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User currently offlineAirplanepics From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2003, 2739 posts, RR: 40
Posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 3528 times:

Hey all,

What European Airport do you think is the hardest to seek new angles from?

I think that most of the spots at the main airports have been sussed out, but people are always finding new and more imaginative places to photograph aircraft.

I believe LHR has to be up near the top - although, there are a lot of angles around LHR that haven't been tested.

LGW and STN also have to be quiet near the top too!

What do you all think?

Simon  Big thumbs up

[Edited 2004-05-26 23:14:28]


Simon - London-Aviation.com
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User currently offlineTimdegroot From Netherlands, joined Apr 2002, 3674 posts, RR: 64
Reply 1, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 3520 times:
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Didn't see "european" at first, in which case my vote goes to LHR.

Tim

[Edited 2004-05-26 23:11:35]


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User currently offlineMhodgson From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2002, 5047 posts, RR: 25
Reply 2, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 3485 times:

LHR certainly. STN only because there are so few places! Maybe MAN, but there are plenty of areas at MAN anyway so it isn't quite like Myrtle Avenue  Laugh out loud


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User currently offlineTS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 3488 times:

Just 3 letters:

F R A


User currently offlineAPT From Germany, joined Feb 2004, 65 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 3459 times:

Yup, I would agree with F R A :P
And after this summer even less, since the visitors terrace will most likely be closed then :-(


User currently offlineOly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 6842 posts, RR: 11
Reply 5, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 3450 times:

I would guess Athens this summer during the Olympics.

Will anyone be allowed anywhere near the place unless they've got a ticket to fly??


Andy



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User currently offlineTS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 3391 times:

Maybe MAN
Or maybe not. Big grin Never been there, but there are plenty of cool angles.

Thomas


User currently offlineDan330 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2001, 439 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 3331 times:

Having just got back from CGN I would go for there. If they are taking off to the north your completely screwed as we were!
Surrounded by trees and with signs up around the woods telling you not to go off the footpath as its a historical land mine area or something similar, I'd say it was pretty impossible!


User currently offlineUTA_flyinghigh From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 6495 posts, RR: 50
Reply 8, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3304 times:

DUB, two spots at each end of 10/28 and that's about it.

Will



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User currently offline707cmf From France, joined Mar 2002, 4885 posts, RR: 29
Reply 9, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3297 times:

Are you kidding ?

There are a lot of diferent angles at DUB :

Classic gate angle :


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Rotating 28 :


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'Air to Air' takeoff 10 :


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Ramp shots :


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Landing shots :


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and there are still others....

707


User currently offlineLGW From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3292 times:

Hi all,

The toughest place to shoot good aircraft photos from is Paphos (PFO) belive me when I saw it is nigh on impossible. PFO makes STN look easy!

LGW is OK for spots, just need to know where to find them

Ben Pritchard


User currently offlineGranite From UK - Scotland, joined May 1999, 5577 posts, RR: 63
Reply 11, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3292 times:
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Hi all

Take REAL care at Athens.

A member of a local group/list that I am a member of has had problems taking photographs there. Questioned by the police for 4 hours.

Cheers

Gary


User currently offlineSulman From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 2037 posts, RR: 32
Reply 12, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3289 times:

Too right Gary. The fate of those photographers shooting at the military field was worrying enough. I think it's definitely wise to ask the Police first, even if they say no.


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User currently offlineWorldspotterPL From Germany, joined May 2004, 139 posts, RR: 8
Reply 13, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3282 times:

Simon - what angles at LHR do you mean for example? I believe that all angles with the sun behind your back and no fence in the way have been found. I'd be happy to be proven wrong though  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Paul


User currently offlineAirplanepics From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2003, 2739 posts, RR: 40
Reply 14, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 3256 times:

Simon - what angles at LHR do you mean for example? I believe that all angles with the sun behind your back and no fence in the way have been found. I'd be happy to be proven wrong though


And I know exactly where you get those shots from now! I shall (bla bla) be trying it out at the weekend!  Big grin

Simon  Big thumbs up



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