gliderpilot08
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? Rights For Spotting At Canadian Airports

Mon Sep 08, 2008 9:59 pm

A.net community,

I've been caught with this before, so i need some information.

??? What are my rights if i am spotting in Canada at a Canadian Airport.

Thanks A.net-


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Fly747
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RE:? Rights For Spotting At Canadian Airports

Mon Sep 08, 2008 11:27 pm

It depends widely on which airport you decide to visit.
YEG is one of the worst and not even worth the visit. YVR and YYC accepts spotters/photographers much better. That's as far as my experience goes.

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RE:? Rights For Spotting At Canadian Airports

Tue Sep 09, 2008 12:59 am

I'd agree with Ivan - don't bother visiting YEG. I am certain there's an APM there whose girlfriend was a plane spotter and when she dumped him he vowed to make all spotter's lives hell. probably not true, but might as well be - the security folks are a joke there.

YYC - 2.5 hour drive south of YEG and a totally different story. No issues at all, very few spots where you aren't welcome.


Check www.contrailsphotography.com for great spotting guides.
 
gliderpilot08
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RE:? Rights For Spotting At Canadian Airports

Tue Sep 09, 2008 1:34 am

Much thanks to "Fly747" and "Psyops"!

What about eastern Canada; Like YYZ or YUL??


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RE:? Rights For Spotting At Canadian Airports

Fri Sep 12, 2008 1:40 am



Quoting Gliderpilot08 (Reply 3):
What about eastern Canada; Like YYZ

Lots of great places to spot around YYZ. Mr Spaceman and I have never had a problem. I'm sure if you pulled out a 6' ladder you'd be unwelcome but otherwise there are some great spots!

I'm sure some of the guys will agree with me on this one.

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