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Contrail Power! Cool Pics..

Mon Oct 28, 2002 2:42 am

Look at those two babies go! I love the way they are displaying such power and beauty as they roar across the skies. This is what makes air travel so spectacular and cool. I wish I were on a plane right now.  Smokin cool


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RE: Contrail Power! Cool Pics..

Mon Oct 28, 2002 3:09 am

Here's another one! I just can't help it, I love these kinds of pictures.


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RE: Contrail Power! Cool Pics..

Mon Oct 28, 2002 5:21 am

Those are beautiful! Contrails make air travel even more majestic!!


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Unfortunately, helicopters don't make contrails, unless you have an engine on fire. hehehe....

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RE: Contrail Power! Cool Pics..

Mon Oct 28, 2002 6:33 am

Those pictures are truly awesome! They show the real beauty/speed/power of air travel and commercial airliners.
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RE: Contrail Power! Cool Pics..

Mon Oct 28, 2002 6:52 am

Darn you beat me to it! I was going to post the second pic you posted as a continuation of that great first shot  Sad.

Anyway, here's another one:

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Photo © Vasco Garcia



I love contrail pics!!!
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RE: Contrail Power! Cool Pics..

Mon Oct 28, 2002 7:04 am

Don't feel bad Trick', the one you posted is just as stunning.  Big thumbs up I love the dark sky photos with the contrails.

It's pictures like the ones in this thread that make me believe the Wright Brother's birthday should be a national holiday.  Smile
 
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RE: Contrail Power! Cool Pics..

Mon Oct 28, 2002 11:16 am

Here are a few more goodies:


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RE: Contrail Power! Cool Pics..

Mon Oct 28, 2002 1:01 pm

The best picture:


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Photo © Josef P. Willems



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RE: Contrail Power! Cool Pics..

Mon Oct 28, 2002 5:27 pm

Contrails are so mysterious, and very cool!!!! Just need a long lense to catch them...

But photographing a contrail from a higher aircraft is cooler - especially with the land/clouds/ocean in the back...  Smokin cool
 
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RE: Contrail Power! Cool Pics..

Mon Oct 28, 2002 8:38 pm

Fanofjets, that top photo is not contrails, it Bobby Younkin flying an airshow in a Lear 23 with a smoke system on the engines.

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RE: Contrail Power! Cool Pics..

Mon Oct 28, 2002 9:36 pm

Amazing and wonderful pics taken by Bailey!
Never seen pics like these two! The KLM B742 is impressive too but these .......
WOW!!!!!!!!!!