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A Blimp Evening

There was something glowing in the sky yesterday evening – the WDL blimp on a dusk excursion!

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Low Approach V

The Lufthansa A319 ‘Babybus’ also came very close that day
the approach route shifted right over the inner city!

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Low Approach IV

The tail end of the Eurowings jet that was right above me in the previous photo.

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Low Approach III

I said on the last plane photo that it was right on top,
but actually this one was completely above me!

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Low Approach II

Another one of the really low-flying planes from two days ago. This one was right on top!

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Low Approach

For about half an hour this afternoon, the approach flight path to Düsseldorf International seemed to have shifted to the West, making some of the inbound planes fly really low over our inner city. This one already had the landing gears down – I’ve rarely seen planes fly so low around here!

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Return of the Blimp Summer

Luftschiff Theo has been in the air a lot these days!

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Star Wars in the Skies II

A couple of days ago, ANA’s Dreamliner with the R2D2 Star Wars livery was in Düsseldorf again and this time I used my trusty Canon Powershot SX30 to get a proper closeup of this amazing plane!

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Return of the Red Baron

I hadn’t seen the famous Antonov AN-2 in quite a while!

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Star Wars in the Skies

I only wanted to try to get a shot of All Nippon Airway’s Boeing 787 with the new camera, but I got a bonus: their Dreamliner with the Star Wars R2D2 livery! I might have gotten a bit closer with the SX30 though – I really need to get a 300mm lens for the A65 :-).

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