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RDU Spotters - Meet Up? (Jan 6-8)

Thu Dec 29, 2005 11:18 pm

I'll be RDU Jan 6-8 and was wondering if any of the local spotters would be interested in getting together for an afternoon of spotting on the 7th (maybe a dinner outing afterwards?).

Let me know if you'd be interested and we'll work on getting something set up.
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RE: RDU Spotters - Meet Up? (Jan 6-8)

Fri Dec 30, 2005 5:58 am

I'm from RIC, and willing to make an appearance. If nobody else is interested, I'm up for a day of spotting.
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RE: RDU Spotters - Meet Up? (Jan 6-8)

Fri Dec 30, 2005 7:03 am

Quoting MattRB (Thread starter):
I'll be RDU Jan 6-8 and was wondering if any of the local spotters would be interested in getting together for an afternoon of spotting on the 7th (maybe a dinner outing afterwards?).

Let me know if you'd be interested and we'll work on getting something set up.

If I don't have anything going on, I'll show my face.
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RE: RDU Spotters - Meet Up? (Jan 6-8)

Fri Dec 30, 2005 11:10 pm

Sounds good. What say anyone who's interested meet over at the Crosswinds Cafe at the GA Terminal around 1PM on the 7th (unless there's a preferred meeting spot with better spotting around - let me know, please).
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RE: RDU Spotters - Meet Up? (Jan 6-8)

Fri Dec 30, 2005 11:37 pm

Don't know if I will make it, but welcome down to RDU. You should go to the new Carolina Ale House in Brier Creek afterwords.
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RE: RDU Spotters - Meet Up? (Jan 6-8)

Sat Dec 31, 2005 12:51 am

Quoting CasInterest (Reply 4):
Don't know if I will make it, but welcome down to RDU.

Thanks! It's actually my second visit (daytripped down in August from ORD en route back home to YYZ), but my first stayover weekend. Probably be popping down quite a bit this year.

Quoting CasInterest (Reply 4):
You should go to the new Carolina Ale House in Brier Creek afterwords.

I'll keep it in mind! Do you have an address (google showed quite a few in the vicinity)?
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RE: RDU Spotters - Meet Up? (Jan 6-8)

Sat Dec 31, 2005 1:06 am

Brier Creek Carolina Ale House
Alexander Place, 7981 Skyland Ridge, Raleigh, NC 27617, (919)957-4200

Just use Skyland Ridge Pky , Raleigh, NC, 27617 when using google.
Zoom out a bit to see the airport, only about 1 mile away.

The trick from Crosswinds is to go northeast along the runway, and follow it around the runway. At the light make a right(Lumley). Go through the next light, go Under 70, and then make a left onto 70 going northwest, towards Durham(Stay to the left as this is also the onramp to 540). The next light is for Brier Creek and Alexander place. (on the map link it is where the 70 sign is above the cemetary). You can make the right here, and on your right will be Walmart shopping center, on the left is the ale house.
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RE: RDU Spotters - Meet Up? (Jan 6-8)

Mon Jan 02, 2006 5:04 am

How are things looking for this weekend?
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RE: RDU Spotters - Meet Up? (Jan 6-8)

Mon Jan 02, 2006 6:33 am

Weather's looking fine (Partly Cloudy, highs in the upper-40s).
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RE: RDU Spotters - Meet Up? (Jan 6-8)

Mon Jan 02, 2006 9:24 am

I was actually referring to people showing up this weekend, but a weather report will do just nicely, I might still be able to wear some shorts this weekend.
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RE: RDU Spotters - Meet Up? (Jan 6-8)

Mon Jan 02, 2006 10:33 am

I still plan to be there. I'll be right down the road from RDU, staying over at the Courtyard Marriott.
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RE: RDU Spotters - Meet Up? (Jan 6-8)

Sat Jan 07, 2006 7:23 am

Still on? I'll be the fat kid with a 20D/100-400L and a KLM sticker on the lens hood.
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RE: RDU Spotters - Meet Up? (Jan 6-8)

Sat Jan 07, 2006 8:11 am

I'm out. I picked up a bad head cold and feel miserable. Sorry y'all!
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RE: RDU Spotters - Meet Up? (Jan 6-8)

Sat Jan 07, 2006 2:15 pm

I'll be there, barring I don't get lost again in this wonderful city of yours  Wink

I'll be in a black peacoat, with my ear plugged into a scanner.
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RE: RDU Spotters - Meet Up? (Jan 6-8)

Sun Jan 08, 2006 7:58 am

It was good to meet you Matt. I stayed for the AA 772, hopefully it came out ok, I'll check it when I get home. I think I took abt 600 pictures.  Wow!
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