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Houston Spotters Article On Airport System Website  
User currently offlinePhilhyde From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 678 posts, RR: 1
Posted (7 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 3682 times:

Chasing planes in the big city
Plane-spotters in Houston have found ‘nirvana’ in the diversity of aircraft flying over the city’s skies

http://www.fly2houston.com/0/23476/0/0/0/0/


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User currently offlineOPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (7 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 3631 times:

That'd be a good article to have a copy of when one is out spotting and a local LEO comes up to see what you're doing, and can't fathom why people would want to take pictures of aircraft.

User currently offlineThomasphoto60 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 3939 posts, RR: 22
Reply 2, posted (7 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 3532 times:

Wow...! That old saying "any publicity is good publicity" certainly applies here.

Cya in Nov.

Thomas



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User currently offlineA340Spotter From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 1980 posts, RR: 23
Reply 3, posted (7 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 3478 times:

While I applaud the publicity, how many people will read that article and be surprised that Manchester Airport is in London?! And London isn't the mecca for planespotting, England itself is...(in pure number of people spotting--the art of tail number collecting, not photographing)...

JSD



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User currently offlineFlyingTexan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (7 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 3462 times:

In early 2003, I was pictured and (mis)quoted in a Houston Chronicle article about a petition over the Lee Road spotting area closure. Shortly thereafter, I moved from the Houston area and never followed the issue.

If anyone has a link, I'd appreciate it. IIRC, the article appeared in some neighborhood sections, not general circulation.


JR


User currently offlineIahflyr From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 4790 posts, RR: 22
Reply 5, posted (7 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 3386 times:

Well done my friend!  Smile


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User currently offlineJacobin777 From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 14968 posts, RR: 60
Reply 6, posted (7 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 3378 times:

Quoting FlyingTexan (Reply 4):
In early 2003, I was pictured and (mis)quoted in a Houston Chronicle article about a petition over the Lee Road spotting area closure. Shortly thereafter, I moved from the Houston area and never followed the issue.

when I took this photo, I made it to the local paper....unfortunately, it was courtesy of the local police department... spin 


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User currently offlineJgardiner From Canada, joined Mar 2001, 114 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (7 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 3300 times:

Also have a look at this:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/london/3682329.stm


User currently offlineATCT From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 2285 posts, RR: 38
Reply 8, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 3212 times:

Awesome article!

Note the man wearing the a.net shirt!


ATCT



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