I went down to KAUS on Monday morning in the hopes of catching the last of the F1 traffic. Not a whole lot to see, but there was increased GA traffic, and a beautiful visitor from Switzerland. For many of these shots, I experimented with slow shutter speeds in an effort to get the plane focused but the background blurry. I was modestly successful. Any suggestions on this technique would be appreciated. I think I may have to go with a monopod next time.

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Cessna 750
Boeing 737-7Q8
Canadair CL-600
Canadair CL-600. Dig the kite surfing livery.

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Formula 1 Experiences Boeing 737. Sadly, this did not take off while I was there, and this was the best photo I could get.
Boeing 737-7H4
Boeing 737-81Q. Miami Air Int’l is a charter company I’ve not seen at AUS before. There were two MAI 737s. This one is being towed to the terminal.

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Cessna 680
Bombardier BD-100. Note the registration similarity between this and the previous Cessna. ATC called both aircraft and told them to note the similarity to avoid confusion.
Piper PA46. This a/c is owned by a company called Signature Collision Centers, which runs body shops in the Baltimore/Washington DC area.

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Embraer EMB 505
Embraer EMB 505
Gulfstream G-IV

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Cessna 560XL
Airbus 321-211
Canadair CL600

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Canadair CL600
Boeing 737-924
Bombardier BD700. This aircraft is owned by a Swiss charter company called Tag Aviation. Their website is pretty interesting. They charter everything from a Cessna Citation Mustang to a Boeing 757.

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Bombardier BD700
Gulfstream GV-SP (G550)
Gulfstream GV-SP (G550)

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Airbus 321-211
Pilatus PC-12/45. Interesting descent angle for this landing. It was even a bit steeper before this photo was taken.
Chinare turboprop-powered DC-3. This was parked in the Texas Department of Transportation yard. Chinare is the Chinese Arctic and Antarctic Administration.http://www.chinare.gov.cn/english/gb_article.php?modid=10001

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This Atlas Air Boeing 747-47UF was a lucky catch. I had left the airport to go home, and happened to see this on final as I was driving. So I quickly pulled over and jumped out to photograph it. I wonder if it was shuttling between Austin and Mexico City.