Taxies on "Delta" towards a Rwy 30 departure.
It was very nice to see this aircraft return home to Long Beach!
Gathering speed for takeoff on Rwy 30.
NASA DC-9-33F (47476/569) N932NA "Weightless Wonder IV" blasts down Rwy 30 as she departs back to Ellington Field Airport (EFD/KEFD), Houston, Texas at 15:27 pst.
(Photos by Michael Carter)