AviationIvi From Germany, joined Feb 2001, 777 posts, RR: 6 Posted (14 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 1867 times:
To all hard core spotter:
This exceeds all expectations!!!
Today I drove to the airport to catch a very very very rare visitor:
a South African 747 SP (ZS-SPA) spent the night at FRA and was scheduled for depature at 7:30a.m.
Actually I gave up hope to catch it because Qantas stopped flying to FRA with the 743 on Tuesdays and Saturdays, and Thursday is the only day they use the 743 instead of the 744...
at 8:15 TF-ABT ( Air Atlanta L1011) on finals and take-off from 18West 80 minutes later (charter flight to BCN)
very rare visitor! we usually get HS-TGX and -TGW, almost never the Royal Barge c/s...
World Airways DC-10 ex Continental
and an Uzbekistan 757-200
WHAT A DAY!!!
Later we will get again this boring ANA Pokemon 744 at 18:30...
I´ll get my pics back tomorrow morning and I really hope that they will have an excellent upload quality...
So, I´d like to know how many special paints you guys could catch on one single day??? What was your best day at your home airport? Please let us know...
Regards from FRA
btw: the weather was perfect as well...
and many thanks to my dad who wanted to weak up so early to drive my mum to work and my sisters to school, so I was allowed to take my mum´s car THANX!
Jwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 17
Reply 4, posted (14 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 1750 times:
We never get anything interesting at AMS. No special liveries apart from BMi's *-livery and Transavia's logobird (and those every day, so hardly special anymore).
The only two rarities recently, one I wasn't there (Beluga) and the other did not get close enough to get a shot (RAM 747-200C)
I will get my 2nd film on Monday with the World DC-10 ex CO, the Tyrolean "SOS Kinderdorf" and the Royal Barge 744. I hope they will turn out very well.
Do you guys like the SA 747 SP? As I said before, it was very early but for me it looks cool in the morning sun...
Do you think I should upload it on a.net?
Screeners: do you think it will have a chance? Thanx!