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by eksath
Sat Aug 21, 2004 1:01 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help Me Out Here.
Replies: 17
Views: 4285

RE: Help Me Out Here.

This has got scam written all over it. The next email will probably ask for your bank account 'cos they want to send you $5K as a good faith deposit and they want you to keep $3K and send the rest back. I think we all know how that story ends....

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by eksath
Sat Aug 21, 2004 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Operating Helicopters?
Replies: 25
Views: 3235

RE: Airlines Operating Helicopters?

Copterline flies scheduled operations between Helsinki heliport (Hernessaari) and Tallinn heliport (Linnahall). 17 minutes and the only scheduled service linking two capitals. <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr...

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by eksath
Fri Aug 20, 2004 1:11 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Saab Draken
Replies: 32
Views: 3714

RE: Saab Draken

Yeah..Finland operated 47 with no losses in service. <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/480153/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/480153/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><...

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by eksath
Fri Aug 20, 2004 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Thread About Flaps!
Replies: 17
Views: 2864

RE: Another Thread About Flaps!

..and lets not forget this flap layout on the venerable <acronym title="Servivensa (Venezuela)">VC</acronym>-10.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/611967/L/" ta...

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by eksath
Fri Aug 20, 2004 7:00 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo Sales Statistics
Replies: 78
Views: 6284

RE: Photo Sales Statistics

Fantastic.Thank you.. Wink/being sarcastic

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by eksath
Wed Aug 18, 2004 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Single Manufacturer Airline Fleets
Replies: 45
Views: 3519

RE: Single Manufacturer Airline Fleets

SRI LANKAN= All Airbus [A340s (5),A330s (4) and A320s (5)=14]

(* Sri Lankan Cargo= Antanovs which are leased w/ crew from Air Sofia)
( *Sri Lankan Taxi= Cessna Caravans which are may/may not be rented)

[Edited 2004-08-18 02:34:00]

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by eksath
Tue Aug 17, 2004 10:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline With International Service Only?
Replies: 115
Views: 10435

RE: Airline With International Service Only?

<What about Sri Lankan?> <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> is right (upto a point)...Sri Lankan uses Cessna 208 Caravans for Sri Lankan Taxi. I believe there are two Twin Otters on delivery for this year. but it is not a scheduled service. As the name says,it is a taxi service <a href="h...

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by eksath
Tue Aug 17, 2004 8:42 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Self Plug Your Underrated Shots
Replies: 95
Views: 10002

RE: Self Plug Your Underrated Shots

 <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/499753/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/499753/M/" target...

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by eksath
Tue Aug 17, 2004 4:32 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Westover: Why No Thunderbird 6?
Replies: 16
Views: 5450

RE: Westover: Why No Thunderbird 6?

<b>Thats very odd. Because at The Ft Lauderdale Air & Sea Show back in May the show was done with a 3 Ship main and a 2 Ship Solo. It's also the same show Ian Groom was killed during the Friday practis show.</B> That's very very odd especially since the US NAvy Blue angels were the marquee team for ...

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by eksath
Mon Aug 16, 2004 11:14 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Why No Winglets On The Air Force One?
Replies: 31
Views: 16511

RE: Why No Winglets On The Air Force One?

<B>I believe Air Force One had that livery before Kennedy got in office... Wasn't Eisenhower the first president to fly the Air Force One with the blue/white/silver livery, a DC-4 if i remember correctly</B> Well ..here is the Eisenhower's Connie and she is silver. In service till 1966 <br><center><...

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by eksath
Mon Aug 16, 2004 12:12 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: The Long Queue - The Facts
Replies: 14
Views: 3741

RE: The Long Queue - The Facts

No complaints here. The screeners deserve a hand for keeping the system going....TWO THUMBS UP!

 Wink/being sarcastic


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by eksath
Sun Aug 15, 2004 6:52 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Double?
Replies: 8
Views: 2290

RE: Bad Double?



..still both shots are good!...I liked them both. Nice job.

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by eksath
Sun Aug 15, 2004 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Could Go To WTO Over Airbus Subsidies -- Bush
Replies: 66
Views: 6157

RE: U.S. Could Go To WTO Over Airbus Subsidies -- Bush

Guys and gals, Bush is just making a scene to appease a certain section of Washington State workers during his stump thru the state. As the article points out this just plain ol' election year politics.....Lets take this as at face value...when the election is over this will be another dull issue in...

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by eksath
Sat Aug 14, 2004 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Could Go To WTO Over Airbus Subsidies -- Bush
Replies: 66
Views: 6157

U.S. Could Go To WTO Over Airbus Subsidies -- Bush

Fri Aug 13, 2004 08:33 <acronym title="Tropic Air (Belize)">PM</acronym> <acronym title="Ethiopian Airlines">ET</acronym> SEATTLE (Reuters) - President Bush complained about European subsidies for Airbus on Friday and threatened to take a case to the World Trade Organization if they were not ended. ...

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by eksath
Sat Aug 14, 2004 8:27 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Two Instances Of Good Photo Coverage Of One Plane
Replies: 8
Views: 6555

Two Instances Of Good Photo Coverage Of One Plane

I noticed these two planes got pretty good a.net coverage by its photographers. (note: these are NOT technically BAD DOUBLES 'cos they were shot by different people however some could argue that "BAD COMMON" applies here) A visit well documented October 5th,2003 <br><table align=center border=0 widt...

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by eksath
Fri Aug 13, 2004 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Increase In SriLankan’s Cargo Capacity At CMB
Replies: 3
Views: 3454

RE: Increase In SriLankan’s Cargo Capacity At CMB

regards Sri Lankan Cargo fleet upgrade

I read an interview with Peter Hill (SriLankan CEO) in which he talked about the possibility of the purchase of an A310F...given the cheap prices of A310s currently, i think this is quite possible.

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by eksath
Fri Aug 13, 2004 10:31 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: CH-53 Down In Iraq
Replies: 11
Views: 5185

RE: CH-53 Down In Iraq

But these losses are keeping in line with normal attrition (i.e. these are not extraordinary loses. If you check the loss rate for 100,000 hrs, i doubt this is a spike given the high level of activity in these units in a perpetual combat environment.

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by eksath
Thu Aug 12, 2004 10:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Any Plane Incidents Due To Oxygen Tank Explosions?
Replies: 5
Views: 3447

RE: Any Plane Incidents Due To Oxygen Tank Explosions?

Thank you all for your input. I am interested in dangers in Trauma evacuation situations with O2 tanks in aircraft...hence my search. thanks Pilotpip for the tip on NTSB.

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by eksath
Thu Aug 12, 2004 11:40 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Any Plane Incidents Due To Oxygen Tank Explosions?
Replies: 5
Views: 3447

Any Plane Incidents Due To Oxygen Tank Explosions?

Hi guys and gals, Am doing some research and looking specifically for aircraft written off or inflight incidents due specifically to the rupture of oxygen tanks (either being carried as cargo or as onboard equipment etc) I would appreciate some pointers to such incidents ( if you guys are aware of a...

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by eksath
Wed Aug 11, 2004 10:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Excellent Shot
Replies: 44
Views: 3498

RE: Excellent Shot

WOW.......that should be the top of the year. TWO THUMBS UP!

Lets see this baby climb.



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by eksath
Wed Aug 11, 2004 11:04 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Could Use Some Opinions
Replies: 1
Views: 2102

RE: Could Use Some Opinions

I like the shot...however,i would try and darken a bit the contrast and try to bring out some of the blue.Perhaps just work on the sky and preserve the rest. Definetly worth another tack in reprocessing.It might be difficult though;-( A filter would have been nice.. <img src="/discussions/graph...

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by eksath
Wed Aug 11, 2004 6:10 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: More Unauthorized Picture Use
Replies: 29
Views: 4005

RE: More Unauthorized Picture Use

So here is an alternative "business model" apparently pursued : The model of <B>Ambush Marketing </B> defined. A) Leave the merchandise unguarded and vulnerable in the shop window (with no glass pane) facing a very busy street (excess of 100000 people stop at window/day) B) leave a very small note a...

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by eksath
Tue Aug 10, 2004 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields
Replies: 11
Views: 3867

RE: Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields

Yes..His website is fantastic. He is a wonderful resource. A few years ago,i shot this picture in on a San Diego - Dallas routing and i had no idea where i was (i was a passenger). He helped me identify it. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.fil...

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by eksath
Sun Aug 08, 2004 9:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: More Unauthorized Picture Use
Replies: 29
Views: 4005

RE: More Unauthorized Picture Use

It is incredible how some of us are so "laissez-faire" about the fact that our intellectual property is being ripped off. We need to change that mindset.Some of us (perhaps I should say most of us) go to great lengths investing time in equipment,tracking and skills to pursue aviation photography and...

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by eksath
Sun Aug 08, 2004 12:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Motiv?
Replies: 13
Views: 2818

RE: Bad Motiv?

hhehe..thanks for your opinions...I realize the moment the shot is not a full frame sideshot the acceptance is debatable. I will try to get Discovery full frame sideshot with one pixel clearance on both ends next time... <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> S...

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by eksath
Sun Aug 08, 2004 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trouble Spotting At FLL
Replies: 6
Views: 2820

RE: Trouble Spotting At FLL

Greetings,

I have seen a lot of shots of 27R approach/landings in the photo database taken from the parking garage. I have never used that location but it seems to be popular for 27 operations.

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by eksath
Sun Aug 08, 2004 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B O A C in the mid-60's
Replies: 43
Views: 8951

B O A C in the mid-60's

Well..the <acronym title="Servivensa (Venezuela)">VC</acronym> -10 has a special meaning for me as that was the first plane I ever flew in! Even though the <acronym title="Servivensa (Venezuela)">VC</acronym>-10's commercial service days are over, it is absolutely great to see it in RAF service. A f...

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by eksath
Sun Aug 08, 2004 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gecas Firms Order For Eight 772LRs!
Replies: 107
Views: 13765

RE: Gecas Firms Order For Eight 772LRs!

Asian? ok..let me throw in another one into the pot How about Sri Lankan? it is not a current 777 operator but as Air Lanka had an affinity for American aircraft. It is current operated by Emirates (40% ownership and 100% management by Emirates folks). So it mimics Emirates (right down to the new li...

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by eksath
Sat Aug 07, 2004 12:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: AA's New Photography Policy? (flights From Hell)
Replies: 57
Views: 8322

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

Actually <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> has had that policy in print in their on-line magazine pretty much after 9/11 (perhaps an <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> member can confirm the date). I have seen it for a few years now. It has (or had) a picture o...

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by eksath
Sat Aug 07, 2004 4:20 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Motiv?
Replies: 13
Views: 2818

RE: Bad Motiv?

<i>... what does it matters you having "NASA security clearance"? Does it makes these photos more special </i> 1) I meant that to indicate that these photos are legit and not taken surreptiously. I was just clarifying how i came to take those pics...Anbody familiar with such installations know the l...

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by eksath
Sat Aug 07, 2004 2:36 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Bad Motiv?
Replies: 13
Views: 2818

Bad Motiv?

So i guess i am griping but i thought that i did my self screening and asked myself: <B>1) Is this special?</B> Yes; not everyone gets this shot and there is none like this in database. These were taken inside the high security (I have NASA security clearance) Orbital Processing Facility at KSC. <B>...

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by eksath
Fri Aug 06, 2004 11:01 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Unauthorized Picture Use..WATERMARK Us Please?
Replies: 19
Views: 4173

RE: Unauthorized Picture Use..WATERMARK Us Please?

Just to jog the collective mind, I did a cursory search on stolen pictures and found these threads on members complaining about stolen pictures and here is the result, there is so many of these but here a sample.They all seem to have have the same issue (i.e. pictures stolen and members bringing it ...

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by eksath
Fri Aug 06, 2004 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Airlines Font
Replies: 18
Views: 43947

RE: Emirates Airlines Font

groovy...hmm..i kinda of like Sri Lankan's font.. <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/429733/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/429733/M/" targ...

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by eksath
Fri Aug 06, 2004 3:23 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Unauthorized Picture Use..WATERMARK Us Please?
Replies: 19
Views: 4173

RE: Unauthorized Picture Use..WATERMARK Us Please?

Well..the idea is to make the copying a little bit harder. While i dont think disabling the right click is bad,it can be quite easily circumvented as mentioned above. Also, the HTML file can be saved. ..so this still brings back to imprinting a unique identifier (i.e. URL=www.airliners.net) into the...

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by eksath
Thu Aug 05, 2004 5:25 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fins On Engine Cowlings
Replies: 27
Views: 12042

RE: Fins On Engine Cowlings

<i><b>... So the strakes generate a rotating tube of air (a vortex) which will more closely follow the wing contour or the horizontal stabilizer contour at flight conditions where flow separation may occur. </b></i> Great explanation and hear is an inflight view of the afore mentioned "tube of air" ...

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by eksath
Thu Aug 05, 2004 4:28 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Unauthorized Picture Use..WATERMARK Us Please?
Replies: 19
Views: 4173

RE: Unauthorized Picture Use..WATERMARK Us Please?

<i>Exifdata and watermarks in all their glory... the main problem is to find the stolen images in the first place not identify them once they're found.</i> I disagree...watermarks =deterent from stealing also if stolen they act as "Lo Jack" or pointer showing the unwary buyer/viewer of the TRUE sour...

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by eksath
Thu Aug 05, 2004 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Rage/love On Sri Lankan Court Outcome
Replies: 3
Views: 2987

Air Rage/love On Sri Lankan Court Outcome

Sri Lankan court orders Frenchman to leave country for sexually harassing airline staff Associated Press, Wed August 4, 2004 07:46 EDT . COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - (<acronym title="Air One (Italy)">AP</acronym>) A Sri Lankan court found a Frenchman guilty of sexually harassing four airline crew members an...

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by eksath
Wed Aug 04, 2004 10:01 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Unauthorized Picture Use..WATERMARK Us Please?
Replies: 19
Views: 4173

RE: Unauthorized Picture Use..WATERMARK Us Please?

<i> Just got an email from the site administrator. The picture has been removed with apologies to the photographer. They had no idea the picture was not taken by the person who submitted it. -Peter F- </i> Thank you,Peter!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"...

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by eksath
Wed Aug 04, 2004 3:41 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Best Place To Sit On A 777.
Replies: 25
Views: 5857

RE: Best Place To Sit On A 777.

Dont sit on top of wing 'cos of restricted view..this is what it looks like <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/311189/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/311189/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/9...

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by eksath
Tue Aug 03, 2004 8:24 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Self Plug Your Underrated Shots
Replies: 95
Views: 10002

RE: Self Plug Your Underrated Shots

well...i thought this would have done a lot better..... <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://myaviation.net/search/photo_search.php?id=0015...

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by eksath
Tue Aug 03, 2004 6:57 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Unauthorized Picture Use..WATERMARK Us Please?
Replies: 19
Views: 4173

Unauthorized Picture Use..WATERMARK Us Please?

Greetings from Miami everyone, I have been a longtime lurker and decided the time has come to post. I have enjoyed the wide range of discussions previously and have this to add. Am getting more suspicious of people using my pictures for commercial use without any approval from me. I know this is reg...

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