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by jetblast
Sun Nov 30, 2014 7:30 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: #1: Speedbird 787 LHR-PHL, AA/US PHL-TPA-MIA-SXM
Replies: 37
Views: 20958

RE: #1: Speedbird 787 LHR-PHL, AA/US PHL-TPA-MIA-SXM

Great report James. Glad our 787 was up to standard. Looking forward to the <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>, curious to see what you thought of our <acronym title="...

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by jetblast
Fri Mar 07, 2014 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 767-336 Fleet Plans?
Replies: 42
Views: 13669

RE: BA 767-336 Fleet Plans?

For those interested G-BNWR has already been withdrawn from service to Victorville.

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by jetblast
Sun Feb 02, 2014 2:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Any Dispatchers Here? (USA)
Replies: 4
Views: 3950

Any Dispatchers Here? (USA)

Hello all I'm hoping we have some licensed dispatchers here on the forums - I'm looking at what my next step would be for my education and I'm curious about possibly going for a dispatcher's license. I am currently 22 and have an associate's degree in flight management, working part-time for a forei...

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by jetblast
Sat Feb 01, 2014 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iraqi Airways 747 Finally Painted
Replies: 34
Views: 26661

RE: Iraqi Airways 747 Finally Painted

The front section reminds me strongly of El Al - irony?

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by jetblast
Mon Jan 27, 2014 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident: BA 747 Wing Smacks Into Building
Replies: 214
Views: 106030

RE: Incident: BA 747 Wing Smacks Into Building

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tonystan" class="quote" target="_blank">tonystan</a> (<a href="#213" class="quote">Reply 213</a>):<br/><i>All the <acronym title="Bloomington / ...

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by jetblast
Fri Dec 27, 2013 6:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DEN-SFO-NRT-HNL-DEN... Questions
Replies: 4
Views: 1729

RE: DEN-SFO-NRT-HNL-DEN... Questions

If you are on a US passport you do not require anything to enter Japan. Just write on the customs form that you are on a stopover and I believe you will need to write your continuing flight on the form as well. Easy as that....enjoy.

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by jetblast
Wed Dec 25, 2013 10:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Christmas Meals
Replies: 19
Views: 4229

RE: Christmas Meals

I know that BA does serve a Christmas menu, I believe it's in all classes.

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by jetblast
Thu Oct 31, 2013 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Long Haul 763 Mods
Replies: 9
Views: 7420

RE: BA Long Haul 763 Mods

Hello

The refurbished 767s have the same seats as the old ones however the seats themselves have been refurbished and now have new fabric on them. I believe the PTVs also underwent refurbishment however they are the same size as before.

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by jetblast
Thu Oct 24, 2013 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last Commercial Concorde Flight 10 Years Ago 10/24
Replies: 32
Views: 5956

Last Commercial Concorde Flight 10 Years Ago 10/24

Never had the opportunity to fly Concorde but the indelible memory of that sound is still there and will forever remain. The thing that has always truly amazed me about Concorde was that this machine was created by two companies, two countries, with two languages, two systems of measure and two very...

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by jetblast
Sun Oct 13, 2013 5:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: London To Faro BA Club Europe Business
Replies: 12
Views: 13342

RE: London To Faro BA Club Europe Business

I'm afraid this completely overshadows any trip report I have ever written and am likely to write in the future.

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by jetblast
Sat Oct 05, 2013 3:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Daytrips From London
Replies: 26
Views: 2641

RE: Daytrips From London

Thanks to all for the suggestions - I do think I'm going to try Duxford, Oxford/Cambridge, and possibly Brooklands if I can manage it. Bath is also on the bucket list so if I don't get around to it on this go I will give it a shot next time.

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by jetblast
Fri Oct 04, 2013 6:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Daytrips From London
Replies: 26
Views: 2641

RE: Daytrips From London

I have done Kew Gardens however you have reminded me I want to go back when the foliage has changed colour so thank you <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> I do also work for a certain <acronym title="London - ...

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by jetblast
Fri Oct 04, 2013 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Daytrips From London
Replies: 26
Views: 2641

Daytrips From London

Hello all- I will be on vacation in London next month staying in central London, but I will be on my own this trip. Anyone have any suggestions for daytrips outside London that are easily accessible from the city centre? Have done Windsor, Hampton Court etc in the past so I am looking for something ...

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by jetblast
Sun Sep 29, 2013 3:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GTA V, Will You Buy It?
Replies: 45
Views: 4810

RE: GTA V, Will You Buy It?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NZ107" class="quote" target="_blank">NZ107</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i>Far out! How did you manage that!? You can nea...

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by jetblast
Sat Sep 28, 2013 6:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GTA V, Will You Buy It?
Replies: 45
Views: 4810

RE: GTA V, Will You Buy It?

Been spending some time on this game and managed to get Michael up to around $110 million in the bank. The only problem was that I only really bothered with the stock market about halfway through the assassination missions - if I were to go back and do it again I would leave those missions to the en...

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by jetblast
Sat Sep 28, 2013 2:59 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Help Identifying Wings?
Replies: 6
Views: 9502

RE: Help Identifying Wings?

The second from bottom is the logo of Swire Group so possibly something to do with one of their airlines (CX, KA etc). Sorry I can't provide more.

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by jetblast
Sat Sep 28, 2013 2:58 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Collecting Frequent Flyer Cards
Replies: 5
Views: 8503

RE: Collecting Frequent Flyer Cards

I recall both Finnair and ANA issue plastic cards regardless of membership level (or they did at one time).

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by jetblast
Sun Sep 08, 2013 3:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Interesting 1978 Airline Club Chart
Replies: 9
Views: 3448

RE: Interesting 1978 Airline Club Chart

I'm guessing those who bought lifetime memberships back when this was published still have them honoured today?

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by jetblast
Sat Sep 07, 2013 5:04 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Ladee Lunar Mission On Orbital Minotaur V
Replies: 2
Views: 4251

RE: Ladee Lunar Mission On Orbital Minotaur V

I saw it from near Annapolis MD, really a sight to see with our clear skies. Saw it complete two stages before it disappeared.

I hope to see Wallops used again...I too envy the Floridians for whom this was a regular sort of occurrence!

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by jetblast
Sat Sep 07, 2013 3:20 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft Luggage Bin Pictures
Replies: 26
Views: 14162

RE: Aircraft Luggage Bin Pictures

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SXDFC" class="quote" target="_blank">SXDFC</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Hit your head on one ...

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by jetblast
Fri Sep 06, 2013 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways New Advertising Campaign Unveiled.
Replies: 35
Views: 11728

RE: British Airways New Advertising Campaign Unveiled.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bhmdiversion" class="quote" target="_blank">bhmdiversion</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> <acrony...

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by jetblast
Mon Sep 02, 2013 6:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: And The Best Airport In America Is...
Replies: 4
Views: 4144

RE: And The Best Airport In America Is...

I'm willing to bet they like it because they can minimise their time with the unwashed masses as they are pampered in the lounges.

Best part about IAH is the Gordon's Galley cafe...

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by jetblast
Thu Aug 29, 2013 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch A300 Retirement Schedule
Replies: 36
Views: 14830

RE: Monarch A300 Retirement Schedule

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/02hilliert" class="quote" target="_blank">02hilliert</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i>All of the above are scheduled for A...

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by jetblast
Thu Aug 29, 2013 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch A300 Retirement Schedule
Replies: 36
Views: 14830

RE: Monarch A300 Retirement Schedule

Shame....my holiday week is the second week of November, was hoping to fly over from the US to get on one of these birds from LGW. Looks like I am just missing them....

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by jetblast
Mon Aug 26, 2013 5:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A/C Used In Firefighting And The High Park Fire.
Replies: 9
Views: 3740

RE: A/C Used In Firefighting And The High Park Fire.

Well done brothers. As some who used to work in structural firefighting I know how many challenges that brings - really nothing compared to the hotshots and the guys working wildland firefighting. Hang in there...

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by jetblast
Fri Aug 16, 2013 6:10 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: ~ Asian Adventures 1: Brill BA GLA-LCY, LHR-IST ~
Replies: 60
Views: 27097

RE: ~ Asian Adventures 1: Brill BA GLA-LCY, LHR-IST ~

Really enjoyed reading this - while this IS airliners.net it's still really a neat thing to read about the journey itself outside the airplanes and airports. Looking forward to the next installment.

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by jetblast
Mon Aug 12, 2013 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 262 Passenger Revolt
Replies: 60
Views: 30179

RE: BA 262 Passenger Revolt

Mjoelnir, can I ask do you work for an airline and how many severe tech problems you have dealt with while in a customer-facing position? Just curious how you exactly would deal with the situation they were dealt with? You seem to be under the impression that dealing with a serious technical problem...

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by jetblast
Sat Jul 20, 2013 5:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why Would Anyone Want To Be An Agent?
Replies: 17
Views: 5147

RE: Why Would Anyone Want To Be An Agent?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/juanchito" class="quote" target="_blank">juanchito</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Change number...

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by jetblast
Sat Jul 06, 2013 6:16 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is Aviation Keeping The Dot Matrix Printer Alive?
Replies: 50
Views: 20518

RE: Is Aviation Keeping The Dot Matrix Printer Alive?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Slcpilot" class="quote" target="_blank">Slcpilot</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>Delta supposedly has several warehouses ...

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by jetblast
Sun Jun 30, 2013 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Livery News Part 3
Replies: 142
Views: 35284

RE: BA Livery News Part 3

G-BNWO appears to have had its starboard-side nose gear door taken from NWY, as I saw it today the last letter of the registration on the door was painted over blue and someone has taken a paintbrush and put an O on it instead!

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by jetblast
Sun Jun 16, 2013 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future Of UA Global F
Replies: 39
Views: 9782

RE: The Future Of UA Global F

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/HSVflier" class="quote" target="_blank">HSVflier</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i>The F cabin was mostly <acronym title="U...

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by jetblast
Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Livery News Part 3
Replies: 142
Views: 35284

RE: BA Livery News Part 3

Didn't really look yesterday but G-BNWY appears to have the wonky rudder painted to match the rest of the tail finally.

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by jetblast
Sun May 19, 2013 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Livery News Part 3
Replies: 142
Views: 35284

RE: BA Livery News Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/shuttle9juliet" class="quote" target="_blank">shuttle9juliet</a> (<a href="#58" class="quote">Reply 58</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> P...

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by jetblast
Sat May 18, 2013 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Livery News Part 3
Replies: 142
Views: 35284

RE: BA Livery News Part 3

Any idea when we can expect to start seeing longhaul 767s with the crest on them?

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by jetblast
Sat May 18, 2013 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Concorde To Be Moved
Replies: 26
Views: 17101

RE: BA Concorde To Be Moved

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/btblue" class="quote" target="_blank">btblue</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>It would be great if they could find a space a...

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by jetblast
Sat May 11, 2013 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hourly 772's And 773's HND-FUK On JAL
Replies: 14
Views: 5817

RE: Hourly 772's And 773's HND-FUK On JAL

I would venture to guess there must be otherwise they wouldn't operate them.

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by jetblast
Sun Nov 18, 2012 6:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crew Rest Area On AA's 77W
Replies: 36
Views: 7037

RE: Crew Rest Area On AA's 77W

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/fxramper" class="quote" target="_blank">fxramper</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>On all <acronym title="United Airlines (...

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by jetblast
Sun Nov 18, 2012 3:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Nonrev To HKG - Suggestions?
Replies: 10
Views: 4985

RE: Nonrev To HKG - Suggestions?

I appreciate the help so far, many thanks.

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by jetblast
Sat Nov 17, 2012 7:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Nonrev To HKG - Suggestions?
Replies: 10
Views: 4985

Nonrev To HKG - Suggestions?

Hello all- I'm just looking for a general idea regarding nonrev travel from the Washington DC area to <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> - d...

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by jetblast
Sat Nov 17, 2012 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crew Rest Area On AA's 77W
Replies: 36
Views: 7037

RE: Crew Rest Area On AA's 77W

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777STL" class="quote" target="_blank">777STL</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>They also have a bunkroom and jump seats in ...

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by jetblast
Wed Nov 07, 2012 10:02 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Journey Of A Persian Princess: Iran Air B747SP
Replies: 41
Views: 35170

RE: The Journey Of A Persian Princess: Iran Air B747SP

Another brilliant <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym> by you Roni. Always a pleasure to read - as solely a US passport holder reports like this are as close as I will ever be able to get to riding Iran Air! It's fantastic to see that enthusiasts are thoroughly appreciated on <...

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by jetblast
Sun Nov 04, 2012 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unidentified L1011 At IAD Today
Replies: 13
Views: 12199

RE: Unidentified L1011 At IAD Today

It is an RAF L1011, serial 950. Currently parked at Signature Flight Support.

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by jetblast
Sat Nov 03, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: November Self-Pic Thread
Replies: 30
Views: 6582

RE: November Self-Pic Thread

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/UK_Dispatcher" class="quote" target="_blank">UK_Dispatcher</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I'm n...

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by jetblast
Tue Oct 30, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Fascinating Aviation Week In North Korea
Replies: 46
Views: 34321

RE: A Fascinating Aviation Week In North Korea

I have to echo the sentiments that this is one of the best trip reports I've seen here. Really incredible. Makes me wish visiting <acronym title="Spirit Airlines (USA)">NK</acronym> wasn't so cost-prohibitive <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" w...

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by jetblast
Sun Oct 28, 2012 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 747 @BWI
Replies: 13
Views: 4661

RE: Delta 747 @BWI

Another DL 744 is currently sitting at BWI, not sure which tail...scheduled out at 0040 to Ramstein.

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by jetblast
Sat Oct 27, 2012 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Livery News (Part Two) Any Updates?
Replies: 129
Views: 24298

RE: BA Livery News (Part Two) Any Updates?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RyanairGuru" class="quote" target="_blank">RyanairGuru</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i> I think he was referring more to ...

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by jetblast
Fri Oct 26, 2012 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 747 @BWI
Replies: 13
Views: 4661

RE: Delta 747 @BWI

It's N664US if you're interested, it's been in and out the last few days.

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by jetblast
Fri Oct 19, 2012 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time For A Q4 Non-Av Pic Thread!
Replies: 21
Views: 6555

RE: Time For A Q4 Non-Av Pic Thread!

A few from London and surrounds... <img src="https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc7/404167_10151068583027595_1906973755_n.jpg" border="0"/><img src="https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/46267_10151066967757595_2093519516_n.jpg" border="0"/><img src="https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos...

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by jetblast
Fri Oct 19, 2012 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Selling Photos For Profit (non-aviation)
Replies: 10
Views: 2679

RE: Selling Photos For Profit (non-aviation)

Thanks to all so far for the help. I've decided to start with iStockPhoto so hopefully my samples make their cut. I'll look into the sites mentioned above as well.

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by jetblast
Fri Oct 19, 2012 4:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Selling Photos For Profit (non-aviation)
Replies: 10
Views: 2679

RE: Selling Photos For Profit (non-aviation)

I guess I should mention that it's more of a hobby I am hoping to get some money out of - certainly not thinking of quitting my day job to become a photographer <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> Just somethin...

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