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Aharon

Very Very Very Rare Eastern Livery In Desert Action

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Shalom and greetings all my pals,

Presenting a nice flight with very very very rare Eastern livery from KTUS Tucson International Airport located 8 miles south of downtown Tucson, Arizona to KSAN San Diego International Airport located 3 miles northwest of downtown San Diego, California.

Taxiing to short of runway 29R

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Entering into runway 29R for take off

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Airborne on climb to FL300 with background view of Mount Kimball

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Still climbing with background view of Saquaro National Park

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Still climbing climbing with background view of Dove Mountain resort area

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Nice sunrise but weird purplish sky

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Now cruising at FL300

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Cruising across desert

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Look how nice sunrise shines on desert

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KSAN is so busy that I had to circle twice above nice city of San Diego

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On final runway approach with background view of Petco Park stadium the home of San Diego Padres

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The runway approach to KSAN San Diego international airport is very exciting and dangerous especially the approach from the east is steep, necessitated by terrain which drops from 266 ft (81 m) to sea level in less than one nautical mile. Aircraft normally descend at 318 feet per nautical mile (52.3 m/km) per nautical mile. Due to terrain in San Diego and to avoid hitting the five story high famous garage building in front of runway 27, they must descend at 331 ft/nmi (54.5 m/km), exceeding the FAA standard

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Seconds before touchdown

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TOUCHDOWN

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Front landing gear gliding down smoothly and softly in most graceful manner

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Front wheels making ground contact

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Exiting from runway to taxiway to gate

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Arrived at gate

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Thank you for viewing.  Stay tuned for next exciting flight.

Regards,

Aharon

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Sensational flight plan and very nicely done!

 

HLJAMES

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Impressive screenshots as always. Is the ILS on 27 (does it have ILS?) setup for the increased rate of descent? If not then I'd be stuffing the jet into the garage :) (Actually I'd probably be bunny hopping over the building in a panic going #####?? LOL.)

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Nice pics. The lighting effect are a bit over the top though.

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Thanks all for kind words.  Sorry for late reply.

 

Highbypass, I would have no idea as I always go for manual landings and never use auto or ILS landing.

Regards,

 

Aharon

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Jat,

 

Thanks for your kind words.

Regards,

 

Aharon

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