Here’s how Delta got a shot of an A350 jet drifting by a supermoon

March 6, 2018 - Supermoon

With 3 aircraft and a lot of planning, Delta Air Lines prisoner a shot of a new flagship jet, a Airbus A350-900, drifting past the super blue blood moon.

Delta pilots Laura Lucas-Edwards and Shane Capaldi flew a A350, nicknamed the ‘Starship,’ holding off from a Mojave Desert for a supermoon fly-by.

Atlanta-based Delta pronounced removing a air-to-air video in late Jan took months of formulation with Pouya Dianat of Atlanta prolongation association BEAM, culminating in 4 flights of a A350 with a camera-carrying L-39 jet or helicopter during a wingtips.

Our newest A350 enjoyed a front quarrel chair for final night’s #SuperBlueBloodMoon.

A post common by Delta Air Lines (@delta) on Jan 31, 2018 during 3:26pm PST

“We were formulating a world’s toughest billiard shot,” according to Dianat.

 Delta air-to-air shot. Source: Delta Air Lines. photo

Delta air-to-air shot. Source: Delta Air Lines.


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