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by eksath
Fri Oct 08, 2004 9:47 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Sony DSC-W1 5.0 Megapixel
Replies: 4
Views: 2740

RE: Sony DSC-W1 5.0 Megapixel

...or the Sony 717. There are quite a few pics from that camera here in the database (including some of mine). I still use mine as a backup camera during travel where space is restricted.

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by eksath
Fri Oct 08, 2004 6:10 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: N Registration Question
Replies: 4
Views: 2652

RE: N Registration Question

Thanks everyone for your help.  Wink/being sarcastic

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by eksath
Thu Oct 07, 2004 9:26 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: N Registration Question
Replies: 4
Views: 2652

N Registration Question

Could you please help with the N registration for this plane? I see the fleet number but how does that correspond to the N number for Continental? thanks, <a href="http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?filename=DSC08691a.jpg" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.mai...

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by eksath
Tue Oct 05, 2004 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Couple Of 717 Operator Questions
Replies: 30
Views: 4949

RE: A Couple Of 717 Operator Questions

<b>Curiosity is the reason for so many people staring into the engine. In the 1.5 years this plane had been flying to <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> for <acronym title="Midwest Express (USA)">YX</acronym>, this is...

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by eksath
Mon Oct 04, 2004 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Couple Of 717 Operator Questions
Replies: 30
Views: 4949

RE: A Couple Of 717 Operator Questions

<b>...Acquisition costs, training of crews and maintenance personnel, turnover and labor turmoil with the mechanics and labor in general, and the usual teething troubles that can be expected with any new build aircraft have all hurt them</b> so i guess the below picture goes well with the above stat...

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by eksath
Sun Oct 03, 2004 5:20 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Canon 1D Catastrophy (temporary)
Replies: 34
Views: 3915

RE: Canon 1D Catastrophy (temporary)

Yeah. it has happaned to me...and then it seems to correct itself a few seconds later. I have been too busy to remember what exactly i did right before...I will try and pay attention next time (using a 70-300 <acronym title="Koh Samui (USM), Thailand">USM</acronym> <acronym title="Island Airlines (U...

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by eksath
Sat Sep 25, 2004 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Jeanne - Headed For FL, Again!
Replies: 36
Views: 3848

RE: Hurricane Jeanne - Headed For FL, Again!

Anybody have information on FLL or MIA?...Have they decided when ops cease?

thanks

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by eksath
Fri Sep 24, 2004 11:47 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Incident Today At MIA
Replies: 18
Views: 4575

RE: Incident Today At MIA

Ryan,

any updates?...just curious.

Suresh

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by eksath
Thu Sep 23, 2004 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Last Scheduled International 742 Flights
Replies: 26
Views: 4492

RE: Air India Last Scheduled International 742 Flights

Hi Guys, As a kid I flew Bombay-Trichy (spelling ?) on a Air India 747 (SURE <acronym title="Air Nauru">ON</acronym> THIS FACT) which was continuing to Australia (?) as part of regularly scheduled service. This is the details i remember and it was Fall 1979. My question: Could this have been on one ...

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by eksath
Thu Sep 23, 2004 9:22 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Differing Hits
Replies: 10
Views: 2077

RE: Differing Hits

Here is another such example: the culprit is mostly time in the database. Same day but about a 23 hour seperation. (but people may like to see the EMS situation upclose,too) <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/668744/L/" target="_blank">View...

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by eksath
Mon Sep 20, 2004 11:40 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Should I Pull This Picture From The Queue?
Replies: 7
Views: 5635

RE: Should I Pull This Picture From The Queue?

Thanks guys...I guess I should go with the shot taken 1 second before which also shows the nose...or crop the tail out of this shot. I was focusing on the stains and not on the aircraft. Amazing how enamored one can get with a picture if one stares long enough at it in Photshop.  <img src="/dis...

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by eksath
Mon Sep 20, 2004 10:15 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Should I Pull This Picture From The Queue?
Replies: 7
Views: 5635

Should I Pull This Picture From The Queue?

I shot this today and uploaded it to show the fluid draining down the underside. There is blue fluid which could be lav. water also. I selected this because it the best view of the underside but the cropping of the rest of the aircraft might make it a "bad motiv"....What do you guys think? <a href=...

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by eksath
Fri Sep 17, 2004 10:21 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Baddoubles - I Am Going Crazy
Replies: 21
Views: 2847

RE: Baddoubles - I Am Going Crazy

Both are nice and both should be in the database.

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by eksath
Fri Sep 17, 2004 9:06 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Incident Today At MIA
Replies: 18
Views: 4575

RE: Incident Today At MIA

Good job, Ryan...Give them hell. Dont let them get away with it. I went there this afternoon and shot there for about 30 minutes...no hassle...Then i went the 12 threshold and was approached by two sets of civilians who inquired about aircraft photography...<B>they seemed to be SURPRISED that it was...

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by eksath
Fri Sep 17, 2004 3:16 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Incident Today At MIA
Replies: 18
Views: 4575

RE: Incident Today At MIA

Ryan, That sucks. I was planing to go there today and I guess your incident makes me wonder if I should. There is a sign on the fence that says no parking/standing but the mere fact it is a public road might give them some ability to tell people to move on.Likewise the El dorado folk can kick people...

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by eksath
Mon Sep 13, 2004 12:34 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Detained By Nypd
Replies: 92
Views: 6305

RE: Detained By Nypd

Phil, Am glad it wasn't any worse. Still it sucks and it is very unfortunate that it has come down to this. I am afraid taking of pictures of planes is no longer a leisure hobby. It is heading down the road to being another illegal activity. ;-( So far my experiences have been rather innocious compa...

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by eksath
Sat Sep 11, 2004 7:52 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Time For Watermarks?
Replies: 24
Views: 4372

RE: Time For Watermarks?

<B><color=red>Yes! It is indeed time for a watermark!</color></B> I am glad this was brought up by a crew member. A few weeks ago I posted a thread on this and got the usual lukewarm response!.This response is indeed positive. As mentioned above, the watermark should be left as an option to the uplo...

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by eksath
Sat Sep 11, 2004 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Anti Hurricane Plane...Use Against Ivan
Replies: 8
Views: 2916

The Anti Hurricane Plane...Use Against Ivan

NEWS ITEM Florida Man Wants To Attempt To Reduce Hurricane's Power Man Plans To Drop Absorbent Material Into Storm POSTED: 1:50 pm EDT September 10, 2004 UPDATED: 2:00 pm EDT September 10, 2004 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A South Florida businessman says he's going to try to reduce the strength of Hurrica...

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by eksath
Fri Sep 10, 2004 2:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Martinair 767 With Gremlins To BOS..any More Info?
Replies: 6
Views: 4479

RE: Martinair 767 With Gremlins To BOS..any More Info?

SATL382G,

Thanks.

Eksath

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by eksath
Fri Sep 10, 2004 11:35 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Martinair 767 With Gremlins To BOS..any More Info?
Replies: 6
Views: 4479

Martinair 767 With Gremlins To BOS..any More Info?

<a href="http://aviation-safety.net/database/1996/960528-0.htm" target=_blank>http://aviation-safety.net/database/1996/960528-0.htm</a> Any of you guys heard what the final analysis was for this flight?...Was it the "numerous PEDs in use?" <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Hel...

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by eksath
Tue Sep 07, 2004 9:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What Should Be In The Title Field For This Plane?
Replies: 2
Views: 5631

What Should Be In The Title Field For This Plane?

All right, I am a bit perplexed. Should the title field be the slogan or the owner name (which is no where to be seen) ? Since the screeners passed this, I guess this is the standard but I wanted to know for future knowledge for aircraft that I wouldn't know the owner. <br><center><font color="#EEEE...

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by eksath
Mon Sep 06, 2004 3:44 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Thanks Screeners For Prompt Attention
Replies: 10
Views: 3198

RE: Thanks Screeners For Prompt Attention

Adel Thanks!..made it out with loss of power and some trees down.Hope you are ok! and oh...stupid me..I didn't plug the shots originally..here they are.. <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, G...

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by eksath
Sat Sep 04, 2004 10:29 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Thanks Screeners For Prompt Attention
Replies: 10
Views: 3198

RE: Thanks Screeners For Prompt Attention

That's a lot of stuff....... hope you have a boat to put it in!

not going anywhere..just getting into my "hurricane bunker" for the worst of it. ... Wink/being sarcastic

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by eksath
Sat Sep 04, 2004 5:54 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Thanks Screeners For Prompt Attention
Replies: 10
Views: 3198

RE: Thanks Screeners For Prompt Attention

Hey....It is the only water proof one in my collection!...stop laughing at it.. <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> That might be the only surviving bit of equipment tomorrow. <img src="http://www.wunderground.com/data/640x480/2xat_ir_anim.gif"> <img src="h...

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by eksath
Sat Sep 04, 2004 5:15 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Thanks Screeners For Prompt Attention
Replies: 10
Views: 3198

Thanks Screeners For Prompt Attention

I know you guys take a lot of flak but i wanted to say in a public manner thanks for the quick attention to the South Winds Cargo shots from last night. They were already up and available on the banner link early this morning... While i am busy preparing for Hurrican Francis it was a nice feeling to...

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by eksath
Sat Sep 04, 2004 5:03 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Rejection Statistics Available!
Replies: 44
Views: 3987

RE: Rejection Statistics Available!

Henrik, Very nice but i think this is not accurate (for me).. As much as i hate to say it, my numbers are not this good!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy"> Upload Statistics for All time Photographer: Suresh A. Atapattu Total uploads: 318 Total accepted:...

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by eksath
Tue Aug 31, 2004 9:55 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Upload Queue
Replies: 32
Views: 4203

RE: Upload Queue

Henrik, Great work! Thank you. Can we put a link on the UPLOAD page (or somewhere significant) so that we can directly go to LOG <acronym title="Air Nauru">ON</acronym> from somewhere on A.net? I have this bookmarked but i use different computers at different locations and I am sure others do too;he...

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by eksath
Tue Aug 31, 2004 1:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Two Instances Of Good Photo Coverage Of One Plane
Replies: 8
Views: 6555

RE: Two Instances Of Good Photo Coverage Of One Plane

<br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/649815/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/649815/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/5/1/8/649815.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" width="200" h...

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by eksath
Sat Aug 28, 2004 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IL-76 At FLL Again...anyone Have Info?
Replies: 11
Views: 5533

RE: IL-76 At FLL Again...anyone Have Info?

The <acronym title="Istanbul Airlines (Turkey)">IL</acronym>-76 would be nice to shoot at <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym>...any idea as to when it is leaving ? The Avialeasing An-12 and An-26Bs are quite easy to shoot at <acronym t...

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by eksath
Fri Aug 27, 2004 5:20 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Opinons On This Pic Please
Replies: 19
Views: 4795

RE: Opinons On This Pic Please

ok..this is an important point because pulling parallels from the side and checking verticals can be frustrating when the land is sloped (because you get the poles straight but a crooked appearance Shouldnt the verticals just be at the center of the picture?....as you move away from the center of th...

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by eksath
Fri Aug 27, 2004 12:22 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Two Instances Of Good Photo Coverage Of One Plane
Replies: 8
Views: 6555

RE: Two Instances Of Good Photo Coverage Of One Plane

James.....good find on the PIA.... Wink/being sarcastic

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by eksath
Fri Aug 27, 2004 12:18 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Breaking News! Nimrod MRA4 Fly's
Replies: 13
Views: 6334

RE: Breaking News! Nimrod MRA4 Fly's

thanks for the post...what is the chase plane?...a P-51 ?  Wink/being sarcastic....

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by eksath
Thu Aug 26, 2004 10:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Post Your Fav. Shot(s) That Did Not Make It Here
Replies: 54
Views: 7309

RE: Post Your Fav. Shot(s) That Did Not Make It Here

Digby,

those looked great....what's the target on the one before last?

Eksath

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by eksath
Wed Aug 25, 2004 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 24 Hours Operation At LHR Over The City
Replies: 25
Views: 4904

RE: 24 Hours Operation At LHR Over The City

Taking the late afternoon flight out of <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>, we have been held over London and its way points in hoding pattens almost everytime. Most often, it was to allow a landing AFTER 6am local time...These pictures below were taken ...

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by eksath
Tue Aug 24, 2004 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lauda Air Discriminates ...
Replies: 38
Views: 6357

RE: Lauda Air Discriminates ...

BACKGROUND INFO UPDATE: I emailed the person involved and he sent me the following email after reading this discussion. Since he is not a member here, he cant post (obviously). Here they are unedited: ---------------------------------------------------------------------- From: Ravindra Goonetilleke ...

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by eksath
Tue Aug 24, 2004 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tamil Tigers Vs. Sri Lankan
Replies: 1
Views: 2373

RE: Tamil Tigers Vs. Sri Lankan

hmmm..here is a rough outline...some of the exact details escape me but here goes..i will try to attach some pictures too..I tried to write according to the timeline. about 15 terrorists snuck in from the military side of the runway...broke up into two groups and attacked the #4 VIP squadron hanger,...

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by eksath
Tue Aug 24, 2004 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Airbuses
Replies: 13
Views: 3878

RE: Spirit Airlines Airbuses

Damn..that was fast..can you give me a heads up when to expect in <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym>?  <img border=0 src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> thanks <br><br>[Edited 2004-08-24 03:47:49]

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by eksath
Tue Aug 24, 2004 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lauda Air Discriminates ...
Replies: 38
Views: 6357

RE: Lauda Air Discriminates ...

Frank, I appreciate your posts. Regarding your statement: <i> seriously doubt that such a policy actually existed in 1997 - has anyone heard of any other such incidents? Does anyone passing judgement on Lauda Air actually know what his passport looked like? Maybe it did look suspicious - do you know...

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by eksath
Tue Aug 24, 2004 4:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Anybody Ever In Airliners.net Pic
Replies: 71
Views: 8263

RE: Anybody Ever In Airliners.net Pic

Frontier <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym>-<acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> Terry Wade took t...

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by eksath
Tue Aug 24, 2004 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lauda Air Discriminates ...
Replies: 38
Views: 6357

RE: Lauda Air Discriminates ...

Trident2e, THey can do what they like as long as they dont infringe on the US Constitution. For example smoking is not a inherent right of man (or woman).. <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> Race,Age and now-sex orientation- are black/white issues with seve...

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by eksath
Tue Aug 24, 2004 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lauda Air Discriminates ...
Replies: 38
Views: 6357

RE: Lauda Air Discriminates ...

<i>Eksath, I wouldn't be so vocal about discrimination and would think twice about statements like "especially the Austrians" given your own country's record on discrimination (with blessing of the US constitution), post 9-11 racial profiling regularly done by US airlines, everyday harrasment by INS...

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by eksath
Mon Aug 23, 2004 11:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: AA's New Photography Policy? (flights From Hell)
Replies: 57
Views: 8328

RE: AA's New Photography Policy? (flights From Hell)

BRAVO!

Sanity wins!..Congrats for fighting the idiots and congrats for the rational minds at AA.

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by eksath
Mon Aug 23, 2004 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lauda Air Discriminates ...
Replies: 38
Views: 6357

RE: Lauda Air Discriminates ...

Guys, There is no problem denying an individual with a suspect passport service but the fact that an entire ethnicity or nationality is denied is not acceptable in this day and age. While 1997 was last century it is still too much in the modern age for this. ..Havent we learned this lesson enough?.....

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by eksath
Mon Aug 23, 2004 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lauda Air Discriminates ...
Replies: 38
Views: 6357

Lauda Air Discriminates ...

This is pretty amazing...Lauda Air gets a thumbs down for this! Thank god for the US Constitution that an American airline wouldnt get away with this kind of ethics! ?The Assistant Austrian Trade Commissioner in Hong Kong, Wilhelm Brauner writes "As we have been informed, it is Lauda Air's company p...

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by eksath
Mon Aug 23, 2004 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes Collide Off Calif. Coast; 3 Dead
Replies: 1
Views: 2163

RE: Planes Collide Off Calif. Coast; 3 Dead

That sucks!...at first glance it looks like the pilots attention was distracted towards the beach sight seeing....(speaking from my personal experience).

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by eksath
Mon Aug 23, 2004 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SriLankan Airlines To Fly 77flts/week To India
Replies: 14
Views: 6045

RE: SriLankan Airlines To Fly 77flts/week To India

The last two new additions (A320s) where did they come from?..my guess is they came out of some other fleet and not directly from Airbus...Is that correct?

thanks

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by eksath
Mon Aug 23, 2004 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 Emergency Landing At Montreal
Replies: 36
Views: 17192

RE: BA 747 Emergency Landing At Montreal

These things happen and it is better to be safe than sorry..The incident below is such an example.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic">. <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> 206 <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA<...

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by eksath
Mon Aug 23, 2004 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways World Tails
Replies: 22
Views: 4744

RE: British Airways World Tails

Pehaps a mix of the World Tails and the Union Jack would have been better so as to keep everyone happy. While i liked some World Tails others were butt ugly...( Wink/being sarcastic).


It was still a nice touch of detail.

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by eksath
Sun Aug 22, 2004 10:49 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Post Your Fav. Shot(s) That Did Not Make It Here
Replies: 54
Views: 7309

Post Your Fav. Shot(s) That Did Not Make It Here

Well, let me start it off. Here are some of my shots that would not make a.net but are liked like me.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> <br> <center> <font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"> MyAviation.net photo: <br><a href="http:/...

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by eksath
Sun Aug 22, 2004 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways World Tails
Replies: 22
Views: 4744

RE: British Airways World Tails

hmm....still around?..yes but on its way out. Proof in picture below: In the picture from Dec 2003, out of 17 <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> aircrafts only 3 have world tails.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> <br><center><font color="#EEEE...

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