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by CassidysVacay
Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: CHS SPOTTING
Replies: 1
Views: 1305

Re: CHS SPOTTING

Chris, shoot me a message and I’ll give you the ins and out of how we do it down here. I’m from NE as well.

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by CassidysVacay
Sat Jan 18, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 277
Views: 66375

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Here it is flying

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by CassidysVacay
Thu Dec 26, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 951
Views: 248872

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

This will be British Airways first 78X. Currently parked at Charleston. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EMk-x5hWoAINd-Q?format=jpg&name=large And here's an overview of the flightline. Leading the way is another special livery for Etihad Airways. They are calling this one the 'Greenliner' and you can...

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by CassidysVacay
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 951
Views: 248872

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D-QcZg8WsAAZPqo?format=jpg I love Cassidy's pictures but here he "played" a little bit with the colours, didn't he? Just asking.... Pictures like these I tend to grab via wifi from my camera straight to my iPhone. I make a quick edits on my phone. It's so I can...

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by CassidysVacay
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 951
Views: 248872

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

https://twitter.com/cassidysvacay/statu ... 83936?s=20


The bird on the Etihad tail reminds me of Western's Wally Bird ads.


I was waiting for someone to notice!
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Beedo46 wrote:
qf789 wrote:


The bird on the Etihad tail reminds me of Western's Wally Bird ads.


I was waiting for someone to notice!

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by CassidysVacay
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 951
Views: 248872

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Overview of flightline at CHS https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D9oR8hsXYAAmnTt?format=jpg https://twitter.com/cassidysvacay/status/1142245495919783936?s=20 Beautiful lineup of tails! Great picture! Im really happy you’re enjoying the shots! I try to switch up my shots every now and then. This one came o...

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by CassidysVacay
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 951
Views: 248872

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

mham001 wrote:
I really appreciate all the pics coming from CHS.


Comments like this make me happy. I’m glad everyone is enjoying the show.

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by CassidysVacay
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 951
Views: 248872

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

ual747-600 wrote:
Maybe cheaper fuel?

UAL747-600


Probably is but I’ve never seen an SQ stop at ANC. I’m thinking unfavorable winds over the ocean.

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by CassidysVacay
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 951
Views: 248872

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Delivery flight of Line #856, SIA's #12 787-10 (per allthings787) https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SIA8878/history/20190623/1400Z/KCHS/PANC UAL747-600 Its a bit odd they are going via ANC though, normally its CHS-KIX-SIN Hopefully I will get to see this aircraft close and personal later this wee...

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by CassidysVacay
Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: 787 Prescreen: Possible Motive
Replies: 4
Views: 3806

Re: 787 Prescreen: Possible Motive

I appreciate all the responses. Thanks all.

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by CassidysVacay
Wed Jun 26, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: 787 Prescreen: Possible Motive
Replies: 4
Views: 3806

787 Prescreen: Possible Motive

I'm curious to see if the lift and crane in this photo would be grounds for a motive rejection. There's obviously work being done to the engine so would the equipment be okay in this case? I haven't edited the photo on my computer yet. Quality is low because I did a quick wifi grab from my camera to...

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by CassidysVacay
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 951
Views: 248872

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

ikolkyo wrote:
CassidysVacay wrote:
ikolkyo wrote:

It’s just a really odd situation so we shall wait and see.


Yup. The only real conclusion for now.

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by CassidysVacay
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 951
Views: 248872

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

So what’s the story on B-1216, why has it been sitting at CHS for a year? No one really knows. Uresh and I have been coming up with theories for a while but there’s been no concrete news released. I’m pretty sure the delay is caused by the airline (finances). Can’t be finances, they are owned by th...

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by CassidysVacay
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 951
Views: 248872

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

ikolkyo wrote:
So what’s the story on B-1216, why has it been sitting at CHS for a year?


No one really knows. Uresh and I have been coming up with theories for a while but there’s been no concrete news released. I’m pretty sure the delay is caused by the airline (finances).

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by CassidysVacay
Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 951
Views: 248872

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

KLM's first 787-10 100 year anniversary livery.

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https://twitter.com/cassidysvacay

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by CassidysVacay
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: First 787-10 for ANA
Replies: 5
Views: 1403

Re: First 787-10 for ANA

Thanks for the detailed explanations guys. Understandable now.

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by CassidysVacay
Sat Jan 19, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 951
Views: 248872

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

First 787-10 for ANA has rolled out of final assembly at CHS https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DxNmSqFVsAAR16v.jpg https://twitter.com/cassidysvacay/status/1086324412410925061 Goodness...what happened to the nacelle? This aircraft is fresh out of assembly. Engines sometimes get an extra look once they ge...

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by CassidysVacay
Sat Jan 19, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: First 787-10 for ANA
Replies: 5
Views: 1403

Re: First 787-10 for ANA

The fence on this one? Currently on the front page. I'm in no way bashing other photographers it's just frustrating trying to understand the individual screeners preferences.

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by CassidysVacay
Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: First 787-10 for ANA
Replies: 5
Views: 1403

First 787-10 for ANA

This one got rejected for motive. I'm guessing the stairs. I don't think this is justified. There are plenty of photos of the same type. Click on the top 180 photos of the last year and there are at least two photos with objects obstructing the aircraft. This is a unique photo depicting the first 78...

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by CassidysVacay
Wed Dec 26, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: General announcements & discussions
Replies: 297
Views: 112530

Re: General announcements & discussions

Thanks for the update Kas.

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by CassidysVacay
Wed Dec 26, 2018 3:51 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Traffic Today
Replies: 11
Views: 1903

Traffic Today

I've noticed the top photos of the last 24hrs on the front page have stayed at constant fixed view counts for almost a day now. I understand it's Christmas and traffic is low but my Singapore 787-10 has stayed at 170 since uploading almost 24hrs ago.

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by CassidysVacay
Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 316262

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

In the two pictures that CassidysVacay posted in post# 1071, the front landing gear doors are different in the two planes, and the rear landing gear are tipped back on Etihad, and forward on United, are they just in a different part of the landing phase? It almost seems like the United plane is not...

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by CassidysVacay
Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 316262

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

In the two pictures that CassidysVacay posted in post# 1071, the front landing gear doors are different in the two planes, and the rear landing gear are tipped back on Etihad, and forward on United, are they just in a different part of the landing phase? It almost seems like the United plane is not...

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by CassidysVacay
Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 316262

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

https://twitter.com/cassidysvacay/statu ... 4346541056
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Etihad 787-10 A6-BMC will be their 3rd 78X. Test flight.

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United's second 787-10 N17002 test flight.

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https://twitter.com/cassidysvacay/statu ... 4346541056

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by CassidysVacay
Mon Nov 12, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAS Air Controller slurs speech on duty
Replies: 4
Views: 1275

Re: LAS Air Controller slurs speech on duty

Huge discussion on this already. Search function is your friend.

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by CassidysVacay
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad special livery on the B787-9?
Replies: 39
Views: 11876

Re: Etihad special livery on the B787-9?

Notice that the picture looks pixelated as hell Sorry to break it to you but this is a fake photo... lmao. I shot this hand holding a Nikon 300 2.8 at a red light. Twitter doesn't do the best job saving the quality of photos plus some motion blur. Nonetheless I'll have a full shot of this frame soo...

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by CassidysVacay
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Carolina aviation thread 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 3220

Re: South Carolina aviation thread 2018

https://www.postandcourier.com/business ... a444b.html
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And here's the BA article from one of our local newspapers. A 787-8 will be flying the route.

https://www.postandcourier.com/business ... a444b.html

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by CassidysVacay
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC
Replies: 282
Views: 38815

Re: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC

I cannot wait! Spotting a BA 787 is something I'm really looking forward to!!

BMW, Volvo, Mercedes, are just a handful of big name European corporations that are here in Charleston or very close. It just won't be a leisure route I can tell you that.

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by CassidysVacay
Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 316262

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Test frame 787-10 BOE002 is heading back to CHS from FTW after being there for a month. Still pinging N565ZC from the transponders. Due into CHS at 8pm local - I wonder if our roving reporter Mr. Cass may be able to catch a glimpse of it and update us on the paint scheme status? :crossfingers: If i...

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by CassidysVacay
Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's
Replies: 172
Views: 33603

Re: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's

I'll be there to capture all the CHS built frames!

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by CassidysVacay
Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 316262

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Air Tahiti Nui's F-OMUA is currently on its B1 flight out of CHS. Cass has done us proud again : https://twitter.com/cassidysvacay/status/1046172685326327810 Also a very nice pic of Shanghai's 2nd 787 frame B-1112 a bit further down his twitter feed thingy. Great work Cass, your efforts there are a...

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by CassidysVacay
Wed Sep 26, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 316262

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

It's great that you're posting pics again Cass. Appreciated here and by everyone else for sure, even the white half painted ones. You should post up your Shanghai from yesterday too. Please keep up the good work at CHS! :thumbsup: Thanks for such kind words Rob! It makes me happy everyone is enjoyi...

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by CassidysVacay
Wed Sep 26, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 316262

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

NImbus3D wrote:
Any picture of the ATN 789 "Fakarava" B1 flight in CHS ?


Not yet. Only a boring tail pic behind a blast fence. Not worth posting. But when it goes on it's first test flight I'll be there.

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by CassidysVacay
Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 316262

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

First look at EVA's -9

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by CassidysVacay
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 316262

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

United's soon to be 787-10 arrived back in Charleston this evening. I wish the Sun was cooperating with me.

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https://twitter.com/cassidysvacay

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by CassidysVacay
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 316262

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

5199453 All of the 787's are coming back to CHS. Appears only one did so far. No need to rush this time. Most of the planes were already back so I was actually a little late with the news. I believe the only Airplane that hadn't come back yet was United's X. I'd say there actually is a rush to get ...

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by CassidysVacay
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 316262

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018



All of the 787's are coming back to CHS.

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by CassidysVacay
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Refinery Burnoff Near LAX (17 Sept 2018)
Replies: 21
Views: 4264

Re: Refinery Fire Near LAX (17 Sept 2018)

Not seeing your pic but I'd really like to!

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by CassidysVacay
Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential impacts of Hurricane Florence on East Coast ops
Replies: 75
Views: 12777

Re: Potential impacts of Hurricane Florence on East Coast ops

Surprised this thread has not remained popular. Update on Boeing at CHS??? The Charleston International just officially announced that it has reopened. In Charleston there were no significant rains, winds, or tidal surge. Everything is normal and official reports are saying only around 200 people l...

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by CassidysVacay
Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 316262

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

There was extra room in both paint hangars (I know) and a little room in final assembly (I think).

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by CassidysVacay
Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential impacts of Hurricane Florence on East Coast ops
Replies: 75
Views: 12777

Re: Potential impacts of Hurricane Florence on East Coast ops

CHS is still open. Flying 6 aircraft across the country makes the most sense. Those 6 aircraft make up about $1 billion dollars of assets. Parking them anywhere else other than another Boeing facility doesn't make much sense especially since they are still owned by Boeing and not the respective airl...

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by CassidysVacay
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381390

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

78J N14001 Evacuation ferry CHSPAE BOE37... First time showing on FlightAware. All previous test fights didn’t show by registration, just by flight #. I usually don't post trash pics like the one below but it's news worthy. This is N14001 departing CHS this afternoon ahead of Florence's arrival. Th...

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by CassidysVacay
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 316262

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

United 787X N14001 evacuating CHS from today. The flightline here is nearly empty now.

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by CassidysVacay
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Florence & Boeing Plant in CHS?
Replies: 42
Views: 6545

Re: Hurricane Florence & Boeing Plant in CHS?

Here's United's 787X N14001 evacuating CHS from earlier today. The flightline is nearly empty. I've recognized all of the pilots voices on ATC so I don't think they have been contracting outside sources for pilots. Could be wrong though. The Airforce is in the process of evacuating all of their C17'...

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by CassidysVacay
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential impacts of Hurricane Florence on East Coast ops
Replies: 75
Views: 12777

Re: Potential impacts of Hurricane Florence on East Coast ops

United's 787X evacuating along with all other flightworthy aircraft. Not much left on the flightline.

N14001
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by CassidysVacay
Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Florence & Boeing Plant in CHS?
Replies: 42
Views: 6545

Re: Hurricane Florence & Boeing Plant in CHS?

Im one of the only local photographers here, check my bio. I was just at the airport and heard ATC ask one of the Boeing pilots what their plans were. BOE pilot said they are trying to get as many 787s out asap. Efforts to move the planes out started just after sunset here. Flightaware shows Boeing ...

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by CassidysVacay
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: CHS 787 Spotting
Replies: 6
Views: 4478

Re: CHS 787 Spotting

Nice work - thanks for posting! I've been to Charleston a few times, and have looked to spot at CHS, but haven't really found any decent locations. Any suggestions you can offer? I'll be in town for a couple of days around July 4. Sorry for the late reply but spotting here is awful. The reason I've...

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by CassidysVacay
Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential impacts of Hurricane Florence on East Coast ops
Replies: 75
Views: 12777

Re: Potential impacts of Hurricane Florence on East Coast ops

I've had to take a back seat from photographing the 787 operations at Boeing South Carolina. They really hate photographers. Been stopped too many times. But I'd like your opinions of what Boeing might do with the aircraft that are flight worthy. Would they fly them out? What about the aircraft that...

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by CassidysVacay
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Boeing build its new mid-market aircraft in Washington?
Replies: 119
Views: 10650

Re: Will Boeing build its new mid-market aircraft in Washington?

Boeing Charleston has just purchased even more land around their existing site. Even their Twitter banner pic shows plans for future expansion. What that means for the 797 and other hypothetical frames I can't comment on. Local article going into details about land acquisitions. https://www.postandc...

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by CassidysVacay
Sat Jun 02, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: More New 787 Rejections
Replies: 2
Views: 1017

Re: More New 787 Rejections

Hi Cassidy, This one is not so bad for a new plane. But i have to agree with what the screener commented to you. Using smaller size would be better like 1280Px/1200Px. :D Is 1600 that large of a size with my Nikon D500? I used to use 5D3 and 100-400 II to take some pics and edit. For me, the size o...

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