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User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 996 times:

B-HOX the green thing from Cathay Pacific will be with you tomorrow.

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User currently offlineCX flyboy From Hong Kong, joined Dec 1999, 6603 posts, RR: 55
Reply 1, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 968 times:

i.e. Friday morning. 09-02-01

...unless all hell breaks loose and there is an aircraft switch, which happens a lot here at Cathay!


User currently offlineNa From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10735 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 949 times:

Thanks from FRA! I´ve even flown on the Millenium Jet already and took lots of pictures. Unfortunately CX is always arriving at FRA extremely early in the morning (like almost all interesting flights before 7. Sigh!)

I wish someone on this forum would post when the two "Dreaming" Jumbos of Qantas would come here. I´ve seen them often, but unfortunately always when I´ve been on travel without my camera.


User currently offlineJohnnybgoode From Germany, joined Jan 2001, 2187 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 929 times:

has anyone got some good ideas for spotting places?
i know about the visitor´s terrace at T1 and the one at T2 and i think both are great. but i don´t wanna take pictures only of taxiing aircraft.
there´s a road which leads from the terminal area to the other side, to the control tower and the cargo area. there´s a parking lot right at the height of the runways and you can take excellent pictures of arriving planes if they approach from the west. but that´s all i can talk about. i love aviation photography and i was certainly lucky to make some excellent shots last time i was at FRA but i´d still consider me a beginner.
if anyone has tips or ideas, please let me know!

thanks

regards
daniel



If only pure sweetness was offered, why's this bitter taste left in my mouth.
User currently offline1stspotter From Netherlands, joined Jun 1999, 521 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 912 times:

Hi Daniel,

There is a description of spotting at Frankfurt on my homepage. Both approach sides of the parallel runways offer places to take nice photos. And aircraft taking off from runway 18 can be photographed as well.

best wishes
Marcel
http://surf.to/spotter


User currently offlineJohnnybgoode From Germany, joined Jan 2001, 2187 posts, RR: 6
Reply 5, posted (13 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 891 times:

thanks a lot,
marcel, really appreciate your info!!!

best wishes
daniel  Big thumbs up



If only pure sweetness was offered, why's this bitter taste left in my mouth.
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