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by fallingeese
Thu Jul 30, 2009 9:28 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Suggestions And Help For YYZ Spotting
Replies: 12
Views: 5637

RE: Suggestions And Help For YYZ Spotting

While it is a shameless plug, but a relevant one.
Checkout the spotting guide section on www.contrailsphotography.com
It has detailed maps and photos from all the main spots in Toronto.

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by fallingeese
Sat Feb 14, 2009 11:32 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: MSNBC Breach Of Copyright
Replies: 14
Views: 5094

RE: Msnbc Breach Of Copyright

The easy answer is to contact them and follow-up with an invoice and a screen capture of them using your image. Since they would likely claim "Fair Use" it is not worth the legal cost and time to litigate. I have had some experience in the past of news agencies using my photos and the invoicing meth...

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by fallingeese
Thu Jan 15, 2009 7:31 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New "Janet" Boeing 737-600's
Replies: 49
Views: 20837

New "Janet" Boeing 737-600's

Looks like <acronym title="Japan Asia Airways">EG</acronym>&G has taken delivery of their first 737-600. These will replace their aging fleet of 200's on the run to "Area 51". Picture can be seen here: <a href="http://www.contrailsphotography.com/coppermine/displayimage.php?pos=-2576" target=_blank>...

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by fallingeese
Wed Mar 26, 2008 4:17 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: King Air 200 Model
Replies: 4
Views: 15256

RE: King Air 200 Model

Any idea where I could find the resin or vaccuform models?

I work for a small charter airline - we operate 7 King Air 200's and would love to have one on my desk in the corporate colours.

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by fallingeese
Tue Mar 25, 2008 2:47 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: King Air 200 Model
Replies: 4
Views: 15256

King Air 200 Model

I am hoping that someone might have an idea where I can find a plastic King Air 200 model. I have found a few of the highly detailed wood models, however I am looking for a plastic model which I can paint myself.

Any ideas or recommendations?

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by fallingeese
Tue Aug 07, 2007 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting At YVR
Replies: 5
Views: 3365

RE: Spotting At YVR

As LAXspotter mentioned, check out:
http://www.contrailsphotography.com for a comprehensive spotting guide to Vancouver. If you have any questions, any of us would be please to help you out.

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by fallingeese
Mon May 07, 2007 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Aviation Thread PT. 1
Replies: 99
Views: 9766

RE: Canadian Aviation Thread PT. 1

This fits in here nicely...

Calm Air has added two ATR-42's. The airplanes look great, as you can see in the photo below:
http://www.contrailsphotography.com/...permine/displayimage.php?pos=-1909

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by fallingeese
Sat Oct 28, 2006 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Calgary Airport Watch - Program Update
Replies: 2
Views: 3344

RE: Calgary Airport Watch - Program Update

Just another friendly reminder to everyone that the meeting is tomorrrow at 1:30 in the same location as the last time.

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by fallingeese
Thu Oct 26, 2006 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Calgary Airport Watch - Program Update
Replies: 2
Views: 3344

RE: Calgary Airport Watch - Program Update

Just an update for everyone, It is very important that anyone who is able to show up is at the Saturday meeting, particularly those who were unable to attend the first meeting, or those who had the background checks done. Airport Watch <acronym title="Normandie Aviation (France)">ID</acronym>'s will...

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by fallingeese
Sun Oct 22, 2006 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Calgary Airport Watch - Program Update
Replies: 2
Views: 3344

Calgary Airport Watch - Program Update

YYC Airport Enthusiasts, The Calgary Airport Watch Program is having our second meeting. We invite all current members, as well as anyone interested in becoming a member to attend. The meeting will be held in the Eddie LaBorde Room (in the <acronym title="Calgary - International (YYC / CYYC), Canada...

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by fallingeese
Sat Jul 29, 2006 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Watch At YYC
Replies: 13
Views: 4312

RE: Airport Watch At YYC

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by fallingeese
Fri Jul 28, 2006 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Watch At YYC
Replies: 13
Views: 4312

RE: Airport Watch At YYC

You can bet your ass I was misquoted <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;borde...

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by fallingeese
Thu Jul 06, 2006 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airlines And New Aircraft - 3 Photos
Replies: 12
Views: 12607

RE: New Airlines And New Aircraft - 3 Photos

The one nice thing about <a href="http://www.contrailsphotography.com" target=_blank>http://www.contrailsphotography.com</a> is that since we are all around Canada we get a unique variety. We also all travel extensively giving a unique flavor. It also helps being located in Montreal and Calgary. I l...

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by fallingeese
Wed Jul 05, 2006 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airlines And New Aircraft - 3 Photos
Replies: 12
Views: 12607

RE: New Airlines And New Aircraft - 3 Photos

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by fallingeese
Wed Jul 05, 2006 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Waterbombers At YKA
Replies: 2
Views: 1446

RE: Waterbombers At YKA

The Dash 8-400Q is now in France. As far as I know the activity is picking up in Kamloops. The airport is easy to navigate, but prepare for it to be HOT. There are some neats angles around the airfield.

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by fallingeese
Wed Jul 05, 2006 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airlines And New Aircraft - 3 Photos
Replies: 12
Views: 12607

New Airlines And New Aircraft - 3 Photos

The Contrails crew has been busy, as such we are pleased to bring to you three photos that are exclusive to us... Alma CRJ-100ER <a href="http://www.contrailsphotography.com/coppermine/displayimage.php?pos=-1331" target=_blank>http://www.contrailsphotography.com/...permine/displayimage.php?pos=-1331...

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by fallingeese
Mon Jun 26, 2006 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Calgary Spotting - Important
Replies: 16
Views: 3026

RE: Calgary Spotting - Important

I would really like to thank everyone who was able to make it out. There was a total of 32 attendees, including 1 representative from the Airport Authority, 3 from the RCMP, and 2 from the Calgary Police. We nearly ran out of chairs. We have also collected the addresses of 41 people, with another 3 ...

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by fallingeese
Sun Jun 25, 2006 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Calgary Spotting - Important
Replies: 16
Views: 3026

RE: Calgary Spotting - Important

Just a reminder that the day is here for all those interested parties.

We hope to see a big turn out.

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by fallingeese
Fri Jun 23, 2006 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Calgary Spotting - Important
Replies: 16
Views: 3026

RE: Calgary Spotting - Important

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by fallingeese
Thu Jun 22, 2006 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Calgary Spotting - Important
Replies: 16
Views: 3026

RE: Calgary Spotting - Important

A little update on the meeting: The Airport Authority will be validating the parking of those people who attend the meeting (That means "free" for those of you who are cheap, or financially unmotivated, or a student). Please park in the parkade, and not in the short-term lot at ground level. The mee...

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by fallingeese
Wed Jun 21, 2006 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Calgary Spotting - Important
Replies: 16
Views: 3026

RE: Calgary Spotting - Important

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by fallingeese
Tue Jun 20, 2006 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Calgary Spotting - Important
Replies: 16
Views: 3026

Calgary Spotting - Important

The launch meeting of the Calgary Airport Watch program is being held at the Calgary International Airport on Saturday, June 24 at 13:30. The meeting is going to be located in the Executive Boardroom located on the mezzanine level of the terminal. There is signage distributed around the mezzanine le...

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by fallingeese
Thu May 25, 2006 8:31 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: PDX Photography/Embassy Suites PDX
Replies: 20
Views: 2419

RE: PDX Photography/Embassy Suites PDX

Check out the spotting guide at: <a href="http://www.contrailsphotography.com" target=_blank>http://www.contrailsphotography.com</a> Most of us have been to <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> and there are a lot of photos from there too...

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by fallingeese
Thu May 11, 2006 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Excel 747?
Replies: 38
Views: 4195

RE: Excel 747?

A 747-300 is in YYC right now. It is all white and it came from Vancouver as an Excel flight. Does anyone know more about it? The flight number was 50P.

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by fallingeese
Mon May 08, 2006 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Company To Operate The MI-26 Halo.
Replies: 6
Views: 3865

RE: Canadian Company To Operate The MI-26 Halo.

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by fallingeese
Sun Apr 23, 2006 12:44 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Sending Photos To Magazines
Replies: 6
Views: 2587

RE: Sending Photos To Magazines

A lot of it depends on you having something new or a hot photo. Special photos of something spectacular are also popular with magazines. The 3 magazines that I work with on a regular basis all brought me into the organizations based on my work and other industry experiences. New airline photos are a...

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by fallingeese
Thu Apr 20, 2006 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Calgary Spotting - Important
Replies: 0
Views: 2498

Calgary Spotting - Important

I know that a lot of people read these forums and don't participate so I am hoping to catch their eyes and direct them to the web site. Similarly, any of the Calgary area spotters who I am unaware of may not have received the initial email campaign. We are in the process of starting a Calgary Airpor...

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by fallingeese
Tue Apr 18, 2006 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian North F-100 In AMS
Replies: 44
Views: 6789

RE: Canadian North F-100 In AMS

I got it arriving earlier this afternoon, she snuck in on Rwy 25. The photos of the aircraft arriving are on http://www.contrailsphotography.com

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by fallingeese
Tue Apr 18, 2006 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian North F-100 In AMS
Replies: 44
Views: 6789

RE: Canadian North F-100 In AMS

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by fallingeese
Mon Apr 17, 2006 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How's CanJet (C6) Doing?
Replies: 28
Views: 3828

RE: How's CanJet (C6) Doing?

Any idea how the lone 737-300 is configured? There is no information on the website.

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by fallingeese
Mon Apr 17, 2006 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian North F-100 In AMS
Replies: 44
Views: 6789

RE: Canadian North F-100 In AMS

She sure looks good.

Any idea on the ETA into Calgary?

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by fallingeese
Mon Mar 27, 2006 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Calgary Spotting - Important Info
Replies: 2
Views: 2261

RE: Calgary Spotting - Important Info

It certainly is an interesting program with great benefits to everyone involved. The RCMP is hoping to have it nationwide in the next few years.

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by fallingeese
Sat Mar 25, 2006 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Calgary Spotting - Important Info
Replies: 2
Views: 2261

Calgary Spotting - Important Info

I know that a lot of people read these forums and don't participate so I am hoping to catch their eyes and direct them to the web site. Similarly, any of the Calgary area spotters who I am unaware of may not have received the initial email campaign. We are in the process of starting a Calgary Airpor...

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by fallingeese
Tue Feb 28, 2006 5:29 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Question For LAX Spotters
Replies: 49
Views: 7458

RE: Question For LAX Spotters

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by fallingeese
Fri Feb 17, 2006 2:06 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Question For LAX Spotters
Replies: 49
Views: 7458

RE: Question For LAX Spotters

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by fallingeese
Sun Feb 12, 2006 9:47 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Post Your Helicopter Images Here For Critique
Replies: 75
Views: 6725

RE: Post Your Helicopter Images Here For Critique

My photos aren't on here any more, just my own site. Had some interesting oppertunities: <a href="http://www.contrailsphotography.com/coppermine/displayimage.php?pos=-125" target=_blank>http://www.contrailsphotography.com/...ppermine/displayimage.php?pos=-125</a> and <a href="http://www.contrailspho...

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by fallingeese
Fri Feb 03, 2006 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regco Orders 10 Q400s...Gets Ready For Launch
Replies: 38
Views: 6379

RE: Regco Orders 10 Q400s...Gets Ready For Launch

I certainly think it is a viable venture, especially with the significant amount of captial funding and the capabilities of the board. The question is how much opposition will be faced? It is nice to see <acronym title="Toronto - City Centre (Toronto Island) (YTZ / CYTZ), Canada - Ontario">YTZ</acro...

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by fallingeese
Tue Jan 24, 2006 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ Lockheed Constellation On The Move
Replies: 19
Views: 5272

RE: YYZ Lockheed Constellation On The Move

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by fallingeese
Sat Jan 21, 2006 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q) WestJet's International Destinations
Replies: 3
Views: 2476

RE: Q) WestJet's International Destinations

Most of the flights to the United States are scheduled flights and such are available on the company's website.

The flights to Mexico and other vacation destinations are charter flights on behalf of various charter operators.

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by fallingeese
Fri Jan 20, 2006 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CPAir & Pacific Western
Replies: 15
Views: 2947

RE: CPAir & Pacific Western

There is a really good article about the history of Pacific Western in the latest issue of Airliners Magazine. Certainly be sure to check it out...some of you might know the author Wink

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by fallingeese
Wed Jan 18, 2006 2:23 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photography At Vancouver
Replies: 10
Views: 3376

RE: Photography At Vancouver

There is a really good spotting guide located here:

http://www.contrailsphotography.com

There are also guides for many of the other Canadian airports.

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by fallingeese
Tue Jan 10, 2006 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Today Last Westjet 732 Revenue Service
Replies: 12
Views: 3764

RE: Today Last Westjet 732 Revenue Service

It will be sad to see it go. The aircraft did a flypast in Calgary earlier today, it was quite spectacular. The photos are on my site, and more will be coming. Certainly feel free to leave a message. <a href="http://www.contrailsphotography.com" target=_blank>http://www.contrailsphotography.com</a> ...

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by fallingeese
Thu Dec 08, 2005 4:36 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Professional Photog Is Selling My Photos!
Replies: 94
Views: 7218

RE: Professional Photog Is Selling My Photos!

Be sure to get an injunction against her should it proceed to court. It is something small that you may not think of at the time. From my experience, keep the claim reasonable, do not do anything too large. A simple way would be to claim: 1. Injunction 2. Any profits she made from the art 3. Your st...

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by fallingeese
Sun Dec 04, 2005 7:10 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Professional Photog Is Selling My Photos!
Replies: 94
Views: 7218

RE: Professional Photog Is Selling My Photos!

I'm not sure if it is the same in the U.S. but in Canada you can go through small claims court or something similar. You do not need a lawyer and can represent yourself. Worst case scenario is she has to stop producing the "art work" and has to cover the expenses for filing the claim. Here in Albert...

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by fallingeese
Thu Dec 01, 2005 9:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AC Jazz Income Fund To Add Planes, Routes
Replies: 36
Views: 6820

RE: New AC Jazz Income Fund To Add Planes, Routes

No matter what they do, they will certainly be limitted in the scope clause associated with the mainline carrier. Any move that is made regarding the fleet will be picked at, word for word, by the union.

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by fallingeese
Tue Nov 22, 2005 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F-28 Retirements?
Replies: 14
Views: 2638

RE: F-28 Retirements?

All the former Canadian Regional F-28s were parked in Calgary before being moved to Saskatoon. Slowly they are getting sold, haven't seen many scrapped though...other than a couple that were mostly parted out in Calgary. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;bor...

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by fallingeese
Thu Nov 17, 2005 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC's Polished Silver B767, Looks Awful!
Replies: 232
Views: 26153

RE: AC's Polished Silver B767, Looks Awful!

Youri got a great shot of it, there are a few examples on:
http://www.contrailsphotography.com
There should be more coming in the next couple of days too...

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by fallingeese
Mon Nov 14, 2005 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyservice Airlines New Livery
Replies: 29
Views: 8120

RE: Skyservice Airlines New Livery

I'm certainly hoping that the new scheme will make it's way out to Calgary. I guess I have to keep my eyes open.

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by fallingeese
Tue Nov 08, 2005 7:06 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: So The Nikon D200 Is Imminent....
Replies: 103
Views: 8454

RE: So The Nikon D200 Is Imminent....

It's a little expensive to begin with, but I know it will be certainly worth it. I'm using a D100...still...it's been almost 3 years with the camera and it is amazing still. I haven't had a single problem yet, nor do I anticipate one. If I do buy a D200, I'd be looking to unload my D100, vertical gr...

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by fallingeese
Sun Nov 06, 2005 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Engine Fire On Takeoff...
Replies: 20
Views: 12618

RE: Air Canada Engine Fire On Takeoff...

lastnight Global interviewed a passenger who said everything was calm. The crew handled it well, and just stated that a bird had been injested, and that the plane would be circling around to land shortly.

Overall, a job well done.

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