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User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8453 posts, RR: 10
Posted (7 years 3 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2968 times:
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While going through some old photographs I found this one:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v155/andzz/BADC-10.jpg

Where was it taken? I guess the gate number visible above the aircraft might give it away, but for extra points WHEN was it taken?


After Monday and Tuesday even the calendar says WTF...
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User currently offlineTitch From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 328 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (7 years 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2812 times:

Okay. I'll take a stab at the airport being Houston (IAH) and the photo being taken sometime in the early '90s, say either 1991 or 1992.

What do I win?  Big grin


Cheers,
Titch



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User currently offlineVasu From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2005, 3916 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (7 years 3 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 2731 times:

...such a nice-looking aircraft

User currently offlineDLPMMM From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 3592 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (7 years 3 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 2730 times:

How about Wichita, Kansas (IAB)?

User currently offlineVisityyj From Canada, joined Jun 2000, 519 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (7 years 3 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2551 times:

Quoting Titch (Reply 1):
I'll take a stab at the airport being Houston (IAH)

For sure. Gate D10.


User currently offlineASEFlyer From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 163 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (7 years 3 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 2392 times:

I'd recognize those east texas piney woods in any photo!

User currently offlineRampkontroler From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 859 posts, RR: 6
Reply 6, posted (7 years 3 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 2352 times:

Wow... You totally had me going for a second. I have a shot of the exact same plane at the exact same airport, only at the adjacent gate and with a BCal replacement nose cone! Yes, it is definitely Houston and taken from inside the International Arrivals building:

http://www.opshots.net/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-4190

Kinda miss those piney woods....


User currently offlineAlexPorter From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (7 years 3 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 2272 times:

IAH is one of the few airports where trees, not landmarks or water, give it away. Line of pine trees, flat, off in the distance, brown grass, and served with a BA widebody? Gotta be IAH. As for the year, no idea. Before the late 1990s.

User currently offlineEvan767 From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 2957 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (7 years 3 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 2222 times:

I say the photo was taken August 25, 1994... Am I right?


The proper term is "on final" not "on finals" bud...
User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8453 posts, RR: 10
Reply 9, posted (7 years 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 2168 times:
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Yes I knew this wouldn't be a challenge, it is indeed IAH and was taken in 1990, I was trying to find the exact date yesterday but no luck yet. Here's another old classic taken on the same day.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v155/andzz/CO747.jpg



After Monday and Tuesday even the calendar says WTF...
User currently offlinePerthGloryFan From Australia, joined Oct 2000, 751 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (7 years 3 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 2088 times:

Quoting AlexPorter (Reply 7):
IAH is one of the few airports where trees, not landmarks or water, give it away. Line of pine trees, flat, off in the distance, brown grass, and served with a BA widebody? Gotta be IAH.

Not been to many airports then  Smile

My first take was that it was PER - trees, not landmarks or water, give it away. Line of eucalyptus trees, flat, off in the distance, brown grass - but I couldn't remember if any BA DC10s ever made it here - as far as I know only B747s were used. Then I saw the stand sign was wrong - black and white, not yellow with black text, and not numbered in the 50s like the airside international stands are here.

PGF


User currently offlineChase From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 1054 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (7 years 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 1968 times:

Yay, I got one of these "guess the airport"s right finally  Smile

Just curious, why does the sign say IAB when it's at IAH?


User currently offlineJunction From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 768 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (7 years 3 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 1885 times:

Quoting Chase (Reply 11):
why does the sign say IAB when it's at IAH?

IAB stood for international arrivals building. Those gates have all since been changed to D gates as in terminal D.


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