Photo-a-Day (Thursday, 26th May, 2011)
Low Flying Aircraft
Now thats a good interesting photo.
Ill be on one of those Emirates planes in a couple of months, did you know that they have cameras one in the nose of the plane and one looking down so you can see the outside view from them on you seat back video screen.
Shot this a couple of weeks ago from my bedroom window in Winstanley. Just as I was putting my camera away I glanced through the window and saw seven different aircraft in various parts of the sky over what is one of the largest housing estates in the country. It is inevitable aircraft will fly over heavily populated areas, but there are times when I wonder if we are reaching saturation point over Wigan.
Nice one. No ash in sight!
Great photo. Like the other plane in the background too.
The airline might be interested in this excellent shot!
Fantastic photo as usual
Nice shot Jeff get more pictures on .
Good shot & exposure
Nice shot Jeff. Pertaining to your comment, when I lived in Winstanley I took our dog out about 08:45 when the planes were arriving from America. One morning I heard a roar of jet engines being put onto full power and looked up to see a commuter jet in a tight turn and a Lockheed Tri-star looking like it was going to gobble it up. Scary!
Nice photo Jeff.
Are you any relation to Peter Haydock, who came from Abram.
Mick, the nose cameras were in use on First Choice long haul jets eleven years ago.
I must say as I don't like all of this new fangled technology - give me a steam train any day.
Yes Ken, Peter was my cousin, i lived in Bickershaw until I got married.
Brilliant, clear shot with great interest. Well done.
Jeff, was your father a HGV driver and was his name Don?
Wow what a picture! Beautiful.
We get a lot of lowflying aircraft here as we are in a lowflying area . On a wednesday, especially when the local market is on ! they frighten the visitors to death !
These are the RAF training planes and they make one helluva noise when they come over you .....you dont get any warning...they are so fast....and quite scary.
Taken from your bedroom window? Wow, fantastic, on many levels.
Thanks Jeff, when Bickershaw was mentioned and you're name, I just put two and two together. Don drove a DAF artic for Kwik Save, reg PDM 73V.
A bit of good photography.
I played in a band with Pete 1969 - 1975. Fond memories.
Tricia, have you seen the steam train on page 24, passing through wigan North-west station...lovely.