BoeingOnFinal From Norway, joined Apr 2006, 476 posts, RR: 0 Posted (5 years 10 months 4 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 5223 times:
I have posted some pictures earlier with GA flying in southern Norway, and it seems to get some good response, so I have some pictures in storage that I wanted to share.
These are all taken in the south-east part of Norway, during my PPL-training. I recently got my Private Pilot's License, so there will be a lot of flying this summer. I want to take a lot of pictures, and get better at it, so I would appreciate advice.
For a better view of the pictures, please click on them, because some are resized automatically
First series, TRF - KRS, taken fall 2006:
Cockpit of the Cessna 172P Skyhawk II
Grenland, beautiful place
Some Stratus clouds in the valley
Series 2, some VFR-night at TRF:
Short final RWY 18
After a Touch-and-Go, with KLM Fokker 100 on short final behind us
Series 3, flight to Dagali (taken with a mobile camera):
Just after departure RWY 36
After departure from Dagali
Same river as above
Series 4, test flight of Ted Smith Aerostar 601P:
This is a really fast, twin-engine piston-engine aircraft
Long final RWY 18
City of Sandefjord, my hometown, born and raised
Had to be at least 70 degrees of bank
Lowpass at 100 ft. above a short, private grass strip at 200 kts
Love the cockpit of this aircraft, and it has an awesome HSI on the left side (can be barely seen right above the yoke)
LN-MAJ, a Cessna 310R
Series 5, local trip around Vestfold after getting my license:
LN-ALU, a Cessna 172P Skyhawk II, previously seen on the trip from TRF to KRS. I have about 45 hours on this aircraft
Dedicated to those who likes closeups
Some CB's makes a beautiful horizon
Wideroe's Dash 8 - 400Q can be seen inbound TRF from the west to land on RWY 18
Gotta love those sunsets
Good attendance at TRF this evening, with two 737-800's from Ryanair, 2 Dash 8's from Wideroe, one Fokkes 70 from KLM and one ATR-42 from Coast Air
The two previously Ryanair aircrafts seen here
Pushing the aircraft into the hangar after a wonderful evening of killing bugs in the moist air
And last, a moonlight picture of Sandefjord City taken with the camera resting on a rock:
Thanks for watching, and appreciate tips on improving motive/quality.
CastleIsland From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 2, posted (5 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 4735 times:
Thanks for the pictures; very very nice.
One that really caught my eye was this one, with a textbook example of what we call an "oxbow" here in the US (just left of center).
This happens over the course of a long period of time, as the river slowly erodes the shoreline as it is forced to make a sharp turn due to topography. Eventually, the river erodes the bank enough to break back into the flow path of the river, and a large semi-loop is left behind.
Levent From France, joined Sep 2004, 1718 posts, RR: 5 Reply 8, posted (5 years 10 months 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 4177 times:
Excellent pictures, both of the scenery and the aircraft. Norway is a beautiful country. I only had the chance to visit once, three days in Bergen, but would sure want to go again. Shame though everything is so expensive!
EMA747 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2006, 1163 posts, RR: 2 Reply 13, posted (5 years 10 months 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 3903 times:
Stunning pics. Please, please keep posting pics I just can't get enough of them. When I eventually pass my PPL I would love to do a bit of flying in Norway as I've only ever seen it from the ground. I looks just as stunningly beautiful from the air.
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