Flying Away -gear up - Airbus A380 taking off at Heathrow terminal 5

A380 Gear Up!

Gear Up! I caught this Airbus A380 taking off at London Heathrow airport as we were about to depart on a trip. Timing was just great as the undercarriage has been retracted, but the doors are still open.
We caught a BA A380 later that day, which was our first trip in the big double-decker jet. I have to say it was a much more pleasant experience than the return trip in an aging BA 747!
Hmm. Perhaps it’s time to go again – photos like this make me restless.

Photo Notes

“Gear Up” was taken outside Heathrow Terminal 5 Departures. Shot with the Panasonic Lumix TZ100 f/6.3 1/800s ISO 125.

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The Hairy One
Life is a journey. Have fun, eat well and take a camera.

Traveling, normally with my wife, whenever and wherever we can make the opportunities. And of course, with a camera. It goes without saying that if there's good food to be had we'll find it.

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