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Pilots And Camera's?  
User currently offlineRyangooner From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2003, 969 posts, RR: 22
Posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 1818 times:

Ive seen many a cockpit shot and majority of the time its a shot taken before and after the flight where permission is granted by the crew,some shots are by a lucky person who gets to fly jumpseat.

But my question is how many pilots out there frequently take their camera's on their flights to take cockpit, Highflying contrail shots etc....



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User currently offlineSQ325 From Germany, joined Jul 2001, 1451 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 1799 times:

I take my camera with me on every flight!I bought the Olympus C740 because of the large zoom there is a lot you can do with that cam.
But especially for inflight pics of other aircrafts the autofocus is a bit to slow so non of my inflight pic got accepted untill now.

[Edited 2003-09-21 13:46:06]

User currently offlineCx flyboy From Hong Kong, joined Dec 1999, 6601 posts, RR: 55
Reply 2, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1714 times:

I carry a little IXUS camera with me, but occassionally my Canon EOS, although I have yet to even see many good photo ops, let alone have my camera ready!

User currently offlineAloges From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 8707 posts, RR: 42
Reply 3, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 1571 times:

Two Airliners.net examples would be Julian Whitelaw and Bailey. I think that luck is one of their most important helpers, though. It's probably not really plannable to have that 747 pass 2000 feat beneath you in perfect lighting, with a nice contrail, while you're not busy with something more important than taking photos.


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User currently offlineFlyingbronco05 From United States of America, joined May 2002, 3840 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 1534 times:

Taken in the air from AirTran.

I really hope the photographer works for AirTran or these pilots are in big trouble.


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