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by eksath
Wed Apr 13, 2005 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines With Cameras
Replies: 34
Views: 4424

RE: Airlines With Cameras

Sri Lankan <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/688957/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/688957/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/7/5/9/688957.jpg" alt="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" wi...

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by eksath
Tue Apr 05, 2005 2:18 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: The Million Club - A Hudred Members.
Replies: 22
Views: 4044

RE: The Million Club - A Hudred Members.

Very nice guys and good work!...but i think the fellows who are below too need a hand (especially those on BOTH lists)....and a bow. Average hit is where the action is at (in my opinion).  <img border=0 src="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" bord...

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by eksath
Thu Mar 31, 2005 3:43 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Have The Rules Been Relaxed?
Replies: 12
Views: 3375

RE: Have The Rules Been Relaxed?

hmmmm....the line seems to be blurred again...

The girls dont seem incidental in the picture...and it is not a uncommon airport or plane or airline either.....

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by eksath
Thu Mar 31, 2005 12:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Jetblue - Go On, Convince Me!
Replies: 13
Views: 3520

RE: Jetblue - Go On, Convince Me!

I use JetBlue for the Northeast routes and their service has been great. The staff has always been very very friendly (even at 6:30am). I would not hesitate to recommend it. On my first flight on Jet Blue, i was stunned to see the Captain donning gloves to help clean the aircraft while we were exiti...

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by eksath
Wed Mar 30, 2005 2:33 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: FLL Photogs And Cops At Work...great Pics
Replies: 26
Views: 5473

RE: FLL Photogs And Cops At Work...great Pics

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by eksath
Fri Mar 18, 2005 1:37 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What Editors Do Nr.6
Replies: 7
Views: 3136

RE: What Editors Do Nr.6

Peter and rest of the editors,

Good work! I also appreciate your edits/changes and deletions you have done for me. Thanks for all your help in the past.

Keep up the good work.

Suresh

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by eksath
Wed Mar 16, 2005 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fed Ex B727 Stored In FLL!
Replies: 6
Views: 3575

RE: Fed Ex B727 Stored In FLL!

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by eksath
Thu Mar 10, 2005 2:57 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: IAI Kfir
Replies: 58
Views: 7214

RE: IAI Kfir

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by eksath
Wed Mar 09, 2005 1:20 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: IAI Kfir
Replies: 58
Views: 7214

RE: IAI Kfir

Here is the IAI KFir in Sri Lanka Air Force service. THese machines have been used in Air to Ground operations against Tamil LTTE terrorists. A few years ago, they also were used to sink a gun running freighter. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/ope...

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by eksath
Tue Mar 08, 2005 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2004 ‘Airline Turnaround Of The Year’
Replies: 4
Views: 4313

RE: 2004 ‘Airline Turnaround Of The Year’

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by eksath
Mon Mar 07, 2005 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2004 ‘Airline Turnaround Of The Year’
Replies: 4
Views: 4313

2004 ‘Airline Turnaround Of The Year’

<br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/688957/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/688957/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/7/5/9/688957.jpg" alt="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" width="200" h...

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by eksath
Tue Feb 01, 2005 1:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Coolest Looking A320 Color Scheme?
Replies: 10
Views: 3985

The Coolest Looking A320 Color Scheme?

Nice?Do you guys agree? Wow....let the little guy live. Hope they make it. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/768121/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/768121/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/1/...

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by eksath
Mon Jan 31, 2005 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATA Military Shuttles Through BUD
Replies: 24
Views: 2630

RE: ATA Military Shuttles Through BUD

Sorry. But this type of info should not be posted in a public forum. It should be on a "need to know" basis. If you dont know it,you dont need to know it. <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy"> I am sure you understand the implications of such info in the wro...

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by eksath
Sat Jan 29, 2005 11:03 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Need Help With "Registering As A Photographer"
Replies: 8
Views: 5282

RE: Need Help With "Registering As A Photographer"

hmmmm...good point.

How about using a middle initial (like i do)...

or becoming Matt Smith I (i.e the First,Second...or whatever you wish)

Good luck

 Smile/happy/getting dizzy



[Edited 2005-01-29 03:06:19]

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by eksath
Fri Jan 28, 2005 11:00 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Generating Fake Photo Views
Replies: 62
Views: 33103

RE: Generating Fake Photo Views

I agree with GKirk...Expose the individuals doing this to the rest of the herd and that would be a deterant of sorts.

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by eksath
Sun Jan 23, 2005 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Attn: Milan Spotters: Tradewinds 747 Milan-Miami..
Replies: 2
Views: 2744

RE: Attn: Milan Spotters: Tradewinds 747 Milan-Miami..

Hi,

Thanks for the news. Any update if she is in the air?

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by eksath
Sat Jan 22, 2005 5:43 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Camera Angle.Feedback,please?
Replies: 16
Views: 4267

RE: Bad Camera Angle.Feedback,please?

Thanks Paul and Fergul for the insightful and helpful comments. Welcome to my respected list  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy"> In my post processing i verified all my verticals and was satisfied with the picture. However, the screener (s) felt otherwise...

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by eksath
Fri Jan 21, 2005 10:15 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Camera Angle.Feedback,please?
Replies: 16
Views: 4267

Bad Camera Angle.Feedback,please?

Hi Guys While some (perhaps the majority) of bad camera angles are obvious,some are quite subjective . I used the control tower (close to center of picture as the object to be straight)...Is this off or not? <a href="http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?filename=DSC00798a.jpg" target=_b...

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by eksath
Thu Jan 20, 2005 1:22 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting @ MUC
Replies: 9
Views: 2015

RE: Spotting @ MUC

Yes. There is a very nice raised hill that provides a beautiful view of the airport operations. You will have to pay for parking but there is a restaurant and a little park with a Connie, a DC-3 and a Ju-52 at the base of the hill. Last time i was there (2002) it was in operation and quite user frie...

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by eksath
Tue Jan 11, 2005 6:20 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: "Bad Camera Angle"..help?
Replies: 6
Views: 3812

RE: "Bad Camera Angle"..help?

Thanks,Everyone.

Will redo and upload.


 Wink/being sarcastic

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by eksath
Mon Jan 10, 2005 11:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: "Bad Camera Angle"..help?
Replies: 6
Views: 3812

"Bad Camera Angle"..help?

Hi Guys, Need some help/advice. Got a bad camera angle rejection but since this is an overhead shot, i am a bit perplexed of what to try leval as then other lines seem skewed. Any suggestions on what verticals? I thought this was level...apparently NOT! thanks <a href="http://www.airliners.net/procp...

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by eksath
Wed Jan 05, 2005 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying Dusk To Dawn Ops For Relief
Replies: 0
Views: 1982

Flying Dusk To Dawn Ops For Relief

AMPARA, Sri Lanka (AFP) - As the sun rises on this eastern shoreline of tsunami-battered Sri Lanka, dozens of airforce officers gather at the tiny Ampara military airport. After brief greetings and discussions they split into teams for their sole mission of the day -- to carry food to thousands of p...

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by eksath
Tue Jan 04, 2005 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tsunami Aerial By Eyewitness Maldives Pilot
Replies: 23
Views: 17773

RE: Tsunami Aerial By Eyewitness Maldives Pilot

Here is another such link. VIEWER BEWARE.
http://www.army.lk/Tsunami.htm

Luckily sri lankan aviation was not affected. Koggala was hit but it is not an active domestic airport.

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by eksath
Tue Dec 28, 2004 9:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airports Are Closed, After The Tsunami!
Replies: 25
Views: 7228

RE: What Airports Are Closed, After The Tsunami!


Anybody got news on the status of CMB in Sri Lanka?

I realize the southern airports/eastern airports are probably hit but they are not international ops.

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by eksath
Sat Dec 25, 2004 12:40 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Anet Photographers Job Survey.
Replies: 174
Views: 8045

RE: Anet Photographers Job Survey.

I am an engineer who fixes broken people (Specializing on people with broken electrical wiring either by sudden trauma or bad eating habits/design). <img src="http://home.earthlink.net/~eksath/umjackson.jpg"> <a href="http://www.med.miami.edu/" target=_blank>http://www.med.miami.edu/</a>

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by eksath
Mon Dec 20, 2004 6:50 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Check Out That Queue! (What Queue?!)
Replies: 18
Views: 3666

RE: Check Out That Queue! (What Queue?!)

Fantastic...I had one accepted within 20 minutes...still not sure if this is a dream. I am still in shock. Good job everyone! Two thumbs up!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

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by eksath
Fri Dec 17, 2004 11:54 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: My Second Shot On ANET, Only Took 70 Tries!
Replies: 12
Views: 4416

RE: My Second Shot On ANET, Only Took 70 Tries!

Congrats and keep at it!

 Wink/being sarcastic
p.s you got my click

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by eksath
Fri Dec 17, 2004 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Flight Diverted To Sri Lanka: DVT?
Replies: 0
Views: 5853

Cathay Pacific Flight Diverted To Sri Lanka: DVT?

<a href="http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific/view/122797/1/.html" target=_blank>http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific/view/122797/1/.html</a> COLOMBO: A Cathay Pacific flight was diverted to Sri Lanka on Friday to seek emergency medical help for a Japanese woman w...

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by eksath
Thu Dec 16, 2004 7:54 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Woohooo...finallly Hit 50K
Replies: 3
Views: 1634

Woohooo...finallly Hit 50K

50K on one picture.....happy to get that and a tad bit proud about it hence the thread. Thanks to all who have patronized it and written comments to me about it.  <img border=0 src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="A...

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by eksath
Sun Dec 12, 2004 1:09 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Sony F828
Replies: 10
Views: 2553

RE: Sony F828

Matheus, As i mentioned before, i use the F828 as my "carry along camera". i.e. Since i like to have a camera within arms reach, the 1Ds with its big footprint etc is not quite friendly in that matter. A lot of the times, photo ops present themselves when one is least expecting it. The F828 has work...

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by eksath
Sat Dec 11, 2004 12:25 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Rule Change: Half-naked Woman
Replies: 136
Views: 22273

RE: Rule Change: Half-naked Woman

Isn't this gratuitous ? A screenshot from little while back



[Edited 2004-12-11 04:28:54]

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by eksath
Sat Dec 11, 2004 9:57 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Sony F828
Replies: 10
Views: 2553

RE: Sony F828

Matheus, I use a F828. I also use a Canon 1Ds. The pictures below are with my F828. You decide...It can work in a great deal of conditions if you are willing to put the effort. internal shot <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/729239/L/" tar...

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by eksath
Sat Dec 11, 2004 9:49 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Rule Change: Half-naked Woman
Replies: 136
Views: 22273

RE: Rule Change: Half-naked Woman

Johan, Perhaps a "grandfathering" in rule will be more appropriate.i.e. If you feel that certain irresposible and tabloid type photographers ( <img src="/discussions/graphics/devil.gif" ALT="Acting devilish">) are dragging the good name of A.net thru the mud by this "sensational and blatant ex...

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by eksath
Fri Dec 10, 2004 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help Finnish Aviators: Helsinki To Close Malmi
Replies: 3
Views: 2437

RE: Help Finnish Aviators: Helsinki To Close Malmi



Thanks, Ohlhd.

I hope the petition and public outcry may sway some administrators.

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by eksath
Fri Dec 10, 2004 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help Finnish Aviators: Helsinki To Close Malmi
Replies: 3
Views: 2437

Help Finnish Aviators: Helsinki To Close Malmi

City of Helsinki gets ready to evict planes from Malmi <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/596107/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/596107/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/7/0/1/596107.jpg" ALT=...

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by eksath
Fri Dec 03, 2004 1:01 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: "Bad Info" Baffling Me.....help?
Replies: 9
Views: 4029

RE: "Bad Info" Baffling Me.....help?

Cory,

Thanks for your help!I appreciate your input. Will upload again as per your advice.

suresh

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by eksath
Fri Dec 03, 2004 10:27 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: "Bad Info" Baffling Me.....help?
Replies: 9
Views: 4029

RE: "Bad Info" Baffling Me.....help?

Thanks all for your input. DustySlides...thanks for all the new info,too. Corey...thanks.I will change to DC-3C (like Dusty said) and change the field setting to (SUA/KSUA)...Although, the two below made it in fine...Also local fields such as <acronym title="Miami - Opa Locka (OPF), USA - Florida">O...

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by eksath
Fri Dec 03, 2004 6:05 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: "Bad Info" Baffling Me.....help?
Replies: 9
Views: 4029

"Bad Info" Baffling Me.....help?

This picture was rejected twice for "bad info"..I rechecked all info including the FAA database (i found no changes from previous submission) before second submission...Can somebody tell me what i am doing wrong here?..thanks. N300MF <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/DSC0898...

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by eksath
Thu Nov 18, 2004 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Perhaps The Most Bizzare Photo At Airliners.net
Replies: 42
Views: 22833

RE: Perhaps The Most Bizzare Photo At Airliners.net

hmmm...I guess the air conditioner broke.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> Always thought this one below was bizzare,tooo...or just plain sad..or insulting? <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/43...

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by eksath
Mon Nov 08, 2004 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA Looses Angela Gittens
Replies: 6
Views: 2656

RE: MIA Looses Angela Gittens

Looks like "special interest groups" won out on this! There has been a boatload of corruption at <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> and she seemed to be one of the few individuals for the citizens of Miami-Dade County. Just too bad.... Another head rolls...

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by eksath
Wed Nov 03, 2004 2:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: N Registration For This Aircraft Anyone?
Replies: 3
Views: 3651

RE: N Registration For This Aircraft Anyone?

Thank you for you help.

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by eksath
Wed Nov 03, 2004 10:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Strangest Seatmates
Replies: 28
Views: 4850

RE: Your Strangest Seatmates


Two hooded Hunting Birds (Falcons...i think) and an Arab Gentleman whose arm they were perched on. Airline =Emirates and flying out of Dubai.

SIDENOTE: Emirates only allows 6 birds per flight...be advised.  Wink/being sarcastic

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by eksath
Wed Nov 03, 2004 10:36 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: N Registration For This Aircraft Anyone?
Replies: 3
Views: 3651

N Registration For This Aircraft Anyone?

N registration for this aircraft anyone? I searched the database and google...and kicked myself for not shooting a tail shot with registration for follow up use. <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> Super80 <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> fleet #512 <a href="ht...

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by eksath
Fri Oct 29, 2004 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 757---The End Is Near
Replies: 106
Views: 16205

RE: 757---The End Is Near

Here is the first non crash 757 to be scrapped...so this is the reverse process....I guess the list at the scrapyard will only grow from here..... <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/689369/L/" ...

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by eksath
Thu Oct 28, 2004 6:08 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 757 Wingtip Vortices
Replies: 5
Views: 2851

RE: 757 Wingtip Vortices

hmmmm..probably explains why 757s get a "Heavy" designation all the time with the appropriate spacing... Wink/being sarcastic

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by eksath
Wed Oct 20, 2004 12:29 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: AA 777 Engine Fire, Any Info On This Pic?
Replies: 39
Views: 35239

RE: AA 777 Engine Fire, Any Info On This Pic?

My brother emailed me this picture assumming i hadnt seen it..but look at the "analysis" by some individual that was attached to the email via the chain forwarding.... THE PICTURE <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym> FAKE BUT SOME PEOPLE WANNA BELIEVE:...

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by eksath
Sat Oct 16, 2004 1:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Hard Points On Airframe Question?
Replies: 6
Views: 3609

RE: Hard Points On Airframe Question?

Thanks guys for the info. Excellent! MrFord...Not sure if you saw this in the database (look below) but she is not going anywhere from <acronym title="Miami - Opa Locka (OPF), USA - Florida">OPF</acronym> under her own power...ever...:-( <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvet...

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by eksath
Sat Oct 16, 2004 11:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Hard Points On Airframe Question?
Replies: 6
Views: 3609

Hard Points On Airframe Question?

I understand there are hard points for lifting the airframe off the ground to get access to gear etc but my question is: are these hard points hidden behind doors? (if so,is this what is evident in below picture?). Also,on the top surface on the 757 wing,i have noticed a ring structure as if a wire ...

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by eksath
Fri Oct 15, 2004 11:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Anyone In Miami 11 Nov - 16 Nov?
Replies: 10
Views: 3881

RE: Anyone In Miami 11 Nov - 16 Nov?


Actually the spot by the 13 threshold is open and approved. You can also try by 9 theshold....though not approved.



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by eksath
Wed Oct 13, 2004 9:03 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Is This "bad Double" ,"bad Common" Or Non?
Replies: 3
Views: 4828

Is This "bad Double" ,"bad Common" Or Non?

Stumbled upon this little jem.... <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy"> <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/553271/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a...

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