jetdoctor
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What Is Happening In This Picture

Fri Jan 05, 2007 10:48 am

Maybe someone in Northern Europe can assist in this question.

Is this some cool looking deicing procedure, or is it just playing with lights.



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Quite impressive pic either way!!

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RE: What Is Happening In This Picture

Fri Jan 05, 2007 10:53 am

I think they're de-icing the plane, not quite sure though thats wat it looks like to me.
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RE: What Is Happening In This Picture

Fri Jan 05, 2007 10:54 am



It's UPS's new intergalactic delivery service. They're beaming cans up to the mother ship.  Wink


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RE: What Is Happening In This Picture

Fri Jan 05, 2007 10:55 am

Deicing with a rather long exposure time.. you can see the boom moving, and the blur of a plane or truck in the background.
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RE: What Is Happening In This Picture

Fri Jan 05, 2007 10:55 am

I think it's one of the spaceships from "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" hovering over the aircraft just like they did Richard Dreyfuss's pick-up truck....  Wink

Seriously, judging from the blurred lights, it looks like a time exposure with maybe the spray from some de-icing fluid tossed in.

Cool picture indeed...
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RE: What Is Happening In This Picture

Fri Jan 05, 2007 10:56 am

That looks like the same UFO that was buzzing ORD!
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RE: What Is Happening In This Picture

Fri Jan 05, 2007 11:32 am

If you look close, near the nose gear, you can see Francois Truffaud and his hand signals. Put your screen close to your ear and you can hear the all-to-familiar theme.
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RE: What Is Happening In This Picture

Fri Jan 05, 2007 12:27 pm

Is this the answer to what was apparently seen at O'Hare a few days ago?  Big grin
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RE: What Is Happening In This Picture

Sat Jan 06, 2007 4:25 am

It is only de-icing. It is one of those time laps pictures.



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RE: What Is Happening In This Picture

Sat Jan 06, 2007 7:13 am

Its God telling UPS that they need to wash there planes.
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RE: What Is Happening In This Picture

Sat Jan 06, 2007 7:21 am

Quoting Airfoilsguy (Reply 9):

Ooohhh, how I wish he say that to AF!!

Micke//  Wink
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