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Got Blasted Today By A 747...  
User currently offlineSEA nw DC10 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 491 posts, RR: 1
Posted (15 years 4 weeks 1 day ago) and read 1700 times:

Today a friend of mine and I flew down to LAX for the day. We just hung around the airport and stuff, but we walked to one end of the airport, don't know which direction, on the Southwest terminal side right by Sepulveda Ave. We found a spot where all the Limo and Charter Bus drivers sit and wait for calls, but it's at the very edge of the runway where the planes are landing. Anyways this Malaysia 744 came in incredibly low (as well as all the other planes) but he had more of a tilt then the other ones, so his engines after he flew over us were pointed at us, and we got blasted with a strong hot wind which blew over our video camera, and yes it broke. But anyways it was sorta funny...so yeah, if you want to get close to planes, go to this spot. You can see your reflection (literally) in the AA's that fly over you.

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User currently offlineVirgin744 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 923 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (15 years 4 weeks 1 day ago) and read 1626 times:

cool, that sounds just amazing! If only flights were THAT cheap in the UK for us to be able to do that!!!


User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (15 years 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1603 times:

I got blasted by my wife yesterday when I forgot to take the rubbish out !!!

SEA nw DC10,

Watch your videocam next time !!

User currently offlineSkippy208 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (15 years 4 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 1562 times:

Today a friend of mine and I flew down to LAX for the day. We just hung around the airport and stuff

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User currently offlineDazed767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5519 posts, RR: 49
Reply 4, posted (15 years 4 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 1546 times:

I know that spot (24L). That was an experience lemme tell ya!

User currently onlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 30404 posts, RR: 57
Reply 5, posted (15 years 4 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 1537 times:

So which movie where you trying to emulate.

Waynes World where they are on the hood of the Merthmobile when the plane flys over discussions if they found Bugs Bunny sexually attractive when he put on a dress.


The "Experience Wake Turbulence" Scene from Pushing Tin????

User currently offlineMirrodie From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 7459 posts, RR: 60
Reply 6, posted (15 years 4 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 1502 times:
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"got blasted by the wife..."

Now that was funny. Thanks to a great start to my day hkgspotter1...

I'm still laughing..  Smokin cool  Big thumbs up

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User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11963 posts, RR: 41
Reply 7, posted (15 years 4 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 1491 times:

hkgspotter1, hehehe.  Laugh out loud


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User currently offlineSushka From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 4784 posts, RR: 14
Reply 8, posted (15 years 4 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 1431 times:

You can get blasted in Moscow Sheremetyevo. I stood there for about an hour, nothing big came just 737s and Tu154s It sure was loud

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