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World Airline Fleet News, No More.  
User currently offlineLasham From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 226 posts, RR: 17
Posted (8 years 4 months 6 hours ago) and read 4253 times:
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Hi

Sad news that World Airline Fleet news is no longer. Ok Anet has had some part in its downfall as who wants to buy a mag to see photos that have been seen weeks ago on ANET! But its not many years ago that this was the only way to see new Airlines from around the World and some of the top photographers on Anet today started with photos in WAF, and WAF set the standard of high quality ramp shots in good weather.

Tony


No sun no fun
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User currently offlineGranite From UK - Scotland, joined May 1999, 5576 posts, RR: 63
Reply 1, posted (8 years 4 months 6 hours ago) and read 4238 times:
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Tony

Sad news indeed.

Was a fantastic magazine and I still have heaps of them when they were A5 size before they progressed onto A4. The quality if the images was superb.

Regards

Gary


User currently offlineMikephotos From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 2923 posts, RR: 54
Reply 2, posted (8 years 4 months 6 hours ago) and read 4236 times:

Quoting Lasham (Thread starter):
Sad news that World Airline Fleet news is no longer. Ok Anet has had some part in its downfall as who wants to buy a mag to see photos that have been seen weeks ago on ANET! But its not many years ago that this was the only way to see new Airlines from around the World and some of the top photographers on Anet today started with photos in WAF, and WAF set the standard of high quality ramp shots in good weather.

Very sad news. I remember when I started this hobby I would see photos in WAFN and was amazed at the quality. When I had my first photo published in WAFN I was excited as heck. I have always enjoyed seeing my work displayed in such quality....will certainly be missed.

Mike


User currently offlineGlobalpics From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 216 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (8 years 4 months 6 hours ago) and read 4226 times:

This is tragic news, I too remember that if you could get your photo in that mag you were really doing well. The quality of the photos was second to none with sunny side on ramp shots of all the latest stuff, Im truely gutted this is a big loss. Sad

User currently offlineAndyHunt From Singapore, joined Jan 2001, 1306 posts, RR: 52
Reply 4, posted (8 years 4 months 5 hours ago) and read 4212 times:
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Oh dear, so sad to hear of this. WAFN was a great magazine and I remember the pride of having a few of my pics in the magazine.

It WAS the standard for photography before all of this digital thing.

Andrew



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User currently offline9VSPO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (8 years 4 months 5 hours ago) and read 4196 times:

Sad news.  Sad

User currently offlineGhost77 From Mexico, joined Mar 2000, 5226 posts, RR: 51
Reply 6, posted (8 years 4 months 5 hours ago) and read 4189 times:

What a shame!!! I was a really nice and great magazine!!! But don't blame a.net/inter perhaps some other issues are involved. WAFN is gone but if it still wasn't a good business many other magazines would have also disappeared by now.

ghooost77 APM



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User currently offlineLasham From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 226 posts, RR: 17
Reply 7, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 4127 times:
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Quoting AndyHunt (Reply 4):
It WAS the standard for photography before all of this digital thing.

Lets hope we can keep the WAFN standard going on ANET, but will need a new reject reason of take the shot standing on the sunny side of the aircraft! Lets call it rejected for bad WAFN..

Tony



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User currently offlineAndyHunt From Singapore, joined Jan 2001, 1306 posts, RR: 52
Reply 8, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 4091 times:
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Agreed Tony..... Big grin

Andrew



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User currently offlineGlobalpics From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 216 posts, RR: 2
Reply 9, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 4063 times:

I agree, unlike some I believe you can't beat a perfect sunny side on shot. It's how all the traders and collectors want them and they can't all be wrong.Just taste i guess but it's defo sunny side on for me.

User currently offlineJan Mogren From Sweden, joined Dec 2000, 2043 posts, RR: 50
Reply 10, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 4052 times:

How long ago did you guys get the last issue?
It hasn't showed up here.  Sad

/JM



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User currently offlineGranite From UK - Scotland, joined May 1999, 5576 posts, RR: 63
Reply 11, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 4023 times:
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Hi all

In my opinion it was the best aviation photo magazine around.

The reason I stopped subscribing was the availability of images on-line. It got to the point I was seeing the same stuff in the magazine.

Regards

Gary


User currently offlineSpencer From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 1635 posts, RR: 17
Reply 12, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 3982 times:

A big loss to the community... I'll miss it a lot. Always annoyed me how bloody great those images were!!!!! A shame to lose such a fantastic publication. Wonder whose head's on the chopping board next....?  cry 
Spencer.



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User currently offlineAirMalta From Malta, joined Mar 2006, 394 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 3978 times:

I have forwarded a photo of mine last month to the editor and he told me that it will fit in the magazine!!Ver sad to hear that WAFN has stopped now so it must have BEEN a 'Flash News'!!
MALCOLM Sad


User currently offlineGranite From UK - Scotland, joined May 1999, 5576 posts, RR: 63
Reply 14, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 3977 times:
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Hi all

For those with issue 141, July 1999, a very nice Britannia 737 on the back cover taken by Jan Mogren while issue 143 is hogged by Mr Hunt  Smile

Regards

Gary


User currently offlineJan Mogren From Sweden, joined Dec 2000, 2043 posts, RR: 50
Reply 15, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 3973 times:

Thanks Gary! Has everyone else got their issue 220 ?

/JM



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User currently offlineJan Mogren From Sweden, joined Dec 2000, 2043 posts, RR: 50
Reply 16, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 3958 times:

 psst 

...The last issue to be published was the June 2006 issue, number 219.


Ah, ok..

/JM



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User currently offlineBenyhone From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 206 posts, RR: 3
Reply 17, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 3911 times:

It also featured photography from aviation photographers who do not upload here. Along with the news reports and fleet changes, it was a unique publication that will be sorely missed.

Terry/PHX



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