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User currently offlineDomeFromTheAir From Germany, joined Feb 2010, 7 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 2 months 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 4540 times:

Good morning guys!

In a few weeks I will fly to Boston and I would enjoy to go spotting there.
I found this picture here on Airliners.net and was speechless!
http://www.airliners.net/photo/Briti...irways/Boeing-777-236-ER/1030604/L

I love this location and I think I found it in Google Earth, but I´m not sure....
Can you help and tell me, where I can find this location?
When you have other locations, don´t hesitate to post it here  

Kind regards
Dominik

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User currently offlineRonS From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 762 posts, RR: 22
Reply 1, posted (3 years 2 months 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 4494 times:

Quoting DomeFromTheAir (Thread starter):
I love this location and I think I found it in Google Earth, but I´m not sure....

Awesome classic photo. I don't think you will be able to duplicate this exact shot though. Even if you had a boat, there is a hill in the way now that obscures the view to the east for an aircraft such as this that is facing west turning on to RWY 4R or taxing onto 9 for departure.

You can check out Dan V's site for some locations and info:

http://www.neairports.com/index.php?...ontent&view=article&id=2&Itemid=26

BA 777 departs everyday around 0800-0835 or so. If it was me, I would shoot / hope for something like this:

Departing RWY 27 (rare this time of year, but not impossible.


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Departing RWY 22R at dusk (a little more likely, and there are at least three locations public side to get an excellent shot against the city, this likely from Constitution Beach)

If you really want that morning 777 departure, you can get that too departing 22R. I have one of those, with the city in the background but I haven't uploaded to here yet.


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User currently offlinecalibansa333 From United States of America, joined Sep 2009, 208 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (3 years 2 months 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 4457 times:

What about bayswater street park? It's not far from Saratoga street bridge, just about 1000 ft as the crow flies from the threshold of 22R/L    and seems like it would offer some really awesome views of 22R/22L landings and departures? Anyone been there?

User currently offlineRonS From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 762 posts, RR: 22
Reply 3, posted (3 years 2 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 4440 times:

Quoting calibansa333 (Reply 2):
Saratoga street bridge

Just there the other day for the morning BA departure. (Full disclosure, we did get questioned by the police).


BA 777 morning departure by Ron Stella, on Flickr

Quoting calibansa333 (Reply 2):
What about bayswater street park?

These were likely taken from Bayswater St. I've been meaning to do it myself actually. I will one day, but it likely looks better with super telephoto's used here for the "compression" and the outbound delays are significantly less than what they used to be, for quite a few reasons. Vasco's maybe taken from Bayswater or the beach, they are basically very close to each other anyway.


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Photo © Vasco Garcia




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User currently offline727LOVER From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 6555 posts, RR: 20
Reply 4, posted (3 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 4325 times:

Are they still anal about Term B rooftop parking???


Listen Betty, don't start up with your 'White Zone' s*** again.
User currently offlineRonS From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 762 posts, RR: 22
Reply 5, posted (3 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 4303 times:

Quoting 727LOVER (Reply 4):
Are they still anal about Term B rooftop parking???

I wouldn't have put it quite that way, but yes...there are issues with taking photos from B roof, and other Massport property.



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User currently offline727LOVER From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 6555 posts, RR: 20
Reply 6, posted (3 years 1 month 4 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 4248 times:

Quoting RonS (Reply 5):
issues

Such as......

Quoting RonS (Reply 5):
I wouldn't have put it quite that way

Is there a better way to put it?


Does one need to get permission? If so, thats fine. But to Nany Reagan it (just say no) for no good reason.......



Listen Betty, don't start up with your 'White Zone' s*** again.
User currently offlineRonS From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 762 posts, RR: 22
Reply 7, posted (3 years 1 month 4 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 4248 times:

Quoting 727LOVER (Reply 6):
Does one need to get permission?

Yes



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User currently offline727LOVER From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 6555 posts, RR: 20
Reply 8, posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 4170 times:

Quoting RonS (Reply 7):

And where can that be obtained? I likely will visit a friend soon near Hartford, I would make the drive to Boston, if good spotting was available. I haven't been there since 1997.



Listen Betty, don't start up with your 'White Zone' s*** again.
User currently offlineua1234 From UK - England, joined Aug 2011, 1 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 4166 times:

Does anyone know how many cites ua served from BOS?

User currently offlineAKE0404AR From United States of America, joined May 2000, 2535 posts, RR: 45
Reply 10, posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 4146 times:

Dominik, just a quick question. What's your longest focal length, so we can point you towards the right spots.

Quoting RonS (Reply 3):
Vasco's maybe taken from Bayswater

wow, that's a classic one, totally forgot all about it. This was taken with my old 170-500 mm lens back in the days.
Bayswater was awesome for those 22R line up shots....

V.


User currently offlineRonS From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 762 posts, RR: 22
Reply 11, posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 4139 times:

Quoting AKE0404AR (Reply 10):
Bayswater was awesome for those 22R line up shots....

Yeah! I don't know if it just hasn't been done in a while or the airport really has changed. I'm thinking the later, that the installation of the midfield taxiway, improvements in departure spacing on the ATC side, and that I believe there are less flights carrying more people, these lineups in the early evening are more rare that in times past. Although, at some point I'm going to try for one!  



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User currently offlineDomeFromTHeAir From Germany, joined Feb 2010, 7 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 4122 times:

Quoting AKE0404AR (Reply 10):
Dominik, just a quick question. What's your longest focal length, so we can point you towards the right spots.

I have got the Sigma 50-500mm  


User currently offlineDOmeFromTheAir From Germany, joined Feb 2010, 7 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (3 years 1 month 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 3835 times:

Good evening all,

i was just looking in Google Earth for Bostons Airport and then i found a parking level on Terminal B:

http://img692.imageshack.us/img692/232/bos1o.jpg

Question: Is this parking level only for staff members or is it for tourists, travelers, etc. too?
I think from there you can get nice shots in the evening, can´t you?

Regards


User currently offlinewhisperjet From Germany, joined Nov 2007, 571 posts, RR: 8
Reply 14, posted (3 years 1 month 2 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 3829 times:
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Quoting RonS (Reply 5):
Quoting 727LOVER (Reply 4):
Are they still anal about Term B rooftop parking???

I wouldn't have put it quite that way, but yes...there are issues with taking photos from B roof, and other Massport property.

Stefan



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User currently offlineDomeFromTheAir From Germany, joined Feb 2010, 7 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (3 years 1 month 1 week 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 3800 times:

Oh dear, sry, skipped this question/answer.... Thanks Stefan.

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