ATL 2020 in a nutshell!

Hey everyone! This year has not been conventional at all to say the least! That being said though, this year is also far from over and we’re close to the half way mark! With it being almost half way through the year I thought I would show what ATL has been like this year! Sadly, I will be heading down to the airport Tuesday to photograph again. How can planespotting be sad, you ask? I will be going to photograph the final MD88 and MD90 landings. These aircraft are very important to me and the Atlanta aviation scene so it’s only proper to go see the final landing.


Large Planes on Short Routes!
The impact of Corona has cut quite a few long haul routes. This being said we have had large aircraft doing short flights. The craziest I saw was an A350 to Arkansas!

Increased Security
I know this shot isn’t the best image of it but since the pandemic began we have had lots of increased security in Atlanta!

MadDogs
What used to be a normal sight will soon be a past memory. The final MD90 flight arrives into Atlanta at 8:55 AM from Houston followed by the final MD88 at 8:58AM from Washington.

Huge Screaming Machines!
The best thing to come out of the pandemic was the visit of an AN124 to Atlanta as we don’t get these very often. We’re lucky to get one a year and that’s still pretty rare. It was great for me as it was my first time professionally photographing it.

Well, thanks for stopping by! See you on Tuesday :(

(As always, these photos are NOT free to use. Contact me for permission before using)
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Lovely pictures :)

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Thank you!

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Amazing spots!

We’re lucky to get one ever at MSY

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I think everyone is! Most years we don’t have one but every once in a while we get one

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Those A350s are beautiful, I wish some would come to YVR. Even if it was an emergency or a diversion

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The A350 going to Arkansas was going to storage.

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Very nice pics! Sad to hear that the MD-88 and MD-90 are going, didn’t here about that… or at least forgot.

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Yeah still the shortest Delta A350 Flight I’ve seen

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Yeah it was announced a little time ago and the dates were set for Tuesday

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Will you post pictures of the final landings?

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Incredible pics! I love the Antonov!

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Me… I would also love to see this Antonov AN-124 Added to IF

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Beautiful!


Overall, those are some great photos (especially the MD-80). You also got some great photos of the Antonov. And A350’s to Arkansas, what!? The scene at airports has changed so much because of the virus.

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Very nice shots mate, I’m liking those Antonov shots!

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The 350 went to storage in Arkansas

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Notice how there’s no 777 😭
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Nice pictures!

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I’ve got tons of pictures of Delta 777’s one from this past weekend in the mix. I usually go spotting in the mornings and they aren’t always there that early. They are still flying as of now though

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Thanks! Glad you like them!

It really has, thanks for your nice words!