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Boeing 737-800 (HP-1716CMP) - low landing
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Boeing 737-800 (HP-1716CMP)

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Kurt Anderson
Just my take but to close for comfort and hearing loss.
gary ciana
Nobody is holding their ears!! Then, wouldn't beach goers have been blown all over the place??? I suspect Photo-Shop type deal here.
bendix5
Google: St. Maarten airport
JENNIFER JORDAN
At this stage of approach, the engine noise would be minimal with the current generation of aircraft, wake turbulence may make one stumble. On take off on that beach, another ball game!

Once, at LHR, I was blown of my feet and got slight burns by standing by the fence directly behind BA Concorde ( 27L ) as the afterburner kicked in.....I learned a big lesson that day.
Brad Meyers
St Martin. No PhotoShop. Cool airport for plane watching but I betcha the watcher gets a facefull of sand!
GottaFly2
S.O.P. at this airport. runway is pretty short. so being high and landing long are a bad idea.
People should have been blown away!
Dwight Hartje
Excellent composition and shot! I would really like to go there!
lfilipov747
No hearing loss, and no Photoshop needed. I have spent many hours in the same spot. I could live on Maho Beach!
Sommer Whitlow
GUYS THEY GET BLOWN AWAY WHEN THE PLANES TAKEOFF NOT WHEN THEY LAND
Jairo Silva
Muito linda esta foto!! Espetacular mesmo. Parabéns!!
Charles Abdouch
There is a "rite of passage" to hold onto the fence during take-offs without being blown away.
Go look on Youtube for dozens of videos of Saint Juliana airport in St. Maarten to see both landings and takeoffs
aidaspot7455
looks like the united tail :)
Karter Hickling
This livery honestly is a united knockoff, always throws me off haha
randomguy
It is very similar to Continental's globe logo adopted in 1991 (now adorning the UCH fleet)... but Copa was 49% owned by Continental in 1998 when Copa switched to this in 1999.
Devon Gabreluk
Well we know the photo was taken sometime after June of 2010 as the gentleman in the green shirt located lower-right seems to be capturing the landing on his white iPhone 4. I guess it could be a few months earlier if he is an Apple engineer conducting device abuse testing :)
Alvaro Gomez
Nice picture.....!
David Brown
So United. Much close.
foxy647130
wow that is so close nice picture wow
matt antes
Well, As Far as I am concerned, The take-off is much louder than the landing,

Because the engines need to start up, then comes the long roll of the aircraft (in this case, a 737-800)

So the landing is much quieter, because the noise is over you for a little while,

then dicapates when the aircraft moves away from you.
matt antes
And, no. The Beach-goers would not have been blown away by the engines because of the angle of attack. If you look at the beachers on the far Left side of the picture are already fighting the "Wind" but the people under the plane are fine (for now) Because the back of the engines have not gotten infront of the road on the right of the beach.
very good
SFOBro
Either you know the airport or you don't.
Seth Kim
It's from the beach right behind St. Maarten airport.

Duhhhhhh.
Lindon Sanmartin
sigueindo la trayectoria del vuelo CMP489 / CM489 / HP1853CMP
Deve ser muito bonita essa praia
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
27-Jan-2023 B738Juan Santamaria Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 02:02PM CST 03:56PM EST 0:54
27-Jan-2023 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Juan Santamaria Int'l () 12:34PM EST 12:36PM CST 1:01
27-Jan-2023 B738Harry Reid Intl ()Tocumen Int'l () 12:58AM PST 09:50AM EST 5:51
26-Jan-2023 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Harry Reid Intl () 07:16PM EST 10:30PM PST 6:13
26-Jan-2023 B738El Salvador Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 02:23PM CST 05:01PM EST 1:37
26-Jan-2023 B738Tocumen Int'l ()El Salvador Int'l () 12:09PM EST 12:49PM CST 1:39
26-Jan-2023 B738Mariscal Sucre Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 06:17AM -05 07:42AM EST 1:24
25-Jan-2023 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Mariscal Sucre Int'l () 09:51PM EST 11:19PM -05 1:27
25-Jan-2023 B738Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 03:54PM CST 07:58PM EST 3:04
25-Jan-2023 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l () 11:53AM EST 02:10PM CST 3:16
24-Jan-2023 B738Rosario-Islas Malvinas Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 01:50AM -03 06:17AM EST 6:26
23-Jan-2023 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Rosario-Islas Malvinas Int'l () 03:55PM EST 12:17AM -03 (+1) 6:22
23-Jan-2023 B738Washington Dulles Intl ()Tocumen Int'l () 09:44AM EST 02:29PM EST 4:45
22-Jan-2023 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Washington Dulles Intl () 10:03PM EST 02:05AM EST (+1) 4:01
22-Jan-2023 B738Tampa Intl ()Tocumen Int'l () 04:04PM EST 06:52PM EST 2:48
22-Jan-2023 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Tampa Intl () 10:03AM EST 12:57PM EST 2:54
22-Jan-2023 B738Alfonso Bonilla Aragon Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 07:01AM -05 08:11AM EST 1:09
21-Jan-2023 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Alfonso Bonilla Aragon Int'l () 09:59PM EST 11:02PM -05 1:03
21-Jan-2023 B738Jose Joaquin de Olmedo Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 06:40PM -05 08:22PM EST 1:41
21-Jan-2023 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Jose Joaquin de Olmedo Int'l () 03:28PM EST 05:09PM -05 1:41
21-Jan-2023 B738Punta Cana Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 12:33PM AST 01:53PM EST 2:19
21-Jan-2023 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Punta Cana Int'l () 07:36AM EST 10:46AM AST 2:10
21-Jan-2023 B738Jorge Chávez Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 03:02AM -05 06:09AM EST 3:06
20-Jan-2023 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Jorge Chávez Int'l () 09:55PM EST 12:59AM -05 (+1) 3:03
20-Jan-2023 B738Washington Dulles Intl ()Tocumen Int'l () 03:36PM EST 07:59PM EST 4:22
20-Jan-2023 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Washington Dulles Intl () 09:24AM EST 01:50PM EST 4:26
20-Jan-2023 B738Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 02:17AM CST 06:26AM EST 3:09
19-Jan-2023 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l () 06:49PM EST 09:05PM CST 3:15
19-Jan-2023 B738Simon Bolivar Int'l (Maiquetia Int'l) ()Tocumen Int'l () 01:35PM -04 02:29PM EST 1:54
19-Jan-2023 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Simon Bolivar Int'l (Maiquetia Int'l) () 09:20AM EST 12:07PM -04 1:46
19-Jan-2023 B738Tancredo Neves Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 01:56AM -03 06:16AM EST 6:20
18-Jan-2023 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Tancredo Neves Int'l () 03:44PM EST 12:14AM -03 (+1) 6:29
18-Jan-2023 B738Orlando Intl ()Tocumen Int'l () 10:43AM EST 01:32PM EST 2:48
17-Jan-2023 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Orlando Intl () 07:08PM EST 10:13PM EST 3:04
17-Jan-2023 B738Cancun Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 02:20PM EST 04:33PM EST 2:13
17-Jan-2023 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Cancun Int'l () 10:06AM EST 12:25PM EST 2:18
17-Jan-2023 B738Rafael Nunez Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 06:57AM -05 07:51AM EST 0:54
16-Jan-2023 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Rafael Nunez Int'l () 09:52PM EST 10:37PM -05 0:45
16-Jan-2023 B738Washington Dulles Intl ()Tocumen Int'l () 03:54PM EST 08:14PM EST 4:19
16-Jan-2023 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Washington Dulles Intl () 09:28AM EST 02:00PM EST 4:32
16-Jan-2023 B738Simon Bolivar Int'l (Maiquetia Int'l) ()Tocumen Int'l () 06:27AM -04 07:25AM EST 1:58
16-Jan-2023 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Simon Bolivar Int'l (Maiquetia Int'l) () 02:08AM EST 04:58AM -04 1:49
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