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 07:51PM EST 09:01PM EST 1:09
25-Jan-2023 A320Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()Baltimore/Washington Intl () 05:16PM EST 06:25PM EST 1:08
25-Jan-2023 A320Cancun Int'l ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 12:04PM EST 03:15PM EST 3:10
25-Jan-2023 A320Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()Cancun Int'l () 07:14AM EST 11:00AM EST 3:45
24-Jan-2023 A320LaGuardia ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 09:31PM EST 11:01PM EST 1:30
24-Jan-2023 A320Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()LaGuardia () 06:43PM EST 07:56PM EST 1:12
24-Jan-2023 A320Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 10:19AM MST 03:32PM EST 3:12
24-Jan-2023 A320Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl () 07:07AM EST 08:57AM MST 3:49
23-Jan-2023 A320Los Angeles Intl ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 04:42PM PST 11:31PM EST 3:49
23-Jan-2023 A320Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()Los Angeles Intl () 01:39PM EST 03:01PM PST 4:22
23-Jan-2023 A320Hartsfield-Jackson Intl ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 10:48AM EST 12:12PM EST 1:24
23-Jan-2023 A320Tampa Intl ()Hartsfield-Jackson Intl () 08:17AM EST 09:25AM EST 1:08
23-Jan-2023 A320Hartsfield-Jackson Intl ()Tampa Intl () 05:37AM EST 06:40AM EST 1:03
22-Jan-2023 A320Fort Lauderdale Intl ()Hartsfield-Jackson Intl () 10:07PM EST 11:39PM EST 1:32
22-Jan-2023 A320Hartsfield-Jackson Intl ()Fort Lauderdale Intl () 07:02PM EST 08:38PM EST 1:35
21-Jan-2023 A320Houston Bush Int'ctl ()Hartsfield-Jackson Intl () 09:56PM CST 12:17AM EST (+1) 1:21
21-Jan-2023 A320Hartsfield-Jackson Intl ()Houston Bush Int'ctl () 07:32PM EST 08:37PM CST 2:05
21-Jan-2023 A320Newark Liberty Intl ()Hartsfield-Jackson Intl () 04:00PM EST 06:06PM EST 2:06
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