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by propfreak
Mon Feb 11, 2008 7:08 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New Terms - What It Means For Photographers
Replies: 356
Views: 23148

RE: New Terms - What It Means For Photographers

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by propfreak
Fri May 04, 2007 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread: Part 51
Replies: 103
Views: 11042

RE: Indian Aviation Thread: Part 51

hi there,
no idea when the arrival is planned - well, you are at the source there. maybe call the airport / handling agent.
MEL, no idea if this one is pressurized, rather doubt it.

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by propfreak
Thu May 03, 2007 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread: Part 51
Replies: 103
Views: 11042

RE: Indian Aviation Thread: Part 51

MEL, you chose a rather old pic - saw it yesterday at Amsterdam and it looks the same since about 1999 (well, about the only one in the DB with old colors..).
good luck

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by propfreak
Thu May 03, 2007 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread: Part 51
Replies: 103
Views: 11042

RE: Indian Aviation Thread: Part 51

hi there,
some spectacular plane coming your way. the only civilian Antonov 22 (UR-09307) left Amsterdam an hour ago bound for Baku and Bombay. Guess it will be there sometime tomorrow (04 May). Get your cameras out !
happy shooting
Olav

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by propfreak
Tue Jan 16, 2007 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Long / Lat Data
Replies: 3
Views: 4446

RE: Airport Long / Lat Data

have a look at this one:
http://worldaerodata.com/
you have to enter the ICAO code and you'll get all the information you need
very good coverage !

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by propfreak
Mon Dec 04, 2006 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Reg Requests (AY And LH)
Replies: 6
Views: 2568

RE: Two Reg Requests (AY And LH)

hi there,
LH422 was operated by D-ABTH on 03 Dec 06
cheers
Olav

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by propfreak
Tue Oct 24, 2006 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-11 In Milan And India?
Replies: 11
Views: 5798

RE: MD-11 In Milan And India?

It was rumoured that Cargoitalia was also planning to take over 2 MD-11s beside their DC-10.

Olav

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by propfreak
Mon Aug 28, 2006 5:29 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Rejection - Problem
Replies: 3
Views: 1890

RE: Rejection - Problem

thanks Peter,
and thanks Gerardo too. guess I have to change my eyes... will fix it at home and try again.
cheers
Olav

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by propfreak
Mon Aug 28, 2006 5:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Rejection - Problem
Replies: 3
Views: 1890

Rejection - Problem

hi all, first time I post something like that. but after some unusual (for me) high rejection rates I was a bit stunned that this one got rejected - it said "dirt spots", but I can't really find anything. do you? ?:-l here is the pic: <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/200608...

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by propfreak
Mon Aug 21, 2006 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Do You Know About Young Cargo?
Replies: 3
Views: 4868

RE: What Do You Know About Young Cargo?

hi there, they had 8 Bristol Britannias in their fleet (all ex RAF), but I believe not all of them were active but 2 of them were used as spare parts source only and finally scrapped at <acronym title="London - Stansted (STN / EGSS), United Kingdom">STN</acronym>. Young was operating mostly out of O...

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by propfreak
Thu Jul 20, 2006 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lade Pax B707 - Plans For Summer?
Replies: 5
Views: 3333

RE: Lade Pax B707 - Plans For Summer?

The route to USH was/is operated via El Calafate (FTE) and sometimes via Rio Gallegos (RGL) originating from El Palomar AFB (Buenos Aires).

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by propfreak
Thu May 18, 2006 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wardair DC-6's?
Replies: 5
Views: 2319

RE: Wardair DC-6's?

hi there
according ATDB they operated two aircraft on lease:
CF-CZZ (from CP) and CF-PCI (ex KLM)
hope that helps
Olav

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by propfreak
Tue May 09, 2006 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazilian Team World Cup Flight RG GIG-ZRH-MUC
Replies: 13
Views: 4656

RE: Brazilian Team World Cup Flight RG GIG-ZRH-MUC

hi there,
nice to hear. I hope they will put a nice paintjob on that MD-11 again. are there any plans to paint the aircraft yet?
cheers.

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by propfreak
Thu Apr 27, 2006 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SN A330 @ ZRH
Replies: 13
Views: 3159

RE: SN A330 @ ZRH

OO-SFN is on maintenance (standing outside right now)

Olav

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by propfreak
Tue Apr 25, 2006 9:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Hello European Spotters
Replies: 9
Views: 2474

RE: Hello European Spotters

hi Susumu, I would go first to the observation deck till about 10am (then the sun swings around - a bit like Narita in the morning from the deck), then head over to the parking lot. maybe good for another hour or two till the sun becomes a bit too high. in the afternoon I would either recommend head...

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by propfreak
Tue Apr 25, 2006 6:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Hello European Spotters
Replies: 9
Views: 2474

RE: Hello European Spotters

hi Susumu,

don't know yet if I am around. but if I am, I will come over and say hi.
check out this link (has helped me many times):
http://www.spottinglinks.de/spotting.htm#Spotterseiten
happy travels!

Olav

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by propfreak
Fri Apr 07, 2006 8:34 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Lets See Your Amazing Shots That Didnt Make Anet!
Replies: 83
Views: 7781

RE: Lets See Your Amazing Shots That Didnt Make Anet!

hi all,
also have one which didn't make it here (quality i think was the issue..)

http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.php?id=300061

hope you like it

Olav

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by propfreak
Tue Mar 28, 2006 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Traffic @ ZRH
Replies: 3
Views: 1808

RE: Traffic @ ZRH

TCX was G-OJMB (off maintenance with SR Technics) and the EMB170 was D-ALIE.
best regards
Olav

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by propfreak
Thu Mar 16, 2006 8:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Priority Screening
Replies: 22
Views: 4379

RE: Priority Screening

hi there, good idea - I have two <acronym title="Hot Springs - Memorial Field (HOT / KHOT), USA - Arkansas">HOT</acronym> shots (imo) sitting in the queue for about 10 days already, one of them new type in new colors (IC 319), the other, different colors of a new airline (GoAir 320 in pink) - so far...

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by propfreak
Sat Feb 25, 2006 12:38 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Quality Issue
Replies: 12
Views: 2702

RE: Quality Issue

hi again, well, why did I take it on slide? tim says it all.. (Yeah why have a rare aircraft on slide that you can treasure for years to come ). i did have my DSLR with me as well (more to come), also got the pink Go Air (digital). but as I have a article coming up in a little Swiss aviation magazin...

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by propfreak
Fri Feb 24, 2006 11:00 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Quality Issue
Replies: 12
Views: 2702

RE: Quality Issue

hi all, well, have to admit, it's not a shot of outstanding quality. also it's a scanned KR64 slide. thought I try to upload it anyway (because there is no other shot on airliners.net) - well, it took close to 3 weeks to get through the queue. also, Martin21, I will pay you a beer if within a month ...

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by propfreak
Mon Aug 22, 2005 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SCL Opens Second Runway!
Replies: 6
Views: 2764

RE: SCL Opens Second Runway!

runway specs for new rwy 17R/35L are 3800x45m.
threshold elev 17R: 1551ft
threshold elev 35L: 1550ft

scheduled to open September 1st, 2005 (according notam). on the same date old rwy will be closed till January 1st 2006 for maintenance.

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by propfreak
Mon Nov 08, 2004 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Low Is An Airliner Allowed In Normal Cruise?
Replies: 24
Views: 7956

RE: How Low Is An Airliner Allowed In Normal Cruise?

Usually minimum enroute altitudes (MEA) or minimum flight altitudes (MFA) are around FL290 (i.e. 29000ft) in RVSM airspace or up from FL200, depending on airspace restrictions each country specifies for itself

Olav

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by propfreak
Mon Nov 01, 2004 7:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Blue Dart & Jet Airways In Air Pics
Replies: 2
Views: 3574

RE: Blue Dart & Jet Airways In Air Pics

hi there
did you check the pics in the DB? there are some
Olav

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by propfreak
Fri Oct 29, 2004 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Info Needed-Indian Rules On Aviation Photography
Replies: 18
Views: 4632

RE: Info Needed-Indian Rules On Aviation Photography

hi trvyyz glad you liked them. yep - I like trivandrum too. nice place, nice beaches and great seafood..  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> yes, taking pics inside the terminal is not such a good idea. took about 2 till I got send away. the other one is an...

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by propfreak
Thu Oct 28, 2004 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Info Needed-Indian Rules On Aviation Photography
Replies: 18
Views: 4632

RE: Info Needed-Indian Rules On Aviation Photography

hi all been taking pics several times at BOM. and I don't really blend in - as I am not Indian. as the area is something like a slum I have never really seen a lot of police, except on the mainroad which passes the apch path for runway 27. if you walk into the small alleys or along the wall which su...

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by propfreak
Thu Feb 26, 2004 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Long Till Your Next Flight?
Replies: 135
Views: 8813

RE: How Long Till Your Next Flight?

hi everybody
next flight today in about 5 hours. will fly on LADE fokker f27 from el calafate to comodoro rivadavia (both in argentina). was lucky on monday. was on a boeing 707 from ushuaia to el calafate !
have fun everybody
Olav

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by propfreak
Thu Dec 04, 2003 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Economy Upperdeck?
Replies: 25
Views: 3434

RE: Economy Upperdeck?

hi all
Qantas used to have Y on the upperdeck in their SPs too

Olav

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by propfreak
Fri Aug 29, 2003 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airlines Have You Flown With?
Replies: 154
Views: 11483

RE: What Airlines Have You Flown With?

let's see Swissair Crossair Swiss Balair <acronym title="Catania - Fontanarossa (Filippo Eredia) (CTA / LICC), Italy">CTA</acronym> Sata Ju Air Lufthansa Finnair British Airways DanAir TWA Pan Am Delta American <acronym title="Skyway Airlines (USA) and Transaviaexport Cargo Airline (Belarus)">AL</ac...

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by propfreak
Thu Aug 28, 2003 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poor People Living Next To Runway In Bombay
Replies: 26
Views: 4704

RE: Poor People Living Next To Runway In Bombay

B747-437B - sure will take you up on the offer if I will ever get back there. I was once sitting on the seafront at Juhu Beach and noted the heavies going out rather close at nighttime (as this is the time when most of the international flights leave for Europe). At daytime you sometimes get some ni...

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by propfreak
Wed Aug 27, 2003 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poor People Living Next To Runway In Bombay
Replies: 26
Views: 4704

RE: Poor People Living Next To Runway In Bombay

Hi Konstantin most of the "usable" shots I already uploaded quite some time ago. been there never more than 3 hours. also because the light was only ok in the afternoon till sunset, and that as well only in wintertime (rwy 09/27). add the "weather" (smog) problem and you won't find many days with go...

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by propfreak
Wed Aug 27, 2003 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poor People Living Next To Runway In Bombay
Replies: 26
Views: 4704

RE: Poor People Living Next To Runway In Bombay

hi there well, you might be surprised how friendly those people are. I did some "fenceline spotting" there and had a great time. I don't say stressfree, but interesting nevertheless. I wouldn't call it a dump, rather "selfmade houses", but still with roofs and tv-antennas on top of them, even some 2...

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by propfreak
Tue Aug 12, 2003 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC9 @ ZRH - Biz-jet?
Replies: 12
Views: 2865

RE: DC9 @ ZRH - Biz-jet?

still there at the moment - and doesn't look like it's leaving soon (all closed up)
regards
Olav

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by propfreak
Thu Jul 03, 2003 3:25 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: New "Skyscraper" Ad Format
Replies: 55
Views: 7013

RE: New "Skyscraper" Ad Format

Hi all
I think it's especially annoying that you can't close them properly, and if you try (yep, I know, I got tricked) another window pops up. I opt for the lesser "evil", i.e. pop-up's - at least those you can put in the background.

Olav

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by propfreak
Thu Jun 12, 2003 8:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What's Happening?
Replies: 10
Views: 1935

RE: What's Happening?

my patience wasn't stressed too much...  Wink/being sarcastic
thanks
Olav

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by propfreak
Thu Jun 12, 2003 8:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What's Happening?
Replies: 10
Views: 1935

RE: What's Happening?

hi Gary
according the upload statistics nothing has been screened yet..
well, I try to be patient
Olav

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by propfreak
Thu Jun 12, 2003 4:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What's Happening?
Replies: 10
Views: 1935

What's Happening?

hi eveybody am I doing something wrong? posted some pics of the Coventry Classics airshow more than a week ago. didn't get any mail back so far, but noticed that pics taken at the same day keep showing up since the day I uploaded them (but not mine.. ;-( ). on the other hand there are pics uploaded ...

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by propfreak
Tue Jun 03, 2003 8:29 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Coventry Classic Airshow 2003
Replies: 17
Views: 2904

RE: Coventry Classic Airshow 2003

hi all
yep - was there too. great show by the spraying dc-6 and electra. sad about the ryan. didn't have time yet to upload anything.

Olav

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by propfreak
Wed May 28, 2003 7:26 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Amazing Photograph
Replies: 7
Views: 2103

RE: Amazing Photograph

hi all
thanks for all the praise - turning red now... Embarrassment
have a great weekend
Olav

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by propfreak
Mon May 19, 2003 7:29 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: D100 - RAW/NEF, TIFF, Jpeg Fine Etc.
Replies: 22
Views: 5954

RE: D100 - RAW/NEF, TIFF, Jpeg Fine Etc.

hi there using the same camera but haven't used TIFF so far. usually use JPEG fine with big resolution which gives you a file of 3000x2000. that is in my case quite sufficient. I think TIFF is only usefull if you use it to print posters afterwards or if you like to publish in high quality photo maga...

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by propfreak
Sun May 18, 2003 9:00 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Istanbul Spotting
Replies: 4
Views: 1207

RE: Istanbul Spotting

Hi Everett thanks for the help. just came back today. been on site yesterday all day long, first approach 06 and 33R. was rather good, except that there was almost no inbound traffic from about 9am till 10.30am. was south of the railroad track in a field (construction site) first and then I moved up...

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by propfreak
Fri May 16, 2003 6:56 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Istanbul Spotting
Replies: 4
Views: 1207

Istanbul Spotting

hi all
anybody been to Istanbul recently? any good/bad experiences?
any news welcome
Olav

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by propfreak
Mon May 05, 2003 10:24 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Runway Heading At Your Airport
Replies: 21
Views: 4046

RE: Runway Heading At Your Airport

ZRH 2nd part as to some unique  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy"> comments by another valued member I have to clarify my statement regarding rwy 28: sometimes used for landings as well (early morning and late evening as well if have strong westerly winds...

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by propfreak
Mon May 05, 2003 9:37 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Runway Heading At Your Airport
Replies: 21
Views: 4046

RE: Runway Heading At Your Airport

hi all

at ZRH its
10/28
16/34
14/32

28 mainly used for take offs (except longhoul which use 16)
14 only used for landings

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by propfreak
Tue Apr 29, 2003 8:14 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Zurich Perimeter By Foot/public Transport
Replies: 6
Views: 2051

RE: Zurich Perimeter By Foot/public Transport

hi there to answer a couple of questions: 1) take-off shots for rw28 are possible, better in the afternoon as the sun will be on the nose - I'd say at this time of the year good till about 5pm. 2) walking is do-able - should take about 30-45min 4) wouldn't know about any bike hiring in the airport a...

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by propfreak
Thu Mar 06, 2003 10:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Zurich Boys
Replies: 16
Views: 1678

RE: Zurich Boys

hi Gerardo
if you take bus 781 from the airport you'll pass it (close to the TV-studio) in Oerlikon (same block/house is the Ibis Hotel).
und tschüss
Olav

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by propfreak
Wed Mar 05, 2003 7:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Northeast L1011?
Replies: 17
Views: 2618

RE: Northeast L1011?

hi there well, not to disappoint anybody, but I took a pic of a Northeast L-1011 in Capetown 10 days ago. the plane was registered 3D-NEC and looked like an ex Tradewinds (ex N310SS cn 1096) example with very small stickers below the cheat line. was operating haj flights, I heard. Olav ps: check out...

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by propfreak
Wed Mar 05, 2003 6:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Zurich Boys
Replies: 16
Views: 1678

RE: Zurich Boys

hi there
try www.accorhotels.com and search for Zurich. you'll find a Formule 1 for CHF 59.-- (around 40€)
hope for good weather too...  Wink/being sarcastic
I hope this helps
Olav

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by propfreak
Wed Feb 12, 2003 1:12 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Heavy Copyright Infringement! ("Blick")
Replies: 25
Views: 4707

RE: Heavy Copyright Infringement! ("Blick")

hi there I have a friend working in publicity and he states that you should get at least 2000 CHF (~€1300) - also because you didn't get any credit and it was in color too. don't throw away your work - it's the biggest selling paper in Switzerland and they have the money... (AND they tried to cheat ...

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by propfreak
Mon Dec 30, 2002 10:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting In Phuket
Replies: 8
Views: 2783

RE: Spotting In Phuket

hi all just came back from HKT yesterday. great airport to spot. normally they land on 27 and there is a wonderful spot just beneath the tower (along the road going along the perimeter) - KCs shot of the 747 has been taken from there, but it must be with something like 24mm..  <img src="/discus...

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