crank
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Weird Stuff On Key West Islands (FS2002)

Thu Jun 06, 2002 11:11 pm

Hi all,

I was flying out of Key West International for KMIA and just after takeoff I saw this:





What is it?
 
Lindy
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RE: Weird Stuff On Key West Islands (FS2002)

Thu Jun 06, 2002 11:29 pm

Oh, you saw two Dashes but not Dash-8  Big grin

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RC4050
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RE: Weird Stuff On Key West Islands (FS2002)

Fri Jun 07, 2002 12:41 am

Weather ballon station..surface to ~14000ft
 
crank
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RE: Weird Stuff On Key West Islands (FS2002)

Fri Jun 07, 2002 2:07 am

Thanks RC, that's what I thought it was but I wasn't sure.


Lindy,

whenever we can, I'll be on here pretty much all day, just leave a message here.
 
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RE: Weird Stuff On Key West Islands (FS2002)

Fri Jun 07, 2002 5:43 am

LOL Crank, I saw that on my second flight in FS2002, I also wondered.. Big grin
 
sharpnfuzzy
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RE: Weird Stuff On Key West Islands (FS2002)

Fri Jun 07, 2002 7:22 am

There's also a ballon near Narita.
 
jwenting
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RE: Weird Stuff On Key West Islands (FS2002)

Fri Jun 07, 2002 4:20 pm

Several of them around the Caribbean. Used for weather tracking as well as drug interdiction (they're equipped with radar to track aircraft and ships smuggling drugs as well as thunderstorms and hurricanes).
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