I94SOUTH From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 8 posts, RR: 0 Posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 4124 times:
I ran across this Photoshop fake (I hope) PIC of air Canada C-GAGB #307 and was wondering if any one has any ideal where and when this PIC was taken and what's really happen to this ship, where has it been retired to, or sold to, ect. I think air Canada retired/sold all of the 747 they were flying. And this 742 probably been gone a while
Psych From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2004, 3070 posts, RR: 57
Reply 6, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 4047 times:
I recall seeing that faked photo before.
If my memory is right the middle bit that exploded was 'cut and pasted' from a shot of an old 747 being used to test containers that might withstand bombs exploding inside of them in the cargo deck, so preserving the integrity of the fuselage - as tragically did not happen in the Lockerbie disaster.
SlamClick From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 10062 posts, RR: 66
Reply 9, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 3955 times:
Could be wrong but I think the exploding part of the picture is a frame from a high-speed film of a 747 fuselage being tested with an explosive while partially pressurized. It was sitting on the ground in the boneyard for the test.
Good fake but it looks absolutely nothing like the event it is supposed to depict.
Happiness is not seeing another trite Ste. Maarten photo all week long.
EGGD From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 12443 posts, RR: 33
Reply 10, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 3946 times:
Yup I think it was a simulated reconstruction of the Lockerbie bombing, I don't think it was a test of any sort, just a reconstruction of the sort of blast that brung down the airliner. It was a small bomb, as far as I remember, but the slightest damage to the skin of the airliner and you end up with an explosive decompression and catastrophic loss of structural integrity.
Danielcarlos From Philippines, joined Jan 2005, 25 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 3609 times:
it really is obviously fake. just look at the difference of the window dirt below every window from the air canada aircraft to the damaged part, the damaged part looks old because of the dirt build up underneath each window while the rest were clean.