I can stop whenever I want! | Munich, October 18, 2019

Ooops, I did it again 👀

As last week, I once again found my way to Munich Airport, this time without many special liveries but rather normal traffic and to meet Planespottinggirl for some spotting. As the title says, I’m not addicted! I hope

Since I didn’t have a ladder with me this time I was a bit annoyed that the airport switched to 08s while I traveled there. After a lot of waiting for arrivals I eventually got one of Lufthansa’s A340s on final for 08R right before things turned stressful.

Since my goal for the day was to eventually get a proper shot of Etihads 787, I was closely monitoring its approach all the time to find out which runway it would choose. Out of a sudden, the airport switched runways again and the 787 got an ILS approach for runway 26R - the exact opposite of the airport. This made me start a little race around the entire airport but I eventually reached the correct runway right in time for the arrival from Abu Dhabi…

…and the rather regular Qatar Boeing 777 from Doha

An advantage of that rather sudden change was that I also managed to get a shot of “München”, Lufthansa’s second A380.

You might remember the shot of Belavia’s E170 in new colors a week ago, so now here is a shot of the same airline with it’s old soviet style livery I was really looking forward to catch.

A bit later I decided to switch to the southern runway again so I almost missed a rather rare plane. After introducing Joon as a new airline not too long ago, Air France decided to re-integrate the airline into the main airline again so this one might be a sight that will soon be gone.

Besides Planespottinggirl, I also “met” another Instagramer - SkyTrotter was flying back to Geneva as a pilot on this CSeries 100

Another spotting day, another SunExpress special livery, this time an advertisement for PlayStation.

While we didn’t expect any specials yesterday, we eventually got one rather late and even after some rain showers. R2-D2 inbound from Tokyo. Since it was quite dark already it ended up being a panning shot that turned out ok-ish I guess.

I hope you are not yet tired of all these spotting topics, but if you are: winter is coming so they might become less frequent over the next few months ;)



My spotting topics on the IFC

Spring Spotting 1
Spring Spotting 2 with Lorenzo
Spring Spotting 3 (feat. Hekla Aurora)
August spotting with some sunrise shots
September 30 with quite some special liveries and bizjets
Spotting in Zurich on the way to Cosford
Spotting Laura and more in Birmingham
Spotting in fog with a sunny end
Special planes at Munich - Munich Security Conference feat. E-4B
Valentine’s Spotting 2019 - Civil Traffic around the Munich Security Conference
Retro Time - British Airways BEA A319
First weekend in Innsbruck - Charter Flights in the Alps
Second Innsbruck Spotting Weekend
Bringing Israeli soldiers to Munich - El Al 747
Another visit of ElAl’s queen - El Al 747
Spotting in the Morning Sun - South African Special Livery A340-300
A full day of Spotting
London Calling - Spotting at MUC and LCY on the way to London
London Heathrow Evening Spotting Before the Meetup
London Heathrow Meetup Spotting
Last Day at Heathrow: Landor, Negus and more
Government Jets and New Perspectives at Munich Airport
One Day Spotting Trip to Frankfurt Airport
Spotting Trip to Berlin
A lot of Specials at Munich
Quick after work spotting for a private A340
Another Sunny Spotting Day in Fall

TL;DR service for @dush19: Actually, I can’t be bothered to continue this any longer but: Planes, Planes, Planes.
@MrMrMan: Catch up, there are three topic to quote now!

A little bonus: Etihad 787-9 "Choose China" | Munich, February 28, 2020
End of the Security Conference Spotting Weekend | Munich, February 16, 2020
A Final Spotting Trip | Munich, March 19, 2020
Spotting A Bunch of New Airlines | Frankfurt, June 12, 2020
Sunset Spotting for a First Visit | Munich, May 27, 2020
Back at the Airport | Munich, May 03/06, 2020
A Noisy Prop from the East | Leipzig, May 16th, 2020
A little more spotting | Munich (not the airport though), May 9, 2020
A Bumpy Start into a Great Weekend | Munich, February 13/14, 2020
A New Perspective | Munich, March 5, 2020
As nerdy as it can get | January 6, 2020
Heavy Contrasts | Munich, January 31, 2020
End of the first spotting decade (I promise!) | December 29, 2019
This is getting out of hand | Munich, January 9, 2020
Getting trolled at the Airport | Munich, January 14, 2020
Air Force One Ramp Tour | Zurich, January 21, 2020
There's also normal traffic at Zurich?! | Zurich, January 21, 2020
Hunting an Icon and Tons of Private Jets | Zurich, January 21, 2020
That didn't go as planned... | Munich, December 18, 2019
Racing for the specials | Munich, December 19, 2019
A Bit of Spotting and some Experiments | Munich, November 24, 2019
A Cold Day in the Fog (and more...) | Munich, December 6, 2019
Farewell, Pretty Bird | Munich, May 19, 2020
Early Morning Cargo Movements | Munich, June 24th, 2020
Two Weeks of Summer Spotting | Munich, August 9 - 20, 2020
Watching White Whales | Ingolstadt/Neuburg, July 23, 2020
Being Grilled While Spotting a Special Freighter | Munich, August 8, 2020
More Special Than Regular Movements | Munich, July 3, 2020
A New Spotting Experience With Several Specials | Ingolstadt & Neuburg, July 06 & 07, 2020
A Few More Days of Specials After My Holidays | Munich, September 16-18, 2020
Two Days of Munich Specials and a Little Throwback | Munich, August 28/29, 2020
Summer Spotting Ending With Amazing Evening Light | Munich, July 29, 2020
A Spotting Week in Times of COVID-19 | Munich, June 1 & 3, 2020
Returning to the South and the Visit of an Old Lady | Munich, July 17, 2020
Several Days of Fall Spotting in Munich | October 2020, Munich
The Highlights of Saturday at Munich Security Conference | Munich, February 15, 2020

Fantastic! Please don’t stop @Moritz 🙂


Frankfurt and a Munich are best airports in Deutsche land to go plane spotting

would probably go Munich coz near alps

all photos are YES 👍❤️


Really fantastic pictures as always, thanks for sharing!

The SWISS A220 must be my favourite, but D-AIMB looks fantastic as well (as do the others)!


no. just no.

yes. oh yes


I apologies for being a few days early with the change ;).

CS100 or A220-100: Simply a stunner!


I think Sebs gonna lose the battle against the ANA R2D2 you better watch out Seb!


Lol, no you can’t stop. That’s the biggest lie I’ve heard since being told sniffing any kind of glue would have adverse health effects.

Glad you had fun on your date.


Might wanna check ya spelling there mate!

Nice shots, always #1. Interesting Swiss got those A220s back in the air quick.


Epic as always. That Belavia livery is cool, don’t really want to see the new livery now. I also love the CSeries from SWISS.


I believe you mean 東京.


First step to solving a problem is admitting you have one…

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How the actual demonitized (or thing) do you always get good pictures? It’s going out of hand and I plan on binging your topic posts as well as studying you closely :/. Also, if you stop doing this then I’m going demonitized.

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those are amazing! I love the 777 and the 787 shot(s)!

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Amazing pictures! My favourite out them all is the SWISS CS100. The quality is very crisp!


Oh dear, way too much to reply to haha

It will always be the CSeries to me 😏 totally agree with @anon41771314 there haha

These made me really laugh out loud 😂 I’m afraid you are right though 👀

I said spotting, not dating 🙄

Oh yeah, you’re right, sorry for that minor typo there

No worries, I guess that won’t happen anytime soon 😉

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This is real right? It’s just so clean and crisp. Absolutely by far my favourite.


Completely real as long as you’re ok with some exposure and contrast corrections during editing 🤷🏼‍♂️