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by canyonblue17
Mon Jun 27, 2022 8:16 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Rejection reason "Flat"
Replies: 2
Views: 88

Re: Rejection reason "Flat"

Completely understood. Got it. I'll see if I can tweak the photo and give it a little "Umph" as my music teacher used to call it.

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by canyonblue17
Sun Jun 26, 2022 7:35 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Rejection reason "Flat"
Replies: 2
Views: 88

Rejection reason "Flat"

Been doing this for a while - but always learning. Never had a photo rejected when the only reason was it was "Flat." 6894015 Can someone explain first off what is meant by "Flat?" And second, where is that listed as a rejection reason? Thanks for everyone's help as always. I hav...

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by canyonblue17
Sun Jun 26, 2022 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odd Tui flight
Replies: 17
Views: 4679

Re: Odd Tui flight

Current drive time from MLB to DisneyWorld is 1hr 30mins

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by canyonblue17
Sun Jun 26, 2022 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odd Tui flight
Replies: 17
Views: 4679

Re: Odd Tui flight

Car rental prices, car hire prices and gas prices have gone through the roof. Because of the massively increased prices, especially during the peak Summer season in Florida, I can't see how flying into MLB could be cheaper than whatever extra you would pay for MCO. Add to that the time wasted, and l...

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by canyonblue17
Sat Jun 25, 2022 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odd Tui flight
Replies: 17
Views: 4679

Odd Tui flight

Just noticed Tui appears to be flying once a week between Manchester, England and Melbourne, Florida, with a 787-9. Anyone know more about this route. Thanks.

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by canyonblue17
Mon Jun 06, 2022 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOJ moves to seize Roman Abramovich jets
Replies: 20
Views: 4824

Re: DOJ moves to seize Roman Abramovich jets

Last checked P4-MES, aka The Bandit, a 767-300ER, was up for sale at a cost of $100 million.

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by canyonblue17
Mon Jun 06, 2022 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOJ moves to seize Roman Abramovich jets
Replies: 20
Views: 4824

Re: DOJ moves to seize Roman Abramovich jets

Sorry about the Chelsea error. It is what many people know him for though. And yes, his 767 was recently replaced by the 787. Tail is P4-BDL for the 787 and LX-RAY for his Gulfstream.

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by canyonblue17
Mon Jun 06, 2022 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOJ moves to seize Roman Abramovich jets
Replies: 20
Views: 4824

DOJ moves to seize Roman Abramovich jets

CNN is reporting that Roman Abramovich tried to use numerous shell companies to hide his ownership of a private 787 and Gulfstream G650 shortly after Russia invaded Ukraine. He also attempted to transfer the ownership to his children, according to CNN. The aircraft then violated DOJ sanctions and th...

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by canyonblue17
Sun May 08, 2022 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet to take out seats so it can fly with fewer crew.
Replies: 86
Views: 14023

Re: EasyJet to take out seats so it can fly with fewer crew.

Didn’t JetBlue also do this early on with its A320s?

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by canyonblue17
Wed Apr 27, 2022 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 166
Views: 32669

Re: Allegiant Air announces Provo (PVU) as next base

Saul, do you get out to Utah much? I think you'd dig Provo. You could do well there.
-Ocean's Eleven

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by canyonblue17
Mon Apr 25, 2022 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas Stars hockey charter aborts takeoff
Replies: 25
Views: 5701

Dallas Stars hockey charter aborts takeoff

Didn’t see it posted anywhere - but read the Dallas Stars hockey charter flight on 4/22 was rolling down the runway at Calgary International when the pilot slammed on the brakes - sending stuff flying all over the cabin. The jet was eventually taken out of service and the hockey team had to wait six...

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by canyonblue17
Tue Apr 19, 2022 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa at PBI
Replies: 13
Views: 2637

Re: Air Europa at PBI

I expect PBI will see the aircraft again when it begins operating for Breeze.

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by canyonblue17
Tue Apr 19, 2022 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa at PBI
Replies: 13
Views: 2637

Re: Air Europa at PBI

Thanks for all the info everyone. I had assumed Breeze was buying all new aircraft - my mistake. Either way it was a rare sight at PBI.

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by canyonblue17
Tue Apr 19, 2022 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa at PBI
Replies: 13
Views: 2637

Re: Air Europa at PBI

Tail is N137BZ. Possibly former EC-KRJ with the Rafael Nadal mural on the back. Currently owned by Petrus Aviation, a Dallas, TX based aircraft leasing company.

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by canyonblue17
Tue Apr 19, 2022 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa at PBI
Replies: 13
Views: 2637

Re: Air Europa at PBI

Still not sure - considering it later left PBI, did not stop at FLL, and is currently enroute to San Jose, Costa Rica.

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by canyonblue17
Mon Apr 18, 2022 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa at PBI
Replies: 13
Views: 2637

Air Europa at PBI

On my way out of work at PBI noticed an Air Europa E195 sitting on our south ramp. Turns out she started last week in Norwich, England. Made her way to Iceland and Goos Bay, Canada - before attempting to land in Fort Lauderdale and diverting to PBI because of thunderstorms. Odd trip, any one know mo...

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by canyonblue17
Wed Mar 23, 2022 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miley Cyrus jet hit by lightning
Replies: 23
Views: 7576

Miley Cyrus jet hit by lightning

Stories out stating music star Miley Cyrus was on her private jet in South American when it was struck by lightning. The plane made an emergency landing and no one was injured. Anyone know what kind of jet she flies? Does she own it or was it a charter? I know these things happen - but still gotta b...

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by canyonblue17
Wed Mar 16, 2022 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump aircraft news (March 2022)
Replies: 9
Views: 4464

Re: Trump aircraft news (March 2022)

This photo got me into The NY Times. It’s his backup. We see it at PBI frequently.

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by canyonblue17
Mon Feb 28, 2022 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ode to Mriya, AN-225 confirmed destroyed
Replies: 341
Views: 86685

Re: Ode to Mriya, AN-225 confirmed destroyed

I snagged this shot of AN-124 tail UR-82027 at Nellis Air Force Base less than two weeks ago. She was doing a roundtrip from IAD in Washington DC. I hope she stayed in the States.

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by canyonblue17
Tue Feb 22, 2022 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Groundcrew meltdown at SFO?
Replies: 115
Views: 17772

Re: AS Groundcrew meltdown at SFO?

Flying Spirit and I sat on the tarmac for approx 45 minutes waiting for a gate in St. Louis the other day. No weather issues and flight was in the late afternoon.

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by canyonblue17
Sun Feb 06, 2022 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk Private Jet Location Posted on Twitter ($5000 offer to take it down)
Replies: 151
Views: 19257

Re: Elon Musk Private Jet Location Posted on Twitter ($5000 offer to take it down)

Didn't tracking Disney's corporate jet lead to the news breaking about Disney World coming to Florida. There are many legitimate reasons for tracking aircraft.

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by canyonblue17
Mon Jan 24, 2022 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Sukhoi Superjet
Replies: 43
Views: 11262

Re: New Sukhoi Superjet

My one and only shot of it landing at MIA

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by canyonblue17
Mon Jan 17, 2022 7:34 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Is "Jane's All The World's Aircraft" a reliable source of information on aircraft?
Replies: 11
Views: 3464

Re: Is "Jane's All The World's Aircraft" a reliable source of information on aircraft?

Thirty plus years ago I would leave school and trek to the local library that had a copy of Jane's in the Reference section. I would write down airplane makers names and addresses from around the world. I would then send them letters telling them I was kid interested in airplanes. The stuff I recei...

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by canyonblue17
Wed Dec 29, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should passengers report possible maintenance issues to crew
Replies: 71
Views: 10505

Re: Should passengers report possible maintenance issues to crew

Whenever there is a major incident or crash - how often we find out that it wasn't one problem, but a series of little things that went wrong or unattended. Although unlikely - this could have been one of those things. Always bring it to crew attention. Well done. Delays mean little. Lives mean ever...

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by canyonblue17
Tue Dec 28, 2021 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Learjet Crash December 27 2021 in San Diego/ Gillespie - audio/video
Replies: 195
Views: 59119

Re: Learjet Crash Tonight in San Diego/ Gillespie - audo/video

My photo of the Learjet from a few years ago. Sad.

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by canyonblue17
Sat Dec 25, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: RAF Typhoon Shoots Down Drone
Replies: 33
Views: 4037

Re: RAF Typhoon Shoots Down Drone

Wouldn't a close fly-by at high speed by a Typhoon be enough to take a drone out at little cost? I saw an F-14 take out another F-14 by flying in front of it at close range in a movie once.

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by canyonblue17
Tue Dec 14, 2021 9:12 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Is "Jane's All The World's Aircraft" a reliable source of information on aircraft?
Replies: 11
Views: 3464

Re: Is "Jane's All The World's Aircraft" a reliable source of information on aircraft?

Thirty plus years ago I would leave school and trek to the local library that had a copy of Jane's in the Reference section. I would write down airplane makers names and addresses from around the world. I would then send them letters telling them I was kid interested in airplanes. The stuff I receiv...

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by canyonblue17
Tue Dec 07, 2021 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Single Engine Piper Overshoots MDW Runway
Replies: 15
Views: 1905

Re: Single Engine Piper Overshoots MDW Runway

Reminds me of this photo

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by canyonblue17
Tue Dec 07, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Red Flag 2022 Dates
Replies: 6
Views: 3226

Re: Red Flag 2022 Dates

Is it unusual that the military has not confirmed these dates yet - or is this standard practice?

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by canyonblue17
Thu Dec 02, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Red Flag 2022 Dates
Replies: 6
Views: 3226

Red Flag 2022 Dates

Anyone know the dates for the 2022 Red Flags? Haven't been able to find them online so far. Thanks in advance.

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by canyonblue17
Thu Dec 02, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft External Wires
Replies: 9
Views: 2289

Re: Aircraft External Wires

Is it kind of like when cars when from wire radio antenna to the internal ones that have the small roof coverings?

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by canyonblue17
Thu Dec 02, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft External Wires
Replies: 9
Views: 2289

Aircraft External Wires

There are numerous aircraft (everything from a Boeing 747 to a Cessna 650) that have wires/chords that run from the top of the fuselage to the tail. Just wondering what those are used for? It just seems like in this age of technology there would be a better way to run those wires - depending on what...

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by canyonblue17
Mon Nov 29, 2021 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's the environmental impact of standby staff air travel?
Replies: 67
Views: 9900

Re: What's the environmental impact of standby staff air travel?

You would also have to take into account what activity the traveler is doing by making the trip. For example - if they are renting a car as part of their travel - that might increase the impact. If they didn't travel - would they do less and therefore have less of an impact?

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by canyonblue17
Fri Nov 26, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus 340 lands in Antarctica for the first time
Replies: 37
Views: 10508

Re: Airbus 340 lands in Antarctica for the first time

What will happen to this service now that there is a new Covid variant discovered in South Africa?

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by canyonblue17
Mon Nov 08, 2021 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Parked 757's
Replies: 47
Views: 10245

Re: United Airlines Parked 757's

Snapped this United 757 yesterday at PBI

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by canyonblue17
Sat Oct 30, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flights between IAD and DCA
Replies: 73
Views: 9329

Re: Flights between IAD and DCA

Having flashbacks to when I was a teen flying by myself from LGA-COS. Original route on United was LGA-IAD-DEN-COS. United canceled from LGA. They rerouted me on the Trump Shuttle. Problem is Trump Shuttle flew to DCA. So here I was, 17yo, by myself, with a ton of luggage including my skis, and I ha...

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by canyonblue17
Wed Oct 06, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why was Star Wars Canyon topic locked?
Replies: 4
Views: 1770

Re: Why was Star Wars Canyon topic locked?

The rule should be extended to a year with Military threads. Information from the Military tends to become available much more slowly.

And Airliners should contact the member whose information was deleted so they have the option of restarting the thread if interested.

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by canyonblue17
Wed Oct 06, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why was Star Wars Canyon topic locked?
Replies: 4
Views: 1770

Re: Why was Star Wars Canyon topic locked?

So basically a thread dormant for six months gets locked - period? Does this mean if there is an update someone should start a new thread - which seems counterproductive? And shouldn’t the person who provided the update be notified it has been deleted and the topic locked?

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by canyonblue17
Tue Oct 05, 2021 10:01 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why was Star Wars Canyon topic locked?
Replies: 4
Views: 1770

Why was Star Wars Canyon topic locked?

This topic - in the Military Forum - seems to have been locked. I was wondering why? I had just added an update - although it doesn't appear, and while it doesn't get a ton of hits, I know there are plenty of photographers who would like to keep updated on the situation out there. It was and could b...

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by canyonblue17
Wed Aug 25, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FBO/General aviation terminal
Replies: 23
Views: 2649

Re: FBO/General aviation terminal

If I am not mistaken Millionaire at DAL had jet bridges at their FBO way back in the day.

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by canyonblue17
Fri Aug 20, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish attempts take-off on taxiway at KEWR
Replies: 62
Views: 13573

Re: Turkish attempts take-off on taxiway at KEWR

...was cleared for takeoff from runway 22R at intersection with taxiway W but crossed runway 22R, lined up taxiway P (parallel to and east of runway 22R) and commenced takeoff. Tower cancelled the takeoff clearance advising the crew they were on taxiway.. Sounds like they were cleared before they w...

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by canyonblue17
Tue Aug 17, 2021 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada’s Flair Airlines unveils new uniform
Replies: 25
Views: 4280

Re: Canada’s Flair Airlines unveils new uniform

Been wearing sneakers at Southwest for more than 16 years. Yeah and it’s looked bad every single one of those years. Funny - first person to ever say that to me (in almost 17 years). Second, a whole lot more comfortable than most shoes. And third - you would be shocked how many employees appreciate...

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by canyonblue17
Tue Aug 17, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada’s Flair Airlines unveils new uniform
Replies: 25
Views: 4280

Re: Canada’s Flair Airlines unveils new uniform

Photo is a nice advertisement for Uber Eats.

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by canyonblue17
Tue Aug 17, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada’s Flair Airlines unveils new uniform
Replies: 25
Views: 4280

Re: Canada’s Flair Airlines unveils new uniform

Been wearing sneakers at Southwest for more than 16 years.

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by canyonblue17
Sat Jul 31, 2021 9:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Sam Chui's video on the current state of the ME3
Replies: 32
Views: 5584

Re: Sam Chui's video on the current state of the ME3

"View-counts don't lie."

Um - Yes they do - they can be and are manipulated. I am not saying his are - but it is certainly possible.

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by canyonblue17
Sun Jul 25, 2021 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar's Boeing 747-8 BBJ Takeoff from FLL
Replies: 39
Views: 10827

Re: Qatar's Boeing 747-8 BBJ Takeoff from FLL

She actually spent a day at PBI before heading down the block to FLL. And it wasn’t her first visit to PBI. A few years earlier she brought members of the Qatari royal family to Palm Beach for a visit with then President Trump.

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by canyonblue17
Sat Jul 17, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA 800 lost 25 years ago July 17, 1996
Replies: 48
Views: 7849

Re: TWA 800 lost 25 years ago July 17, 1996

Sadly I saw that flight take off that day. I was a local newspaper reporter in Queens at the time. Many days on my way home I would stop at a local Dunkin Doughnuts and then park at the US Postal lot near the end of runway 22R and watch the evening Europe parade of heavies depart. I left shortly aft...

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by canyonblue17
Tue Jul 06, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Another priority screening inconsistency
Replies: 4
Views: 2433

Re: Another priority screening inconsistency

PanAM - Thanks for your response and your explanation. We are all human. And the volume of photos you handle is sometimes overwhelming. I will resubmit later today when I get a chance. She really is a stunning airplane. Cheers.

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by canyonblue17
Tue Jul 06, 2021 1:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Another priority screening inconsistency
Replies: 4
Views: 2433

Re: Another priority screening inconsistency

I’m not talking about how many people saw or viewed the photo - I’m talking about the screening process. It’s basically the same photo - one taken a day later - and one (not mine) was screened immediately and mine (for which I requested Priority Sceening) was denied. And mine was submitted first. It...

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by canyonblue17
Tue Jul 06, 2021 2:50 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Another priority screening inconsistency
Replies: 4
Views: 2433

Another priority screening inconsistency

I am wondering my photo of Freedom One taken at PBI on July 4th (a perfect day to celebrate the paint scheme) was not prioritized but the next day a similar photo of the same aircraft in San Juan was given priority screening?

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