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McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (N429NV)

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On the climb from Reno Tahoe International's runway 16R into a clear blue northern Nevada sky to begin a trip to Las Vegas.

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Dave Sheehy
Mad Dog with slow gear door...Nice Gary!
Gary Schenauer Photo Uploader
I also wondered if it was just a slow door, but I caught this same aircraft about three weeks later and I noted that it closed last during THAT departure, too. Does that mean it is indeed a "slow closer" or is it just the last in the sequence?
Uwe Zinke
Nice picture Gary!!
Gary Schenauer Photo Uploader
Uwe, my Thanks to you, my friend. And the same back to you. Your newest posts are, as always, super!
Mathias Böttcher
MD-83 , super photo ,

beautiful weekend , Gary
Dave Sheehy
Having not been close to a DC-9 or Mad Dog gear swing in many years...they are SUPPOSED to close together, BUT- you don't often see them closing perfectly at the same time. Watch the left door closing here;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RfKJ5twDfIk
Uwe Zinke
Hi Gary! We have a strandet dreamliner from Air India here.At monday the route was DEL to LHR. Squawk7700( emergency). Before AMS the plane turned back and arrived FRA. We think problems with the engines. Pictures will coming soon!!
Gary Schenauer Photo Uploader
Interesting vid, Dave. (Thanx for the link.) Seems to be the same thing I observed on this one, except that on this one the right door appeared to be fully closed before the left even started folding up. I guess it is a "slow closer" for sure. lol Thanks again for the info and vid link.
Gary Schenauer Photo Uploader
Uwe, very much looking forward to seeing your photo(s). Seems that the D-Liners are still suffering from a few bugs, eh?
Dwight Hartje
Excellent sky shot, Gary! I like how you got the old livery with the nice blue sky in the background.
Dan Pendleton
Probably a slow door actuator. Beautiful shot. I, too, have a few Allegiant's at my home airport KLEX, Lexington, Bluegrass Airport, but not like these.
cliff731
electronicspro1 - I've seen this photo and can assure you 100% that if Gary uploads an aircraft photo to this site, it's one he snapped the shutter release on... and not one he's "borrowed"... i.e. - he actually took the photo and he owns it!

For pete's sake, if you're going to appropriate photos off the web and upload the same on FA's site, at least give the original photographer the proper credit and attribution they deserve for their work.
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
24-May-2018 MD83Rapid City Rgnl ()McCarran Intl () 18:58 MDT 19:54 PDT 1:56
24-May-2018 MD80McCarran Intl ()Rapid City Rgnl () 15:05 PDT 17:53 MDT 1:47
24-May-2018 MD80Central Nebraska Rgnl ()McCarran Intl () 13:26 CDT 13:36 PDT 2:10
24-May-2018 MD80McCarran Intl ()Central Nebraska Rgnl () 08:18 PDT 12:17 CDT 1:58
21-May-2018 A319Gerald R Ford Intl ()McCarran Intl () 21:34 EDT 22:16 PDT 3:42
21-May-2018 A319McCarran Intl ()Gerald R Ford Intl () 14:08 PDT 20:12 EDT 3:03
20-May-2018 A319Wichita Eisenhower ()McCarran Intl () 15:48 CDT 16:10 PDT 2:22
18-May-2018 A319Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport ()McCarran Intl () 17:31 EDT 18:02 PDT 3:31
18-May-2018 A319McCarran Intl ()Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport () 09:40 PDT 16:22 EDT 3:41
17-May-2018 A319Fresno Yosemite Intl ()McCarran Intl () 17:14 PDT 18:03 PDT 0:49
17-May-2018 A319McCarran Intl ()Fresno Yosemite Intl () 15:30 PDT 16:20 PDT 0:50
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