Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800 while on taxiing runway, before takeoff. This photo taken by Marco Dotti, he took a new livery of the airline anyway.

Southwest Airlines is world's largest low-cost carrier, founded in 1967 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The carrier has about 3,400 flights per day these are more flights than another giant US Airlines, such as American Airlines or Delta Air Lines. They transported most United States' domestic passengers. Based on 2014 statistics, they handled more than 133 million passengers and in 2015 they seems to pass United Airlines in terms of number of passengers. Entire Southwest Airlines fleet are Boeing 737 Series, currently they are waiting the newest Boeing 737 MAX Series. The carrier has nearly 700 active fleet and keep on increasing.

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800 Taxiing on Runway


Sukhoi T-50 of Russian Air Force

Sukhoi T-50 of Russian Air Force while on lined up in the sky over Russia's airspace. The three T-50s captured beautifully by Alex Beltyukov somewhere near Zhukovsky or also known Ramenskoye air base in Moscow. Look at the picture, the T-50s shaped in a perfect triangle.

The Sukhoi T-50 is a stealth-air-superior fighter manufactured and designed  by Sukhoi aviation company. This ia part of PAK FA project, the PAK FA stands forPerspektivny Aviatsionny Kompleks Frontovoy Aviatsii or in English are Prospective Airborne Complex of Frontline Aviation. It competes with Lockheed Martin F-22 of United States or also known as the fifth generation of jet fighter.

Currently, the T-50 is entering flight testing and pre-production phase. The official introduction will be at the end of 2016, current user of this superior jet fighter are Russian Air Force and Russian Navy. Russia expects the T-50 could replace MiG-29 Fulcrum and Sukhoi Su-27.

Sukhoi T-50 of Russian Air Force Lined Up


Lufthansa A380-800 Touch Down

Lufthansa A380-800 touch down at Hamburg Airport during flight training after delivery ceremony back in 2010. Lufthansa Airlines is one of the first operator of giant Airbus A380-800 in the world, the first entry  to service was in 2010. The picture shown the smoke emerged from its rubber of its landing, seems the pilot wasn't good enough to handle the aircraft to land smoothly. Perhaps this was only flight training.

While Hamburg Airport located about 8.5 km of Hamburg downtown, also known as Flughafen Hamburg. According to 2014 statistics, the airport handled nearly 15 million passengers and more than 150,000 aircraft movements.

Hamburg Airport is one of the first airport which able handle giant Airbus A380-800 on its runway, including taxiway as well as apron space. As a fifth busiest airport in Germany in terms of passengers, this airport also becoming base of domestic airlines, such as Germanwings, EasyJet, Tuifly and Condor airlines.

Lufthansa A380-800 Touch Down At Hamburg Airport


Air France Cargo Boeing 747-400

Air France Cargo Boeing 747-400 while approaching landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris. The landing gears are retracting down and ready to touch down runway, thanks to Remi Dallot for an amazing photo shoot.

Air France is a flag carrier of France, since 2004 Air France and KLM merger and became largest airline in the world based on total operating revenues. This also followed by its subsidiary, their cargo division also known as Air France KLM Martinair Cargo. They operating about 10 full freighter aircraft, such as Boeing 747-400 BCF & ERF Series, Boeing 777-200 LRF as well as McDonnell Douglas MD-11 F. The capacity of its cargo varies from 90 tonnes to max 112 tonnes in one flight if use Boeing 747-400 ERF aircraft series. Compare to belly or combi aircraft cargo, full freighter cargo's capacity can be six times heavier. Per October 2015, Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo operating on more than 250 destinations in 116 countries. They are one of leading cargo provider in the world.

Air France Cargo Boeing 747-400 At Charles de Gaulle


AgustaWestland AW101 Danish

AgustaWestland AW101 of Danish Search and Rescue Force while lined up in the sky. The operator of Search and Rescue Force is Danish Air Force, precisely coming from Squadron 722, navy air squadron as well as naval home guard and maritime safety administration.

While AgustaWestland AW101 is a medium-size helicopter that has ability in utility and carrying cargo. This helicopter both used in military and civil aviation purpose. The origin of AgustaWestland is from England and Italy, both countries joint venture and manufactured this kind of chopper.

AgustaWestland AW101 widely range used arounf the world, one of the largest operator is Royal Canadian Air Force. The AW101 is also used for VIP transportation and proven in battle warfare, such as Iraq War and Afghanistan War.

AgustaWestland AW101 Danish Search and Rescue Helicopter


Sukhoi Su-35 of Russian Air Force

Sukhoi Su-35 while on maneuvering flying above the sky, this jet fighter coming from Russian Air Force. The grey based paint looks amazing blending perfectly with skies in some way, thanks to Pavel Osipovich for a beautiful photo. The Su-35 registered as 902 of Russian Air Armed Force.

The Su-35 is a multi-role jet fighter, apparently the jet fighter built based on Su-27 platform. So it also has 'cobra' maneuver in the sky, very useful on dog-fighting battle. In the past, Sukhoi named the aircraft with Su-27M and changed to Su-35 later on.

Currently, Su-35 selected as replacement of ageing F-5's fleet of Indonesian Air Force. They plan to purchase 16 Su-35s. Eurofighter Typhoon, Saab JAS 39Gripen and Dassault Rafale also compete in this procurement beforehand, but decision have made. Another potential customers are China, Venezuela as well as North Korea.

Sukhoi Su-35 of Russian Air Force Fly Above Sky