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by pilatus
Wed Dec 10, 2008 12:25 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Fly-opportunity For Russian Propliner Fans (IL-18)
Replies: 1
Views: 8276

Fly-opportunity For Russian Propliner Fans (IL-18)

Hi, I'm posting this here, I hope I'm right. I see flying as a Aviation Hobby <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> Thanks to great efforts the guys from airevents could organize a flight with an Ilyushin <acronym title="Istanbul Airlines (Turkey)">IL</acronym>-18....

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by pilatus
Wed Jul 25, 2007 9:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Your Safety Cards
Replies: 45
Views: 23468

RE: Your Safety Cards

I only have very few Safetycards...

Romavia IL-18
Iran Air B747-SP
Iran Air B747-200
Air Koryo IL-62
Saha Air B707

that's about it...

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by pilatus
Wed Jan 24, 2007 10:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Many Miles/legs Did You Fly In 2006?
Replies: 102
Views: 12367

RE: How Many Miles/legs Did You Fly In 2006?

In 2006 I flew 81 legs, at a total of appr. 56.500km, most flights within Europe.

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by pilatus
Wed Jan 24, 2007 10:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's Your Next Scheduled Flight?
Replies: 202
Views: 12244

RE: What's Your Next Scheduled Flight?

Jan 07: <acronym title="Oranjestad - Reina Beatrix (AUA / TNCA), Aruba">AUA</acronym> Dash-8-300 Graz-Vienna Jan 07: Swiss A319 Vienna-Zurich Feb 07: <acronym title="Oranjestad - Reina Beatrix (AUA / TNCA), Aruba">AUA</acronym> Fokker 70 Zurich-Vienna Feb 07: <acronym title="Oranjestad - Reina Beatr...

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by pilatus
Wed Jan 24, 2007 10:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Worst Delay.
Replies: 38
Views: 3113

RE: Worst Delay.

10 hours, from Zurich to Bridgetown with BWIA.
The reason was political, due to an unstable situation in Trinidad & Tobago at that time, our L1011 was held in Port of Spain for these 10 hours.

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by pilatus
Wed Jan 24, 2007 9:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Many Times Have You Lost Your Luggage?
Replies: 36
Views: 5123

RE: How Many Times Have You Lost Your Luggage?

Two times my luggage was lost:
1) When I flew from Basle via Geneva and Lisbon to the Acores. Got my stuff one day later.
2) From Graz to Zurich, non of the passenger received the luggage, as the aircraft simply got forgot to be loaded. Also one day later I had my stuff.

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by pilatus
Sat May 13, 2006 3:08 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Missing Comment
Replies: 7
Views: 833

RE: Missing Comment

And why would a comment like "this is my last photo added to airliners.net" deleted? Maybe not enough aviation related?

Chris

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by pilatus
Fri Feb 10, 2006 7:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Acceptance Ratio
Replies: 121
Views: 4990

RE: Acceptance Ratio

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by pilatus
Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Acceptance Ratio
Replies: 121
Views: 4990

RE: Acceptance Ratio

My acceptance ratio was about 40 to 50%, then I changed all photos to "for sale", and so my acceptance ratio miracly rose to 90%...
After having removed the "photo for sale" option again, it's sank back to the poor ratio I had before. Interesting co-incidence, isn't' it? (...)

Chris

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by pilatus
Wed Nov 19, 2003 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Up With Swiss Business Class?
Replies: 10
Views: 5033

RE: What's Up With Swiss Business Class?

Yes, in the Swiss A320 the Business Class is also 3-3, but the middle seat is being left empty. It's the same with TAP Air Portugal.

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by pilatus
Sun Nov 09, 2003 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Female Airline CEO?
Replies: 18
Views: 5830

RE: Any Female Airline CEO?

Intersky from Austria has a female CEO. But I don't recall her name at the moment.

Chris

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by pilatus
Sun Oct 26, 2003 11:33 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: BadDouble To A Rejected Photo?
Replies: 0
Views: 276

BadDouble To A Rejected Photo?

I've always tried to keep my anger out of the forums. But now I'm fed up. How can it happen that a photo is rejected because of bad double, but the photo which it was related to was not accepted because it was a little blurry? So it was bad double to a rejected photo! And both were new entries to th...

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by pilatus
Thu Sep 18, 2003 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Airline You Flew With?
Replies: 160
Views: 6804

RE: First Airline You Flew With?

1980 with Swissair <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym>-DHR on a DC-8-62 <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/067429/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/067429/M/" target="_blank">View ...

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by pilatus
Sat Sep 13, 2003 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Longest Flight?
Replies: 82
Views: 9745

RE: What Is Your Longest Flight?

CDG-SIN, Air France A340-300, 14.5 hrs

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by pilatus
Mon Sep 08, 2003 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ever Actually Been On A Plane In A Picture?
Replies: 31
Views: 5952

RE: Ever Actually Been On A Plane In A Picture?

I've found two photos so far, where I sat in that particular aircraft. <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/274372/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/274372/M/" target="_blank...

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by pilatus
Tue Sep 02, 2003 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports With Jet Bridges For RJs
Replies: 68
Views: 8025

RE: Airports With Jet Bridges For RJs

Almost everytime I visit Zurich ZRH airport there's a RJ85/100 at the jetbridge.

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by pilatus
Thu Aug 21, 2003 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airlines Have You Flown With?
Replies: 154
Views: 11304

RE: What Airlines Have You Flown With?

Swissair CTA Balair BWIA British Airways Lufthansa Australian Airlines Qantas Crossair United Airlines Air Algerie Air France CSA American Airlines American Eagle British Midland Flight Line BalairCTA Southern Australia Airways Fligth West Ansett Australia Air New Zealand Aerolineas Argentinas Aloha...

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by pilatus
Thu Aug 21, 2003 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next ZRH-meeting! You're Invited Too!
Replies: 77
Views: 8022

RE: Next ZRH-meeting! You're Invited Too!

10:00 o'clock? Dunno yet, but I'd love to come to the meeting.

Gerardo
Thomas_Jaeger
Teahan
IwantaBBJ
DALelite
Airways
Swissa330 (maybe)
FlySwiss (maybe)
NoelG (maybe)
MD-11 forever (maybe)
SR3496 (maybe)
DeltaSFO (maybe)
Pilatus (maybe)

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by pilatus
Wed Jun 04, 2003 5:17 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Serious Appeal Function?
Replies: 1
Views: 559

Serious Appeal Function?

Hello Johan and screeners, I don't know if I missed to read some rule or something else. I uploaded a photo which had two guys in the foreground, on purpose because I wanted to show how close people could get to the runway. One guy was recognizable and this guy gave me permission to publish this pho...

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by pilatus
Sun Apr 13, 2003 10:00 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: No More Appealing?
Replies: 2
Views: 904

RE: No More Appealing?

Thanks GOT, that answered my question and erased my worries Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Chris

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by pilatus
Sun Apr 13, 2003 9:19 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: No More Appealing?
Replies: 2
Views: 904

No More Appealing?

Recently I appealed because I didn't understand a rejection. Then I got a confirmation for the appeal. But when I check the photo-stats there's no photo in the appealing queue. Why not? Have I missed any announcement that there's no more appealing possible? Or have I been banned from this appealing ...

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by pilatus
Thu Mar 27, 2003 1:35 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Same Photo, Different Number Of Hits?
Replies: 2
Views: 3533

Same Photo, Different Number Of Hits?

Maybe anybody has an explanation. I have a photo here at a.net of a B747 with about 1400 hits (counter). Exactly the same photo I have uploaded (at the same time) on an other aviation website (which has almost 50'000 photos) but there this photo has only 170 hits! In the other hand I have a photo at...

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by pilatus
Sat Mar 22, 2003 10:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Egyptair's Cabin Pictures
Replies: 7
Views: 5809

RE: Egyptair's Cabin Pictures

I don't know why the photo has gone from my post. Maybe it is not allowed to show it here? Well, here's the web-address where you can see the photo I took: http://geocities.com/meinefluege/flights/LXR-CAI00/lxr-cai00.htm



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by pilatus
Sat Mar 22, 2003 3:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Egyptair's Cabin Pictures
Replies: 7
Views: 5809

RE: Egyptair's Cabin Pictures



This is the economy-class of a Egypt Air A300 on a domestic flight.



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by pilatus
Fri Mar 21, 2003 9:01 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Permission For These Photos? I Think Not.
Replies: 3
Views: 3419

RE: Permission For These Photos? I Think Not.

On this site there's one of my photos. But after I had received so many E-mails from web-designers (of non-commercial (FS)-sites) I have lost the overview who I gave permission for which photo.
This site looks ok to me and the photo is small and the copyright with the name is also still on it.

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by pilatus
Tue Mar 18, 2003 12:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Egyptair's Cabin Pictures
Replies: 7
Views: 5809

RE: Egyptair's Cabin Pictures

I have Economy-Class cabin photos of Egypt Air Airbus A300 and A321, but they are not good enough for posting at a.net unfortunately (I've tried).

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by pilatus
Sun Mar 16, 2003 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your First DC-10 Flight
Replies: 97
Views: 8866

RE: Your First DC-10 Flight

1) Swissair DC-10-30 DHA-<acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> (1980) 2-3) Swissair DC-10-30 (Balair) <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym>-<acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>-<acro...

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by pilatus
Tue Mar 11, 2003 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Almost Empty Flight Experience
Replies: 127
Views: 11690

RE: Almost Empty Flight Experience

In the late 70's or early 80's my father flew on a B737 with Air Nauru. he was the only passenger so he could spend the entire flight in the cokpit. That must have been nice. My emtiest flights were on a B737 with Australian Airlines (<acronym title="Darwin (DRW), Australia - Northern Territory">DRW...

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by pilatus
Fri Mar 07, 2003 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breaking News:AirAlgerie Plane Crashed
Replies: 42
Views: 9397

RE: Breaking News:AirAlgerie Plane Crashed

Sad news:-(

Is the registration known? I flew on 7T-VES and I wonder if this was the aircraft.

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by pilatus
Fri Mar 07, 2003 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ZRH Terminal B To Be Closed ...
Replies: 27
Views: 4340

RE: ZRH Terminal B To Be Closed ...

That would be awesome!

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by pilatus
Fri Mar 07, 2003 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ZRH Terminal B To Be Closed ...
Replies: 27
Views: 4340

RE: ZRH Terminal B To Be Closed ...

I hope the viewing area on top of Terminal B will remain open.

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by pilatus
Wed Feb 12, 2003 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Memorable Landing
Replies: 63
Views: 4158

RE: Your Memorable Landing

There are two of them I'll never forget, though they were more exciting than pleasant. One was the landing at <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym> on a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> B747-100 which was so hard that the oxy...

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by pilatus
Sat Feb 08, 2003 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Getting Ready For Work Experience!
Replies: 7
Views: 2954

RE: Getting Ready For Work Experience!

Some years ago I went to Darwin Airport for one week for work experience. It really was an experience of a life time, one day at approach control and 4 days in the tower. What I remember most was a near collision between a landing Garuda A300 and a by-flying US Marines F-18 (was in the local news th...

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by pilatus
Mon Feb 03, 2003 4:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mardi Gras In Florida
Replies: 4
Views: 1798

Mardi Gras In Florida

Hello,
Can anybody tell me when Mardi Gras will be in Florida? What dates?

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by pilatus
Thu Jan 09, 2003 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your First Airline Flight
Replies: 73
Views: 3631

RE: Your First Airline Flight

My first flight was in 1980, with a Swissair DC-8 from Zurich (Switz.) to Dhahran (Saudi Arabia). <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/067429/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/067429/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IM...

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by pilatus
Tue Dec 24, 2002 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South African B-747 SP
Replies: 3
Views: 1843

South African B-747 SP

Hello,
I hope this topic didn't come up before.
Today I saw a SAA B747 SP on ZRH's webcam and now I wonder if anybody knows how much longer SAA will operate the SP ?

Regards
Chris

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by pilatus
Mon Dec 16, 2002 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest DC10 Routes
Replies: 38
Views: 4253

RE: Longest DC10 Routes

In 1988 I flew on a DC-10 from ZRH to MIA. Flight time was a little more than 10 hrs. I don't know how many Nm's that is though.

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by pilatus
Sun Dec 15, 2002 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Flight Log Of 2002!
Replies: 151
Views: 9923

RE: Your Flight Log Of 2002!

My flights of 2002 were: ZRH-VRA Edelweiss Air A330-200 VRA-HOG Edelweiss Air A330-200 HOG-SJC Aerogaviota Mil Mi-8 SJC-HOG Aerogaviota Mil Mi-8 HOG-ZRH Edelweiss Air A330-200 ZRH-AMS Crossair Embraer ERJ-145 AMS-ZRH Crossair Avro RJ-85 BSL-LHR Swiss MD-83 LHR-BSL Swiss MD-83 ZRH-CPH Swiss RJ-85 CPH...

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by pilatus
Mon Nov 04, 2002 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your First Commercial Flight
Replies: 78
Views: 4324

RE: Your First Commercial Flight

My first flight: when: February 1980 from: Zurich (Switzerland) to: Dhahran (Saudi Arabia) airline: Swissair aircraft: Douglas DC-8-60 My Dad had to work near Dhahran and so we moved there for a few months. I was almost 3 years old at that time. I only remember having been in the cockpit for a few m...

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by pilatus
Sat Nov 02, 2002 9:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What's Your Average Views Per Picture?
Replies: 57
Views: 5683

RE: What's Your Average Views Per Picture?

"You currently have 823 photos in our database. The large version of all your photos have been viewed a total of 471010 distinct times. On average, a photo of yours has been viewed 572 times." The most viewed one I have was a big surprise to me, I didn't even think a.net would accept it. (almost 600...

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by pilatus
Tue Oct 29, 2002 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline And Aircraft You Been On?
Replies: 75
Views: 7022

RE: Airline And Aircraft You Been On?

American MD-80, B762, B763, B727, A300, DC-10 American Eagle ATR-42 Aloha B732 Air France A320, A340, B735 Air Algerie B732 Air Liberte F-100 Lufthansa B733, B744, B763 (!), A320, A340, A300, A319, A321 Swissair DC-8, DC-10, MD-80, A320, A319, A330, MD-11 TAP A320, A319, A310 Balair A310 Balaircta A...

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by pilatus
Tue Oct 29, 2002 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest Plane Into Smallest Airport You've Been On
Replies: 41
Views: 11726

RE: Largest Plane Into Smallest Airport You've Been On

I landed in an Airbus A310 at Zanzibar (ZNZ), Tanzania. The airport is very small, but I don't know the length of the runway. Another one was with an Airbus A330 at Holguin (HOG), Cuba. Also small airport. And one time I landed at Lajes (TER), Azores in a A310. The runway there is long enough for a ...

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by pilatus
Tue Sep 24, 2002 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Have You Done To Show Gratitude To Airlines?
Replies: 24
Views: 2838

RE: What Have You Done To Show Gratitude To Airlines?

I only one time wrote a letter to the airline to say thanks for the excellent flight, and 4 days later a lady of the airline rang me up (although I never wrote the phone number in the letter!) to thank for the letter. She mentioned that it's nice not to get a complaint for one time <img src="/d...

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by pilatus
Sun Sep 22, 2002 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Registration Error?
Replies: 4
Views: 1076

RE: Another Registration Error?

I have just discovered that if you look at the photo in Medium Size, it almost looks like a "C", but if you look at it in the Large Size, you can recognize the full ring, the "O".
probably it is an illusion. If not, than it's a BIG Error of the painters I guess.

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by pilatus
Sun Sep 22, 2002 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Registration Error?
Replies: 4
Views: 1076

Another Registration Error?

Recently I have uploaded a photo of a Eurocypria A320, taking off at Zurich. When I took this photo I didn't realize that, but when uploading, I saw that under the wing there's a different registration than on the tail! Can this be an error of the paintwork? Or dirt, oil or something optical? The ai...

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by pilatus
Sat Sep 21, 2002 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Scares You Most, In Flight
Replies: 83
Views: 5044

RE: What Scares You Most, In Flight

Usually I don't mind turbulences. But one time the turbulences were so strong and they took so long (nearly 3 hours, heavy), I got a bit worried then. During these 3 hours there was no service, everybody had the seatbelts on. It was dark outside and I watched the wingtip light going up and down, and...

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by pilatus
Mon Sep 16, 2002 10:31 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Some Spotters Don't Know How To Behave
Replies: 18
Views: 4776

RE: Some Spotters Don't Know How To Behave

what I wonder is how come these guys have ramp passes? Are they some sort of airline employees who like spotting or can you buy ramp passes at FRA?

Chris

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by pilatus
Mon Sep 09, 2002 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Countries On Which Airlines Have You Visited?
Replies: 38
Views: 3934

RE: What Countries On Which Airlines Have You Visited?

France- Air France, Swissair, Crossair Europe, Crossair Germany- Swissair, BWIA, Lufthansa, Contact Air Switzerland- home airport (Zurich) Italy- Crossair Denmark- Crosair, Swiss Int. Air Lines UK- Lufthansa, Swissair, Crossair, British Airways, British Midland, Flight Line, Swiss Int. Air Lines Pol...

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by pilatus
Thu Sep 05, 2002 9:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: More Stolen Photos
Replies: 31
Views: 4787

Dozents Of A.net Photos Here!

There are hundreds of aircraft photos, many of them from A.net!
Did you all give permission?

http://www.aviationpics.com/preview/page_01.htm

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