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1971, Cessna Twin, Grand Canyon...plane Too Small?  
User currently offlineMD-90 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 8508 posts, RR: 12
Posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2299 times:

Shot by one of my dad's friends, Jim Borrup, who worked for the Las Vegas News Bureau at the time. I'm not sure if the pictures of the plane in the canyons is the Cessna 340 or the 414.

Assuming that I get the photographer's permission to submit the photos in his name, and I manage to get decent scans (these are just quick and dirty 300 dpi scans), are these pictures submittable, or is the aircraft too small? They're dramatic shots (and these aren't all of them).

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User currently offlineJeffM From United States of America, joined May 2005, 3267 posts, RR: 51
Reply 1, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2295 times:

Nice shots! I would give us a preview of a larger version, those are pretty small.

Brings back some memories for me......Did something similar in a TA-4J once upon a time.:D

User currently offlineTomTurner From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 247 posts, RR: 17
Reply 2, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2292 times:

Those are some great shots Cliff.

I'd like to see a larger version as well. Hope they make it.


User currently offlineElpinDAB From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 485 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 2282 times:

Wow!! Those are awesome shots! I'd love to see those in the DB. Do you have any larger versions?

Btw the plane is definitely not a 340. Looks like an early model 414 or a 421A. I'm not too good at distinguishing between those two though.

User currently offlineEadster From Australia, joined Jan 2005, 2216 posts, RR: 13
Reply 4, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 2269 times:

Top shots - just fantastic. I hope to see them in the DB too!

I'd say its a 411 Cessna - like this one that I snapped a while back.

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