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Anyone Spotting In Zurich Today?

Sat Nov 15, 2003 3:05 pm

I'll be getting there around 9:20 this morning, so if anyone cares to meet me there, I'll be at the old terrace and heading over to the new terminal if I can later in the morning.

For those of you who don't know me, I'll be the one with blond hair, an old leather jacket, and a grey camera shoulder-bag.

Hope to see some of y'all there. I'm taking off now.

Charles
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RE: Anyone Spotting In Zurich Today?

Sun Nov 16, 2003 1:33 am

Charles, I was... but saw your post only now, sorry!

Cheers
 
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RE: Anyone Spotting In Zurich Today?

Sun Nov 16, 2003 2:12 am

Hi Charles

Hope you had a good day and a good trip home... Are you uploading anything from today?

Michael Steffen
 
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RE: Anyone Spotting In Zurich Today?

Sun Nov 16, 2003 4:35 am

Hi Mike,

I'm still in Stans, but will be heading home tomorrow. I expect I'll be uploading a few, but as there will be plenty of competition from you guys I'll have to be pretty picky  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Unique, I'm sorry I did not get a chance to meet you. I managed to tag along with the AirFotos group for their tour, which was great. Thanks to Mike, Gerardo, and all the guys who allowed a last-minute hitch-hiker.

Cheers,

Charles
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RE: Anyone Spotting In Zurich Today?

Sun Nov 16, 2003 8:32 am

Charles, I hope you had a good day at ZRH. BTW, check your mail.

Unique, unfortunately I missed the chance to meet up with you. I was in a hurry. But I saw, that there are new tours planned within the next few weeks. So, chances are fairly high....

Mike: as already said, well done! I enjoyed the tour.

Cheers
Gerardo

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RE: Anyone Spotting In Zurich Today?

Sun Nov 16, 2003 11:18 pm

Sounds like you had a good time in Zurich. Have you been on one of these tours by AirsideFoto?

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RE: Anyone Spotting In Zurich Today?

Sun Nov 16, 2003 11:25 pm

@Mike: Yep..... Time for you to join up too...  Wink/being sarcastic

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RE: Anyone Spotting In Zurich Today?

Mon Nov 17, 2003 12:48 am

I was actually thinking about joining that club before!

But doesn't you have to know a member of the club's board to join? Well, I have met Hansjoerg Buergi only once at an event at the airport, but I don't think that counts...  Big grin

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RE: Anyone Spotting In Zurich Today?

Mon Nov 17, 2003 12:58 am

Well, I'd be glad to help.... Ahem!!!

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RE: Anyone Spotting In Zurich Today?

Mon Nov 17, 2003 2:59 am

Mike: I see... I thought only the four board members are in the core team... Anyway, thank's for your offer! I will contact you by mail.

Michael
 
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RE: Anyone Spotting In Zurich Today?

Mon Nov 17, 2003 4:35 am

I was scheduled to join with Gerardo, but had to go to Stuttgart with the family who were in from Singapore........but would love to join next time Big grin

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RE: Anyone Spotting In Zurich Today?

Mon Nov 17, 2003 6:26 am

Well, Andy, Charles can be very happy, that you had to go to Stuttgart, as he could take over your place.  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

I'll contact you next time again.

Byebye
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RE: Anyone Spotting In Zurich Today?

Mon Nov 17, 2003 8:05 am

Yeah, Andy. Thanks for not coming  Big grin

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RE: Anyone Spotting In Zurich Today?

Mon Nov 17, 2003 8:08 am

I was wondering how long of a drive is it from Geneva to Zurich?
Assuming its not rush hour or anything.
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RE: Anyone Spotting In Zurich Today?

Mon Nov 17, 2003 9:05 am

Bo,

It's about 280 km, or 175 miles between GVA Airport to ZRH airport, highway the whole way. About 2.5 hours if you go the speed limit. I've done it in 1.5 at night, but they are getting more and more strict about it.

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RE: Anyone Spotting In Zurich Today?

Mon Nov 17, 2003 12:33 pm

I was in Zurich 3/4 Nov.

While waiting at other end of Rwy getting this JAL MD11

Seems Unique sneak our back at the top end of Rwy16.


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and while we are at the end of Rwy 14, he is taking touchdown shots at the top end!


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Gonna catch him next time although he caught me without wearing a yellow jacket on the ramp.

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RE: Anyone Spotting In Zurich Today?

Mon Nov 17, 2003 4:22 pm

Wow, that is much farther than I thought. Because Swiss is a very small country I assumed that Geneva and Zurich would be like 100 or 150km distance. But then again, the alps are everywhere in that country so any highways trying to get through them would bend here and there like a spaggetti.

Thanks for the info Charles, oh and have you got busted for speeding yet?  Big grin
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RE: Anyone Spotting In Zurich Today?

Mon Nov 17, 2003 4:34 pm

When I was young and stupid, I did not consider driving at less than 200kmh. Now I'm an old fart - I don't exceed the limits (by too much, anyway).  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

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