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by rosecityspotter
Wed May 15, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Question On Priority.
Replies: 2
Views: 834

Re: Question On Priority.

Fair enough! I thought it may fall under the rare visit rule but it's okay.

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by rosecityspotter
Wed May 15, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Question On Priority.
Replies: 2
Views: 834

Question On Priority.

This one should be a relatively easy topic to solve, as priority upload guidelines are pretty straightforward, but still would like to ask to err on the side of caution. One of the priority guidelines is a rare visit of a military jets at airports that rarely sees them. We had a RAF KC3 Voyager visi...

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by rosecityspotter
Wed May 15, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Redirect ads on mobile
Replies: 2
Views: 898

Re: Redirect ads on mobile

So I'm not the only one that this happens to.. Happens to me all the time it seems like. Sometimes I'll even close the tab and come back to the site and it will happen almost immediately again, and then it won't happen for a while. Not the biggest issue, but certainly annoying.

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by rosecityspotter
Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are UA´s 777-300ER designated as 777-322ERs?
Replies: 69
Views: 11674

Re: Why are UA´s 777-300ER designated as 777-322ERs?

As many people have stated, it's the customer code. For example, Continental's 737-800's are 737-824's, Southwest's 737's are 737-7H4's and 737-8H4's, Delta's 737's are 737-832's and 932ER's, and so on and so on. So, what was the point in repeating it yet again since you've already admitted that ma...

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by rosecityspotter
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are UA´s 777-300ER designated as 777-322ERs?
Replies: 69
Views: 11674

Re: Why are UA´s 777-300ER designated as 777-322ERs?

As many people have stated, it's the customer code. For example, Continental's 737-800's are 737-824's, Southwest's 737's are 737-7H4's and 737-8H4's, Delta's 737's are 737-832's and 932ER's, and so on and so on.

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by rosecityspotter
Tue Apr 23, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Blatant hit pumping - how can it be stopped?
Replies: 59
Views: 5254

Re: Blatant hit pumping - how can it be stopped?

I emailed the site manager several days ago asking him to look into this (not the first time I asked). He choose not to respond. It should be pretty easy to see which user account(s) are voting for what photos. I see another one of my photos has made PC again. It is a shame that someone is selfish ...

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by rosecityspotter
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Blatant hit pumping - how can it be stopped?
Replies: 59
Views: 5254

Re: Blatant hit pumping - how can it be stopped?

Is the photographers choice now being misused too? It has been gamed in the past on a few occasions if I remember right. I wouldn’t have looked there if it weren’t for this topic. I’m not naming anyone or pointing at any photos. Quite clearly this is the case. Some people just want to blame and acc...

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by rosecityspotter
Fri Apr 19, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Blatant hit pumping - how can it be stopped?
Replies: 59
Views: 5254

Re: Blatant hit pumping - how can it be stopped?

If you can post an example of me uploading a photo and getting more than a couple hundred views in an hour, aside from something that’s being promoted as new, then please do.. How about N80GB with 7K views within less than 24 hrs? It's a nice Skyvan, but nothing special and the light is actually qu...

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by rosecityspotter
Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Blatant hit pumping - how can it be stopped?
Replies: 59
Views: 5254

Re: Blatant hit pumping - how can it be stopped?

If you want to take pictures in poor light - more power to you. But, cheating to get views is weak. Of course the weather was not ideal, but I’m not afraid to take chances and get shots in poor conditions. That doesn’t mean it’s a terrible shot. Tell me how sharing the one or two photos I upload a ...

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by rosecityspotter
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 604
Views: 75145

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Has anyone booked on PAE flights actually gotten rebooked or heard back from AS yet? I've only gotten the "You will be confirmed on the closest available Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) flight." email. My buddy had his flight rebooked to SEA instead of PAE for the first weekend...

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by rosecityspotter
Sat Feb 02, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Alaska/Virgin Airbuses
Replies: 2
Views: 950

Re: Alaska/Virgin Airbuses

The titles on the aircraft should always be filled in as airline 1. The actual owner should then go as airline 2. So: So if it’s an A321, for example, in the Virgin livery but now obviously being operated by Alaska, should I put the airline as Alaska Airlines (Virgin America) or just Alaska Airline...

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by rosecityspotter
Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Alaska/Virgin Airbuses
Replies: 2
Views: 950

Alaska/Virgin Airbuses

Ok so this isn’t really a question about feedback, but a question about uploading and I figured this was an okay forum to ask this in. Just curious as to how I should put the airline for Virgin Airbuses after Alaska took over before they’re repainted to Alaska’s livery. So if it’s an A321, for examp...

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by rosecityspotter
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 604
Views: 75145

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Some hornets came into PDX this evening around 4:00. Overheard break on 10R and went to Atlantic. Not sure what unit but they were single seaters... Not sure if Legacy Hornets or E model Supers.

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by rosecityspotter
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 604
Views: 75145

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

derek0aa wrote:
Does anybody know why a C-32 is parked in front of the Flightcraft hanger at PDX right now? I was driving down Marine Drive and it was a nice little surprise.


It came in around 1:30 today. Can’t offer any more insight than that.

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by rosecityspotter
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 604
Views: 75145

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

m0ssy wrote:
Hello From EUG! Hope all are well!

Image


I like the HDR edit on this. Very dramatic

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by rosecityspotter
Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 604
Views: 75145

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Happy New Year, all!!!

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by rosecityspotter
Thu Nov 22, 2018 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 130568

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

PDX Portland International Airport September 2018 (% compared to 2017) Total passengers 1,641,939 +3.9% Domestic 1,563,127 +3.7% International 78,812 +7.6% 2018 year-to-date (% compared to 2017) Total passengers 15,013,211 +4.3% Domestic 14,337,455 +4.0% International 675,756 +13.4% Cathay Pacific ...

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by rosecityspotter
Wed Nov 21, 2018 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 130568

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Always nice to see another 777 at PDX, and in rare beautiful fall weather in the Pacific Northwest.

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by rosecityspotter
Sun Nov 04, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 130568

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

m0ssy wrote:
Happy Friday everyone! The weather is ugly and I’m stuck at work. Miss the MD-80 at EUG, even if it was never on time.

Image


Love that sky!!!

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by rosecityspotter
Thu Oct 25, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 130568

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Hello again from EUG with another low res shot from my phone. Ducks inbound charter from SFO taxis to the cargo apron, with some company "practicing" the 34L approach. http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b171/JamieSanders/Mobile%20Uploads/FCE5878F-C354-4A3A-AFEF-10D31B858A2C_zpsqn2lu8ro.jpg...

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by rosecityspotter
Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 130568

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018



Boeing’s latest paint ferry departing out of
PDX.

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by rosecityspotter
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 130568

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018



The beautiful RCAF demo CF-18A on the ramp at HIO a couple hours after arriving the Tuesday before the show. Unfortunately, the demo was cancelled due to maintenance issues and ended up being added to the static display.

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by rosecityspotter
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 130568

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018



An Idaho A-10 taxiing in for static display for this year’s air show.

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by rosecityspotter
Wed Oct 03, 2018 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 130568

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018



One of five A-10’s that was at HIO for the 2018 Oregon International Air Show arriving in some great light.

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by rosecityspotter
Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 130568

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018



A nice visitor at PDX!

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by rosecityspotter
Sat Aug 11, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 99526

Re: AS Employee steals Q400 at SeaTac

DiamondFlyer wrote:
rosecityspotter wrote:
ucdtim17 wrote:
Did the F-15s come from PDX or somewhere in Washington?


PDX “ROCK 01”

It’s actually 41 & 42, not 01


My bad. Didn’t have the scanner on at the time and audio archive was a little muffled when I listened. Usually they use Rock 1.

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by rosecityspotter
Sat Aug 11, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 99526

Re: AS Employee steals Q400 at SeaTac

ucdtim17 wrote:
Did the F-15s come from PDX or somewhere in Washington?


PDX “ROCK 41”

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by rosecityspotter
Sun Aug 05, 2018 4:08 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Why so many LAX Overhead Pics?
Replies: 30
Views: 10062

Re: Why so many LAX Overhead Pics?

mast2407 wrote:
What really irritate me about these photos is that they’re classed under the “air to air” category.

Correct me if I’m wrong, but that’s “air to ground”. AmIRight.


Most of the photos posted tend to be aircraft in the air from what I’ve seeb, but some would be A2G.

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by rosecityspotter
Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 130568

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

BNA has up to 4 flights a day to SEA. PDX should be able to have at least 1... I would clearly include Nashville with the geographic group I highlighted previously...the lack of that non-stop from PDX still confounds me. Unless I’m confused, hasn’t Alaska done seasonal nonstop to BNA in the past or...

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by rosecityspotter
Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 130568

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

FC Barcelona is heading to Portland, most likely for Nike promotional stuff before their men's and women's teams tour the US. Anyone gonna be around to get a pic of the aircraft...? ;) It looks like it's leaving back to Madrid at 9:00 PM: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/IBE2880/history/20180725...

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by rosecityspotter
Fri Jul 20, 2018 6:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 130568

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Interesting read. Just goes to show how significant the rapid growth of the Pacific Northwest regions really are in comparison to other metropolitan cities within the U.S. The correlation of "cranes" to economic growth definitely makes sense. Both Portland and Seattle are rapidly growing ...

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by rosecityspotter
Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?
Replies: 236
Views: 39035

Re: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?

Airbus also claims that the A380 makes 300 flights per day... Which is absolutely ridiculous. LOL

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by rosecityspotter
Fri Jun 29, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man in underwear climbs onto a DL plane wing at Atlanta
Replies: 68
Views: 10583

Re: Man in underwear climbs onto a DL plane wing at Atlanta

He was using Apple Maps. Here at PDX, we actually had some guy drive on to the air field through one of the open construction gates and was stopped at one of the security checkpoints. He claimed that's how the app on his phone told him to get to the airport as he was picking up his wife... He was l...

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by rosecityspotter
Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al will launch flights to San Francisco Q4 2018
Replies: 82
Views: 13976

Re: El Al will launch flights to San Francisco Q4 2018

wenders825 wrote:
why would they announce this so far in advance? this is like QR announcing LAS

what's the advantage going to be over UA? timing?


And, I presume, they're not a crappy airline like United

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by rosecityspotter
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Production Thread 2018
Replies: 309
Views: 84182

Re: Boeing 777X Production Thread 2018

I wonder if Boeing is using the Dreamlifters to bring in large plane parts from Japan like the fuselage panel shown above? Being alloy won`t the fuselage & wings be built in-house like previous triple 7 models? Even if wings are carbon-fibre covered ( didn`t they buy an autoclave for the wings?...

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by rosecityspotter
Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 777 ever built heading to Museum of Flight
Replies: 80
Views: 17228

Re: First 777 ever built heading to Museum of Flight

I wonder whether bland modern airliners really merit a place in a museum. There will be loads of these about for many years to come. And in my opinion displaying an aircraft with no engines is just gross. I wonder why anyone wants to display all those Spitfires and Lancasters? We need to move on fr...

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by rosecityspotter
Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY flight from MSP - LAS forgets the luggage!
Replies: 49
Views: 7434

Re: SY flight from MSP - LAS forgets the luggage!

Just baffles me that they would forget luggage like this...

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by rosecityspotter
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Fatal Incident Where Plane Returned to Service
Replies: 95
Views: 12755

Re: Fatal Incident Where Plane Returned to Service

The Southwest 737 that had that engine explode and the one woman died departed PAE today after getting fixed.

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by rosecityspotter
Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 130568

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

5026823 Some nice late evening light on HAL 40 arriving from OGG. Just a couple more days and the Neo will be back ! According to FlightView, PDX-OGG is 767 until 15 August. Google flights has PDX-OGG back to the A321 on 14 June: https://www.google.com/flights/?f=0#search;f=PDX;t=OGG;d=2018-06-14;r...

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by rosecityspotter
Wed Jun 06, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 130568

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Why does Frontier bother staying at PDX? They only operate one year-round daily destination (DEN) and two seasonal 3-day/wk (AUS, CLE). Their connections are pretty much horrible. Right...?! I don't get it at all. Who the hell would want to take a PDX-DEN flight that leaves around 1:00 AM and arriv...

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by rosecityspotter
Wed Jun 06, 2018 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about Rural and Suburbia Airport Potential
Replies: 14
Views: 2648

Re: Question about Rural and Suburbia Airport Potential

PAE is in the middle of a huge city. Many of those cities you listed are in the middle of nowhere Not really, SEA is much closer to Downtown Seattle, whereas PAE is a roughly 40 miles north of Seattle. Everett is not a huge city, but there is a lot of people between downtown Seattle and, say, Arlin...

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by rosecityspotter
Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing crushes earnings estimates, raises 2018 forecast
Replies: 99
Views: 10841

Re: Boeing crushes earnings estimates, raises 2018 forecast

https://www.investors.com/news/boeing-q1-earnings-revenue-outlook-trump-tariff-tanker-midrange-plane/?src=A00220&yptr=yahoo Highlights: EPS climbed 68% to $3.64 with revenue up 6% to $23.38 billion. Operating cash flow jumped 49.5% to $3.14 billion. Boeing raised its full-year EPS core earnings...

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by rosecityspotter
Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Estimates 18 Billion Pounds Of Fuel Saved By Dreamliner
Replies: 26
Views: 4696

Re: Boeing Estimates 18 Billion Pounds Of Fuel Saved By Dreamliner

What a boring fleet. You either get on a 737 or 787. Right? Maintaining a viable business model be damned! Multi-billion Peso Airlines should make terrible business decisions to placate the Children on this board. The avgeek in me wishes we had the older, more ''nostalgic'' planes, but obviously ec...

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by rosecityspotter
Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 130568

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

https://popcdn.azureedge.net/pdfs/1-CAC ... 0FINAL.pdf


I can't wait to see what the new concourse E extension looks like. Gonna be great from what it looks like.
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lhpdx wrote:
More details on the PDX Next-TCORE and construction schedule:

https://popcdn.azureedge.net/pdfs/1-CAC ... 0FINAL.pdf


I can't wait to see what the new concourse E extension looks like. Gonna be great from what it looks like.

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by rosecityspotter
Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What should UA do to close the gap with DL?
Replies: 233
Views: 23907

Re: What should UA do to close the gap with DL?

N766UA wrote:
They could quit sucking so hard




I don't believe that this is possible

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by rosecityspotter
Mon Jun 04, 2018 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 747-8 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 157
Views: 55259

Re: Official 747-8 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://www.airliners.net/photo/United-Parcel-Service-UPS/Boeing-747-8F/5019653 Here is the latest 747-8 after getting painted at PDX a few weeks ago

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by rosecityspotter
Fri Jun 01, 2018 5:31 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Upload queue limits
Replies: 2
Views: 4107

Re: Upload queue limits

Hi Federico, I agree that we could display the upload limits a bit more prominently. I will add that to the list. The issue regarding not being able to edit photos when your queue is full is a known one and already on the list. But not sure when it will get solved. For the time being the workaround...

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by rosecityspotter
Tue May 29, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook / Condor plans for new long range aicraft
Replies: 42
Views: 8531

Re: Thomas Cook / Condor plans for new long range aicraft

I know the CEO didn't include the 772ER as a possible option. Would Thomas Cook consider the 777? Is it to much aircraft in terms or capacity or operating costs preventing the purchase? Should SQ continue to retire their fleet would they be a possibility? Boeing isn't even building 772ER's at the m...

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by rosecityspotter
Mon May 28, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Airline New Livery Photo posted on A350?
Replies: 157
Views: 32570

Re: Major Airline New Livery Photo posted on A350? Possibly United? Any ideas?

From what I’ve seen, this was one of the proposed new liveries for Lufthansa that was later passed on

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by rosecityspotter
Mon May 28, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Music in Airport Terminals
Replies: 90
Views: 6282

Re: Music in Airport Terminals

PDX (Portland, OR) frequently has an assortment of performers that volunteer their time to perform. Of course they accept tips and have CD's available, but they aren't paid by the Port. From what I have seen, it is always well received and seems to help make an often stressful experience a little b...

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