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Mortyman
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TRD Tower In The Fog ( Cool Picture )

Tue Jan 17, 2012 9:12 pm

Trondheim Airport, Værnes today and it's tower ( in the middle of the photo )

http://gfx.dagbladet.no/labrador/198/198313/19831348/jpg/active/978x.jpg


Photo curtesy of Dagbladet and TOR AAGE HANSEN

http://www.dagbladet.no/2012/01/17/t.../vernes/fly/forsinkelser/19831310/

A lot of cancellations and distruptions at this airport in Norway today
 
rscaife1682
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RE: TRD Tower In The Fog ( Cool Picture )

Tue Jan 17, 2012 9:22 pm

That is awesome.....The tower is reporting CAVOK  
 
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RE: TRD Tower In The Fog ( Cool Picture )

Tue Jan 17, 2012 11:07 pm

Quoting rscaife1682 (Reply 1):
The tower is reporting CAVOK  

Excellent!!!

Must be a great view from there, too... A quiet day at the office, plenty of time for getting some reading done with the feet in the clouds!
 
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RE: TRD Tower In The Fog ( Cool Picture )

Tue Jan 17, 2012 11:53 pm

Reminds me of way back when I was a kid. The family had walked out to good old FBU to get our Sunday lunch at the restaurant, we could see the planes circling overhead, but they couldn't land......
(thought that more technical progress in the last 50 years had solved that problem)

-Also, a friend (now departed) told me a story about once when taxiing at Torslanda (Gothenburg's old airport) with a DC-3, they couldn't see the lines on the ground from the cockpit.... -it was clear up there...

-My flight instructor also told me to count how many runwaylights that were visible before take-off, that would tell me how much sight I had......

-Goes to show much hasn't changed when it comes to fog-related problems....
-No pilot likes to do a critical maneuver (like landing an airplane) when things are just not visible...


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Tan Flyr
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RE: TRD Tower In The Fog ( Cool Picture )

Wed Jan 18, 2012 2:16 am

cool photo..thanks...resembles Tule fog here in the San Joaquin Valley of California in the winter. Clear just above, but boy thick on the ground.

Is Trondheim CAT III?
 
fat-g4
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RE: TRD Tower In The Fog ( Cool Picture )

Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:48 am

Tule Fog, uhhhhhh. Knock on wood it hasnt been that bad this year yet! Great Photo!
 
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RE: TRD Tower In The Fog ( Cool Picture )

Wed Jan 18, 2012 10:09 am

Beautiful picture, thanks for posting!

Reminds me of my time in Berkeley, California where you could sometimes see the San Francisco Bay covered in fog in the far distance with only the upper pillons of the Golden Gate Bridge visible.
 
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RE: TRD Tower In The Fog ( Cool Picture )

Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:41 am

Quoting tan flyr (Reply 4):
Is Trondheim CAT III?

Nah, CAT I min only.


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