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SPOTM August 2020 - Douglas commercial aircraft

Posted: Sun Aug 09, 2020 5:22 pm
by andygolfer
This is the SPOTM (Special Photo Of The Month) competition for July 2020 and the subject is any Douglas or MD- commercial aircraft, celebrating 50 years since the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 made its first flight. August 29, 1970

The subject of your entry should be a photo of one or more civil registered Douglas or MCDonnell-Douglas commercial aircraft, it must be airline or VIP operated or a retired example of the same

Photography Competition Rules :-

1. Only one entry per user, unless posting on behalf of another person who is unable to do so themselves (children for example). If this is the case, please state so on your entry..

2. The photo may have been taken on any date, it does not have to be taken in the month of the competition

3. The image can be photo-shopped to some extent, levels changes, cropping, sharpening etc. are all acceptable. The photograph must retain it’s initial subject though, don’t make it something it’s not. HDR images are not acceptable. If you are unsure, please PM a moderator.

4. The competition will remain open until 23.59 (UK time) on the 7th September 2020- please note new extended closing date to enable anyone with a last minute entry some breathing space.

5. Voting will be conducted by a poll open to all the membership shortly after the closure of the competition.

6. 'Rule 6...' There's no rule 6 Bruce'

7. The decision of the moderating team is final.

8. All images must be posted in line with the usual CA posting rules (size etc.), please read them if you're not sure how to post.

9. The rules may be subject to change, and these will be posted on this thread.

10. Please also embed the images and not links to images, if you're not sure how to do it then shout up and someone will sort it out. It is permissible to change your entry before the closing date.

11. Do not comment on other member's photos.

12. A brief description of where and when the image was taken would be nice too.

If you have any questions please PM me
Andy

Re: SPOTM August 2020 - Douglas commercial aircraft

Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 8:26 am
by waghorn41
Change of mind. Slightly better quality, but only just, and a bit more exotic. Air Siam DC10 "Thailand's First DC10", Kai Tak 1976/7.
ImageAir Siam DC10 by Ian Pursey, on Flickr

Re: SPOTM August 2020 - Douglas commercial aircraft

Posted: Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:33 am
by Cessna954
A sadly missed name in these days of the 2 pony race between Boeing and Airbus. I shall put in the 1947 vintage DC-4 ZS-BMH operated by the Historic Division of South African Airways at IAT in 1998.
ImageSouth African Airways Douglas DC-4 ZS-BMH by Neil Brant, on Flickr

Neil

Re: SPOTM August 2020 - Douglas commercial aircraft

Posted: Tue Aug 11, 2020 8:08 pm
by Paultojo
ImageEI-CGO Aer Turas DC-8 DUB 23-7-94 by Paul Harvey, on Flickr

EI-CGO a very long time ago

Re: SPOTM August 2020 - Douglas commercial aircraft

Posted: Tue Aug 11, 2020 10:23 pm
by niallsaviation
ImageN531AX by Niall Moran, on Flickr
Flaring at Shannon back in 2011 it was WFU and stored in Jan 2012 & broken up at Goodyear in March 2016

Re: SPOTM August 2020 - Douglas commercial aircraft

Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:34 am
by Mike
4 DC-3s and a DC-6 of Millardair at Toronto in October 1981.

Image

Re: SPOTM August 2020 - Douglas commercial aircraft

Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2020 5:04 pm
by acw367
OY-KGF Douglas DC-9-21 Scandinavian Airlines System Brussels 1999. The -21 with its powerful engines was a proper hot-rod.

ImageOY-KGF Brussels 1999 by ACW367, on Flickr

Enjoy ACW367

Re: SPOTM August 2020 - Douglas commercial aircraft

Posted: Sat Aug 15, 2020 4:20 pm
by BringBackEGDG
Douglas DC-9-33RC PH-DNP of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines taken from the greatly missed Queens Building, Heathrow 28th August 1971.
Image1971-08-28-001FS PH-DNP 1500 by Stephen Rendle, on Flickr

Re: SPOTM August 2020 - Douglas commercial aircraft

Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2020 7:06 am
by andygolfer
here's mine from June this year, an evening arrival at Stansted timed well to catch the evening light. FedEx MD-11F N614FE touching down on arrival from Memphis

ImageN614FE MD-11F FedEx Stansted 16-09-2020 7962C by Andrew Goldsmith, on Flickr


Andy

Re: SPOTM August 2020 - Douglas commercial aircraft

Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2020 6:34 pm
by EGNH1909
S2-ACP Douglas DC10-30 Bangladesh Airlines at London Heathrow on 16 August 1986.
ImageS2-ACP by Peter Rowe, on Flickr

Best Wishes
Pete

Re: SPOTM August 2020 - Douglas commercial aircraft

Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2020 6:34 am
by Tally-ho
Departing Stansted, the last built MD-11F delivered to Lufthansa Cargo in 2001, D-ALCN. Taken midday March 2016.

ImageLufthansa Cargo MD-11F by Marius Bekker, on Flickr

Re: SPOTM August 2020 - Douglas commercial aircraft

Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:37 am
by Uuoret
GOYA on the Ground - Douglas DC8-52 EC-ARC Aviaco Edinburgh (Turnhouse) 1976

Image

Re: SPOTM August 2020 - Douglas commercial aircraft

Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2020 1:38 pm
by BHX01
Samaritan's Purse DC-8-72CF N782SP at Birmingham, November 2019

ImageN782SP SAMARITAN'S PURSE DC-8-72CF © by DELTA MODE PHOTOGRAPHY, on Flickr

Rob

[This photo is copyright protected and may not be used in any way without proper permission and is scanned for copies by Pixsy]

Re: SPOTM August 2020 - Douglas commercial aircraft

Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2020 8:56 am
by Wallie
MD11 Saudi Cargo. Landing at Brussels Airport
Image

Re: SPOTM August 2020 - Douglas commercial aircraft

Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:53 am
by wiggy
Varig DC-10-30 at CDG Summer 1986 from my first trip abroad!

ImageVarig DC-10-30 by Denis Noonan, on Flickr

Happy days.

Denis.

Re: SPOTM August 2020 - Douglas commercial aircraft

Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2020 3:30 pm
by LondonEye
A Spantax DC9 at Gatwick, probably late seventies.

Pete.


ImageDC9 Spantax EC-CGY Gatwick (3)

Re: SPOTM August 2020 - Douglas commercial aircraft

Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:43 am
by Rainton20
Continental DC-10 N68048 with winglets undergoing testing at Yuma in September 1981.

ImageN68048 DC-10 with winglets by Ian Tate, on Flickr

Re: SPOTM August 2020 - Douglas commercial aircraft

Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:39 am
by andygolfer
entries are now closed for this competition, thank you to everybody who has entered.

the poll is now open for voting here: viewtopic.php?f=110&t=36733

Andy