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User currently onlineJakTrax From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 4936 posts, RR: 7
Posted (8 years 3 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 3386 times:

Any Cologne/Bonn regulars out there willing to help me?

I'm flying HLX from MAN/CGN on Monday 6th November and will be at Cologne airport all day on Tuesday 7th November. I've heard the terrace is very good if they're using the 'right' runway, however if they are taking-off/landing the other way I hear it's a nightmare. Any further info/help appreciated.

Thanks,

Karl

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User currently offlineDreamflight From Belgium, joined Jan 2005, 153 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (8 years 3 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 3344 times:

Hi Karl,

During your visit on the terrace you need a small step. When the landings are on 14L you will have the best action shots.
For further info please check this website
http://www.aviation-friends-cologne.de/
http://www.spotter-cgn.de/

Enjoy your stay !  Smile

Jan



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User currently offlineGVerbeeck From Belgium, joined Mar 2005, 245 posts, RR: 24
Reply 2, posted (8 years 3 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 3341 times:

Quoting JakTrax (Thread starter):
I've heard the terrace is very good if they're using the 'right' runway, however if they are taking-off/landing the other way I hear it's a nightmare.

It's not really a 'nightmare' as most of the stuff (bar some Germanwings and LH planes) will taxi past the terrace regardless of what runway is in use.

Shots look like this:


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When 14L is in use, you can take some nice shots of landing aircraft if you've got a long lens.


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Giovanni


User currently onlineJakTrax From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 4936 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (8 years 3 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 3325 times:

Nice pics - are they all from the viewing deck? Did you need ladders for those?

Karl


User currently offlineGVerbeeck From Belgium, joined Mar 2005, 245 posts, RR: 24
Reply 4, posted (8 years 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 3286 times:

Yes, at least a three-step ladder is needed to get over the glass at the viewing deck.

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