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by dara88
Fri Aug 07, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!
Replies: 317
Views: 127573

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

andrej wrote:
This one



Great one

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by dara88
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!
Replies: 317
Views: 127573

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

There has been some changes to acceptance criteria recently which explains some of the said shots being accepted. A couple of the items considered were if the posers were posing for the photographer or just part of the background of a common scene for the location. In the case of Phuket, it seems t...

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by dara88
Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!
Replies: 317
Views: 127573

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

https://www.airliners.net/photo/Untitled-Nomad-Aviation/Airbus-ACJ319-A319-133-CJ/5924845/L WOW in a bad way. How a.net can accept a poor edition like this? Clone stamp tool all over the photo, there's sky merging into the upper fuselage next to the front door. Meanwhile, good photos being rejected...

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by dara88
Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF E-11A plane crash in Afghanistan
Replies: 97
Views: 19774

Re: Reports of plane crash in Afghanistan

Are you sure thisn't in Iran because they have picture of md83 that crashed in iran 27 Jan: Caspian MD 80 (EP-CPZ) crash landed today at Mahshahr. 26 Jan: Qeshm Air Avro RJ100 (EP-FQZ) had an engine backfire and aborted take-off in Gorgan. 25 Jan: Iran Airtour A300-600 (EP-MDN) had an emergency lan...

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by dara88
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screen DARA
Replies: 74
Views: 24328

Re: Pre-screen DARA

jelpee wrote:
Hello Dara,

The main titles looks soft (almost blurry) to me. Also image could use some CW rotation. The vertical elements on the hangar doors look like they are leaning to the left.

Jehan


Thanks Jehan

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by dara88
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screen DARA
Replies: 74
Views: 24328

Re: Pre-screen DARA

https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... 4c06319d8f

It was rejected yesterday and I was curious about your thoughts.

Cheers,
Dara
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Hey guys, hope you are all doing fine. Does this shot look soft to you?

https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... 4c06319d8f

It was rejected yesterday and I was curious about your thoughts.

Cheers,
Dara

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by dara88
Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Oops!! Iran FM tweets that human error brought down the aircraft. https://on.rt.com/a8tm Javad Zarif ✔ @JZarif A sad day. Preliminary conclusions of internal investigation by Armed Forces: Human error at time of crisis caused by US adventurism led to disaster Our profound regrets, apologies and con...

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by dara88
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

32andBelow wrote:
kennethP3 wrote:
johhnieonion wrote:
Don't know if this is a new development but Sky News UK just had a breaking news alert that Iran will announce the cause of the crash tomorrow.

How did they determine the cause of the crash so quickly?

Because they shot it down?


Delayed the tomorrow's press conference.

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by dara88
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

litz wrote:
TBH,

My bet is, when they finally get the readouts from the boxes ... the data will just suddenly stop. It would fit what we saw from the transponder data ... a sudden cessation.


I think the same

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by dara88
Fri Jan 10, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

"The wreckage of the plane is raked by bulldozers, they don’t show us the cockpit," - a source in the interagency commission of Ukraine "We don’t understand, they don’t show us the cabin, because they study something themselves, or because it is completely destroyed by the explosion?...

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by dara88
Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

I agree. Iran is to blame here and they'll ultimately accept responsibility and pay. Reagan apologized for IR655 and we paid compensation. But in the immediate heat of the moment the Vincennes thought they were shooting down an F14 and the US government did its level best to blame Iran for the enti...

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by dara88
Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Then why Iran never used this argument for the downing of IR655. According to them it was a criminal act by the US, right when tensions in the gulf were high as well. Lets use the Iranian standard they set with IR655 on this crash as-well please. I agree. Iran is to blame here and they'll ultimatel...

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by dara88
Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

so what is now left in Iran is mostly still those highly attached to their tradition, superstition and religion. Everyone who could get the hell out to lead a life free of this BS already has done so. The only few left behind are those who fear that their families might be targeted by the seppa and...

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by dara88
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

georgiabill wrote:
dara88 I to am an American. I hope one day our countries can work together. A question the crash site is that an industrial area?


Thank you very much I really appreciate that. The crash site is extremely close to residential area, in the suburbs of Tehran.

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by dara88
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

New video: https://www.instagram.com/p/B7HdTwcFJgg/?igshid=1olk482vnapv So you thought it was odd someone was out filming in the dark for the other videos. But this new video, it looks like the person saw or heard the hit, then started filming as it was on fire, then the plane instantly starts to f...

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by dara88
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Most surface-to-air missiles, especially smaller systems like the SA-15, have a motor that only burns for a few seconds. During that time it accelerates the missile at extremely high G-loads, so by motor burnout at, say, five seconds (I don't know the exact numbers for the SA-15, but 5s is close en...

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by dara88
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Technical fault like a Manpad missle? Russian state media outlet RIA Novosti just reported that the Kremlin had offered S-400s to IRAQ to "ensure the country’s sovereignty and reliable protection of airspace. Does IRAN have S-400 surface-to-air missiles, and are there Russian "technicians...

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by dara88
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Sigh... I knew I was expecting too much from the Iranian government. Apparently them shooting it down is a "big lie" and "psychological operations" Today, in a very well-calculated move in psychological operations as quoted by an informed source of Pentagon who spoke on conditio...

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by dara88
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

I meant that the missile, during its travel, is not making ANY sound. And why wouldn't the person follow the missile? If you were filming, wouldn't you follow the missile instead of the plane? Most surface-to-air missiles, especially smaller systems like the SA-15, have a motor that only burns for ...

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by dara88
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Dara based on your name I can see you are Iranian or of Iranian descent. I know you want to defend your country and believe it did no wrong but sometimes you have to take a step back and just look at everything piling up... mistakes happen. And this plane was shot down I just hope investigators fin...

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by dara88
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

I meant that the missile, during its travel, is not making ANY sound. And why wouldn't the person follow the missile? If you were filming, wouldn't you follow the missile instead of the plane? Yeah it'd definitely not Hollywood. Nobody will take a video of the dark sky with the target being right i...

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by dara88
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

You know not all missiles make sounds when in flight, I think your imagining something more like a Rocket. Very different. They are claiming it was a Tor Missile: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9Y5DT4oPpc Doesn't it make any sound? Lets say the guy saw the first missile but he was too late to fil...

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by dara88
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Oh jeez. Sound travels much slower than light, so there is a delay. And, there were two missiles fired, per western intelligence. Perhaps the first missile - the one that missed - basically caused people to start filming what the hell is going on. I meant that the missile, during its travel, is not...

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by dara88
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

No because those kinds of missiles fire shrapnel into the aircraft, which wouldn't cause an explosion. That's the exact same way the missile which took down MH17 did so. I think hearing a missile shooting across the sky is a good reason to maybe pull out your phone and start recording. So I'm not s...

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by dara88
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

No. This isn't Hollywood. Things don't automatically just erupt in a giant fireball when a missle hits it. So you think a fired missile doesn't have a sound, someone would record a video from the dark sky without any obvious reason, and a hit plane with a full tank doesn't ignite immediately. Well,...

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by dara88
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

If a missile hits a plane with a full tank, don't you think that the plane would explode immediately? Or become a fireball? In that video no such thing is visible. Also, why should anyone record a video of the dark black sky without any purpose? In my opinion, it's definitely fake. No because those...

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by dara88
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

If a missile hits a plane with a full tank, don't you think that the plane would explode immediately? Or become a fireball? In that video no such thing is visible. Also, why should anyone record a video of the dark black sky without any purpose? In my opinion, it's definitely fake. No. This isn't H...

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by dara88
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

If a missile hits a plane with a full tank, don't you think that the plane would explode immediately? Or become a fireball? In that video no such thing is visible. Also, why should anyone record a video of the dark black sky without any purpose? In my opinion, it's definitely fake. Not the type of ...

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by dara88
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

If a missile hits a plane with a full tank, don't you think that the plane would explode immediately? Or become a fireball? In that video no such thing is visible. Also, why should anyone record a video of the dark black sky without any purpose? In my opinion, it's definitely fake. No. This isn't H...

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by dara88
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

If a missile hits a plane with a full tank, don't you think that the plane would explode immediately? Or become a fireball? In that video no such thing is visible. Also, why should anyone record a video of the dark black sky without any purpose? In my opinion, it's definitely fake.

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by dara88
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

This would be a good geometry maths problem: If a ship is in the gulf, can they even see an aircraft at FL8 in Tehran? I would think it would still be below the horizon when viewed from the Persian Gulf (or Black Sea, or Gulf of Aden). It is simpel enough When height is in feet and distance in stat...

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by dara88
Wed Jan 08, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Don't you guys think that if the plane was hit by a missile (by mistake or any other reasons), would the Iranian officials let anyone take any pictures from the crash site? Wouldn't they clear the evidence first? They are not stupid you know! I have friends who were walking and taking different phot...

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by dara88
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Why would they shoot down an airplane legitimately taking off from the centre of their own country? I just can't really fathom how they would make such a gross mistake, unless their airspace had been massively breached already, in which case civilian flights would have been grounded. As for a terro...

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by dara88
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296546

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

90% chance it was shot down. But what are the odds of this actually being an engine problem? It was delayed an hour before takeoff for mechanical reasons. Is it actually possible that there was an engine malfunction so catastrophic that it could have brought down the plane? Or maybe it was a single...

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by dara88
Fri Dec 27, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air operating 40 year old A300B2
Replies: 66
Views: 19277

Re: Iran Air operating 40 year old A300B2

It is sad to see that some country is trying to keep a 40 years old plane aloft while other countries (Vietnam for an example) is banning planes that are 15 or older. Well, there are many factors that come into play and there are no apale to apple comparison. For Iran it is pretty obvious the trade...

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by dara88
Fri Dec 27, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!
Replies: 317
Views: 127573

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

Image

8 photos in the top 10 of the last 24 hours! Incredible! Well done M. Oswald.

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by dara88
Thu Dec 26, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air operating 40 year old A300B2
Replies: 66
Views: 19277

Re: Iran Air operating 40 year old A300B2

blacksoviet wrote:
I wonder what will happen to the Flight Engineer when this plane is finally retired. Are there any B4’s he can fly?


Yeah. A300B4 EP-IBG is still active.

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by dara88
Wed Dec 25, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air operating 40 year old A300B2
Replies: 66
Views: 19277

Re: Iran Air operating 40 year old A300B2

LJ wrote:
Does it still fly? Just looking on flightradar, but it cannot find any recent flight. Moreover, if you look at the picture it seems as if it stands in a storage area of IKA.


This shot was taken at THR. The plane left about half an hour later to IKA.

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by dara88
Wed Dec 25, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air operating 40 year old A300B2
Replies: 66
Views: 19277

Re: Iran Air operating 40 year old A300B2

EP-IBS flies almost every day. Mostly to international destinations.

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by dara88
Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Famous Safety Card Collectors
Replies: 11
Views: 13459

Re: Famous Safety Card Collectors

I'm looking for old Iranian cards. If you have any contact me please. Definitely an uphill climb, that. I've been on the lookout for pre-1979 cards for years and never found any. I'm sure they're out there, but certainly hard to find in the U.S. Pre-revolution cards are almost impossible to find on...

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by dara88
Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!
Replies: 317
Views: 127573

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

B747Saeed wrote:



Mesmerizing!!

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by dara88
Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screen DARA
Replies: 74
Views: 24328

Re: Pre-screen DARA

Hey guys

Thanks a lot for the comments.
I'll try to fix the second one and upload it again.

Cheers,
Dara

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by dara88
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screen DARA
Replies: 74
Views: 24328

Re: Pre-screen DARA

Thanks a lot guys. I tried appealing Iran Airtour and Zagros and they got accepted. Will try Iran Air and Varesh.

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by dara88
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screen DARA
Replies: 74
Views: 24328

Re: Pre-screen DARA

Hi Dara, My thoughts: EP-ZGC: Looks OK for me. A tad yellow but acceptable for time of day. What was it rejected for? EP-TTA: Same as above EP-IDJ: Same as above EP-VAA; Heat haze is causing the main titles to be distorted; could be passable for me depending on how rare it is. 3-669: Blurry: Tail i...

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by dara88
Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screen DARA
Replies: 74
Views: 24328

Re: Pre-screen DARA

Hey guys, Can I have your opinion on these rejected shots please? https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/1/9/2/5527291.jpg?v=v4fa71540126 https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/9/8/2/5527289.jpg?v=v4ddd2e2327b https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/7/8/2/5527287.jpg?v=v4e1b08...

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by dara88
Wed May 29, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Famous Safety Card Collectors
Replies: 11
Views: 13459

Re: Famous Safety Card Collectors

Carlos is a great guy. Don't hesitate trading with him. He has a great collection too. I'm looking for old Iranian cards. If you have any contact me please. Also, this is my updated trade list if anyone is interested: http://safetycards.xyz/index.php/trade-list-lv/ I should mention that Mehrad Watso...

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