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by blackbird1
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh
Replies: 521
Views: 98831

Re: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh

yes, and here we go: Another EUROWHITE! It gets more and more complicated to identify aircrafts on an 8 mile final....

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by blackbird1
Thu Dec 20, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick drone closures
Replies: 547
Views: 75072

Re: Gatwick closed because of 2 drones

garf25 wrote:
Ezy 320 taxiing round the rwy st the moment.....


yes, returning to gate now, G-EZUP, FR shows it as LGW to LTN...was it a taxi check?

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by blackbird1
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Lockheed Super Star Restoration Project
Replies: 97
Views: 22800

Re: Lufthansa Lockheed Super Star Restoration Project

That is not correct, there is no requirement to install larger doors or inflatable slides, it will be returned to service at the level it was certified for passenger transport. Ok, if that's true I'm fine with that. I've read the thing about the doors and slides somewhere online before. Was a Germa...

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by blackbird1
Sat Jul 02, 2016 5:15 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Issues FAQ
Replies: 179
Views: 145582

Re: Issues FAQ

https://www.airliners.net/user/blackbird ... mugmug.com
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Hi all,

link in my profile to my website is still showing the 404 error...


https://www.airliners.net/user/blackbird ... mugmug.com

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by blackbird1
Wed Jun 15, 2016 8:32 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2550
Views: 328662

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

First Class and Premium were no longer offered beginning about 9 months ago. If you purchased a FC membership and still had remaining months, please email us with your details. Most users were extended their FC membership on a complimentary, free of charge basis to bridge the gap between 9 months ag...

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by blackbird1
Wed Jun 15, 2016 8:00 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2550
Views: 328662

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

[quote="Psych"]Please can I check - as a previously described 'First Class' member, is it correct that with the new site I am seeing adverts? If so, that is a massive issue. Paul Hi, fully agreed. We were willing to pay for seeing no adds. Actually we did pay for seeing no adds and giving ...

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by blackbird1
Sun Dec 21, 2014 6:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: GE Testing On A PW Powered 747!
Replies: 14
Views: 8830

RE: GE Testing On A PW Powered 747!

Picture of N747GF taken at Victorville on Dec. 5th, 2014:

Although I cannot confirm it, it looked like they had just returned from a test flight.

http://plomi.smugmug.com/Holidays/2014-USA/i-7zXcS3q/A

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by blackbird1
Fri Aug 22, 2014 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 At SJC
Replies: 13
Views: 3052

RE: 727 At SJC

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AirFiero" class="quote" target="_blank">AirFiero</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i> I'm pretty sure it was this... <acronym...

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by blackbird1
Tue Apr 08, 2014 5:10 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 6)
Replies: 299
Views: 9379

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 6)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/blackbird1" class="quote" target="_blank">blackbird1</a> (<a href="#175" class="quote">Reply 175</a>):<br/><i>Search function still down.... Thi...

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by blackbird1
Tue Apr 08, 2014 3:58 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 6)
Replies: 299
Views: 9379

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 6)

Search function still down....  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/down.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/>   <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/worried.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/>  This b...

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by blackbird1
Tue Feb 11, 2014 6:35 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 6)
Replies: 299
Views: 9379

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 6)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/spiplane" class="quote" target="_blank">spiplane</a> (<a href="#54" class="quote">Reply 54</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Same issue he...

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by blackbird1
Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:24 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Are Cabin Photos Prohibited?
Replies: 10
Views: 5538

RE: Are Cabin Photos Prohibited?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/viv" class="quote" target="_blank">viv</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table>They are not prohibited by...

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by blackbird1
Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:41 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 4)
Replies: 279
Views: 7070

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 4)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/spiplane" class="quote" target="_blank">spiplane</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Same here, ho...

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by blackbird1
Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Sudden 50D / 100-400L Issue - Any Ideas Please?
Replies: 8
Views: 7081

RE: Sudden 50D / 100-400L Issue - Any Ideas Please?

Nothing to worry about, Karl, I've got the same lens and everytime I'll do some shooting in backlit conditions and low contrast sometimes the lens acts as described by you. Even on different bodies, 30d, 40d and 7d, always the same. It is the lens, but it is nothing serious. One time I had to take o...

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by blackbird1
Sat Jun 02, 2012 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural LH B748-I FRA-IAD Airborne 01.06.2012
Replies: 82
Views: 26636

RE: Inaugural LH B748-I FRA-IAD Airborne 01.06.2012

LH 419 <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>-<acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> is now over the UK again, about one hour to go to <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA /...

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by blackbird1
Tue Dec 27, 2011 5:36 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Merry Xmas All. Your Best Of The Year
Replies: 35
Views: 7875

RE: Merry Xmas All. Your Best Of The Year

Waiting for hours in a beautiful area was finally rewarded with a short interruption of the total silence there: <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/USA---Navy/Boeing-EA-18G-Growler/2030659/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/USA...

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by blackbird1
Wed Jul 27, 2011 10:25 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: A New Spammer
Replies: 87
Views: 2364

RE: A New Spammer

Got this one today: hello how is your health and the people around you,i hope they are all great, if so doxology,my name is juanita,i seek for a true friend and i view your profile at sbc.airliners.net and my mind got rest that why i decided to email you,please i will like you to email me back with ...

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by blackbird1
Sun Jan 02, 2011 5:40 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Your Own Personal Photo Of The Year 2010
Replies: 81
Views: 11686

RE: Your Own Personal Photo Of The Year 2010

After hiking in the Rainbow Canyon and spending a couple of hours in the area I almost missed the sole low flying Hornet in the Canyon on this day, and it was so low and fast and in special colours, I simply couldn't believe what just had happened in front of my lens and eyes: <img src="http://...

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by blackbird1
Mon Feb 08, 2010 8:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: White Balancing For Nightshots
Replies: 27
Views: 3598

RE: White Balancing For Nightshots

Actually I can't help much in this difficult issue, however, I suggest you may contact fellow photographer Mathias Henig, which I know personally. He is a nice guy and in my opinion he is excellent at night photography. He might give you some solutions to your problem. Good luck! Gerhard <a href="ht...

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by blackbird1
Sun Jan 31, 2010 12:30 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Comments And Questions Re: Jan/Feb 2010 Release
Replies: 396
Views: 10259

Comments And Questions Re: Jan/Feb 2010 Release

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by blackbird1
Tue Oct 13, 2009 6:51 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here - Part 5
Replies: 185
Views: 5119

RE: Report The Bugs Here - Part 5

Thanks, Paul,
counters are working again and one of my images which was accepted and waiting in queue for hours has been added a few minutes ago.
Hopefully these bugs are fixed for good now.
All the best from Germany
Gerhard

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by blackbird1
Tue Oct 13, 2009 6:33 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening - Quality, Edit (blackbird1)
Replies: 2
Views: 916

Post Screening - Quality, Edit (blackbird1)

Well, summer time and cycling season is over here in Germany and I recently started to upload and browse again a little bit more at a.net in my extra spare time. Unfortunately the problems of last winter (counter not working, photoinfo getting mixed up etc.) are still there, a very disappointing fac...

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by blackbird1
Thu Mar 05, 2009 4:47 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Photo Search Update Today
Replies: 116
Views: 2721

RE: Photo Search Update Today

Something is not right here as well: If I am using the saved link to my pics, normally the most recent additions will appear. <a href="http://www.airliners.net/search/photo.search?photographersearch=Gerhard%20Plomitzer&distinct_entry=true" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/search/phot...rd%20Pl...

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by blackbird1
Thu Jan 15, 2009 6:23 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here - Part 2
Replies: 237
Views: 5067

RE: Report The Bugs Here - Part 2

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

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by blackbird1
Tue Jan 06, 2009 3:10 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here - Part 2
Replies: 237
Views: 5067

RE: Report The Bugs Here - Part 2

In the Photographers corner:

Airliners.net photo statistics page, the New Year 2009 is missing.

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by blackbird1
Mon Dec 22, 2008 6:39 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here
Replies: 215
Views: 6490

RE: Report The Bugs Here

Hi all,

in addition to reply 210 for the following pics the info does not meet the image displayed:

Photo ID: 1451155 to 1451160

Maybe someone is able to correct this.

Merry Christmas!

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by blackbird1
Sun Dec 21, 2008 10:13 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here
Replies: 215
Views: 6490

RE: Report The Bugs Here

Hi all,

for this pic the info does not meet the image displayed:

Photo ID: 1451157
Info:
South Korea - Air Force
Boeing F-15K Slam Eagle

Image:
Varig MD-11 in Star Alliance colours

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by blackbird1
Wed Dec 17, 2008 4:30 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Some Snow On The Home Page?
Replies: 33
Views: 1282

RE: Some Snow On The Home Page?

Oh great, it is snowing...a white Christmas at airliners.net! veryhappy 
Thank you and Merry Christmas!
Gerhard

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by blackbird1
Sat Dec 13, 2008 7:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Screener Comments
Replies: 28
Views: 4960

RE: Screener Comments

Hi all, seems to be an interesting discussion going on, let me join the party. With an acceptance rate of about 50% to 60% (mainly 'boosted' by my older stuff) I'm getting a fair amount of rejections. I also receive a fair amount of personal notes by the screeners, which I very much appreciate, beca...

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by blackbird1
Sat Dec 13, 2008 6:39 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Annoyed About Photo Caption Policy. Explanation?
Replies: 18
Views: 4014

RE: Annoyed About Photo Caption Policy. Explanation?

Although taken at an airshow I've got this rejected for motive, although I have a smilar shot of an Tomcat crew accepted a few months ago, but rules may have changed.... <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/20081211_89-0495_LSV_20080811_3847.jpg" target=_blank>http://www.airlin...

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by blackbird1
Sat Dec 13, 2008 8:41 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Post - Screening Thread Part 2
Replies: 275
Views: 13227

RE: Post - Screening Thread Part 2

Would like to help if I can, WILCO737, but the image does not open on my monitor  Sad

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by blackbird1
Sat Dec 13, 2008 8:23 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Some Snow On The Home Page?
Replies: 33
Views: 1282

Some Snow On The Home Page?

Having all the recent troubles in mind do I dare to ask for some snow on the homepage???  santahat 

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by blackbird1
Wed Dec 10, 2008 6:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Post - Screening Thread Part 2
Replies: 275
Views: 13227

RE: Post - Screening Thread Part 2

Hi all! Just received these rejections: Soft: <a href="http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?filename=20081210_N925AU_SBD_20062710_2354a.jpg" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/...1210_N925AU_SBD_20062710_2354a.jpg</a> Looks sharp on my monitor, any further sharpening crea...

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by blackbird1
Mon Dec 08, 2008 4:41 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Screening Problems
Replies: 38
Views: 4826

RE: Screening Problems

Hi all, as stated in site related already, there might be a bug calculating the acceptance ratio and numbers of pics in the database, especially on the upload page: Photographer's corner: You currently have 2463 photos in our database.(Which is correct at the time of writing this message) Upload pag...

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by blackbird1
Sun Dec 07, 2008 9:40 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here
Replies: 215
Views: 6490

RE: Report The Bugs Here

Hi all, as stated above, there might be a bug calculating the acceptance ratio and numbers of pics in the database, especially on the upload page: Photographer's corner: You currently have 2456 photos in our database.(Which is correct at the time of writing this message) Upload page: Photos in <acro...

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by blackbird1
Fri Dec 05, 2008 8:58 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here
Replies: 215
Views: 6490

RE: Report The Bugs Here

Let me join the party, situation for me as follows: 1 pic, which had been added, is now back in the queue as 'default image'. <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/big/ready/I-DISA_LAX_20082210_5704.jpg" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/b...ready/I-DISA_LAX_20082210_5704.jpg</a...

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by blackbird1
Thu Dec 04, 2008 8:18 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here
Replies: 215
Views: 6490

RE: Report The Bugs Here

The missing upload photos issue of November 24th seems to be solved, they are back in Photographer's Corner - Upload Queue. Thanks! At the bottom of this page there was also a message shortly to be seen: 1 photos are accepted and waiting in queue to be added to the database. Including this pic my up...

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by blackbird1
Thu Dec 04, 2008 7:16 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here
Replies: 215
Views: 6490

RE: Report The Bugs Here

To Derek, reply 75: I found the new appeal button in photographer's corner rejected photos close to the displayed (many) photos, I think, that is a good new feature, so you don't have to use an additional appeal link. But who is appealing anyway.....  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies...

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by blackbird1
Thu Dec 04, 2008 7:00 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here
Replies: 215
Views: 6490

RE: Report The Bugs Here

Another bug noticed: I uploaded this shot before the update, actually it has already been in 'currently in screening', since it is an A310 D-AICF of <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> taken back in 1984. <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/big/ready/D-AICF_MUC_19840101n.jpg" t...

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by blackbird1
Wed Dec 03, 2008 3:56 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here
Replies: 215
Views: 6490

RE: Report The Bugs Here

Thanks Wilco for opening this thread.

The Edit button is really a nice new feature, the missing categories can be fixed there, except for pics, which are already in screening.

Any ideas for the missing uploads from November the 24th, are they lost forever?

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by blackbird1
Wed Dec 03, 2008 1:45 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Site Down Tomorrow From 5-9pm PST
Replies: 13
Views: 967

RE: Site Down Tomorrow From 5-9pm PST

I also just noticed, that in the Photographer's corner my upload section all the categories seem to be lost for all uploads........  Sad

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by blackbird1
Wed Dec 03, 2008 1:41 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Site Down Tomorrow From 5-9pm PST
Replies: 13
Views: 967

RE: Site Down Tomorrow From 5-9pm PST

After the transition it looks like that all the uploads of the 24th of November seem to be lost. In the Photographer's corner: Upload Queue statistics: The overview of the uploads per day is also missing, although the total number is showing up. In the My upload section the 25 photos do appear, howe...

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by blackbird1
Sun Nov 30, 2008 9:36 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Official STS-126 Endeavour Shuttle Mission Thread
Replies: 77
Views: 9923

RE: Official STS-126 Endeavour Shuttle Mission Thread

Wheelstop. <acronym title="Santa Rosa - Charles M. Schulz / Sonoma County (STS), USA - California">STS</acronym>-126 is over Sun, 30 Nov 2008 10:27:41 <acronym title="Tropic Air (Belize)">PM</acronym> <acronym title="Utrecht - Soesterberg (UTC / EHSB), Netherlands">UTC</acronym>+0100 After 250 orbit...

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by blackbird1
Sun Nov 30, 2008 9:01 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Official STS-126 Endeavour Shuttle Mission Thread
Replies: 77
Views: 9923

RE: Official STS-126 Endeavour Shuttle Mission Thread

Temporary RWY 04 has been confirmed for landing of Endeavour

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by blackbird1
Sun Nov 30, 2008 8:52 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Official STS-126 Endeavour Shuttle Mission Thread
Replies: 77
Views: 9923

RE: Official STS-126 Endeavour Shuttle Mission Thread

Wind from the <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> (320 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 <acronym title="Kampuchea Airlines (Cambodia)">KT</acronym>) Visibility 90 mile(s) Sky conditions mostly clear Temperature 66 F (19 C) Dew Point 41 F (5 C) Relative Humidity 39% Pressure (altimeter) 30.2 i...

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by blackbird1
Sun Nov 30, 2008 5:10 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Official STS-126 Endeavour Shuttle Mission Thread
Replies: 77
Views: 9923

RE: Official STS-126 Endeavour Shuttle Mission Thread

How cool is that, I just watched the Shuttle passing overhead my hometown Erlangen, Germany, a little bit later the flight director told the flight crew that they will go for a landing at Edwards temporary RWY 04 today......4.25pm EST is the estimated landing time. Temperature at Edwards is right no...

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by blackbird1
Sun Nov 30, 2008 4:41 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Official STS-126 Endeavour Shuttle Mission Thread
Replies: 77
Views: 9923

RE: Official STS-126 Endeavour Shuttle Mission Thread

Exactly, Mir, no need to worry about the weather at Edwards, however, it looks like Mission Control is thinking about landing at KSC on Monday, to avoid the expensive transport from California to Florida.

"Go" for Payload Bay Door Closure, Today's Landing Not Certain

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by blackbird1
Sun Nov 30, 2008 4:12 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Official STS-126 Endeavour Shuttle Mission Thread
Replies: 77
Views: 9923

RE: Official STS-126 Endeavour Shuttle Mission Thread

'Entry Flight Director Bryan Lunney waved off space shuttle Endeavour's second Florida landing opportunity. The <acronym title="Santa Rosa - Charles M. Schulz / Sonoma County (STS), USA - California">STS</acronym>-126 crew still has two landing opportunities today at Edwards Air Force Base in Califo...

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by blackbird1
Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Any More Photos From Bob Garrard?
Replies: 10
Views: 7774

RE: Any More Photos From Bob Garrard?

Come on Bob, everybody is eagerly awaiting you uploading again. We all have seen enough white coloured A320s..... <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> Winter is approaching fast and that is a good time time to upload some heart warming stuff from the good old days. ...

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by blackbird1
Fri Sep 26, 2008 5:08 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: New Bug?
Replies: 27
Views: 737

RE: New Bug?

Same here in Germany, using Windows 2000 and IE..........

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