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by cicadajet
Sun Jan 02, 2005 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 707 N88ZL
Replies: 20
Views: 8487

RE: Boeing 707 N88ZL

Departed JFK for MIA in the late mornning.

- Tom

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by cicadajet
Wed Dec 22, 2004 11:07 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Info Help Nr.2
Replies: 3
Views: 3793

RE: Bad Info Help Nr.2

Thanks Peter. Not to be argumentative but the top of the selection boxes says "The owner of the aircraft is": After the sentence you cited, "Check this box if the photo is picturing a business jet" - which as you point out is for most people a Falcon, Learjet, etc etc. the rest of the Help Item says...

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by cicadajet
Wed Dec 22, 2004 9:06 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting At JFK
Replies: 13
Views: 5649

RE: Spotting At JFK


The park gate seems to be locked frequently as of late.

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by cicadajet
Tue Dec 21, 2004 1:31 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Info Help Nr.2
Replies: 3
Views: 3793

RE: Bad Info Help Nr.2

"The helicopter is not a bizjet, so the category “Business” should not have been selected." Peter, thanks for the clarifications, but I have one question regarding the above sentence. Are you referring only to that helicopter, or are all helicopters inappropriate for the business category? Thanks, Tom

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by cicadajet
Sun Dec 19, 2004 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI B772- Lookin' Good!
Replies: 39
Views: 5253

RE: AI B772- Lookin' Good!

The <acronym title="Iraqi Airways">IA</acronym> colors are a classic. No need for them to get caught up in the latest silly trends. Should <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> change their colors too? They've been around for awhile as well. How old do their 777s look? They look fine...

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by cicadajet
Sun Dec 19, 2004 10:58 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: An Idea For The "Myphotos" Page
Replies: 4
Views: 884

RE: An Idea For The "Myphotos" Page

I think its a good idea Craig.

I'd like to see the sort of stats we receive on our (monthly?) a.net/photog email.

If it could also link with MyAv stats, that might be helpful as well.

- Tom

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by cicadajet
Sat Dec 18, 2004 11:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Was This Photo To Artistic For A.Net?
Replies: 24
Views: 6475

RE: Was This Photo To Artistic For A.Net?


Simon, thats one Berry Good picture!  Big thumbs up

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by cicadajet
Fri Dec 17, 2004 1:28 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Art Reaches 4,000
Replies: 15
Views: 2910

RE: Art Reaches 4,000

What a beautiful shot Art. An excellent choice for #4000.

- Tom

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by cicadajet
Thu Dec 16, 2004 3:24 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: YAY More Rejections!
Replies: 17
Views: 2942

RE: YAY More Rejections!

Ah yes, Eric, ("Maxwell"?) it is.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> (Likely I won't stop embarrassing myself until I actually stop posting on the internet though.)  <img src="/discussions/graphics/nut.gif" ALT="Nuts"> So Eric, don't they have any helicopters in Color...

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by cicadajet
Thu Dec 16, 2004 1:40 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Screeners, This Isn't Fair!?
Replies: 27
Views: 4623

RE: Screeners, This Isn't Fair!?

Drew, "BadCommon" applies regardless of photographer. I do think you raise a good point with regard to the immediate future. Ever increasing uploaders in relation to how many aircraft Airbus, Boeing etc build, and new start up airlines and liveries. Where is it all going? I don't think anyone knows....

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by cicadajet
Thu Dec 16, 2004 1:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: YAY More Rejections!
Replies: 17
Views: 2942

RE: YAY More Rejections!

Thats a nice shot that Erik did get accepted. I don't see it as terribly arbitrary. It has a nice backdrop of the mountains, a fairly new livery, not an overshot airport... Its not hard to guess how it might have been accepted. But, as Andy indicated above, the chances of getting shots in with the w...

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by cicadajet
Tue Dec 14, 2004 1:35 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Double / Good Double
Replies: 26
Views: 3128

RE: Bad Double / Good Double

Hi Mike. Yes, I became of aware of the date issue in the interim. Perhaps. Is the Bad double next to the Bad Info button? This would not have been quite an issue for me, but I've had the double experience previously in this context. Appealed. And Rejected for the same reason on Appeal. (Glenn - Plea...

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by cicadajet
Mon Dec 13, 2004 1:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Double / Good Double
Replies: 26
Views: 3128

RE: Bad Double / Good Double

Thank you Royal. That clears things up a bit. I received the "Bad Double" message after all for some reason. Never seen the Bad Reupload until just now thanks to your posting it here. I guess one of the disconcerting things is the part of "Bad Double" that reads: "Please check the database carefully...

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by cicadajet
Mon Dec 13, 2004 4:04 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Screener ID While Preserving Anonymity
Replies: 0
Views: 374

Screener ID While Preserving Anonymity

Greetings. I have thought about this for some time, but recently had occasion to ponder this issue again. Would it be a good idea for Photo Screeners to be Identified in the Upload Email Responses (and perhaps otherwise where applicable)? No, I don't mean their names, as anonymity is required for al...

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by cicadajet
Mon Dec 13, 2004 3:04 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Double / Good Double
Replies: 26
Views: 3128

RE: Bad Double / Good Double

Andy - just fyi.. turns to be "bad Reupload" box checked perhaps rather than bad double..though I guess that message references "doubles" in the text. Still not a reupload, but whatever... now taken out of appeal and resubmitted with a note. Thanks for your help.. I guess over-and-out from my end. ....

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by cicadajet
Mon Dec 13, 2004 2:30 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Double / Good Double
Replies: 26
Views: 3128

RE: Bad Double / Good Double

Andy, thank you so much for responding here. You really deserve "hazard pay" at this point.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> Yeah, I checked my recent rejections..no doubles, so it must be a mistake. One question though - Although I am a prolific collector of Bad Soft, B...

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by cicadajet
Mon Dec 13, 2004 12:38 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Double / Good Double
Replies: 26
Views: 3128

RE: Bad Double / Good Double

Hi Paul. Without being a member of the crew, I can clear up a couple of your questions: 1> Identical Shots by Different Photographers - Same Reg, Same Day, Same Location. <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym>; Accepted. These don't do too much for the database of course in most instances ...

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by cicadajet
Sun Dec 12, 2004 4:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Double / Good Double
Replies: 26
Views: 3128

RE: Bad Double / Good Double

No problem.

Keep shooting Erik...and let JeffM know we miss his salty posts.. at least I do.  Smile

- Tom

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by cicadajet
Sun Dec 12, 2004 3:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Double / Good Double
Replies: 26
Views: 3128

RE: Bad Double / Good Double

Erik, no harm meant, but you're going to get my thread deleted and I will never get my answers. There is a good bit of difference I am afraid to what many people see from one monitor screen to the next and dodgy images will be accepted and nice ones rejected from time to time. Some people will forev...

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by cicadajet
Sun Dec 12, 2004 12:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Double / Good Double
Replies: 26
Views: 3128

RE: Bad Double / Good Double

The more I look now, the more confusing this is... <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/412095/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/412095/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/5/9/0/412095.jpg" ALT="Cl...

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by cicadajet
Sun Dec 12, 2004 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Charter Airlines Are Left In The USA?
Replies: 17
Views: 6564

RE: What Charter Airlines Are Left In The USA?

Zantop is still flying, but not nearly as much as they used to it seems.

Tom

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by cicadajet
Sun Dec 12, 2004 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Charter Airlines Are Left In The USA?
Replies: 17
Views: 6564

RE: What Charter Airlines Are Left In The USA?

I believe Champion still flies a bunch of 727s on a charter basis.

Tom

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by cicadajet
Sun Dec 12, 2004 7:24 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Double / Good Double
Replies: 26
Views: 3128

Bad Double / Good Double

Hello everyone. I was hoping a few of the longtime uploaders and whatever screeners still participate in this forum might be able to help me with a recent rejection. And, yes, first of all, I am not happy with the rejection, so I will just get that out of way right now, but more important I want to ...

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by cicadajet
Wed Dec 08, 2004 11:06 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Unusual Screening Results E-mail
Replies: 6
Views: 1203

RE: Unusual Screening Results E-mail

CB, thats been happening for many months for me as well. Its always an acceptance, but its only about 10-20% of the acceptance emails. The rest are the normal text.

No idea why really.

- Tom

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by cicadajet
Wed Dec 08, 2004 7:17 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting At JFK
Replies: 13
Views: 5649

RE: Spotting At JFK

Daniel - Regarding the Monorail, your friend will likely be able to observe some aircraft at each terminal, but many gates are not visible. Probably interesting enough for one loop around the airport, but there are numerous obstructions to viewing the runways, taxiways etc as well. - Tom

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by cicadajet
Tue Nov 30, 2004 2:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Screeners Who Have An Interest In Helicopters
Replies: 8
Views: 3528

RE: Screeners Who Have An Interest In Helicopters

Neville -

Not meaning to bog down your query, but..

As Craig wrote, Good to see your images on A.net Again!

- Tom
Always glad to see rotorcraft.

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by cicadajet
Tue Nov 30, 2004 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Montrose, CO Corporate Jet Crash
Replies: 42
Views: 11436

RE: Montrose, CO Corporate Jet Crash

The jetalliance website only shows N39CD in its section for Challenger, but it makes sense they would have another.

Does anyone know why the Truck owner who tried to help the victims was arrested?

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by cicadajet
Sun Nov 28, 2004 4:06 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Reuploading Rejected Pics, Good Or Bad Idea?
Replies: 9
Views: 3861

RE: Reuploading Rejected Pics, Good Or Bad Idea?

I've always taken the rejection message in terms of where is says "we are still very interested in having these images our database" as a one-size-fits-all canned rejection response. At some point in the past those words might have been meant in a literal sense, but not now. There was a time I would...

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by cicadajet
Sat Nov 27, 2004 1:56 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Reuploading Rejected Pics, Good Or Bad Idea?
Replies: 9
Views: 3861

RE: Reuploading Rejected Pics, Good Or Bad Idea?

If you improved the image(s), probably a good idea to mention in the "note to screener" exactly what it is you attempted to fix. While I am pretty sure I have seen a rejected shot or two make it to "Top of The Day", months later with no changes..  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT=...

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by cicadajet
Sat Nov 27, 2004 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudi L1011 Headed Back To MSP
Replies: 14
Views: 3582

RE: Saudi L1011 Headed Back To MSP

Wrong forum cedarjet.

People are interested in the aircraft type.

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by cicadajet
Fri Nov 26, 2004 2:33 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo Rating?
Replies: 85
Views: 8179

Photo Rating?

I don't care for this feature personally, but its not meant to appeal to photographers per se. I would assume it is for the "other" users of the site. 100+ comments on the photo of the day is a lot. Its for those people to enjoy. Most viewers that come for the photos are not going to read what is wr...

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by cicadajet
Thu Nov 25, 2004 12:24 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: New "Rate This Photo" Feature
Replies: 83
Views: 5951

RE: New "Rate This Photo" Feature

While I am unsure if I will be especially interested in this feature myself, I think its likely to be good for A.Net.

Many users seem to like ratings oriented features across a broad range of sites; its another opportunity to actively participate in the community.

- Tom

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by cicadajet
Thu Nov 25, 2004 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phil Collins BA Concorde To Philadelphia
Replies: 9
Views: 13155

RE: Phil Collins BA Concorde To Philadelphia

I had read at one point that The Concorde was to <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> (New York) and Collins had to go by helicopter to Phillly. Not sure if that is right or not. Anyway, Phil Collins was perhaps jet-lagged, a...

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by cicadajet
Fri Nov 19, 2004 7:17 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 50 Photo's In The Database
Replies: 18
Views: 6370

RE: 50 Photo's In The Database

Here's my 50th (accepted) image to the database.. back in 1999. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/103999/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/103999/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/9/9/9/103999....

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by cicadajet
Wed Nov 10, 2004 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airlines To JFK
Replies: 25
Views: 6051

RE: New Airlines To JFK

JAT has expressed interest in returning as well. That'd make: Air Tahiti Nui, JAT, Thai, Qatar I believe there is another Middle Eastern Airline and another from Europe as well..but I have forgotten now. Airlines always coming and going at <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Id...

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by cicadajet
Wed Nov 10, 2004 10:55 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: A.net Goes Artistic ....
Replies: 71
Views: 3858

RE: A.net Goes Artistic ....

Thats an awfully nice shot by Andy Martin. I'm glad its on A.net. Luis - Nice shot (as always).. Wietse - The forum back to its "old glory"?  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> As far back as I can remember, (2000), people were complaining..but back then the names were (oft...

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by cicadajet
Sat Nov 06, 2004 1:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Woohoo My First Night Shots Accepted!
Replies: 8
Views: 4837

RE: Woohoo My First Night Shots Accepted!

Nice shots Eric. I like the Lear jet particularly.

- Tom

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by cicadajet
Thu Nov 04, 2004 3:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Long Until Powell Resigns?
Replies: 23
Views: 1994

RE: How Long Until Powell Resigns?

<< Man...you guys are mind readers. I can't see how Powell's conscience will allow him to continue with this administration. I had a great deal of respect for him and was somewhat releived when Bush crossed party lines and decided to offer him the job. >> How did Bush "cross partly lines" to offer P...

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by cicadajet
Mon Nov 01, 2004 9:30 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: If At First You Don't Succeed
Replies: 7
Views: 2598

RE: If At First You Don't Succeed

Hey btw, nice shot Eric! I am glad you got it added..  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> I just started to looking to see the exact photo location, couldn't figure it out, and started squinting to see if those were two Qantas aircraft..read the remark.. etc.....

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by cicadajet
Mon Nov 01, 2004 9:17 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: If At First You Don't Succeed
Replies: 7
Views: 2598

RE: If At First You Don't Succeed

If the location is changed from <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> is might be a good addition.  <img src="/discussions/graph...

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by cicadajet
Sun Oct 31, 2004 10:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-11-was It Failure Or Success
Replies: 39
Views: 10872

RE: MD-11-was It Failure Or Success

I remember a sarcastic comment from <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> Management that they ought to paint their <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11s blue (to match their ground equipment) as they had so much trouble with them. I imagine we'll see Finnair flying them i...

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by cicadajet
Sat Oct 23, 2004 11:25 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Advice Needed On A Resubmit
Replies: 14
Views: 4305

RE: Advice Needed On A Resubmit

Jeff - They look soft to me as well. Maybe a monitor issue?

What camera are you using ?

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by cicadajet
Wed Oct 20, 2004 2:16 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: 707/DC-8 Air Force Users.
Replies: 17
Views: 7064

RE: 707/DC-8 Air Force Users.

Romania and Angola can both be added to the list that currently use 707s in VIP roles.

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by cicadajet
Mon Oct 18, 2004 12:34 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Anyone Else Had "business" Cards Made?
Replies: 10
Views: 4120

RE: Anyone Else Had "business" Cards Made?

As Phil indicated, its becoming more neccesary in New York if you are shooting from the perimeter, business or no business. Coincidentally, I ran into Dariusz Jewezski (PhotoDj) today and got his card. He was on assignment, and would have a card anyway, but at this point it would be helpful for anyo...

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by cicadajet
Sun Oct 17, 2004 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Use Of Russian Helicopters In The US
Replies: 17
Views: 5617

RE: Use Of Russian Helicopters In The US

L-188.. you would've lost some cash I guess.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/632089/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/632089/M/" target="_blank">View Medi...

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by cicadajet
Sun Oct 17, 2004 12:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: NW CRJ Rejections
Replies: 17
Views: 2297

RE: NW CRJ Rejections

Charlie, those are certainly nice enough shots; #1 particularly I think. If you like them as well, as I take it you do, I would certainly encourage you to shoot for yourself and not A.net. As indicated above, if they are backlit, you'll likely get to the borderline hit-or-miss in terms of getting th...

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by cicadajet
Sun Oct 17, 2004 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Universal 757-200 Out Of JFK With Gear Problem
Replies: 7
Views: 4450

RE: Universal 757-200 Out Of JFK With Gear Problem

It was in Icelandic livery a few weeks back when last I saw it.

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by cicadajet
Fri Oct 15, 2004 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Memphis Belle Is Moving.
Replies: 23
Views: 3871

RE: The Memphis Belle Is Moving.

Interesting reading.

Off topic a bit, does anyone know which organization it is that occasionally flies a B-17 in Memphis Belle markings on the air show circuit? And where is that "Memphis Belle" based?

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by cicadajet
Fri Oct 15, 2004 4:58 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Sorry, But I Have To Ask. (Photo Popularity)
Replies: 24
Views: 5560

RE: Sorry, But I Have To Ask. (Photo Popularity)

Yes;
Search light, colors, snow make it special...
plus a popular subject (Coast Guard) as far as helicopters go.

Nice shot.

Tom

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by cicadajet
Mon Oct 11, 2004 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uzbek 757 Currently Enroute JFK-FCO
Replies: 11
Views: 2784

RE: Uzbek 757 Currently Enroute JFK-FCO

Saw it today at <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>; Its <acronym title="VASP (Brazil)">VP</acronym>-BUI. Looked pretty good - even though a cloud popped up at the last moment..  <img src="/discussions/graphics/angry.gi...

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