Archive Planespotting

Off to Japan


It’s been quite a while since I caught one of ANA’s Boeing 787 Dreamliners on camera. They’ve been in the news these days because of corrosion problems in the engines – this exact plane could be affected too, since it’s a 787-9 with Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines…

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Return of the Blimp – 2018 Edition


Look who’s back – our local Blimp, Luftschiff Theo, has made his first flight of the season today!

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Any Old Iron


Back in early October, we had an ancient guest in the skies again.

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A Blimp Goodbye


Our local Blimp Theo flew for the last time today this season – see you in the Spring!
This shot is actually from October 17 – I saw it flying in the distance today, but couldn’t get a clear shot. I’ve still got some more photos of the WDL blimp and even a little movie coming up soon.

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The Last Airplane


When I took this photo of an Air Berlin jet back in mid-August, I had no idea it would be the last one ever. One day later the company filed for insolvency and the last plane flew on October 27.

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Cloudy Flyer


I caught this Air Berlin jet flying into a cloud by accident!

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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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