britannia191a
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High Flying Aircraft

Tue Nov 02, 2004 10:32 pm

Can anyone advise on the best binoculars or telescope for spotting aircraft at cruising altitude such as FL310+
Thanks
 
MADtoCAE
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RE: High Flying Aircraft

Tue Nov 02, 2004 10:57 pm

I read that 50x binoculars would do good.
If 10x goes good for 1000m imagine 50x.

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airtrainer
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RE: High Flying Aircraft

Wed Nov 03, 2004 3:22 am

Hi Britannia191, here are two links where you may find some info...

http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1772580/

http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1512769/4/

Hope this help a little, feel free to contact me to talk about this  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Jef

[Edited 2004-11-02 19:26:07]
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