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Goodbye Sydney Hello Brisbane.  
User currently offlineDehowie From Australia, joined Feb 2004, 1058 posts, RR: 33
Posted (9 years 7 months 3 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 2012 times:

Well the nomadic life of an aviator continue's as i am about to leave Sydney for the fair shores of Brisbane to do my 717 training.
Just like to thank all the guys in Sydney for there help and time over the last few years.
Craig,Glenn,Sam,Norbert,Morris and everyone else it was great fun shooting at one of the worlds great photo locations.
As i final fling i managed to secure some time in a pretty special spot yesterday after some massive storms went through causing huge disruption at Sydney.


Oh and yes there are lots of heavy shots to come!!
Sorry about the compressionbut photobucket does a pretty poor job of resizing images.
The only major problem is i am netless for the next 6-7 weeks and will be unable to upload any of them at all which is pretty disappointing.
Anyway all the best to everyone and hopefully I should be putting up some cool 717 flightdeck shots soon.
Take it easy
Darren

[Edited 2005-02-03 03:45:54]


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User currently offlineQ330 From Australia, joined Dec 2003, 1460 posts, RR: 21
Reply 1, posted (9 years 7 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 1950 times:

Great shots, Darren! Where exactly were those taken from? Unfortunately I never got the chance to meet you down at YSSY, but I've certainly enjoyed looking at your photos.

Will you be able to make the spotting weekend, or are you leaving sooner than that?

-Q



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User currently offlineQANTAS077 From Australia, joined Jan 2004, 5855 posts, RR: 39
Reply 2, posted (9 years 7 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1942 times:

good luck Dazzla, i'll be in Brisbane in late april for a night and hope to spot the morning after before i fly to SFO, maybe catch you there!

all the best

mont



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User currently offlineNumberTwelve From Germany, joined Dec 2004, 1431 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (9 years 7 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1914 times:

Hi, Dehowie, is there a flight school for 717 in BNE?
Sorry if the question is banal but I don't know the situation in AUS.

What airlines are flying the 717 in Australia except QF?
There must be some local carrier, or not?

And are there 717's based in BNE too (except the flight training planes)?

[Edited 2005-02-03 13:22:53]


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User currently offlineQ330 From Australia, joined Dec 2003, 1460 posts, RR: 21
Reply 4, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 1877 times:

What airlines are flying the 717 in Australia except QF?

Jetstar is the only Australian 717 operator at the moment.

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I guess they have training facilities for the 717 in BNE. Maybe Darren can clarify, but I'd assume their A320 operations are centred around AVV.

-Q



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User currently offlineCboyes From Australia, joined Sep 2004, 128 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 1851 times:

All the best up there in Brisbane, Darren. What a bummer you can't upload those shots now but I guess even if you did have access to the internet you'd be too busy with your training. Its a nuisance how real life gets in the way of this hobby at times.  Laugh out loud

CB


User currently offlineMaiznblu_757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 5112 posts, RR: 50
Reply 6, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1819 times:

Great! I guess I am set if I goto SYD or BNE this summer (your winter), Glenn being in SYD and yourself in BNE.  Big thumbs up















User currently offlineNZ763 From Australia, joined Feb 2005, 2 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 1789 times:

Hope you have a good time up here Darren. If you've got some free time it'd be good to catch up with you here.

Cheers

John



Cheers John
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