Shalom and greetings all my pals!!!
Here is recreation of regular Connie service from KMSY Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport located 11 miles west of downtown New Orleans, Louisiana to KDAL Dallas Love Field located 6 miles northwest of downtown Dallas, Texas flown by Eastern Airlines in both black & white and color presentations.
Fully loaded Connie with extra more luggages in speedpak under belly of the plane ready for push back!!
Ready to start massive engines after finished with pushback
Cool engine start smoke!!!
Rumbling with noisy engines on taxi to short of runway 10
Airport photography spotters get excited behind the airport fence at the sight of mighty Connie
Holding short of runway 10 awaiting for clearance for take off
Clearance for take off granted as the Connie entered into the runway for take off
Airborne on climb to FL200 with background view of Mississippi River
Still climbing with background view of Lake Pontchartrain
Passing Huey P Long Bridge that connects highway route 90 over Mississippi river
Making left turn above city of New Orleans toward Dallas where you can see under engines New Orleans' highway route number 10
Passing Metairie which is suburb of city of New Orleans
Passing Lake Pontchartrain
Now cruising at FL200 to Dallas
Passing city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Passing KBTR Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport also known as Ryan Field four nautical miles north of the central business district of Baton Rouge
Cruising at FL200
Passing city of Alexandria, Louisiana
Passing KAEX Alexandria International Airport four nautical miles west of the central business district of Alexandria
Cruising at FL200
On descent over city of Dallas on way to runway 13R
On final approach to runway
Passing unknown stadium (cannot find it on Google maps)
Seconds before touchdown
Roaring with braking down and reverse propeller noise splattering rain water behind
Thank you for viewing. Stay tuned for next exciting flight!!
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