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User currently offlineSleekjet From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 2048 posts, RR: 22
Posted (11 years 2 months 1 week 5 days ago) and read 1309 times:

Does the inclusion of all the fighter jets amongst all the commercial aircraft pictures bother anyone else? Don't get me wrong. These are great shots and there isn't an anti-military bone in my body, but give me the pure sweet clean commercial jets alone.


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User currently offlineIkarus From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 3524 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (11 years 2 months 1 week 5 days ago) and read 1288 times:

Well, once airfighters.net separates from airliners.net (presumably once the number of pics exceeds 50,000 or some decent figure) you won't be bothered by those pics. Besides, in the Search page you can specify "civil only".

While I find most military planes ugly, and am absolutely anti-military, I have to admit that their inclusion has added the odd nice photo or two to airliners.net. Not many, but a few...

Regards

Ikarus


User currently offline2912n From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 2013 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (11 years 2 months 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 1255 times:

Why would the inclusion of ANY airplane bother you? If you don't like the picture don't open it, just move on.

I love to shoot photos of airplanes, be they airliners, classic props, military aircraft, blimps, etc...Anet provides me the opportunity to display those photos. Some people like to look at the airliners, some like the blimps, some like them all. It does not bother me if someone does not look twice at one of the photos, it is their choice and taste. So why should the inclusion of those photos bother anyone????

Cheers,

Tony


User currently offlineBrianhames From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 795 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (11 years 2 months 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1226 times:

If they are going to include fighter aircraft in the database, they need to get rid of the title that says "stealth fighters are for wimps."

Brian


User currently offlineCkw From UK - England, joined Aug 2010, 765 posts, RR: 16
Reply 4, posted (11 years 2 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1189 times:

once airfighters.net separates from airliners.net

This would be a big mistake in my opinion ... it is a totally arbitrary categoristation - it would be just as valid to have a prop.net & jet.net or a ga.net and commercial.net ... you can slice and dice it dozens of ways.

IMHO, its about right just now ... all aircraft together, but with filters for those who want to restrict their viewing.

As far as I'm concerned, a plane is a plane, they all have their own unique appeal

Cheers,

Colin



Colin K. Work, Pixstel
User currently offline9A-CRO From Croatia, joined Jun 2000, 1574 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (11 years 2 months 1 week 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1081 times:
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There are many stunning shots of military aircraft here.
Especially air-to-air and carrier landing ones and they add to the quality of the database.



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