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by Bruce
Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas picks A350-1000 as preferred platform for Project Sunrise; Final decision due March 2020
Replies: 1405
Views: 237839

Re: Qantas plans 3 Project Sunrise research flights in Q4 2019 using 787-9's, final decision on PS by end of 2019

Do they have any more 787-9 on order? Which plane will operate the 3rd Project Sunrise flight?

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by Bruce
Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas picks A350-1000 as preferred platform for Project Sunrise; Final decision due March 2020
Replies: 1405
Views: 237839

Re: Qantas plans 3 Project Sunrise research flights in Q4 2019 using 787-9's, final decision on PS by end of 2019

The JFK-SYD flight on Friday will operate under the flight number QF7879 Departing JFK 2100 Arrive in SYD 710+2 Scheduled flight time 19hrs 10 mins https://twitter.com/lb_SFO/status/1184509485680713729?s=20 VH-ZNI according to that tweet. But 19 hours isn't that big of a deal...Singapore flies an 1...

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by Bruce
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Time to Cruise Level
Replies: 4
Views: 1366

Time to Cruise Level

When I listen to an ATC clearance they'll say something like "expect flight level three eight zero one zero minutes after departure..." but it (probably, based on my experience) almost always takes much longer, like close to 30 minutes, to reach FL380. Maybe exceptions could be bizjets or ...

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by Bruce
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Arizona Spotting Trip
Replies: 4
Views: 8779

Re: Arizona Spotting Trip

Any tips or suggestions on taking pictures during the summer? Are there any spots that are better? Do photos have a bad problem with heat distortion here?

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by Bruce
Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Why so many LAX Overhead Pics?
Replies: 30
Views: 10471

Re: Why so many LAX Overhead Pics?

Never seen photos of PHX overhead either, but MIA and LHR have been done, so why not PHX? Worth a shot I'd say. Does PHX have a VFR corridor running overhead/next to the airport? I found this PHX Class B chart and it looks like there is an east and west transition route but those I think are for tr...

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by Bruce
Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Why so many LAX Overhead Pics?
Replies: 30
Views: 10471

Re: Why so many LAX Overhead Pics?

I am curious about doing it at PHX. Has anyone done it there? Does ATC allow it? Since the terminal layout between 2 sets of runways is similar to LAX I don't see why it could not happen. But I have yet to see a photo.

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by Bruce
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018
Replies: 169
Views: 42587

Re: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018

All the news media is reporting this is an 18+ or 19 hour flight but the actual flight time is way less. In fact, at 17:10 currently, there are probably a half dozen flights that are a little bit longer than this! Tomorrow's SQ22 is only planned at 18:05. The return flight is showing 16:44. So if to...

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by Bruce
Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA will park 66 a/c in next 3 months--another record
Replies: 133
Views: 33554

Re: SWA will park 66 a/c in next 3 months--another record

Some of the planes retired last night will become fire tankers - 5 probably, as they already did one and I think Coulson bought 6 of them. Anyone know which they are?

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by Bruce
Sat Mar 04, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Mobile Version on Desktop IE Browser
Replies: 2
Views: 1141

Mobile Version on Desktop IE Browser

When I go to the site on the desktop using Internet Explorer it displays the mobile version, which is bad because everything is blown up to fit the screen. How do I turn this off, so it will view in desktop??

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by Bruce
Fri Mar 03, 2017 6:25 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Announcement: Airliners.net has been acquired by VerticalScope
Replies: 417
Views: 222650

Re: Announcement: Airliners.net has been acquired by VerticalScope

Maybe now that there is fresh management, it will be an organization that can re-make airliners.net into a photographer-friendly place...and by that I mean easing up on the crazy photo screening standards (like where they nitpick on two bad pixels out of 3 million) that are sending otherwise great p...

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by Bruce
Sun Sep 04, 2016 10:04 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Issues FAQ
Replies: 179
Views: 98011

Re: Issues FAQ

When I visit the site on a desktop computer with Internet Explorer browser it comes up with the mobile site and no option to change it. The pictures are all blurry too, as they get resized to browser width. Can this be fixed?

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by Bruce
Tue Jul 12, 2016 3:00 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Screening Queue - How to check where your photos are
Replies: 18
Views: 3361

Re: Screening Queue - How to check where your photos are

Oh, are all the images since the migration getting new ID#s? I see they are at 3,877,000. My most recent was 2,800,000+. Did they really jump by a million? Also, all of my photos in the database say accepted July 11 but the actual acceptance date of the most recent was in May!

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by Bruce
Mon Jul 11, 2016 5:12 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Questions regarding screening period.
Replies: 4
Views: 1269

Re: Questions regarding screening period.

On a related note, is it possible to bring back in some form the queue number so we can tell approximately how close to getting screened we are?

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by Bruce
Thu Jun 16, 2016 6:33 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: How to Search for Specific Photo ID Numbers
Replies: 0
Views: 601

How to Search for Specific Photo ID Numbers

Under the old system there was a way to create a URL for a string of specific photos. For example, this is one: http://www.airliners.net/search/photo.s ... 51,2294852 This does not work anymore. I need to know, what would be the way to write out a search result for specific ID numbers like that in t...

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by Bruce
Thu Jun 02, 2016 8:55 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Blue Angels F-18 Down In Tennesee
Replies: 30
Views: 7427

RE: Blue Angels F-18 Down In Tennesee

Local media reports one fatality and that it was in the process of a loop.

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by Bruce
Mon Mar 21, 2016 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Mobile Built A321 Rolls Out
Replies: 128
Views: 34648

RE: First Mobile Built A321 Rolls Out

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/starbucks" class="quote" target="_blank">starbucks</a> (<a href="#112" class="quote">Reply 112</a>):<br/><i>As for the spotting locations, Airbu...

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by Bruce
Sat Mar 19, 2016 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Mobile Built A321 Rolls Out
Replies: 128
Views: 34648

RE: First Mobile Built A321 Rolls Out

Name suggestion: Crimson and Blue

Can anyone suggest photo spots at this airport for morning shots?

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by Bruce
Fri Mar 18, 2016 7:02 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotterbase
Replies: 13
Views: 5103

RE: Spotterbase

I am getting errors when I try to add an entry - Unhandled Exception. I tried to use the reporting feature on the Testing window but I got an error there too - protocal violation. So I can copy & paste the data from the error box on the Unhandled Exception here: ************** Exception Text ***...

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by Bruce
Mon Mar 07, 2016 7:06 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Welcome New Support Crew Members
Replies: 10
Views: 913

RE: Welcome New Support Crew Members

Who would be the right person to contact to remove a duplicate photo? I contacted one of the support staff and never heard back.

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by Bruce
Fri Mar 04, 2016 3:49 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: LAX Helicopter Overflight...
Replies: 13
Views: 4795

RE: LAX Helicopter Overflight...

I went up with them in January. I took the 50D with 100-400 attached, no teleconverter. It worked out fine. I was in the R22
and it was tight. There certainly isn't much room in there.

Bruce

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by Bruce
Sat Feb 20, 2016 6:52 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening - Oversharpened (Bruce)
Replies: 9
Views: 1150

RE: Post Screening - Oversharpened (Bruce)

Ok. The Qantas shot was one that I re-did at the original 1024. My original was 3800. Not all of my finished originals are the same size, some are bigger than 3800. I have re-done some others at larger sizes than 1024, like 1200.. I will keep you posted on how the larger sizes do.<br><br>[Edited 201...

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by Bruce
Fri Feb 19, 2016 6:06 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening - Oversharpened (Bruce)
Replies: 9
Views: 1150

RE: Post Screening - Oversharpened (Bruce)

Also, does it help to save the images for upload in a larger size? For example, if my original edited image is say 4000px and I save it down to 1024 to upload, then does the small detail on a plane like titles, windows, etc tend to appear oversharp because its so small?

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by Bruce
Sun Feb 14, 2016 7:48 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening - Oversharpened (Bruce)
Replies: 9
Views: 1150

RE: Post Screening - Oversharpened (Bruce)

Well that is certainly very hard to see on my monitor, and I have a good quality one. I tried again with less sharpening, does this look better? <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/big/ready/b1455434295.2224vh-oqf_3437_2.jpg" target="_blank">http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/b.../b145543429...

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by Bruce
Sat Feb 13, 2016 6:16 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening - Oversharpened (Bruce)
Replies: 9
Views: 1150

Post Screening - Oversharpened (Bruce)

Can someone help point out where this one appears oversharp? I can't find it. Or is it a valid rejection? <a href="http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?filename=r1454737278.0686vh-oqf_3437.jpg" target="_blank">http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/...me=r1454737278.0686vh-oqf_3437.jpg</a>

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by Bruce
Fri Sep 11, 2015 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 777 On Fire At Las Vegas - Part 3
Replies: 236
Views: 65852

RE: BA 777 On Fire At Las Vegas - Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SSTeve" class="quote" target="_blank">SSTeve</a> (<a href="#83" class="quote">Reply 83</a>):<br/><i>Probably one of those things where you under...

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by Bruce
Fri Sep 11, 2015 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 777 On Fire At Las Vegas - Part 3
Replies: 236
Views: 65852

RE: BA 777 On Fire At Las Vegas - Part 3

Why am I reading reports that some passengers say it will be weeks before they get their luggage? How difficult is it to get luggage carts out to where that plane is being stored?

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by Bruce
Tue Sep 08, 2015 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 777 On Fire At Las Vegas - Part 1
Replies: 217
Views: 72063

BA 777 On Fire At Las Vegas - Part 1

They were taxiing out so I doubt they were going fast enough to heat up the brakes too severe.

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by Bruce
Tue Sep 08, 2015 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 777 On Fire At Las Vegas - Part 1
Replies: 217
Views: 72063

BA 777 On Fire At Las Vegas - Part 1

The registration is G-VIIO.

[Edited 2015-09-08 16:45:26]

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by Bruce
Sat Aug 08, 2015 2:06 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: New Ads
Replies: 18
Views: 731

RE: New Ads

I also hate these new ads. This is going to effect the views on our photos. Nobody is going to sit thru videos on every picture. Why can't airliners.net return to the great site it once was instead of being a monetized cash cow for a mega corporation!!!! The photos are what made this site what it is...

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by Bruce
Thu Jul 30, 2015 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Retired Final 777-200
Replies: 38
Views: 17877

RE: EK Retired Final 777-200

They sent two to Tupelo. How come the others don't go there?

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by Bruce
Sat Jul 25, 2015 10:23 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cloning Warning
Replies: 14
Views: 6193

RE: Cloning Warning

I see it too, lower left corner. Repeating pattern gives it away.

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by Bruce
Sat Jul 25, 2015 5:41 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-Screen: Bruce
Replies: 0
Views: 636

Pre-Screen: Bruce

Opinions on this one? I am trying a new method for sharpening. <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/big/ready/l1437802663.2005c-gpjz_2774.jpg" target="_blank">http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/b...dy/l1437802663.2005c-gpjz_2774.jpg</a> Also this one, not with the new method because I felt it...

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by Bruce
Sat Jul 25, 2015 4:18 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening - Bruce
Replies: 4
Views: 956

RE: Post Screening - Bruce

On the subject of soft....3 in a row. Are these really soft? I have been getting so many soft rejections lately it is crazy. I've been doing this for 15 years so not a newbie, I know how to set the camera and use photoshop. I don't know what is happening. I shoot in raw, convert in ACR & edit in...

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by Bruce
Sat Jul 25, 2015 4:03 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening - Bruce
Replies: 4
Views: 956

RE: Post Screening - Bruce

N76201 was accepted on appeal. I showed the fullsize edited version which looks perfect. <a href="http://www.airliners.net/photo/American-Airlines/McDonnell-Douglas-MD-83/2675408/L/&sid=aa2219ddefd426155cc7c9dfa8fca867" target="_blank">http://www.airliners.net/photo/Ameri...d=aa2219ddefd426155cc...

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by Bruce
Thu Jul 16, 2015 5:43 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening - Bruce
Replies: 4
Views: 956

Post Screening - Bruce

Does this one look blurry and if so, where on the image can it be seen. I am not seeing it. <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/20150701_a1435215025.8768n130an_1465.jpg" target="_blank">http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/r...01_a1435215025.8768n130an_1465.jpg</a> Also.... this...

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by Bruce
Sun Jul 12, 2015 5:30 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening Help
Replies: 25
Views: 1755

RE: Post Screening Help

Yes, its really distracting.

I'd also vote in favor of the motiv rejections. Dark on the Vietnam 787? Eh, I don't know about that. But at least its somewhat easily fixable.

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by Bruce
Sun Jul 12, 2015 5:26 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening -contrast
Replies: 14
Views: 1097

RE: Post Screening -contrast

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MaxiAir" class="quote" target="_blank">MaxiAir</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>Main rejection reason for both was soft, any...

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by Bruce
Sat Jul 11, 2015 12:47 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening -contrast
Replies: 14
Views: 1097

RE: Post Screening -contrast

I think the pics in the original post have too much contrast which makes the bottom appear a bit too dark.

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by Bruce
Sat Jul 11, 2015 12:44 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Rejection Motive.
Replies: 34
Views: 2505

RE: Rejection Motive.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bustin" class="quote" target="_blank">bustin</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>I have this rejection. Only dark rejection. ...

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by Bruce
Sat Jul 11, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening - Blurry, Dark
Replies: 8
Views: 1148

RE: Post Screening - Blurry, Dark

Was the 7847 rejected for dark? I don't see it. What I do see is the picture is way too bright and doesn't have much contrast. Could be soft too. Are you shooting in raw? If so when you convert you should be able to lower the exposure level.

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by Bruce
Sat Jul 11, 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening Help
Replies: 25
Views: 1755

RE: Post Screening Help

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/YQZ380" class="quote" target="_blank">YQZ380</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>Got this one rejected for grainy, quality, b...

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by Bruce
Wed Jul 08, 2015 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Tour Of The Americas
Replies: 89
Views: 25913

RE: A350 Tour Of The Americas

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thebatman" class="quote" target="_blank">thebatman</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i>It will be at the <acronym title="Unit...

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by Bruce
Tue Jun 30, 2015 11:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Multiple Rejection Reasons, 1 Comment
Replies: 2
Views: 3737

RE: Multiple Rejection Reasons, 1 Comment

Ah. Ok. I thought I remembered that from long ago, the commented one being more prominent. Many of them could use some explanation though.

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by Bruce
Tue Jun 30, 2015 10:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Multiple Rejection Reasons, 1 Comment
Replies: 2
Views: 3737

Multiple Rejection Reasons, 1 Comment

When a picture is rejected with multiple reasons, but the Screener has included a comment about one of the reasons, does it mean that reason is the main reason for rejection, and the other reason(s) don't have as much weight?

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by Bruce
Sat Jan 31, 2015 5:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Air Force One Replacement Thread
Replies: 424
Views: 40503

RE: Air Force One Replacement Thread

Any idea what the serial number would be? They made an effort to make AF1 in sequence (26000, 27000, 28000, 29000) so I think they would have to back-date the order to a "13" fiscal year in order to keep the sequence. It would have to be 13-0000 and 13-1000. If I remember correctly it took an execut...

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by Bruce
Sat Dec 20, 2014 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-200ER Becoming Obsolete
Replies: 130
Views: 33098

RE: Boeing 777-200ER Becoming Obsolete

Emirates is already scrapping their 777-200s! I toured one at the boneyard and another arrived last week.

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by Bruce
Wed Nov 26, 2014 6:03 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening - Soft And Oversharpen (Bruce)
Replies: 2
Views: 1724

Post Screening - Soft And Oversharpen (Bruce)

Can someone point out where this one is soft and what is oversharp? I am not seeing it.

https://www.airliners.net/procphotos/...me=n1416555270.1474vh-oqi_9637.jpg




Bruce

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