Belly Week: LOT Embraer ERJ 175 SP-LIE 24072012
It's Belly Week on the EnoAeroPics gallery! This week every day an image will be uploaded of an aircraft photographed from down under, either from the patio of my home at 30 kilometers from Schiphol Amsterdam airport or from the 11 th floor of an apartment building near Schiphol. Discover the difference when looking up between the Fokker 100 and Bombardier/Canadair Regional Jet, the Boeing 777 and Airbus 330 and between the Airbus A320 family, the Embraer E-Jets and the Boeing 737. The aircraft were photographed with gear up in an almost clean configuration. Best photographic results were obtained when the aircraft were flying below 4000ft in clear air with relatively low temperatures to prevent a hazy shot caused by trembling air.
Embraer ERJ 175SR c/n 153 SP-LIE PH-EZO of LOT Polish Airlines on its way to Schiphol Amsterdam airport in The Netherlands (EHAM) on 24 July 2012 The aircraft first flew in 2006 with test registration PT-SER (date unknown) and was first delivered to GECAS with the same Brazilian registration on 28 December 2006. It went to LOT on 2 March 2007.
The distinguishing feature when comparing the Embraer E-Jets and Boeing 737 with the Airbus A319/320/321 family is the enclosing of the wheel wells of the main undercarriage. The main wheels of the Airbuses retract behind wheel doors, while the main wheels of the 737 and E-Jets remain out in the open. This photo was taken when the aircraft was flying at over 5000 ft.
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