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Calling All YOW Area Enthusiasts  
User currently offlineCap'n Dan From Canada, joined Aug 2001, 231 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 1459 times:

You guys interested in putting up a YOW equivalent to the GTAE? YOW (the user) appears interested. I know I am, and I know lymanm well enough to know he would be...(right, Lymanm?). Let's hear it...

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User currently offlineYow From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (12 years 3 months 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 1423 times:

Cap'n Dan, I'm planning go going spotting at YOW on Tuesday (May 21st) at 1630. Samurai777 from YEG is in town and will be there. Send me an e-mail (andrew1011@hotmail.com) if you care to join us.

User currently offlineYow From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (12 years 3 months 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 1420 times:

Anyone else from around Ottawa is free to join us to do some spotting as well. Smile

User currently offlineYow From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (12 years 3 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 1413 times:

Anyone there at all?

User currently offlineFallingeese From Canada, joined Apr 2001, 2097 posts, RR: 18
Reply 4, posted (12 years 3 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 1414 times:

You know I'd go if you were willing to donate a ticket between YYC-YOW....lol.


Mark McWhirter...Contrails Photography
User currently offlineYow From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (12 years 3 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 1393 times:

Fallingeese, I'd be willing to do the same in YYC.

User currently offlineAtb2 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (12 years 3 months 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1387 times:

I can make it out more once I get my G2. It's kinda difficult having to take the 97 to the airport and walking around to Alert. I'd be willing to participate though.

Matt


User currently offlineYow From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (12 years 3 months 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 1379 times:

Could you make it on Tuesday at 1630? Samurai777 doesn't have a car, but I do so we can still get to Alert easily. We're actually planning on meeting at the bus stop in front of the terminal.

User currently offlineCap'n Dan From Canada, joined Aug 2001, 231 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (12 years 3 months 5 days ago) and read 1375 times:

Boy guys, I wish I could go, but I work until 7:00 monday to friday. Maybe next wknd?

User currently offlineLymanm From Canada, joined Jan 2001, 1138 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (12 years 3 months 5 days ago) and read 1374 times:

Maybe I can convince CapnDan to show up... Either way, I'm intrigued to meet some of you people. Not that there will be anything terribly exciting to see around here, hehehhehe


buhh bye
User currently offlineCap'n Dan From Canada, joined Aug 2001, 231 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (12 years 3 months 5 days ago) and read 1374 times:

Guys! I hear AC is going to have...get this...some...A319s in Ottawa!!! OH MAN, I wish I could go...
Seriously, though, I'd love to join you sometime. We should call it the GOAWA (Greater Ottawa Airplane Watchers Association - or "Go Away").


User currently offlineAtb2 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (12 years 3 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 1363 times:

Sorry can't make it.. I have a rugby game agaisnt Ashbury at 16:45. It's too bad though.. Maybe next time.

Matt



User currently offlineSafeFlyer From Canada, joined Jan 2001, 627 posts, RR: 5
Reply 12, posted (12 years 3 months 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 1349 times:

Yow, (and everyone else)...

I would have liked to be there, but I can't make it, sorry. I've got loads of work 'cause you know, it's the end of the year... It would be more convenient on Fridays maybe, or weekends. Sorry, see you guys another time maybe.

Oh, and I don't have my driver's license so it's kind hard to drive to the airport from Gatineau for 16:30 (the old Gatineau, not the former Hull) when the car is home at 18:00.

Anyways, enjoy spotting 320's  Big grin


User currently offlineLymanm From Canada, joined Jan 2001, 1138 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (12 years 3 months 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 1343 times:

ATB2, as a former Ash grad, I wish you bad luck!

I'll be there, hopefully we'll have a bigger meet another time.



buhh bye
User currently offlineCap'n Dan From Canada, joined Aug 2001, 231 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (12 years 3 months 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 1337 times:

Lymanm, as a Lisgar grad, I wish him GOOD luck. Atb2: what school are you at?

User currently offlineLymanm From Canada, joined Jan 2001, 1138 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (12 years 3 months 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 1334 times:

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buhh bye
User currently offlineAtb2 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (12 years 3 months 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 1320 times:

How was the meet today? I was going to go after the game but we had an injury take up a good 30 mins and we finished really late. We smoked Ashbury 20-0 and yours truly rumbled over for a try. Oh yeah, I go to Hillcrest. 2 year defending senior boys rugby champs..

Anyways, keep me in touch for the next meet, I'll be looking forward to all those wonderful A320s.

Matt


User currently offlineYow From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (12 years 3 months 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 1325 times:

Well Samuarai777 from YEG and I met today and had a good time spotting and discussing aviation. We went up on the roof of the ATB and got a good view of the construction, which is coming along superbly. Hey and we even got to see more than AC 320s  Big grin...even got to see their newest 321 FIN 456. All and all not bad spotting, including CP North in old, old colours, a 732 still in transitional heading to YWG, a First Air 72F and a bunch of 762/763s, 146 in Air BC markings, although no Jazz music.

User currently offlineSamurai 777 From Canada, joined Jan 2000, 2458 posts, RR: 4
Reply 18, posted (12 years 2 months 4 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1309 times:

Yep, we had a pretty good time, that's for sure. The weather cooperated, which is a hell of a lot more than I could say for the first few days I was in Ottawa. I came in from YYC (after a Dash 8 flight from YEG) on an AC A319. In YYC, I've seen at least one 321. Sorry, I don't have the regs - I don't have my daytimer with me, which is where I wrote them down!

In addition to what Yow said, I did, however, see the next day before my flight to YVR, a 146 in red Jazz markings, probably C-GRNZ. It was also probably bound for YHZ.

BTW, the 762 I went on for Flight 139 YOW-YVR had the fin # 609, so it had the registration as C-GAUY - not the Gimli Glider (C-GAUN), but a 762, nonetheless. It was a pretty good flight - the flight arrived in YVR about 24 minutes early and even the food was far better (basically a chicken that tasted like it had honey on it and a surprisingly crispy salad) than the YYC-YOW flight, where part of the breakfast was so disgusting that I don't think even a dog would eat it!! Fortunately, I had no problems in dealing with AC staff both on and off the flights. In fact, they were even better than what I encountered last year before 9/11! I'm currently in Vancouver, so I'll be back in YEG on Tuesday May 28th.


User currently offlineCessnapimp From Canada, joined Oct 2001, 1320 posts, RR: 19
Reply 19, posted (12 years 2 months 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1298 times:

Hey Lymanm,

Went to NY today to do my fam flt. Went great! Call me @ the Ramada tonight!

Cheers,
Greg


User currently offlineYow From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (12 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1281 times:

For all you YOW spotters out there MyTravel (formerly Air Tours) of the UK has begun weekly A330 LGW-YOW-YYZ-YOW-LGW flights on Mondays as of today. I managed to get a pic just as she was rotating off of RWY 7 at around 2040...was running about 1hr late. I'll hopefully add this along with a bunch of other pics to the web at http://www.geocities.com/ottawa_yow in the not too distant future.

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