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Strange AMS Picture. Is It Okay?

Fri Sep 29, 2006 11:27 pm

Hello all,

Just wanted to ask your advice about the picture below. How does it look to you? It's kind of unconventional, but I thought it looked funny. Any comment/advice?

Thanks!
Philippe

http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/big/ready/amsams.jpg
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RE: Strange AMS Picture. Is It Okay?

Fri Sep 29, 2006 11:29 pm

That's spooky! I am currently watching a documentary on tv about the EL AL Cargo crash and that tower is featured!
 
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RE: Strange AMS Picture. Is It Okay?

Fri Sep 29, 2006 11:38 pm

Very nice!
Hope you checked the "Airport overview" box!?
All I could come up with is a motive issue but that will be up to the screeners (or Johan) to decide. And even if they don't want it on A.net why not contact Schiphol Airport; maybe they could use such a nice picture!?
Good luck with it!

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RE: Strange AMS Picture. Is It Okay?

Fri Sep 29, 2006 11:42 pm

Quoting 9V (Reply 1):

Funny tower huh?

Quoting ThierryD (Reply 2):

Thanks Thierry, no I havn't marked the Overview box, because I didn't think it showed enough of the airport for it to be ticked. I ticked PROP, WARBIRD and PRESERVED.

Best regards.
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RE: Strange AMS Picture. Is It Okay?

Fri Sep 29, 2006 11:45 pm

Quoting PipoA380 (Reply 3):
no I havn't marked the Overview box, because I didn't think it showed enough of the airport for it to be ticked. I ticked PROP, WARBIRD and PRESERVED.

You should do it cause the main subject of the picture is the tower (planes too far in the distance) and as such the picture falls under the airport overview category. AND remove the preserved cat. as it's only used for a/c not flying anymore.

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[Edited 2006-09-29 16:47:13]
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RE: Strange AMS Picture. Is It Okay?

Fri Sep 29, 2006 11:45 pm

Nice photo Philippe.

Just wondering: Are preserved aircraft flying? Or is the tower preserved in a museum? Just confused:  confused 
 
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RE: Strange AMS Picture. Is It Okay?

Fri Sep 29, 2006 11:49 pm

Quoting ThierryD (Reply 4):

Oh I might want to do that then. Thanks for the tip!

Quoting Aero145 (Reply 5):

I think Thierry answered the question  Wink
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RE: Strange AMS Picture. Is It Okay?

Fri Sep 29, 2006 11:52 pm

Quoting PipoA380 (Reply 6):
I think Thierry answered the question



Quoting ThierryD (Reply 4):
[Edited 2006-09-29 16:47:13]

 stirthepot 
 
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RE: Strange AMS Picture. Is It Okay?

Sat Sep 30, 2006 12:31 am

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Quoting ThierryD (Reply 4):
[Edited 2006-09-29 16:47:13]


 tongue 

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RE: Strange AMS Picture. Is It Okay?

Sat Sep 30, 2006 8:53 am

Here it is! I reuploaded with category changed. Thanks for your help! Any other comment welcome!

http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/big/ready/amsams3.jpg
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RE: Strange AMS Picture. Is It Okay?

Sat Sep 30, 2006 11:17 am

Nice photo PipoA380. However, the tower seems to lean a bit to the right, am I correct? Maybe some CCW rotation is necessary?

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RE: Strange AMS Picture. Is It Okay?

Sat Sep 30, 2006 7:27 pm

Quoting A388 (Reply 10):

I also think ot does but I actually checked quite a few times and it seems that it's straight  Wink
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RE: Strange AMS Picture. Is It Okay?

Sat Sep 30, 2006 9:04 pm

Quoting PipoA380 (Reply 3):
WARBIRD

I've quite a few Yakovlev Yak-52/Yakovlev Yak-55/Yakovlev Yak-18T/IAv Bacau IAK-52 photos in the DB, and I've never ticked WARBIRD. Are you sure those are ex military aircraft, not newer aircraft that didn't see Army Training?
 
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RE: Strange AMS Picture. Is It Okay?

Sat Sep 30, 2006 10:06 pm

Quoting Aero145 (Reply 12):
Are you sure those are ex military aircraft, not newer aircraft that didn't see Army Training?

That doesn't matter, David. For A.net it's a warbird when it's painted to seriously resemble a military aircraft (including markings and serial). Whether or not it has ever seen military service in real life is irrelevant.

As far as I can see from the photo, the left one appears to be a warbird (resembling Russian Air Force), the right one does not. No need to know the aircraft's identities for that, because their histories do not matter.

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RE: Strange AMS Picture. Is It Okay?

Mon Oct 02, 2006 12:51 am

Quoting Tameteora (Reply 13):
For A.net it's a warbird when it's painted to seriously resemble a military aircraft (including markings and serial). Whether or not it has ever seen military service in real life is irrelevant.

OK Aad!

But if the aircraft aren't written down (for example reg. and c/n and a/c type), then why to tick Warbird? Is a tower a warbird? Or does it just have to be seen on the photo?
 
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RE: Strange AMS Picture. Is It Okay?

Mon Oct 02, 2006 4:00 pm

Quoting Aero145 (Reply 14):
But if the aircraft aren't written down (for example reg. and c/n and a/c type), then why to tick Warbird?

In that case Warbird should not be ticked, and I never said that it should. I was merely responding to your remark "Are you sure those are ex military aircraft?", which has nothing to do with the aircraft being warbirds or not.

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