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Objects in Mirror are Closer than they Appear

I think we're being followed...

I was on a ride along with a very cool LAX airport operations guy. He was called on to escort a FedEx MD10 Aircraft that needed to taxi from one side of the airport to another. An escort was required since a mechanic was behind the controls and an active runway had to be crossed.

When I looked at the aircraft in the side mirror, I started laughing at the "Objects in this mirror are closer than they appear" text you see in the picture. It reminded me of that scene in Jurassic Park where the T-Rex was chasing the Jeep. That aircraft looked huge! 

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Reader Comments (1)

Your photo is simply fantastic. I am an academic advisor and I would like to used this picture on an physicse exam dealing with optic. This exam will be offered to all teachers in the province of Quebec (Canada). No profit will be generated from this exam.

Thank you

January 21, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterErick Sauve

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