EGGD From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 12443 posts, RR: 37 Reply 1, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 4849 times:
damnit, you beat me to it Johan, guess I wasn't paying attention (I went into the civil aviation forum and then decided against it, so I deleted civil_aviation in the address bar and replaced it with aviation_photography, thus bypassing visiting this forum).
N178UA From United Arab Emirates, joined Jan 2001, 1637 posts, RR: 67 Reply 4, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 4763 times:
Thanks for the plug here Just wake up in Bangkok hotel, a nice morning sweet gift to me!!
hehe I will comp you back someday
It was my 1st time to Phuket and god the place, setting and spot are just heavenly perfect, anyone with a 200mm about will do just well as I do and I have a few more good one to come!!!
The Domodedovo shows a real moment of tense and struggle! I really thought it won't make it at one stage! ....coz I was almost at 3/4 end of the Runway, and the thing just still rolling with NO sights of rotate at all!!!! But it did get airborne right at the end of the runway. I suppose it carried all Russian jetsetters back all the way to Russia. Earlier the day, there was a Kras Air in TransEuropean Color IL86, he went to Utappo, and took 3/4 of the R unway too, HKT have a 3000 meter runway I believe!
I also remember seeing an IL86 take off from Rwy 20 in Barcelona, Marlo Plate said they did that a lot and it is really scarey to see they finally airborne at the very end!
I saw the following in HKT on a 2 day weekend there 18-19/1
Kras Air IL86
Lauda B763 Daily
China A300, B738
Uni Air MD-90
Orient Thai B747 x2
Cambodia Sky Eyes AN-24
Silk Air A320
Bangkok Air All colorful B717, ATR72s
Privatair B737-700 HB-IIP
Thai everything except the MD11
About every 20min or so averagly, you get a plane there, not too bad, weatherwise condition is lot better than Bangkok, without haze and pure soft blue sky.
B744F From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 0 posts, RR: 0 Reply 8, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 4708 times:
THIS PHOTO IS FAKE.
I'm 99,9% sure.
just compare it http://www.airliners.net/open.file/312682/L/
and this one http://www.airliners.net/open.file/183755/L/
both photos show what is supposed to be the same rwy end (RWY27) and on IL96 photo you can also see "27"
But now compare:
1) totally different shape at the end of runway - on 757 landing you clearly see that rwy extends to the left and right for 180 degrese turn and lineup, but on IL96 photo rwy extends only to only side.
2) count the white parralel markings just before digits "27" - on IL96 photo there are 6+6, but on 757 photo it is 5+5
3) the shadow from IL96 is not realictic enough
4) VASI approach lights supposed to be around 200 meteres from each other, while on IL96 takeoff you can see them quite close.
B744F From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 0 posts, RR: 0 Reply 11, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 4690 times:
I'm not photographer (but have 1 or 2 pics here however),
I'm asking the questions. Even forget 3) and 4) that's could be due to lens and lighting - but 1) and 2) are still valid. Explain me - and I will take my words back.
B744F From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 0 posts, RR: 0 Reply 17, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 4641 times:
Huh, is that the normal way of discussion here to press others relaying on "rating" and asking "show us your photos" when you have nothing to explain the valid points.... "Gimme a break!" - I don't need respect of such people... I'm politely asking for explanations and will take my words back if I'll got them.
p.s. just seen your reply in nearby topic on the same shot.. could you imagine that someone is not wasting time here to earn "rating" but earning money doing the real things? I've been a quite frequent visitor here some time ago, but not the last year... You can trace my messages, dates and topics I'm participated at..........
B744F From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 0 posts, RR: 0 Reply 20, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 4631 times:
Nope, the answers are not right - even if there was a construction work recently it hasn't changed the rwy end config and you can see current official chart I've provided.
OK. that's enough. the truth is somewhere else, leaving you all now for a while.
Skymonster From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 21, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 4628 times:
OK B744F, you asked...
I'm not even going to check into the issues you raise to justify your claim that the photo is fake. I don't need to. There are some people who contribute photos to this site who in my opinion simply wouldn't risk their reputation by doing such a stupid thing as faking a photo like that. Sam is one of those people. Instead of making accusations in this forum, why not ask Sam about the picture? If, having insulted his integrity, he's still prepared to talk to you, I suspect he'll explain the photo to you.
PS: Notice I underlined the words "in my opinion", and yes, it is only my opinion. However, given that I am a screener here, my opinion does have some impact on the acceptance process, albeit not that I screened this picture.
Sudden From Sweden, joined Jul 2001, 4128 posts, RR: 6 Reply 23, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 4568 times:
do you lack the need of attention!?
For someone who can't state anything about yourself in your profile, I put very little value in what you write.
What are you occupation for ex.? It sure must be something involving pro. photo, right?
Or do you maybe design and build rwy's?
Or is it simply that you had to get everyone started cause Sam got alot of credit for a great photo?