BA/GB A321 at Faro

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Flew the GB Airways A321 into and out of Faro today from Gatwick. You cannot pitch up more than 10 degrees whilst on the ground, and a tail strike is very easy to do as shown by the picture where I am 1mm from the ground and nearly that distance from the end of the runway!
Also note there is a picture of a rather crude A320 next to me on one of the pics. This is the current basic display model for other traffic, in this case a Spanair aircraft that someone had flown from Bremen. In the next few months a new interface is being released, and it is believed that Project AI models will be used for that one!
Sadly some have had to be resized :(

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Great shots Mark, love the wing shot especially :)

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Those are great shots from my fellow BAV pilot:D I love that A321, and (once again) i'll be on one tommoz!!:D

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I love that A321, and (once again) i'll be on one tommoz!!:D

Just 10 days to go for me..!! :)

Excellent shots, Mark. Keep 'em coming!

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OK I'm off down to Porto with it now, more shots to come!

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Weather in Porto was terrible, so not many shots were available:

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Note the last pic is actualy me taking off, just being a little more careful after last times near miss!

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Great stuff as ever Mark :)