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User currently offlineSilver1SWA From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 4838 posts, RR: 26
Posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 4326 times:
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Hi everybody,

I thought I would share with you guys some small video clips I took on my flight early yesterday morning (May 9, 2004). I returned home to SJC from SAN on Southwest Airlines flight 125 on aircraft N699SW. The flight, aside from it being so darn early in the morning was very pleasant. These clips are very short because I had roughly 3 minutes of video left on my camera and had to use it conservatively.

Here's a shot of the aircraft I was on. I was shocked that no one had posted a pic of it on a.net. So luckily I found it at myaviation.net.

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Departing SAN.
http://www.angelfire.com/space2/silver1/video/100_0097.MOV

In the following video, we are at around 7000 Ft. Over my hometown, Morgan Hill which sits directly below the standard approach path about 20 DME from SJC. My neighborhood/house, although not visible here, is directly below the plane at this point. I especially like this clip because I have seen planes flying over my house thousands of times in my 21 years of existence and it's really fascinating when I get the rare chance to experience it from the opposite perspective.
http://www.angelfire.com/space2/silver1/video/100_0100.MOV

Flying over San Jose
http://www.angelfire.com/space2/silver1/video/100_0104.MOV

Over-flying downtown San Jose.
http://webpages.charter.net/silver1swa/100_0105.MOV

Landing was a little firm as you can see in this final clip, but obviously nothing out of the norm. Sorry for the rather fixed angle of the wing and the ground. I was not only trying to avoid any glare from the rising sun on my side, but I was trying to watch the action out the window with my own two eyes and therefore wasn't paying full attention to the camera.  Innocent
http://webpages.charter.net/silver1swa/100_0106.MOV

Hope this works. Enjoy Big grin


ALL views, opinions expressed are mine ONLY and are NOT representative of those shared by Southwest Airlines Co.
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User currently offline*HighFlyah* From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 184 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 4145 times:

Cool videos! Thanks for sharing!

User currently offlineAirportugal310 From Tokelau, joined Apr 2004, 3665 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 4102 times:

Very well done! I especially love the landing one...it is really really good! Big grin


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User currently offlineWang767 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 56 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 4014 times:

Very Nice! I am thinking now that when I could fly again!


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User currently offlineWestJetYYZ From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 3910 times:

Great videos, thanks for posting them!

User currently offlineKevin752 From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 727 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3812 times:

Great Videos. Thank you for leting us check them out.
Kevin752



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User currently offlineGo3Team From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 3267 posts, RR: 16
Reply 6, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3750 times:

I took the liberty of mirroring those vids at http://aviation.movie-host.net Credited to you of course. If this presents a problem, let me know, I will remove them.


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User currently offlineSilver1SWA From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 4838 posts, RR: 26
Reply 7, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 3621 times:
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Hey, thanks guys.

Go3Team,
Sounds good, thanks.  Big thumbs up



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User currently offlineMikesairways From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 717 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 3382 times:
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Awesome videos, I love the approach into SJC...I can always spot my house when on approach.

I spent the morning downloading Quicktime on my work computer so I could watch them...i'm so productive sometimes.



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User currently offlineFlyingbronco05 From United States of America, joined May 2002, 3840 posts, RR: 2
Reply 9, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3341 times:

Any way you can make them .mpgs?

I can't view them as .mov Sad



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User currently offlineSilver1SWA From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 4838 posts, RR: 26
Reply 10, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 3195 times:
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I could try, but I'm sure quality will be lost in the conversion. Plus I'm running out of room to host them...

Why not just download Quicktime?



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User currently offlineMTChemNerd757 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 230 posts, RR: 2
Reply 11, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 3096 times:

what kind of equipment did you shoot these videos with?

i always like hearing the flaps being raised after takeoff, this video even captured that. nice job!

brad



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User currently offlineSilver1SWA From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 4838 posts, RR: 26
Reply 12, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 3048 times:
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Not bad, eh?! Actually they were taken with my Kodak EasyShare DX4530 5.0 Megapixel camera! It's primarily a still camera. haha


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User currently offlineLamyl_hhlco From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 621 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2976 times:

Great videos i like them

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