andrewmorrell
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Did The A380 Shot Get Pulled?

Sat Aug 07, 2004 6:01 am

Hi all...

I noticed that the 1st shot of the nearly fully assembled A380 is no longer available on the site. I was mainly interested in the sport of tracking the enormous number of hits it was sure to receive...

Anyone know where it went?

Andrew
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clickhappy
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RE: Did The A380 Shot Get Pulled?

Sat Aug 07, 2004 6:10 am

Probably another stolen Airbus photo. Pretty sad if you ask me
 
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RE: Did The A380 Shot Get Pulled?

Sat Aug 07, 2004 6:14 am

It was a stolen photo... Its gone... and the "photographer" (uploader) probably won't have much success here in the future, even if its his own photos next time!

Andy
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mygind66
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RE: Did The A380 Shot Get Pulled?

Sat Aug 07, 2004 6:25 am

Stolen photo? Sounds very rare...because is shown in A.net later on.
Or was illegally taken?

Enrique
 
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apuneger
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RE: Did The A380 Shot Get Pulled?

Sat Aug 07, 2004 7:30 am

If it wasn't stolen, I'm almost sure it was not allowed to be taken, and it wouldn't surprise me if Airbus Industrie (EADS) contacted Johan to remove it ASAP...

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RE: Did The A380 Shot Get Pulled?

Sat Aug 07, 2004 7:42 am

Enrique, Ivan... Pls read my post #2
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andrewmorrell
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RE: Did The A380 Shot Get Pulled?

Sat Aug 07, 2004 8:16 am

Wow! I guess I am a naive one, aren't I.

I wondered how (and why) Airbus would have allowed it to be published. Easy, I guess - they didn't.

Thanks for your answers.

Andrew
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apuneger
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RE: Did The A380 Shot Get Pulled?

Sat Aug 07, 2004 8:17 am

Skymonster:

Already did before but now done it again... Good to see that Airliners.net takes its responsibility!

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RE: Did The A380 Shot Get Pulled?

Sat Aug 07, 2004 5:10 pm

Well, if you wanna know more see my reply #45 in the "A380: It's Almost Dones" thread to which Jaspike reacted I guess.
I was a little confused when I saw that exact pic uploaded to this site since it has been linked so many times before from somewhere else.
I also think it's kind of unfair and sad to get over 40000 hits on a picture that isn't even yours! Plus that guy basically stole the copyright if the original image was copyright protected.

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RE: Did The A380 Shot Get Pulled?

Sat Aug 07, 2004 6:41 pm

Andy...
Thank you for your double answer....you know...I'm spanish and sometimes have to read twice or three times a letter to be sure what says  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Enrique

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