Peso - Washington 2
johnf at panix.com
Sat Oct 10 20:11:18 EDT 2009
On Sat, Oct 10, 2009 at 07:56:03PM -0400, frank theriault wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 10, 2009 at 12:20 PM, gldnbearz <gldnbearz.pdml at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The Concorde is a really big girl-
> > http://lh5.ggpht.com/_Nn-R2KLB88M/Ssa-Q5rLRLI/AAAAAAAAAmk/a4NFMjPRXfc/s800/IMGP4414.JPG
> > She's hangared at the Dulles location of the National Air & Space Museum.
> And she's very pointy, too!
> I like this: interesting perspective, right choice of lens.
I agree - that's an unusual take on the Concorde.
There are several of them around at museums; I've got pictures of the one
at the Boeing Museum of Flight in Seattle.
I do have to take exception to one thing, though - the Concorde isn't large.
In fact if you take a look inside one the overwhelming impression is just
how tiny this thing is. If you want large, try the Airbus A380. I got to
see one of these at Heathrow when I was flying back to San Francisco, both
at the terminal as I made my way to my gate, and taking off (about an hour
before my flight was due to depart).
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