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McDonnell Douglas MD-11 (D-ALCB)

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Luke Schneider
Awesome photo!
Alan Hume
A "heavy" landing heavily. Fabulous capture.
zx zczc
Beautiful capture! Lots of scorched rubber there...
A.Levent Bekdik
like couple of tires burst, perfect shot, right on time.
roland pfeifer
Boy , that's burnnng some rubber.
larrykekst
Note the wind sock at lower left. Dead cross wind landing in a reasonably stiff breeze. Easy to understand "positive ground contact."
Leon Kay
The MD-11 has a higher landing speed than most other commercial aircraft, resulting in many heavy landings like this one. For that reason it has also been involved in several accidents and incidents during landing. This higher landing speed was the result of having reduced the size of its tail assembly. This had to be done to meet customer’s requirements to increase its range on long haul routes on this stretched fuselage version of it’s predecessor the MD-10.
Eric Schminke
I definitely wish the MD-11 had been a greater success as a passenger aircraft. All series of the 777 are excellent, but in my opinion, the MD-11 is much more majestic.
Dave Sheehy
Thats a great catch John!
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
20-Aug-2019 MD11Chatrapati Shivaji Int'l ()Rajiv Gandhi Int'l () 07:55 IST 08:58 IST 1:02
19-Aug-2019 UnknownFrankfurt Int'l ()Chatrapati Shivaji Int'l () 17:55 CEST 05:12 IST (+1) 7:47
19-Aug-2019 UnknownChatrapati Shivaji Int'l ()Frankfurt Int'l () 09:16 IST 12:20 CEST 6:33
18-Aug-2019 UnknownFrankfurt Int'l ()Chatrapati Shivaji Int'l () 18:13 CEST 05:31 IST (+1) 7:47
13-Aug-2019 UnknownFrankfurt Int'l ()Frankfurt Int'l () 13:29 CEST 14:10 CEST (?) 0:40
12-Aug-2019 UnknownCairo Int'l ()Frankfurt Int'l () 06:00 EET 09:40 CEST 3:40
11-Aug-2019 MD11Frankfurt Int'l ()Cairo Int'l () 22:40 CEST 02:20 EET (+1) 3:39
11-Aug-2019 UnknownJomo Kenyatta Int'l ()Frankfurt Int'l () 13:09 EAT 19:38 CEST 7:28
11-Aug-2019 MD11OR Tambo Int'l ()Jomo Kenyatta Int'l () 06:26 SAST 11:05 EAT 3:39
10-Aug-2019 UnknownFrankfurt Int'l ()OR Tambo Int'l () 17:39 CEST 03:48 SAST (+1) 10:08
10-Aug-2019 MD11John F Kennedy Intl ()Frankfurt Int'l () 01:56 EDT 14:37 CEST 6:40
09-Aug-2019 MD11Frankfurt Int'l ()John F Kennedy Intl () 20:38 CEST 22:37 EDT 7:59
08-Aug-2019 MD11Juhu ()Frankfurt Int'l () 11:44 IST 16:13 CEST 7:59
07-Aug-2019 UnknownFrankfurt Int'l ()Chatrapati Shivaji Int'l () 20:54 CEST 08:15 IST (+1) 7:51
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