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by zachary165
Tue Sep 27, 2022 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dual front and rear passenger jetway boarding in CVG
Replies: 80
Views: 13519

Re: Dual front and rear passenger jetway boarding in CVG

Was in CVG for recurrent had had a bit of time before my flight so I decided to see what all the fuss is about. https://i.imgur.com/OS2NlJn.jpg There isn't really a good way to view both jetbridges since there is a gate agent podium without any windows between the doorways. essentially, the plane pu...

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by zachary165
Sun Sep 11, 2022 10:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Impromptu Trip to Fairbanks Part 2: Everts Facility Tour and a DC-6 Ride Along
Replies: 2
Views: 1435

Re: Impromptu Trip to Fairbanks Part 2: Everts Facility Tour and a DC-6 Ride Along

YouTube links N444CE parking after arriving from a fuel haul https://youtu.be/3JGNCq273YE Engine Start https://youtu.be/Jv9fI9kmt78 Fairbanks Takeoff Video https://youtu.be/swBpMUaSkoE Cruise views https://youtu.be/YHgjB-bXans https://youtu.be/LP6qpEv5jB4 Galena Landing Video https://youtu.be/c6KWS...

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by zachary165
Sun Sep 11, 2022 10:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Impromptu Trip to Fairbanks Part 2: Everts Facility Tour and a DC-6 Ride Along
Replies: 2
Views: 1435

Impromptu Trip to Fairbanks Part 2: Everts Facility Tour and a DC-6 Ride Along

Yes you read that correctly. A DC-6 flight. In 2022. If you haven't read part 1 that can be found by clicking the link below. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=1476337 To recap, I had just spent the past 2 days traveling from MCI to FAI via Seattle, taking the milk run to Ancho...

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by zachary165
Fri Sep 09, 2022 12:13 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Impromptu trip to Fairbanks | Part 1: MCI to FAI on Alaska Airlines' Milk Run
Replies: 8
Views: 3459

Re: Impromptu trip to Fairbanks | Part 1: MCI to FAI on Alaska Airlines' Milk Run

Great report, thanks for posting! So interesting to see all that incredible scenery. Great report! The scenery was amazing, and it was interesting to see what AS' milk run is like! Looking forward to the next one. Thanks for the kind words. I'm hoping to have part 2 out before I go back to work nex...

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by zachary165
Sat Sep 03, 2022 1:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Impromptu trip to Fairbanks | Part 1: MCI to FAI on Alaska Airlines' Milk Run
Replies: 8
Views: 3459

Impromptu trip to Fairbanks | Part 1: MCI to FAI on Alaska Airlines' Milk Run

One of the greatest privileges afforded to airline pilots is the ability to jumpseat on other airlines. The jumpseat (officially known as the observer's seat) is a mandatory installation on all transport category aircraft and serves the purpose of accommodating check airmen or FAA inspectors assigne...

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by zachary165
Mon Jun 27, 2022 12:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My first trip as an airline pilot - IOE Trip #1
Replies: 28
Views: 7528

Re: My first trip as an airline pilot - IOE Trip #1

jetblue01 wrote:
How was flying into HHH?. I have a trip there at the end of July, for the first time


CA did the landing since it was my second leg ever. definitely shorter than what I was expecting. What actually stuck out to me was how narrow the taxiways were and how close the trees appeared to the wingtips

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by zachary165
Wed Jun 22, 2022 4:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My first trip as an airline pilot - IOE Trip #1
Replies: 28
Views: 7528

Re: My first trip as an airline pilot - IOE Trip #1

Dang. All the reassignments and weather dodging puts my IOE to shame. The only exciting thing other than flying the jet for the first time was flying into HHH. Congrats and hopefully I'll see you on the line

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by zachary165
Tue Apr 19, 2022 8:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Indianapolis & St. Louis (American & Delta) & My ATP Checkride
Replies: 6
Views: 2859

Re: Indianapolis & St. Louis (American & Delta) & My ATP Checkride

jetblue01 wrote:
Yeah, a lot of people in my class had the DTW-ORD scenario. I'm planning to ride a few jumpseats this week. How has the flying been going?


The flying has been good since I'm off reserve. It was slow staring up but reserve should be fairly short

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by zachary165
Tue Apr 19, 2022 3:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Indianapolis & St. Louis (American & Delta) & My ATP Checkride
Replies: 6
Views: 2859

Re: Indianapolis & St. Louis (American & Delta) & My ATP Checkride

Great report and congrats on the checkride! I did mine back in October and had pretty much the same scenario except it was DTW to ORD. Be sure to ride some jumpseats in your time off. It'll be the last time you get that much time off in a row for a while.

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by zachary165
Wed Sep 08, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!
Replies: 355
Views: 200612

Re: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!



Simply stunning

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by zachary165
Sat Jul 18, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Accepted Photos Not Showing
Replies: 26
Views: 9608

Re: Accepted Photos Not Showing

Thank you

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by zachary165
Fri Jul 17, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Accepted Photos Not Showing
Replies: 26
Views: 9608

Re: Accepted Photos Not Showing

ID #6093093 not showing

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by zachary165
Sun May 03, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Southeast Asia - Part 1! FSM-DFW-NRT-KUL-HAN, AA and MH Y
Replies: 5
Views: 5099

Re: Southeast Asia - Part 1! FSM-DFW-NRT-KUL-HAN, AA and MH Y

Excellent and very detailed report as always Amrit! Looking forward to part 2 soon

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by zachary165
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: To the Grand Canyon Via Southwest part 1
Replies: 1
Views: 3544

To the Grand Canyon Via Southwest part 1

After our trip to Italy in 2017, my grandma wanted to do something special for her grandchildren - Myself and my sister. After about a month of looking at places to go, we decided to go to the grand canyon because neither of us had been before. We planned for memorial day but eventually decided on t...

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by zachary165
Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!
Replies: 355
Views: 200612

Re: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!



wonderful lighting and some unique weather patterns

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by zachary165
Thu Jan 24, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!
Replies: 355
Views: 200612

Re: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!




All of these are excellent Kas! Congrats on the PC!

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by zachary165
Fri Nov 23, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!
Replies: 355
Views: 200612

Re: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!



Absolutely stunning seaplane shot that I somehow missed seeing the other day

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by zachary165
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:31 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Chicago skyline from a Cessna 172 pre screen
Replies: 6
Views: 1441

Re: Chicago skyline from a Cessna 172 pre screen

I re-cropped from the edited image. I did some selective sharpening to try and fix the issue as well

ImageN476CM_skyline_1300px_usm270_1 by zmenz97, on Flickr

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by zachary165
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Chicago skyline from a Cessna 172 pre screen
Replies: 6
Views: 1441

Re: Chicago skyline from a Cessna 172 pre screen

Thanks for the response I put what you recommended and also corrected the border issue in the top left. the result is below.
Image

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by zachary165
Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Chicago skyline from a Cessna 172 pre screen
Replies: 6
Views: 1441

Chicago skyline from a Cessna 172 pre screen

Yesterday I got to fly up the Chicago lakeshore VFR corridor on my way to KPWK. I snapped this shot of the skyline and was wondering if it had any chance of making it here. I dont have the best of luck when it comes to wingviews. https://farm1.staticflickr.com/913/43295011742_97d8755ce8_b.jpg N476CM...

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by zachary165
Thu May 24, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: WOW's Inaugural STL-KEF flight
Replies: 8
Views: 10947

Re: WOW's Inaugural STL-KEF flight

excellent review. This and the upcoming rout from Kansas City on Icelandair give me less of an excuse not to go.

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by zachary165
Sun Apr 15, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: German Study tour part 3: I'll be home for Christmas DUB-ORD-SDF
Replies: 4
Views: 3687

German Study tour part 3: I'll be home for Christmas DUB-ORD-SDF

To start from the beginning of the trip, click here I awoke from my wonderful night of rest at 7 a.m. I quickly showered, got dressed, and packed everything up from the night before. I then went downstairs to the hotel restaurant where my father's Hilton gold status allowed me to enjoy a delicious ...

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by zachary165
Thu Mar 08, 2018 4:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: *Lots of Pics* German Study tour part 2: I'll be home for Christmas MUC-DUB
Replies: 3
Views: 3825

*Lots of Pics* German Study tour part 2: I'll be home for Christmas MUC-DUB

Hello and welcome to the second and final part of my trip to Germany this past winter. I visited with a group from my University for two weeks of sightseeing primarily focused in Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg. Given that It was Christmastime, there was plenty of markets to visit and plenty of Glühwe...

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by zachary165
Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Two weeks in Italy via AA part 2: Home via Rome
Replies: 7
Views: 5598

Re: Two weeks in Italy via AA part 2: Home via Rome

Finally someone who took a photo of AA's 77E new Y cabin. Although 2-5-2 was cool and at least 9 abreast the seats and cabin were old and the PTVs. I hope to visit Italy one day and see the famous sights for themselves I found these new PTVs to be light yeas ahead of their counterparts. They actual...

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by zachary165
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: German Study Tour Part 1: STL to MUC via ORD and DUB
Replies: 7
Views: 5248

German Study Tour Part 1: STL to MUC via ORD and DUB

Hello and welcome to what will be a 2 part trip report of an amazing opportunity I got to experience this past winter: Weinachtszeit in Deutschland (or Christmastime in Germany). I got to go on this trip thanks to my University's study abroad program. However, the difference between a study tour and...

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by zachary165
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Two weeks in Italy via AA part 2: Home via Rome
Replies: 7
Views: 5598

Two weeks in Italy via AA part 2: Home via Rome

In a mere two weeks, I had seen so much of Italy. One day I was floating through the canals of Venice, and the next, I was swimming in the Cinque Terre. The entire trip was back to back amazement. Unfortunately, like all good things, this too must come to an end. But before the flight, Here are some...

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by zachary165
Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:40 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!
Replies: 355
Views: 200612

Re: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!



I'm a sucker for sunset pics

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by zachary165
Fri Sep 08, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The day I flew the world's most popular plane (GFK-FAR-CKN-GFK, C172)
Replies: 12
Views: 8367

Re: The day I flew the world's most popular plane (GFK-FAR-CKN-GFK, C172)

Wonderful report. It's always nice to see the small aircraft that I have grown to love. Don;t worry about how you did your first time at the controls. Everybody has to start somewhere.

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by zachary165
Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:07 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Oshkosh 2017 pre/post screening: zachary165
Replies: 5
Views: 1219

Re: Oshkosh 2017 pre/post screening: zachary165

http://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/7/9/5/4494597.jpg?v=v45c37c6b244 Not from Oshkosh, but this was rejected for motive due to the chairs in the picture. I personally think that the chairs weren't avoidable because they were for the pilots that were answering questions that I had to crop ...

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by zachary165
Thu Aug 03, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Oshkosh 2017 pre/post screening: zachary165
Replies: 5
Views: 1219

Re: Oshkosh 2017 pre/post screening: zachary165

Perhaps you have a better photo? I have one from each aircraft that took off. note that these are straight out of the camera and converted to jpeg https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4399/36310997436_2a55e147b1_o.jpg sister ship https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4427/36186760952_1cb9da217f_o.jpg I'd really...

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by zachary165
Thu Aug 03, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Oshkosh 2017 pre/post screening: zachary165
Replies: 5
Views: 1219

Re: Oshkosh 2017 pre/post screening: zachary165

Also, I searched far and wide for a registration on this one. I could not find any. Is that still acceptable?
Image

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by zachary165
Thu Aug 03, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Oshkosh 2017 pre/post screening: zachary165
Replies: 5
Views: 1219

Oshkosh 2017 pre/post screening: zachary165

I took approximately 48GB of photos during my week at Oshkosh. This thread will only be for the ones that I would like a second opinion on. http://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/7/1/4/4491417.jpg?v=v4758ee170aa This was rejected for soft and a personal message telling me to reupload at a sma...

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by zachary165
Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Blue origin
Replies: 2
Views: 958

Blue origin

Would a photo of Blue Origin's New Shepard 2 be allowed in the database? it is unmanned but would fall into a similar category as a Spacex rocket. I took a photo of one while it being set up for display at airventure and was just wondering https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4302/36165755385_7bb2ea90c2_o...

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by zachary165
Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Two weeks in Italy via AA part 1
Replies: 6
Views: 4982

Re: Two weeks in Italy via AA part 1

Thanks for all the wonderful replies. American serve the worst meals in economy...Interesting that AA fly to Venice from Philly. I honestly had my expectations set so low on this flight that I was actually pleasantly surprised by the meal. I knew what I was getting in to when I booked the flight. Th...

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by zachary165
Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Two weeks in Italy via AA part 1
Replies: 6
Views: 4982

Two weeks in Italy via AA part 1

My grandmother on my mom's side decided that she would like to "spend her inheritance on her family and experience it alongside us while she is still here." This led to a trip to Italy scheduled for the summer of 2017; coinciding with my mother's 50th birthday. I booked a trip that had us ...

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by zachary165
Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Oshkosh 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 893

Oshkosh 2017

Is anybody going to Oshkosh this year? I myself will be there from 7/22 to 7/31.

Mods: please move if in wrong forum

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by zachary165
Thu May 25, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Accidents that changed aviation
Replies: 118
Views: 16448

Re: Accidents that changed aviation

Surprised it hasn't been mentioned yet: Colgan Air 3407 caused the minimum hour requirement for a part 121 first officer to rise from 250 to 1500 and also required the new FO's to have an ATP licence as well.

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by zachary165
Wed May 24, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report - CLE-YYZ-PVG-SIN-PVG-YYZ-CLE AC/MU J
Replies: 6
Views: 5864

Re: Trip Report - CLE-YYZ-PVG-SIN-PVG-YYZ-CLE AC/MU J

jmertic wrote:
Any recommendations on how to turn a Google Doc with inline photos to a post?


I use Flickr and copy the BBcode under the share link. The account is free and you have up to 1 terabyte of storage. However, You can also use sites such as imageshack or photbucket.

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by zachary165
Tue May 23, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre Screening: Cessna 172R cockpit
Replies: 4
Views: 2090

Re: Pre Screening: Cessna 172R cockpit

Thanks for the tips. I'll try again with my next flight and try with that photo

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by zachary165
Mon May 22, 2017 1:25 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre Screening: Cessna 172R cockpit
Replies: 4
Views: 2090

Pre Screening: Cessna 172R cockpit

Hi All, I just got back from my first solo Cross Country flight and took this photo of the cockpit on the ground. The sun was straight on the nose, causing the overexposure of the outside. I wanted a second opinion on the photo. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4227/34424773110_719efb413e_o.jpg

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by zachary165
Tue May 09, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!
Replies: 355
Views: 200612

Re: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!



love the heat distorting the sun

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by zachary165
Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: One of the last airworthy Boeing 747-200s flies into retirement Kalitta Air
Replies: 45
Views: 12935

Re: One of the last airworthy Boeing 747-200s flies into retirement Kalitta Air

While I'm sad to see it go, Hearing this makes me even happier that I got to see this bird in Louisville during the holiday rush last December.

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by zachary165
Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My First Solo Flight: Cessna 172R
Replies: 10
Views: 3993

Re: My First Solo Flight: Cessna 172R

Thank you all for the nice replies. It took a while for me to settle down and write out these replies as I am still a full time student and the month of April can be one of the toughest months of the year for college students. you can't go wrong with a pop-tart before taking off! Enjoy the rest of y...

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by zachary165
Sun Apr 16, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My First Solo Flight: Cessna 172R
Replies: 10
Views: 3993

My First Solo Flight: Cessna 172R

Note: If you actively despise video reports, you may have an issue. As I was the only person inside the aircraft, I was too busy flying it to take pictures. video of my first solo with ATC Read description if you want to skip to the fun stuff 1st takeoff: 4:15 1st landing: 8:00 2nd takeoff: 13:40 2n...

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by zachary165
Sat Apr 08, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening: feedback requested
Replies: 4
Views: 1496

Re: Post Screening: feedback requested

Thanks for all the feedback. I will try and make a new edit when I have the time.

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by zachary165
Wed Apr 05, 2017 3:28 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening: feedback requested
Replies: 4
Views: 1496

Post Screening: feedback requested

Over spring break, the president decided to pay a visit to my hometown. Naturally, I went. I submitted a shot and it was rejected for high contrast and being common. I understand that common is never used by itself. Advice on how to better edit this photo is appreciated. The aircraft is a bit dark d...

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by zachary165
Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: SDF Spotting
Replies: 3
Views: 985

Re: SDF Spotting

I've spotted numerous times at SDF. As Jehan stated above, there is a very good location at republic and the cellphone lot. The security has become more photographer friendly in the past few years. If they do come, they will most likely run your driver's licence through a database to see if you are ...

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by zachary165
Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!
Replies: 355
Views: 200612

Re: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!



Just look at those colors!

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by zachary165
Fri Dec 30, 2016 4:03 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!
Replies: 355
Views: 200612

Re: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!

4133959,4144751,4141349 The Qantas is quite interesting to me. As A beginning student pilot, Aviation weather is particularly interesting. Finding the weather that allows the photo to have more composition than a sunny side on is something that I have been trying to do for a while now. The Qantas b...

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by zachary165
Fri Dec 16, 2016 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna scraps unsold skycatcher frames
Replies: 36
Views: 8351

Re: Cessna scraps unsold skycatcher frames

Hopefully Cessna goes back drawing board. I think they can have a winner for an airplane that designed for flight training. However they need to get it right. Which includes designing better, picking the right engine and making the airplane IFR capable. If it is designed for basic flight training, ...

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