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by notaxonrotax
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dana Air MD-83 skidded off the runway and damaged in Port Harcourt.
Replies: 8
Views: 2089

Dana Air MD-83 skidded off the runway and damaged in Port Harcourt.

http://avherald.com/h?article=4b5307c0


No injuries, but damage to the airframe.
It closed the airport, which has been reopened yesterday.

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Happened 2 nights ago in strong wind and heavy rain:

http://avherald.com/h?article=4b5307c0


No injuries, but damage to the airframe.
It closed the airport, which has been reopened yesterday.

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: I watch/spot airliners; wife thinks I am nuts....
Replies: 34
Views: 7844

Re: I watch/spot airliners; wife thinks I am nuts....

2175301 wrote:
hanging out in the bars... ,


Hang on, are watching planes and drinking mutually exclusive?
I normally try to combine the two....


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by notaxonrotax
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator
Replies: 353
Views: 118856

Re: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator

...but look at the early 787´s, the first two are already retired if I´m not mistaken! No customer-delivered frame has been retired. Absolutely, Stitch. That´s why I wrote: It remains to be seen whether the early commercially sold 787´s will enjoy a very long life..... Same for A350 of course. Let`...

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator
Replies: 353
Views: 118856

Re: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator

Don't forget these are early-build aircraft which had to have wiring modifications which render them oddballs in the context of the greater fleet. What will really be interesting is to see what SQ (as well as EK, also known for turning their fleet over relatively quickly) do as more of their frames...

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 441
Views: 134743

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Any A330NEO and A350 comparison pics available yet?
I think I will confuse the 2 racoons like this.

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 155
Views: 15614

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

stlgph wrote:

I'll just say it. They can be thankful I wasn't on board.


Please enlighten us...what would you have done?
I am serious...I`d like to learn.

Cheers,


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by notaxonrotax
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida: Reports of active shooter in school
Replies: 102
Views: 4332

Re: Florida: Reports of active shooter in school

Cue the conspiracies...like back in Sandy Hook.
1000´s were involved in a huge cover-up, right?

This must be the same right here, this whole event simply never happened!
An evil plot, discrediting the poor POOR NRA.

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321 NEO LR LBG - JFK Flight Tracker
Replies: 59
Views: 12106

Re: A321 NEO LR CDG - JFK Flight Tracker

Any updates on the aircraft movement / program, please?

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anybody else sick off the Samsung bird whistle ringtone played so loud?
Replies: 9
Views: 1195

Re: Anybody else sick off the Samsung bird whistle ringtone played so loud?

No idea, not that tightly wound up Fair enough. I do wonder where the borderline between me "being tightly wound" and simply unsocial behaviour of loud phone users lies, though. That and the twitter noise on iPhone. Yes, we know you are so connected and the socialite of the universe, but ...

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anybody else sick off the Samsung bird whistle ringtone played so loud?
Replies: 9
Views: 1195

Anybody else sick off the Samsung bird whistle ringtone played so loud?

So I understand why you´d buy a Samsung mobile product, as they are pretty good. But why do SO MANY people use that "cute" bird whistle at FULL volume? All loud ringtones are annoying, granted; but somehow I seem to hear this whistle a lot more than others. I do see the point of a ringtone...

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 316289

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Line number 315, Formerly HB-JJJ with PrivatAir; has she been delivered yet, please?
I believe she spent some time sunbathing in the desert.

Cheers,


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by notaxonrotax
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump's 757
Replies: 20
Views: 7720

Re: Trump's 757

deebee278 wrote:
It's now just a plain old private 757.


Exactly what it has been for a long time and what it will be whenever the private citizen Drumpf decides to fly it again.
The status of this aircraft has actually not changed at all.


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by notaxonrotax
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!
Replies: 320
Views: 134228

Re: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!

Talk about timing.....





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by notaxonrotax
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1193
Views: 328826

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

On the 26th of this month one of the few remaining ladies visited Rotterdam/The Hague for a mere 1,5 hours......2.200 meters of runway is no issue when you arrive from the Antilles. https://image.ibb.co/bKcgG6/Rotterdam.jpg Customs and immigration were eventually completed at Schiphol! No Tax On Rotax

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 217282

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

SpieleWERT wrote:
cougar15 wrote:
:twocents: :twocents: Gelb bleibt// Yellow will not go away!


Do you have confirmation/proof for this?


There are probably some on this forum that have evidence of some kind, but I guess they just don`t want to lose their job.



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by notaxonrotax
Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777 empennage question. What is it, please?
Replies: 17
Views: 2540

Re: 777 empennage question. What is it, please?

Thanks, folks!
Is it that visible on other airliners?

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by notaxonrotax
Fri Jan 26, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777 empennage question. What is it, please?
Replies: 17
Views: 2540

777 empennage question. What is it, please?

Hi,

I feel silly for asking this question, but what is this "thing" sticking out of this 777 tail?
Parked rather close to me at Libreville, I couldn`t help noticing this little detail for the very first time.

Image


Thanks!


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by notaxonrotax
Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH122 SYD-KUL (9M-MTM) diverts to ASP after engine shut down in flight
Replies: 43
Views: 7197

Re: MH122 SYD-KUL (9M-MTM) diverts to ASP after engine shut down in flight

If you lose one engine, I don’t think you can safely assume that the other engine (or engines) will keep running long enough to reach safety. I would think you would want to get on the deck as quickly as possible after an inflight failure in one engine, regardless of whether the aircraft has 2, 3 o...

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1193
Views: 328826

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

bennett123 wrote:
Do you know which B747-400 we are looking at?.


I am pretty sure it was the City of Atlanta!


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by notaxonrotax
Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 and A340 write off - retirement - scrapping thread - 2018
Replies: 287
Views: 75053

Re: A340 To be scrapped

Iemand91 wrote:

The dismantled cockpit of KLM's PH-BFR, being scrapped at Twente. Photo taken about a week ago:

Image


Any more pics you of Rio de Janeiro, please?

Nice to see that the work is picking up for Twente!


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by notaxonrotax
Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 and A340 write off - retirement - scrapping thread - 2018
Replies: 287
Views: 75053

Re: The A330 and A340 Write off - Retirement - Scrapping Thread

TC-JOC was actually written off less than a year into service. Looks like they scrapped it and then reassembled again nearby: https://www.aviationnepal.com/current-status-of-turkish-a330-tc-joc/ https://www.aviationnepal.com/retired-airbus-a330/ That`s a good cause for that airframe! No Tax On Rotax

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1193
Views: 328826

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

Image

Teruel, a few weeks ago......


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by notaxonrotax
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 and A340 write off - retirement - scrapping thread - 2018
Replies: 287
Views: 75053

Re: The A330 and A340 Write off - Retirement - Scrapping Thread

Any news on A6-EHH, Etihad´s A346 stored in Teruel; please?

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Teruel: I think I just saw an Airbus land for the last time.....
Replies: 6
Views: 4665

Re: Teruel: I think I just saw an Airbus land for the last time.....

Any news on this frame yet, please?

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM retro 737 repainted
Replies: 27
Views: 5871

Re: KLM retro 737 repainted

Flew her from Aberdeen once....good stuff!
Here`s hoping for another one.....or would they wait for a Max?
That might be a while.....

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why the drop in NFL ratings?
Replies: 29
Views: 1543

Re: Why the drop in NFL ratings?

Soccer is conquering the USA slowly, yeah baby!

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American's Problem: Management is Out of Touch With Customers
Replies: 154
Views: 20145

Re: American's Problem: Management is Out of Touch With Customers

AA knows what their customer looks like and wants. They won’t loose bookings because a lav door doesn’t swing in the ideal manner. This might be the only sensible post in this thread. The thought of a customer searching for flights, finding one that has the right route, times, and price, then decid...

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Changes to priority screening
Replies: 38
Views: 15607

Re: Changes to priority screening

airkas1 wrote:
notaxonrotax wrote:
Also for General Aviation?

Yes. This has been the case for a while now. Any new registration is eligible for priority screening.


Thank you.
I wasn`t aware of this.
My market is actually "new registrations", as you know.

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are 777s always this loud?
Replies: 47
Views: 10164

Re: Are 777s always this loud?

Same here......777 is loud!
Sat up front, in the back; B772, B77W, different airlines......loud!

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus 737 runway landing excursion in Trabzon
Replies: 181
Views: 38310

Re: Pegasus 737 runway landing excursion in Trabzon

A B738 write off, perhaps?
Nothing surprises me anymore after BA2276´s B777 revival!

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320 NEO series and A350's for China can't be delivered
Replies: 34
Views: 15797

Re: Airbus A320 NEO series and A350's for China can't be delivered

Typical Chinese method of bullying and intimidating other countries in order to get what it wants. It is time these countries unite together and tell China NO. China is doing what US and UE main countries has done in the last 500 years. Pay back hurts In all fairness, they haven't resorted to flood...

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 14, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Changes to priority screening
Replies: 38
Views: 15607

Re: Changes to priority screening

LuisPortillo wrote:
Dear Screener:

Regards, I would like to ask about the priority screening, If theres no picture of an airplane in the DB its consider a priority screening?


Also for General Aviation?


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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 217282

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

90% of LH`s fuselage is boring Euro white, no 2 ways about it. My input? Keep the iconic blue and yellow tail but spice up the white a tad. They grey belly is cool, though! BTW nothing wrong with KLM`s new livery. It still stands out between all the other liveries worldwide! Day or night, it`s good....

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 14, 2018 3:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump : Why do we let people in from (expletive) countries ?
Replies: 165
Views: 6595

Re: Trump : Why do we let people in from (expletive) countries ?

DIRECTFLT wrote:
Statue of Liberty.


Heck, that thing is technically an immigrant!
Should be returned to sender!


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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What's Your Favorite Photo from 2017?
Replies: 16
Views: 2699

Re: What's Your Favorite Photo from 2017?

This one I guess:



It reminds me of the good times I had between the Orca`s and the seaplanes in the Vancouver / Vancouver Island area this year.

The best A-net moment was my 1000th in database, but alas; that was an older picture.


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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick airport; is it still world no 1 single runway airport by pax numbers
Replies: 58
Views: 13216

Re: Gatwick airport; is it still world no 1 single runway airport by pax numbers


Good point. We should change this topic to pure single runway airport, not a FUNCTIONAL or de facto single runway airport.


I think South America has a few very busy GENUINE single runway airports.
LIM comes to mind....


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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Ex-AA 767 Red Cheatline Painted Blue
Replies: 50
Views: 10492

Re: Why Ex-AA 767 Red Cheatline Painted Blue

As aviation enthusiasts, we have much more knowledge when it comes to planes, liveries, other areas in fine detail. I am always surprised at what people here can glean from the most subtle pieces of information. That being said, the general public likely has no clue who owned a plane as soon as the...

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Jan 13, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump : Why do we let people in from (expletive) countries ?
Replies: 165
Views: 6595

Re: Trump : Why do we let people in from (expletive) countries ?

Many people are on their moral high horse here. Let’s be honest, we all have said or thought something that would be inappropriate in a larger group of people. And yes his comment was very inappropriate considering he is the POTUS, but I’m willing to bet that many families have used similar express...

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by notaxonrotax
Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: You Ever Shot A Bird Later Involved In An Accident
Replies: 61
Views: 20737

Re: You Ever Shot A Bird Later Involved In An Accident

Iemand91 wrote:
It's surreal to see that very same aircraft/cockpit like this:


Absolutely! Very eerie.
Thanks for posting.

Iemand91 wrote:

That cockpit is also an eerie reminder of the Lockerbie crash, for me at least.


Nearly identical situation on the ground, yes.


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by notaxonrotax
Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apollo 13 (the movie) thread
Replies: 40
Views: 2088

Re: Apollo 13 (the movie) thread

The makers go through a lot of trouble to give us the most realistic display of a storyline Not really. They go through a lot of trouble to keep the audience immersed in the story and the experience, not to give the most realistic display. That's a key difference. Why waste more money on little det...

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apollo 13 (the movie) thread
Replies: 40
Views: 2088

Re: Apollo 13 (the movie) thread

I would think, but that may be very naive; that they would have these details checked by outsiders Again, the truth, did you notice any of those goofs, or are you relying on others? You know, even when I notice a goof, which I do in movies featuring aircraft, firearms or fire departments, it doesn'...

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apollo 13 (the movie) thread
Replies: 40
Views: 2088

Re: Apollo 13 (the movie) thread

They don't really detract from the movie. And, too me, they are only "avoided easily" in hindsight when all the "experts" come out of the woodwork to nitpick every little thing. Did it detract from the movie that they talk about a Mr. Coffee machine? Or, any of the other goofs, ...

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: South Korea's Moon credits Trump for 'big' role in North Korea talks
Replies: 6
Views: 500

Re: South Korea's Moon credits Trump for 'big' role in North Korea talks

NoTime wrote:
I'm sure many will say it was just a coincidence (much the same as the economy, no doubt), but...


The economy was not a coincidence, that much is clear.
That was 8 years of Obama, steering the country through a crisis and then up.

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT Dash 8 Nose Gear Fails to Extend
Replies: 2
Views: 945

Re: LOT Dash 8 Nose Gear Fails to Extend

Here is another Dash 8 gear accident... http://avherald.com/h?article=4b377c21&opt=0 Thoughts? My thoughts are that you are the 4th to start a topic on this....... http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1383371 http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1383361 http:...

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apollo 13 (the movie) thread
Replies: 40
Views: 2088

Re: Apollo 13 (the movie) thread

Loved the movie. The flaws are inconsequential nit picks. A little more than just nitpicks though: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112384/goofs https://www.moviemistakes.com/film75/pageall I am always amazed how many mistakes they make in movies that cost so much money. Mainly simple things, that coul...

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 418
Views: 77810

Re: MH370: Malaysia set to announce resumption of search as early as this week

More good money will be thrown down the drain. If it gets located quickly then fine, but if it drags on as badly as the last search then it is an incredible waste of taxpayer money (especially per taxpayer) from first Australia, China, Malaysia and now just Malaysia. 200 million and counting, and f...

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: You Ever Shot A Bird Later Involved In An Accident
Replies: 61
Views: 20737

Re: You Ever Shot A Bird Later Involved In An Accident

Two went down this week!

A few days ago this one crashed, injuring the pilot:






And this one yesterday:





This bird killed the pilot, in fact.

Sad stuff!

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What was the hardest A-net picture for you to take?
Replies: 37
Views: 6587

Re: What was the hardest A-net picture for you to take?

Ah, just came across another one:



It wasn`t easy to get into the international airport as a humble LSA.
Paperwork, paperwork....and more paperwork.



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