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by IwantaBBJ
Tue May 14, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 377
Views: 72483

Re: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2019

CarbonFibre wrote:
Is HB-JCA being repainted again? It positioned to Maastricht today.


Highly unlikely, since the c/s on it have been applied to celebrate an event later this year.... So just maintenance, don't worry....

Mike

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by IwantaBBJ
Fri Nov 18, 2016 11:55 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Belgrade
Replies: 1
Views: 1281

Re: Belgrade

http://www.scramble.nl/airfield-guide/b ... kola-tesla

Mike
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Hi

Never been there myself, but here is a guide: http://www.scramble.nl/airfield-guide/b ... kola-tesla

Mike

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by IwantaBBJ
Thu Apr 21, 2016 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss aviation thread - 2017 (41)
Replies: 515
Views: 99919

RE: Swiss Aviation Thread 41

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/runway23" class="quote" target="_blank">runway23</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="London - City (LCY / EGL...

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by IwantaBBJ
Wed Mar 02, 2016 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 N7001U Ferry Flight Soon
Replies: 242
Views: 41314

RE: 727 N7001U Ferry Flight Soon

That was great, despite the troubles at the end... I think I need a cigarette now...

Michael Steffen

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by IwantaBBJ
Thu Feb 04, 2016 1:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spiegel Online Film: Planespotting
Replies: 5
Views: 5315

RE: Spiegel Online Film: Planespotting

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/G-CIVP" class="quote" target="_blank">G-CIVP</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i> Out of interest, looking at the first few min...

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by IwantaBBJ
Fri May 01, 2015 9:44 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Sad News: Propliner Ceasing Publication
Replies: 6
Views: 7404

RE: Sad News: Propliner Ceasing Publication

Heard that the other day, very sory 'bout that.

Another good magazine gone....


Michael Steffen

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by IwantaBBJ
Sun Feb 01, 2015 11:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Best Way To Catch A "Janet" At LAS?
Replies: 4
Views: 4813

RE: Best Way To Catch A "Janet" At LAS?

Was there for a few days just a little more than a week ago... These <acronym title="Japan Asia Airways">EG</acronym>&G's are fairly regular during the day, but they always used the 01-runways and there mostly 01L. We were at the South Las Vegas Boulevard first thing in the morning and got two o...

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by IwantaBBJ
Tue Nov 04, 2014 8:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Audrey Hepburn Waves Her Farewell: KLM MD11
Replies: 33
Views: 14599

RE: Audrey Hepburn Waves Her Farewell: KLM MD11

Always great to see a crew that understands our hobby... thanks a million for an entertaining and well written report... Even had a tear in the corner of my sentimental eye 

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by IwantaBBJ
Tue Aug 26, 2014 8:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting Locations Beijing Capital Airport(PEK)
Replies: 9
Views: 7705

RE: Spotting Locations Beijing Capital Airport(PEK)

Guys, look at: <a href="http://planepics.org/cms/index.php/guides/14-guides/asia/148-beijing" target="_blank">http://planepics.org/cms/index.php/guides/14-guides/asia/148-beijing</a> It was very useful on my trip, I have been at all the mentioned spots... During my week there last September, they al...

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by IwantaBBJ
Thu Jun 19, 2014 9:10 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Impulse To Spotters Heaven LGW-ZRH-LGW
Replies: 12
Views: 5515

RE: Impulse To Spotters Heaven LGW-ZRH-LGW

Very good report.... Next time you come over, I would recommend to buy food and drinks from the grocery-stores at the airport... They are named Coop and Migros, Coop can be found next to the paystations for Parking Garage 1.. Migros can be found close to the food court where McDonalds is... You are ...

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by IwantaBBJ
Sun Jun 01, 2014 6:53 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Mobile-friendly Version Of Forums!
Replies: 21
Views: 927

RE: Mobile-friendly Version Of Forums!

Complain is the last thing in the world I want to do, but I would like to say this as a paying customer: It should be possible for a website of this size and customerbase to come up with some sort of smartphone- and /or tablet-friendly forum-software. Yes I know it still works with the old layout an...

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by IwantaBBJ
Thu Apr 03, 2014 8:19 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Miami Airport Watch Is Now Open.
Replies: 28
Views: 5270

RE: Miami Airport Watch Is Now Open.

A spotting platform next to El Dorado? I would definetly donate a few Dollars to that <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> Thanks to everyone at <acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / P...

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by IwantaBBJ
Mon Jan 13, 2014 5:31 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting In China?
Replies: 10
Views: 4455

RE: Spotting In China?

I was in <acronym title="Beijing - Capital (PEK / ZBAA), China">PEK</acronym> for a week last year and loved it, but it can get very repetitive at times, but there was absolutely no hassle from the authorities... Here is a spottinguide that pretty much sums up all I know: <a href="http://planepics.o...

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by IwantaBBJ
Mon Sep 16, 2013 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brunei 744 New Colours?
Replies: 11
Views: 8747

RE: Brunei 744 New Colours?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/irish251" class="quote" target="_blank">irish251</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>o minimise the likelihood of any photos be...

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by IwantaBBJ
Wed Mar 06, 2013 8:26 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Shanghai Hongqiao Airport Observation Deck?
Replies: 3
Views: 6200

RE: Shanghai Hongqiao Airport Observation Deck?

@Sovietjet: When u are back, can you let us know if it is open or not? Many thanks mate...


Michael Steffen

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by IwantaBBJ
Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:59 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting Atlanta Help!
Replies: 1
Views: 3956

RE: Spotting Atlanta Help!

<a href="http://flightlineaviationmedia.com/planespotting/planespotting-locations/airport-atl/" target="_blank">http://flightlineaviationmedia.com/p...anespotting-locations/airport-atl/</a> <a href="http://www.scramblemagazine.nl/airfield-guide/atlanta-ga-hartsfield" target="_blank">http://www.scram...

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by IwantaBBJ
Fri Jan 04, 2013 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerosvit Bankruptcy
Replies: 63
Views: 25085

RE: Aerosvit Bankruptcy

Well, they say they're continuing to fly...

http://global.aerosvit.com/eng/index...infonew/aboutusnew/news/14279.html

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by IwantaBBJ
Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread #31
Replies: 164
Views: 40482

RE: Swiss Aviation Thread #31

Qatar will start using the B787 to ZRH from Jan 14th on:

http://airlineroute.net/2013/01/03/qr-muczrh-jan13/

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by IwantaBBJ
Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerosvit Bankruptcy
Replies: 63
Views: 25085

RE: Aerosvit Bankruptcy

At the moment there are two flights operating: AEW406 <acronym title="Moscow - Sheremetyevo (SVO / UUEE), Russia">SVO</acronym>-<acronym title="Kiev - Borispol (KBP / UKBB), Ukraine">KBP</acronym> AEW262 <acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), Turkey">IST</acronym>-<acronym title...

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by IwantaBBJ
Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:42 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo Spots At Tokyo (HND & NRT)
Replies: 13
Views: 6740

RE: Photo Spots At Tokyo (HND & NRT)

Ah yes, I missed the info about the car... I suppose that car will be equipped with a SatNav so you should be able to get to all the perimeter spots... The 24-105 will be a useful addition when you are on the decks...

I wish u a very good trip.

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by IwantaBBJ
Sat Dec 29, 2012 10:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo Spots At Tokyo (HND & NRT)
Replies: 13
Views: 6740

RE: Photo Spots At Tokyo (HND & NRT)

Most of your questions will be answered on: <a href="http://www2s.biglobe.ne.jp/~ito-nori/" target="_blank">http://www2s.biglobe.ne.jp/~ito-nori/</a> Just a few things.. <acronym title="Tokyo - Haneda International (HND / RJTT), Japan">HND</acronym> does indeed have three observation decks.. Narita ...

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by IwantaBBJ
Thu Dec 13, 2012 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 - Airbus Close To 'Significant Order'
Replies: 261
Views: 74240

RE: A380 - Airbus Close To 'Significant Order'

Ryanair maybe?

    

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by IwantaBBJ
Mon Oct 29, 2012 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Delays In ZRH Today
Replies: 6
Views: 7783

RE: Long Delays In ZRH Today

Well, in that case, take <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> out of that statement as well.. <a href="http://www.addcon.com/uploads/media/Let_it_snow_IAR_.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.addcon.com/uploads/media/Let_it_snow_IAR_.pdf</a> The reason why Geneva wa...

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by IwantaBBJ
Fri May 25, 2012 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JL A300 To FRA?
Replies: 14
Views: 9391

RE: JL A300 To FRA?

Maybe this one? <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/European-Air-Transport/Airbus-A300B4-622R/2107447/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/European-Air-Transport/Airbus-A300B4-622R/2107447/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br/><img ...

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by IwantaBBJ
Wed Apr 11, 2012 6:54 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Use Of Airband-radios In Japan
Replies: 2
Views: 5551

Use Of Airband-radios In Japan

Hello all

I will be going to Japan for some spotting later this month and was wondering if the use of airband-radios is permitted there.

Many thanks for your replies.

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by IwantaBBJ
Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malev Ceases Operations Part 1
Replies: 219
Views: 45667

Malev Ceases Operations Part 1

MAH5200 HA-LOK just arrived in SNN

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by IwantaBBJ
Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malev Ceases Operations Part 1
Replies: 219
Views: 45667

Malev Ceases Operations Part 1

I see at the moment on flightradar24: B738 <acronym title="Hawaiian Airlines (USA)">HA</acronym>-LOK B738 <acronym title="Hawaiian Airlines (USA)">HA</acronym>-<acronym title="Louisville - Bowman Field (LOU / KLOU), USA - Kentucky">LOU</acronym> B738 <acronym title="Hawaiian Airlines (USA)">HA</acro...

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by IwantaBBJ
Wed Jul 13, 2011 12:25 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Where Can I Find A Underbelly Jet Takeoff Video?
Replies: 3
Views: 4584

RE: Where Can I Find A Underbelly Jet Takeoff Video?

How about this one, not dawn or dusk, but interesting... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Du513WwUmg


All the Best
MIke

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by IwantaBBJ
Wed Jun 22, 2011 9:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photography At Geneva
Replies: 4
Views: 5116

RE: Photography At Geneva

Hey Andrew... For info about spotting in <acronym title="Geneva - International (Cointrin) (GVA / LSGG), Switzerland">GVA</acronym>, use <a href="http://www.dpts.org/photopoints.html" target="_blank">http://www.dpts.org/photopoints.html</a> If the good spots are in walking distance depends on your s...

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by IwantaBBJ
Thu May 19, 2011 7:22 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Brussels Airport Spotting Guide
Replies: 5
Views: 8077

RE: Brussels Airport Spotting Guide

This is a very good guide, I have it bookmarked, thanks a lot...

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by IwantaBBJ
Thu May 05, 2011 9:53 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Inaugural Flight: Helvetic Airways CWL-ZRH
Replies: 16
Views: 15619

RE: Inaugural Flight: Helvetic Airways CWL-ZRH

Thanks for the report... Glad that you had a good experience

All the best

Mike Steffen

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by IwantaBBJ
Fri Apr 29, 2011 5:42 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: "888": 8hrs, 8 Segments On An Aussie Dash 8 (pics)
Replies: 78
Views: 24573

RE: "888": 8hrs, 8 Segments On An Aussie Dash 8 (pics)

Very well done, thanks a lot for this report....

All the best

Mike Steffen

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by IwantaBBJ
Tue Oct 12, 2010 7:04 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Canon 7D Vs 5DM2
Replies: 63
Views: 10667

RE: Canon 7D Vs 5DM2

I am thinking about getting the 5D MkII later this year (well, my wife will get me one for christmas, she is a spotter too so she knows what I want), but I am not so sure now. Every review on that camera mentiones the slow <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> and I have also read plenty of simil...

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by IwantaBBJ
Sat Oct 04, 2008 10:50 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Zurich Observation Deck Closing Oct. 26/27
Replies: 3
Views: 3922

RE: Zurich Observation Deck Closing Oct. 26/27

I am one of the regular tourguides on the WEF-tours and have talked about this with the organisator himself a while ago... It is planned to run the tours from the obs deck on terminal E instead in the same manner as usual...

Mike

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by IwantaBBJ
Fri Oct 03, 2008 7:01 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: About Photography At Samedan, Switzerland
Replies: 5
Views: 6704

RE: About Photography At Samedan, Switzerland

Aaah, Samedan, my fav place... 1st of all re traffic-amount: On busy weekend-days you can get 40 or so bizjets up to Global Express-Size, but most of them Citations, Hawkers and Falcons and on others none at all. <acronym title="Samedan (St. Moritz) - Oberengadin (SMV / LSZS), Switzerland">SMV</acro...

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by IwantaBBJ
Sun Sep 07, 2008 4:38 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Sigma 150-500-experience Anyone?
Replies: 20
Views: 18204

RE: Sigma 150-500-experience Anyone?

I bought it and I have to say I'm not impressed.. Tried it last Saturday in cloudy weather and the shots are sooo unsharp it's hard to believe. I had to check if I didn't accidentally put it on <acronym title="Xiamen Airlines (China)">MF</acronym>. It was strange: Sometimes I had the impression that...

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by IwantaBBJ
Wed Aug 27, 2008 7:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Sigma 150-500-experience Anyone?
Replies: 20
Views: 18204

Sigma 150-500-experience Anyone?

Hi there I was wondering if anyone in here has experience in using Sigmas new 150-500 in the field of aviation photography? I am thinking about getting one of these but wanted to ask for some 1st hand feedback.. Hope there is someone in here who can help <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smil...

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by IwantaBBJ
Thu Mar 13, 2008 10:23 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Again: Situation At MAD
Replies: 5
Views: 3339

RE: Again: Situation At MAD

Hi I'm back from Madrid, and it was a splendid weekend... No trouble whatsoever and never got questioned... Only trouble was to find the spots in the approach to 33L as we always got lost in the traffic and had to try several times to find it, other than that, a very successful weekend! ...and most ...

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by IwantaBBJ
Mon Mar 03, 2008 4:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Again: Situation At MAD
Replies: 5
Views: 3339

RE: Again: Situation At MAD

Thanks to all those who replied, I think we are going to give it a try...

Best regards

Mike Steffen

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by IwantaBBJ
Thu Feb 28, 2008 10:54 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Again: Situation At MAD
Replies: 5
Views: 3339

Again: Situation At MAD

Hi This question pops up every other month or so, but I would be very interested in the current spotting-situation in <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym>... Are there any recent problems with police, security etc.? We'll be there from March 7th to March 9th, which is ...

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by IwantaBBJ
Tue Feb 05, 2008 9:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: WEF Tour Via Japan & USA TR/UA/NH/LH & Pics.
Replies: 13
Views: 19056

RE: WEF Tour Via Japan & USA TR/UA/NH/LH & Pics.

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by IwantaBBJ
Thu Jan 31, 2008 6:39 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New Sigma Telephoto Zoom Lenses With OS
Replies: 11
Views: 7264

RE: New Sigma Telephoto Zoom Lenses With OS

Courious on how the 150-500 will perform... I had a 50-500 but wasn't that satisfied (Vignetting etc.) <acronym title="Austrian Airlines">OS</acronym> will be a good thing in this range.. I'm really looking forward to the first test reports.... Has anyone seen a price-tag for this one yet? Mike Stef...

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by IwantaBBJ
Sun Dec 30, 2007 8:26 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting Places In LISbon
Replies: 3
Views: 3744

RE: Spotting Places In LISbon

Hi

Maybe this will help:

http://www.spottersblog.com/miguelclaudio/480/

Mike Steffen

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by IwantaBBJ
Thu Feb 23, 2006 7:04 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Am I Getting Tired Of LHR Spotting?
Replies: 27
Views: 5633

RE: Am I Getting Tired Of LHR Spotting?

Hi there

Not really on topic, but can anyone pls. advise of the current security-situation at LHR, and if there are any problems experienced while spotting at Hatton Cross, 27R-approach and so on...

MTIA

Mike

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by IwantaBBJ
Wed Feb 08, 2006 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ZRH - A.NET Summer Meet 2006
Replies: 112
Views: 6391

RE: ZRH - A.NET Summer Meet 2006

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by IwantaBBJ
Tue Feb 07, 2006 9:15 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Enough Is Enough!
Replies: 43
Views: 4073

RE: Enough Is Enough!

Guys Why is the wingtip so much of a factor? This has been shot on the ramp and planes were parked close together... With the crop factor of digital cameras, it becomes even more difficult to get the entire a/c into the pic. As a bonus of the proximity, the details of the plane are shown to a great ...

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by IwantaBBJ
Sun Feb 05, 2006 10:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Let's All Change Our Flags To That Of Denmark
Replies: 297
Views: 7865

RE: Let's All Change Our Flags To That Of Denmark

Good idea!

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by IwantaBBJ
Sun Feb 05, 2006 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Accident At LTN
Replies: 35
Views: 10931

RE: Accident At LTN

Seems as this is the Challenger involved: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/0785429/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/0785429/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/9/2/4/0785429.jpg" alt="Click her...

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by IwantaBBJ
Wed Feb 01, 2006 6:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Official Self Pics Thread XXX (30)
Replies: 121
Views: 17300

RE: Official Self Pics Thread XXX (30)

Taken by a friend during a ramptour at <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> during the WEF last week. I was part of the tourguideteam and enjoyed every second of it.... <img src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v704/IwantaBBJ/Mike.jpg" width="609" height="914"...

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by IwantaBBJ
Wed Feb 01, 2006 3:39 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question Regarding Windows On Gulfstreams
Replies: 3
Views: 2912

Question Regarding Windows On Gulfstreams

Dear all I have a question regarding the overwing-windows on some G's: Are they bigger than the other ones or is it just sort of a painted circle around them that gives the impression that they are bigger? I give you some examples <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Ge...

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