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TRD Tower In The Fog ( Cool Picture )  
User currently offlineMortyman From Norway, joined Aug 2006, 3999 posts, RR: 1
Posted (2 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2778 times:

Trondheim Airport, Værnes today and it's tower ( in the middle of the photo )

http://gfx.dagbladet.no/labrador/198/198313/19831348/jpg/active/978x.jpg


Photo curtesy of Dagbladet and TOR AAGE HANSEN

http://www.dagbladet.no/2012/01/17/t.../vernes/fly/forsinkelser/19831310/

A lot of cancellations and distruptions at this airport in Norway today

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User currently offlinerscaife1682 From United States of America, joined Feb 2008, 332 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2679 times:

That is awesome.....The tower is reporting CAVOK  

User currently offlineicna05e From France, joined Feb 2006, 298 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (2 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2458 times:

Quoting rscaife1682 (Reply 1):
The tower is reporting CAVOK  

Excellent!!!

Must be a great view from there, too... A quiet day at the office, plenty of time for getting some reading done with the feet in the clouds!


User currently offlineScooter01 From Norway, joined Nov 2006, 1205 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (2 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2357 times:
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Reminds me of way back when I was a kid. The family had walked out to good old FBU to get our Sunday lunch at the restaurant, we could see the planes circling overhead, but they couldn't land......
(thought that more technical progress in the last 50 years had solved that problem)

-Also, a friend (now departed) told me a story about once when taxiing at Torslanda (Gothenburg's old airport) with a DC-3, they couldn't see the lines on the ground from the cockpit.... -it was clear up there...

-My flight instructor also told me to count how many runwaylights that were visible before take-off, that would tell me how much sight I had......

-Goes to show much hasn't changed when it comes to fog-related problems....
-No pilot likes to do a critical maneuver (like landing an airplane) when things are just not visible...


Scooter01   



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User currently offlinetan flyr From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 1916 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (2 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 2114 times:

cool photo..thanks...resembles Tule fog here in the San Joaquin Valley of California in the winter. Clear just above, but boy thick on the ground.

Is Trondheim CAT III?


User currently offlinefat-g4 From United States of America, joined Sep 2011, 41 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (2 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 1856 times:

Tule Fog, uhhhhhh. Knock on wood it hasnt been that bad this year yet! Great Photo!

User currently offlineroberts87 From Netherlands, joined Dec 2011, 1002 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (2 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1806 times:

Beautiful picture, thanks for posting!

Reminds me of my time in Berkeley, California where you could sometimes see the San Francisco Bay covered in fog in the far distance with only the upper pillons of the Golden Gate Bridge visible.


User currently offlineraggi From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 1001 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (2 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 1642 times:

Quoting tan flyr (Reply 4):
Is Trondheim CAT III?

Nah, CAT I min only.


raggi



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