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by draigonair
Thu Sep 10, 2015 1:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why Did KLM Serve Me Lunch At 4AM?
Replies: 25
Views: 6357

RE: Why Did KLM Serve Me Lunch At 4AM?

And if the light bothers you, cover you eyes with a sleeping mask..

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by draigonair
Fri May 24, 2013 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A319 Incident at LHR, All Runways Closed
Replies: 257
Views: 68827

RE: BA A319 Incident At LHR, All Runways Closed

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/factsonly" class="quote" target="_blank">factsonly</a> (<a href="#87" class="quote">Reply 87</a>):<br/><i>KLM will operating a <acronym title="A...

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by draigonair
Fri May 24, 2013 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A319 Incident at LHR, All Runways Closed
Replies: 257
Views: 68827

RE: BA A319 Incident At LHR, All Runways Closed

Also now on aviationherald; <a href="http://avherald.com/h?article=462beb5e&opt=4096" target="_blank">http://avherald.com/h?article=462beb5e&opt=4096</a> The article says that first the left hand engine cowling doors came off and then during her return to London, the right hand engine cowlin...

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by draigonair
Mon May 20, 2013 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 19-year-old Ryanair Pilot
Replies: 144
Views: 37744

RE: 19-year-old Ryanair Pilot

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Hywel" class="quote" target="_blank">Hywel</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>I know a 19 year old first officer flying the ...

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by draigonair
Wed May 09, 2012 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Superjet Disappears Off Radar In Indonesia Part 1
Replies: 226
Views: 132440

Superjet Disappears Off Radar In Indonesia Part 1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Cassi" class="quote" target="_blank">Cassi</a> (<a href="#81" class="quote">Reply 81</a>):<br/><i> Looks like a serious ATC error.</i></font></t...

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by draigonair
Sat Jan 21, 2012 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Starts Nonstop AMS-TPE From 25MAR12
Replies: 21
Views: 7920

RE: KLM Starts Nonstop AMS-TPE From 25MAR12

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Akiestar" class="quote" target="_blank">Akiestar</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Hm. I wonder why the previous thread was d...

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by draigonair
Thu Jan 19, 2012 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: KLM For Sale?
Replies: 41
Views: 20524

RE: Rumor: KLM For Sale?

Funny how much havoc one poster (and it was his first post, so who the hell is he/she anyways?) on pprune can create!
Now lets just hope the media won't get in on this...

cheers!

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by draigonair
Thu Jan 19, 2012 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF / KL Restructuring
Replies: 67
Views: 15157

RE: AF / KL Restructuring

Anyone have any idea which MD11 routes will be replaced by the A330?

cheers

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by draigonair
Fri Jan 13, 2012 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF/ KL In Serious Financial Trouble
Replies: 200
Views: 34313

RE: AF/ KL In Serious Financial Trouble

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MD-90" class="quote" target="_blank">MD-90</a> (<a href="#180" class="quote">Reply 180</a>):<br/><i> So if <acronym title="Air France">AF</acron...

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by draigonair
Sun Dec 04, 2011 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Else Besides KLM Operates MD-11 Pax Planes
Replies: 58
Views: 19150

RE: Who Else Besides KLM Operates MD-11 Pax Planes

From what I heard is that in 2012 they will take out 4 MD11's from normal rotation. 2 will be used for standby and 2 will be used for spares parts or sold.

cheers

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by draigonair
Thu May 05, 2011 5:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Emirates Service Going Down Down Down
Replies: 11
Views: 7932

RE: Emirates Service Going Down Down Down

Hey guys, I have been flying <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> for a long time and decided to try Emirates. Well as said above, the service was not good. The cabin crew was not very polite. For example, it would be nice to ask a passenger if you would like to have diner and which choi...

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by draigonair
Mon Sep 06, 2010 8:21 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening - Motiv
Replies: 2
Views: 462

RE: Post Screening - Motiv

Thanks, although it wasn't cropped   Ill try to use less zoom next time!

cheers

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by draigonair
Mon Sep 06, 2010 6:39 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening - Motiv
Replies: 2
Views: 462

Post Screening - Motiv

Hi guys, Been a while! Just had a photo rejected for motive, can anyone point out the main reason for motive? <a href="http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?filename=d1283176994.6739phbdnairport.jpg" target="_blank">http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/...e=d1283176994.6739phbdnairport.jp...

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by draigonair
Wed Jul 07, 2010 11:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Official 2010 Fifa World Cup Thread #7
Replies: 263
Views: 7950

RE: Official 2010 Fifa World Cup Thread #7

wohooo go Holland <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> lets see if it will be either germany or spain in the Finals <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" width...

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by draigonair
Sun Jul 04, 2010 3:17 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft Rental Bulgaria/Romania
Replies: 2
Views: 5126

RE: Aircraft Rental Bulgaria/Romania

Thanks!

I will give them a mail and see what they can offer!

Cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Thu Jul 01, 2010 2:58 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft Rental Bulgaria/Romania
Replies: 2
Views: 5126

Aircraft Rental Bulgaria/Romania

Hi guys,

Does anyone have any experience/info renting an airplane in romania/bulgaria (with or without a pilot hig wing type i.e. C172). I have been asked to do an aerial project in those countries and im now seeing wether this is possible or not!

Any help would be great!

Thanks,

Nick

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by draigonair
Mon Jan 18, 2010 7:31 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots Reference Guide
Replies: 1
Views: 4551

Pilots Reference Guide

Hey, Anyone have any experience with this book? <a href="http://www.pilotsreference.com/index.html" target=_blank>http://www.pilotsreference.com/index.html</a> Looks like its handy, no need to carry around my ATPL books! Let me know if anyone who has it or knows of another book similar to this! chee...

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by draigonair
Sat Dec 19, 2009 6:11 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Rejection - Double (DRAIGONAIR)
Replies: 12
Views: 845

RE: Rejection - Double (DRAIGONAIR)

Update: Ah well, it at least go on the other site with no problems..

shame really.

cheers and happy holidays!

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by draigonair
Fri Dec 04, 2009 10:39 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Rejection - Double (DRAIGONAIR)
Replies: 12
Views: 845

RE: Rejection - Double (DRAIGONAIR)

no answer yet about double.

cheers Nick

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by draigonair
Fri Dec 04, 2009 7:23 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Rejection - Double (DRAIGONAIR)
Replies: 12
Views: 845

RE: Rejection - Double (DRAIGONAIR)

Well i decided to appeal the shot since i wasnt getting any response here. I explained that i didnt agree with the double shot (and that i also tried to get answers from this forum). The photo was rejected again and i got the comment: ''read your emails! this was rejected and appealed for double so ...

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by draigonair
Thu Dec 03, 2009 7:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Beacon Light During Flight
Replies: 29
Views: 27718

RE: Beacon Light During Flight

The red beacon light comes on before pushback (alert ground staff that the plane is about to move and have engines started) and switches off after engine shutdown. Tail logo off under 10 000' (depends on company though). Landing lights/seat belt on/off passing 10 000' White strobe light, on when ent...

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by draigonair
Wed Dec 02, 2009 9:43 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Rejection - Double (DRAIGONAIR)
Replies: 12
Views: 845

RE: Rejection - Double (DRAIGONAIR)

If anyone can help me that would be nice!

cheers
Nick

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by draigonair
Tue Dec 01, 2009 5:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Very Pleased With My New Canon 7D
Replies: 11
Views: 11580

RE: Very Pleased With My New Canon 7D

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by draigonair
Mon Nov 30, 2009 11:32 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Very Pleased With My New Canon 7D
Replies: 11
Views: 11580

RE: Very Pleased With My New Canon 7D

Wow great photos mate!!

cheers nick

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by draigonair
Sun Nov 29, 2009 11:26 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Rejection - Double (DRAIGONAIR)
Replies: 12
Views: 845

Rejection - Double (DRAIGONAIR)

Hey guys, I just got a rejection for double. Now im not sure if i agree here and would like to here your opinion. This photo is in the database: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/KLM---Royal/Boeing-737-306/1610883/L/" target="_blank">View Larg...

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by draigonair
Wed Nov 25, 2009 12:03 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Rejection: Soft / Level....sorry, But No!
Replies: 10
Views: 659

RE: Rejection: Soft / Level....sorry, But No!

Nice photo mate.
Get the 7D, it has a level device in it  Wink

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by draigonair
Wed Nov 25, 2009 11:44 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Just Got To Europe...
Replies: 8
Views: 3794

RE: Just Got To Europe...

The weather here in Holland is also not the best, rather depressing! Still waiting for that nice winter weather, cold but blue skies!!

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by draigonair
Wed Nov 25, 2009 11:43 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Got My First Shot On A.net!
Replies: 17
Views: 6673

RE: Got My First Shot On A.net!

Congrats  Smile keep up the good work!

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by draigonair
Fri Nov 20, 2009 3:28 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Please Join Me In Remembering Erick Lopez
Replies: 63
Views: 8200

RE: Please Join Me In Remembering Erick Lopez

My condolences, 33 is just way to young..  Sad

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by draigonair
Wed Nov 18, 2009 11:18 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo Sale To Hotel Chain
Replies: 20
Views: 5921

RE: Photo Sale To Hotel Chain

Sure is great OPSO1, good job!

Im getting some emails also and i state a price which is fair, but usually they think its too much. I will try the idea of asking them 'how much are you willing to pay' beacuse thats what you did right?

cheers!

Nick

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by draigonair
Tue Nov 17, 2009 11:01 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: A Different Milestone
Replies: 17
Views: 3364

RE: A Different Milestone

time flies when your having fun  Wink

cheers
Nick

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by draigonair
Fri Sep 04, 2009 5:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Canon Speedlite
Replies: 9
Views: 2411

RE: Canon Speedlite

Thanks for the input everyone. I'm thinking of the 430EX or the 430EX <acronym title="Business Air (United Kingdom)">II</acronym>. I'm not sure if i need the <acronym title="Business Air (United Kingdom)">II</acronym> for my purpose...would i need the 'II' for indoor photos? (i.e. a reception) cheers

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by draigonair
Thu Sep 03, 2009 5:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Canon Speedlite
Replies: 9
Views: 2411

Canon Speedlite

Hey guys, I find it time to purchase a speedlite for my camera. I'm planning to use the flash in cockpits but also at conventions (etc). Im not really sure which speedlite is good for me. I have read some good reviews on several speedlites but which one to choose I'm not sure. My budget is max 200eu...

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by draigonair
Mon Aug 17, 2009 5:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Upgrading Canon 20D To 50D
Replies: 16
Views: 4840

RE: Upgrading Canon 20D To 50D

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by draigonair
Mon Aug 17, 2009 1:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Upgrading Canon 20D To 50D
Replies: 16
Views: 4840

RE: Upgrading Canon 20D To 50D

Dehowie, Thats what i was also thinking, the more <acronym title="Martinair (Netherlands)">MP</acronym> is an advantage as i do print posters. Not sure if you have a 10-22mm lens but how it this for landscapes? How is the camera doing during night shots and long exposures? (night shots 100ISO with t...

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by draigonair
Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Upgrading Canon 20D To 50D
Replies: 16
Views: 4840

RE: Upgrading Canon 20D To 50D

I have the following lenses : 100-400mm 10-22mm 60mm (macro)
Im going to test them tomorrow with the 50D. May i ask what difference you see when using the 100-400mm with the 40D and 50D?

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Mon Aug 17, 2009 10:50 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Upgrading Canon 20D To 50D
Replies: 16
Views: 4840

RE: Upgrading Canon 20D To 50D

Thanks i was already browsing this thread  Smile

Any info on the 60/70D?

Nick

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by draigonair
Mon Aug 17, 2009 10:38 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Upgrading Canon 20D To 50D
Replies: 16
Views: 4840

Upgrading Canon 20D To 50D

Hey guys, I'm thinking of upgrading my 20D to a 50D. I have been reading some things on the internet about the camera and that its not 'all' that much better than the 40D. I would like to hear some of your opinions on this matter. I'm doing a lot of photography where i need to have the photos big an...

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by draigonair
Mon Aug 10, 2009 4:16 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AF Private 772 Over Again.... And Last.
Replies: 62
Views: 24649

RE: AF Private 772 Over Again.... And Last.

Great report! Thanks

cheers

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by draigonair
Sat Jun 06, 2009 11:50 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Touch And Go 747 Training (SIM) Vid.
Replies: 1
Views: 4762

Touch And Go 747 Training (SIM) Vid.

For the ones that are interested: 747 touch and go in the simulator!

Enjoy!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ejwl2SOfeBY&feature=channel_page

cheers

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by draigonair
Fri May 22, 2009 10:21 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Opposite To "Positive Climb, Gear Up"?
Replies: 45
Views: 25523

RE: Opposite To "Positive Climb, Gear Up"?

KLM SOP's: PNF: postive rate of climb PF: gear up.
Offcourse with a sink you dont raise the gear! If after take off you do get a sink (maybe windshear) i would suggest max thrust!

cheers!

Nick

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by draigonair
Tue May 05, 2009 10:33 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Specific-How To Be A Pilot
Replies: 19
Views: 4882

RE: Specific-How To Be A Pilot

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by draigonair
Sun May 03, 2009 3:41 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Specific-How To Be A Pilot
Replies: 19
Views: 4882

RE: Specific-How To Be A Pilot

If you can start at an airline academy there is a chance you can start directly with that airline with minimal hours (usually second officer position on inter-continental flights).

Nick

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by draigonair
Fri Apr 24, 2009 4:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: EF 100-400mm Lens Soft Due To Age?
Replies: 18
Views: 5840

RE: EF 100-400mm Lens Soft Due To Age?

Hey guys,

I just had the camera cleaned and i removed my UV filter and sure enough its a lot better!

Thanks for your inputs!

cheers

Nick

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by draigonair
Wed Apr 22, 2009 10:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: EF 100-400mm Lens Soft Due To Age?
Replies: 18
Views: 5840

RE: EF 100-400mm Lens Soft Due To Age?

I use a 20D and have always done so..and yes im sure that i focused on the center part of the photo  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile">..Im going to test the lens tomorrow at the airport and see what it gives. I have also sent a message to canon, see what they s...

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by draigonair
Wed Apr 22, 2009 6:25 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: EF 100-400mm Lens Soft Due To Age?
Replies: 18
Views: 5840

RE: EF 100-400mm Lens Soft Due To Age?

Here another test from a contrail:

http://www.ommering.nl/conttest.jpg

It seems that its 'double' or something not sure.

Nick

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by draigonair
Wed Apr 22, 2009 6:14 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: EF 100-400mm Lens Soft Due To Age?
Replies: 18
Views: 5840

RE: EF 100-400mm Lens Soft Due To Age?

Hey, These photos are taken with a simple <acronym title="Universal Airways (USA)">UV</acronym> filter with a tri-pod. ISO 100 and autofocus (oneshot mode) F8.0 What do you guys think? <a href="http://www.ommering.nl/test1.jpg" target=_blank>http://www.ommering.nl/test1.jpg</a> <a href="http://www.o...

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by draigonair
Wed Apr 22, 2009 11:55 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: EF 100-400mm Lens Soft Due To Age?
Replies: 18
Views: 5840

EF 100-400mm Lens Soft Due To Age?

Hey guys I havent used my EF100-400mm lens for a while but today i decided to go and shoot some photos. However, i noticed that the lens is rather soft. Can this be due to the age of the lens? (got it 2004) Is there a possibility to have it repaired/improved? link to the test photo: 300mm and 400mm ...

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by draigonair
Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:04 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Crazy METARs!
Replies: 59
Views: 23361

RE: Crazy METARs!

check google! or wiki, lots of info.

Just search 'decode metar'

cheers Nick

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by draigonair
Tue Apr 07, 2009 9:13 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Crazy METARs!
Replies: 59
Views: 23361

RE: Crazy METARs!

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