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Boeing 727-200 (VH-RMW)

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On short final for runway 23, Adelaide, Sth Aust, Sunday March 14, 1982.

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Gavin HughesPhoto Uploader
I can't recall, but the shallow angle below the aircraft would suggest I took this from inside the terminal. The ugly scars in the hills were a former quarrying operation. A lot of planted vegetation natural regrowth and some re-sculpting has returned the hills to a better state.
Joan Williams
Awesome shot Gavin! Can't hate a good shot of a tri-holer!
CHRIS ROBEY
Nice shot of Romeo Mike Whiskey in Adelaide. The Ansett 3 crew cockpit in the earlier B727-100 series and also the -200 series had the benefit of the F/E Flight Engineer being a technician who had actually spent a lot of time in the maintenance hangars before they applied for a cockpit role.
Darryl Sarno
Great shot of this beautiful and classic aircraft! Love the B727!
Gavin HughesPhoto Uploader
Dean, Chris, Darryl - thank you guys for for your compliments and comments.
Gavin HughesPhoto Uploader
I have a correction to info in my first comment. It took a lot of hours to come back to me...there is a mound inside the northern boundary of the airport but in those days was outside the fence and this pic was taken from there. Was a very popular spot, just couldn't remember it - damn this getting older crap!
rwb2112
Love these classic shot!!
Gavin HughesPhoto Uploader
Thanks rwb. There are plenty more, but it takes time!
mike prendergast
Great Shot Gavin,flew on this bird a couple of times!
Jeroen Stroes
VERY NICE
Gavin HughesPhoto Uploader
Mike and Jeroen...thank you.
Tom Vance
Seattle built LN 1030, after delivery 1974 to Ansett, in the early 80s this jet flew with Wein Air Alaska,then Republic, Northwest and back to Wein Air Alaska...before moving on. Great arrival photo worthy of any Vintage Airliner calendar! 5 Aussies!
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