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Shalom and greetings all my pals,

Presenting real world Braniff service from SKBO El Dorado International Airport located in the Fontibón district of Bogotá in Colombia to SEQU old Mariscal Sucre International Airport located in the northern part of the city in the Chaupicruz parish within 5 minutes of Quito's financial center

Starting engines!!

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Dig beautiful color!

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Check out the cool needle on top of the tail!

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Starting long taxi to short of runway 13R

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Entering into taxiway S

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Entering into taxiway M   yep  very long taxi!

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Still taxiing

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Entering into runway 13R for take off

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Airborne on climb to FL340 although Google earth map show NO evidence of two lakes next to runway 31R

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Wing view of Fontibon suburb of the city

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Nose view of La Paz suburb of the city where you can see above the plane  green park callled Abraham Lincoln!!

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Still on climb to FL340

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Making little left turn adjustment to head to GIR and the destination

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Nice view of engines!!

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Passing SKME Lieutenant Colonel Luis Francisco Pinto Parra Air Base located in Melgar, Collombia

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Passing Sumapaz river that is considered one of the hundred natural wonders of the world

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Intercepting GIR and passing snow-capped peaks of Los Nevados National Park

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You can see Pacific ocean!

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You can tell that you are getting closer to the destination when ground begins to rise higher even though the plane is still at FL340

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Because of regulations of the forums not allowing more than 20 screenshots per post, please be kind enough to go to this hyperlink to view rest of the exciting flight.

Here is the link: http://calclassic.proboards.com/thread/9501/gold-braniff-service-quito

Thank you for viewing. Stay tuned for next exciting flight

Regards,

Aharon

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Great series, this only deserves Gold!

(...and an educational and interesting discussion on Braniff colours by the way.)

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