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User currently offlineBAsteward From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 2302 times:


Can anyone reccomend a really good set of Binocs and price for spotting aircraft that are in the cruise overhead? I wanna know get the reg and airline as they make those contrails!

Thanks in advance


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User currently offlineSabena 690 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 2257 times:

I am very happy with my 10x50.
Price was about €100.

Sabena 690

User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 17
Reply 2, posted (13 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2236 times:

I like my Minolta Standard EZ 8-20X50.
About €200 inc. taxes.

For aircraft overhead at cruiselevel even a 20X may not be enough. You might need a telescope.

I wish I were flying
User currently offlineDragon-wings From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 4034 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 2229 times:

I just got a Galileo 10x60 (zoom feature) pair of binoculars for christmas. Although I havent used it as much as I like to (been to cold outside) with spring here, I'll be using it alot more.

Don't give up don't ever give up - Jim Valvano
User currently offlineCmk10 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 513 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (13 years 5 months 3 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 2210 times:

I have a pair of Nikon 10X40's, they costed like $150 and i love them. They are tried and tested at HPN and very recomended.
DC-10's Forever

"Traveling light is the only way to fly" - Eric Clapton
User currently offlineDonder10 From Canada, joined Oct 2001, 6660 posts, RR: 20
Reply 5, posted (13 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2202 times:

Its very hard to get regs of trailing planes unless they are around FL300-320.Have you thought about a telescope?

User currently offlineMikas From Lithuania, joined Jul 2001, 148 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (13 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2202 times:


I have very old binoculars 7X35 made in USSR  Crying .
I got it from lithuania soldier for free Big grin.

Mikas  Innocent.

User currently offlineTCAS From France, joined Sep 2006, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (13 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 2213 times:

I can easily get reg.'s with this.

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