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by FighterPilot
Mon Oct 27, 2014 8:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cloning Ban : WHY?
Replies: 12
Views: 4773

RE: Cloning Ban : WHY?

The sad thing is what was in the grass that really needed cloning out? It's not like it was covering the aircraft so wouldn't have even been a problem in the first place. Yeah it may have been distracting to the photo but wouldn't have gone against any rules regarding uploading. Unfortunately you've...

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by FighterPilot
Sun Oct 19, 2014 1:37 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)
Replies: 511
Views: 16545

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)

Been trying to add my new website to my profile page but it's not showing up. If I type "https://" before the site I get and error. But if I just add "www.CalGPhotography.com" it won't show up. Cal  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/airplane.gif" width="25"...

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by FighterPilot
Mon Oct 13, 2014 8:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Vacation Destinations For Aviation Enthusiasts?
Replies: 11
Views: 3885

RE: Vacation Destinations For Aviation Enthusiasts

Personally I'd recommend the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton Ohio. Tons of cool planes in their museum that the cadets would love. In fact way back in the day when I was in Cadets I was lucky enough to get the Oshkosh exchange and we went to Dayton on our way to Oshkosh. It's fairly close ...

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by FighterPilot
Sat Oct 11, 2014 5:25 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screening Advice?
Replies: 3
Views: 1321

RE: Pre-screening Advice?

The first will be rejected for motive, It's kind of an awkward photo.

The second has a green cast on it, and it's a little soft, specifically the tail.

Cal   

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by FighterPilot
Fri Oct 10, 2014 6:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: American Airlines Named North American Best
Replies: 22
Views: 5222

RE: American Airlines Named North American Best

But.. But... But.. Air Canada was named the Best Airline in North America by Skytrax.  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> Cal  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/airplane...

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by FighterPilot
Wed Oct 08, 2014 5:46 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Prescreening - FighterPilot
Replies: 8
Views: 1726

RE: Prescreening - FighterPilot

Had this one rejected for Soft, Oversharpened, and Blurry. Soft and Oversharpened I can fix, but I can't really see where the photo is Blurry. <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/20140927_j1411072251.0617gwjf_sept18.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://www.airliners.net/addph...

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by FighterPilot
Wed Oct 08, 2014 4:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Many Existing Aircraft Are In A-net Database?
Replies: 14
Views: 5906

RE: How Many Existing Aircraft Are In A-net Database?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thierryd" class="quote" target="_blank">thierryd</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>I was wondering about it as well for some ...

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by FighterPilot
Mon Oct 06, 2014 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Historical Schedule - 1990 YQT-YHM
Replies: 5
Views: 1662

RE: Historical Schedule - 1990 YQT-YHM

Hmm thanks for the info so far. So now my mom is pretty sure it was Air Canada from <acronym title="Thunder Bay (YQT / CYQT), Canada - Ontario">YQT</acronym>-<acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym>. It's kind of frustrating bec...

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by FighterPilot
Sun Oct 05, 2014 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Historical Schedule - 1990 YQT-YHM
Replies: 5
Views: 1662

RE: Historical Schedule - 1990 YQT-YHM

Oops yeah, I should clarify that it was from <acronym title="Thunder Bay (YQT / CYQT), Canada - Ontario">YQT</acronym> (Thunder Bay) to <acronym title="Hamilton (YHM / CYHM), Canada - Ontario">YHM</acronym> (Hamilton) Ontario. Cal  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics...

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by FighterPilot
Sun Oct 05, 2014 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Historical Schedule - 1990 YQT-YHM
Replies: 5
Views: 1662

Historical Schedule - 1990 YQT-YHM

I'm trying to figure out the very first plane I ever flew in but unfortunately I was too young to remember. My relatives tell me it would have been in May 1990 from CYQT to CYHM. Apparently on Air Canada or Canadian Airlines. They are more convinced it was Canadian Airlines. What type of aircraft wo...

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by FighterPilot
Fri Sep 26, 2014 9:07 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre- Screen - Guth99
Replies: 13
Views: 2236

RE: Pre- Screen - Guth99

This one also looks like it's suffering from heat haze and the nose looks slightly overexposed.

Cal   

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by FighterPilot
Fri Sep 26, 2014 7:56 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Same Reg Same Day...
Replies: 3
Views: 1017

RE: Same Reg Same Day...

Shouldn't be a problem. Two different phases of flight. <a href="http://www.airliners.net/faq/rejection_reasons.php#double" target="_blank">http://www.airliners.net/faq/rejection_reasons.php#double</a> The rejection guide give a good detail and examples of what is and isn't considered doubles. Cal &...

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by FighterPilot
Tue Sep 23, 2014 2:09 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Will This Photo Be Rejected?
Replies: 45
Views: 3757

RE: Will This Photo Be Rejected?

Hey Andrew, Check your PMs

Cal   

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by FighterPilot
Mon Sep 22, 2014 1:44 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Will This Photo Be Rejected?
Replies: 45
Views: 3757

RE: Will This Photo Be Rejected?

Thats unfortunate. Does the original have the tail not cropped out? If so, try an edit without it cropped out. Where was this photo taken? Looks like taxiway H, so I'm guessing the east side of Rod's field? Cal  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/airplane.gi...

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by FighterPilot
Fri Sep 19, 2014 6:56 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screening: Challenging Night Photo
Replies: 3
Views: 1040

RE: Pre-screening: Challenging Night Photo

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vikkyvik" class="quote" target="_blank">vikkyvik</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>I'd be fine with the noise, but half the f...

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by FighterPilot
Thu Sep 18, 2014 8:09 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Prescreening - FighterPilot
Replies: 8
Views: 1726

RE: Prescreening - FighterPilot

Went out this morning and took some shots in the morning light. Was playing with ISO and trying some edits to reduce the noise. The 40D isn't a powerhouse when it comes to ISO performance compared to some newer sensors, so I was just wondering if these would be up to A.net standards, or if they're a...

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by FighterPilot
Wed Sep 17, 2014 9:00 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Will This Photo Be Rejected?
Replies: 45
Views: 3757

RE: Will This Photo Be Rejected?

I think they're being more critical because it's a 1600pix upload. There is a bit of slight oversharpening. Should be salvageable, and even easier if uploaded at 1024. Cal  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/airplane.gif" width="25" height="15" border="0"/>&...

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by FighterPilot
Tue Sep 16, 2014 9:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Canon Announces The 7DII
Replies: 22
Views: 5169

RE: Canon Announces The 7DII

The more and more I look at it, the more I would choose the 7DII over the 5DIII. The 7DII is essentially the 5DIII with a crop sensor. As the majority of my photography is moving planes. Having the extra reach with the crop sensor is appealing, as well as the high FPS and buffer. Not that I intend t...

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by FighterPilot
Tue Sep 16, 2014 4:55 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screening: Vignetting
Replies: 8
Views: 1210

RE: Pre-screening: Vignetting

Like Pete said, maybe some slight vignetting in the top right corner, but not enough to worry about. Looks good otherwise!

Cal   

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by FighterPilot
Tue Sep 16, 2014 4:32 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New Nikon D750 FX Camera Released!
Replies: 9
Views: 6596

RE: New Nikon D750 FX Camera Released!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/unattendedbag" class="quote" target="_blank">unattendedbag</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>C'mon Nikon users, get EXCITED! ...

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by FighterPilot
Tue Sep 16, 2014 3:19 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Canon Announces The 7DII
Replies: 22
Views: 5169

RE: Canon Announces The 7DII

I've been slowly looking to replace my dated 40D with something. I've had my eyes set on the 5DIII for some time now, but I'm unsure yet what to get. It probably won't be till the new year, so I'm thinking I may wait until I hear of any news on the 5DIV. If no news comes about I may just have to nar...

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by FighterPilot
Tue Sep 16, 2014 2:55 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Welcoming New Screeners
Replies: 7
Views: 5293

RE: Welcoming New Screeners

Welcome!!
Always great to see new Screeners. Also thanks for all the hard work reducing the queue from 12,000+ photos to around 9000 in only a few days!

Cal   

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by FighterPilot
Thu Sep 11, 2014 3:18 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: First Shot, Acceptable?
Replies: 6
Views: 1266

RE: First Shot, Acceptable?

Also to add salt to the wound it looks over sharpened. You can see "jaggies" on the left wing near the flaps. But again, not bad for a first attempt.

Cal   

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by FighterPilot
Tue Sep 09, 2014 9:21 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Prescreening - FighterPilot
Replies: 8
Views: 1726

RE: Prescreening - FighterPilot

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Newark727" class="quote" target="_blank">Newark727</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>#1 looks a little soft around the tail a...

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by FighterPilot
Tue Sep 09, 2014 1:39 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Prescreening - FighterPilot
Replies: 8
Views: 1726

RE: Prescreening - FighterPilot

The first three are from runway 31, the last is taken near the Tim Hortons at runway 36. I haven't spotted from the Avitat before, not sure where you would get a good vantage point for taking pictures from there. Whenever I had visited <acronym title="Winnipeg - James Armstrong Richardson Internatio...

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by FighterPilot
Sun Sep 07, 2014 3:47 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Rejected Photo: Soft
Replies: 4
Views: 1265

RE: Rejected Photo: Soft

The belly is definitely dark. It can be tricky when the plane is casting a shadow on itself, or its belly. Not sure if you shoot in .Raw or just .Jpg. If you shoot in .Raw its easy to just adjust the shadows and blacks sliders around to get a properly exposed belly. Maybe a touch more sharpening too...

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by FighterPilot
Sun Sep 07, 2014 3:45 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Prescreening - FighterPilot
Replies: 8
Views: 1726

Prescreening - FighterPilot

Hey, I recently took some photos here in <acronym title="Winnipeg - James Armstrong Richardson International (Stevenson) (YWG / CYWG), Canada - Manitoba">YWG</acronym>. It's been a while since I've tried uploading anything that were airliners. Just wondering if these were up to par. 1) <a href="http...

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by FighterPilot
Tue Sep 02, 2014 1:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rare Aircraft Youve Flown On?
Replies: 52
Views: 3996

RE: Rare Aircraft Youve Flown On?

My list: DHC-2 (Some may not view it as rare) DHC-3 (Again, sort of common in Canada) Noorduyn Norseman Ford Trimotor 727-200 And for the past two years I had been flying the Hawker Siddeley 748. Cal  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/airplane.gif" width="2...

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by FighterPilot
Tue Aug 19, 2014 9:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is It Too Late For A Beechcraft 2000 Successor
Replies: 13
Views: 5299

RE: Is It Too Late For A Beechcraft 2000 Successor

What they should do is make a King Air 400. Stretched version of the 350, but not quite as big as the 1900. Bigger, more powerful and fuel efficient PT6's, All glass cockpit. etc. But thats just my  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/twocents.gif" width="23"...

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by FighterPilot
Sun Aug 10, 2014 6:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: *URGENT HELP*
Replies: 3
Views: 3440

RE: *URGENT HELP*

Card shouldn't be a factor. Possibly a bad battery.

Cal   

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by FighterPilot
Sat Aug 09, 2014 8:20 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Prescreening - FighterPilot
Replies: 7
Views: 935

RE: Prescreening - FighterPilot

No worries, I'll try again tonight. I shot it at f3.5, ISO 125, and a 30sec exposure.

Thanks,
Cal   

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by FighterPilot
Sat Aug 09, 2014 5:54 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Prescreening - FighterPilot
Replies: 7
Views: 935

RE: Prescreening - FighterPilot

Just wondering if this one works for Airliners. I'm worried about the left wing and it being blurry. <a href="http://s89.photobucket.com/user/CanadianFighterPilot/media/Night_fuel_2.jpg.html" target="_blank"/><a href="http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k210/CanadianFighterPilot/Night_fuel_2.jpg" targ...

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by FighterPilot
Tue Jul 29, 2014 6:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ordering Tickets Online - When It All Started?
Replies: 21
Views: 3190

RE: Ordering Tickets Online - When It All Started?

They may not have been the first to sell tickets, but according to Wikipedia (I know, I know  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/sarcastic.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/>) Canadian was one of, if not the first airline to have a website in 1994. Cal ...

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by FighterPilot
Tue Jul 29, 2014 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet Inducts 4 B763ER
Replies: 120
Views: 34016

RE: WestJet Inducts 4 B763ER

Great news.. It'll be interesting to see where they will get them from.
Cal   

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by FighterPilot
Mon Jul 28, 2014 6:41 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Nothing But Rejections
Replies: 34
Views: 2103

RE: Nothing But Rejections

Also I would say the lettering on the WS 737 is slightly soft.

Cal   

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by FighterPilot
Mon Jul 28, 2014 3:52 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Prescreening - FighterPilot
Replies: 7
Views: 935

RE: Prescreening - FighterPilot

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kann123air" class="quote" target="_blank">kann123air</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Great shots, but keep in mind that upl...

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by FighterPilot
Mon Jul 28, 2014 1:00 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Prescreening - FighterPilot
Replies: 7
Views: 935

Prescreening - FighterPilot

Recently took some shots this weekend. Any Issues? 1) <a href="http://s89.photobucket.com/user/CanadianFighterPilot/media/YYS_TAkeoff.jpg.html" target="_blank"/><a href="http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k210/CanadianFighterPilot/YYS_TAkeoff.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://i89.photobucket.com/...

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by FighterPilot
Sat Jul 26, 2014 3:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My First Tatl Flights: US/LH From RDU To Italy
Replies: 49
Views: 15152

RE: My First Tatl Flights: US/LH From RDU To Italy

Great trip report! I love "reading" trip reports with so many pictures. I recently went to Europe for the first time as well. We flew <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), Unite...

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by FighterPilot
Thu Jul 24, 2014 8:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Non-Av Pic Thread Q3 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 5026

RE: Non-Av Pic Thread Q3 2014

A couple recent shots. Been goofing around with HDR lately. Love it or hate it. <a href="http://s89.photobucket.com/user/CanadianFighterPilot/media/Path_2_HDR.jpg.html" target="_blank"/><a href="http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k210/CanadianFighterPilot/Path_2_HDR.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="htt...

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by FighterPilot
Wed Jul 23, 2014 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's This? (DH Canada Otter Test Rig)
Replies: 3
Views: 1470

RE: What's This? (DH Canada Otter Test Rig)

Not sure, but look at that flap setting!!

Cal   

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by FighterPilot
Fri Jul 18, 2014 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines MH17 Crashes In Ukraine Part 4
Replies: 255
Views: 99663

Malaysia Airlines MH17 Crashes In Ukraine Part 4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flydeltajets" class="quote" target="_blank">flydeltajets</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>Would TCAS have alerted the crew...

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by FighterPilot
Wed Jul 02, 2014 7:51 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Prescreening - FighterPilot
Replies: 2
Views: 537

RE: Prescreening - FighterPilot

Thanks,
Kinda what I was thinking. I'm hoping to get it accepted, but obviously it's going to take some work.

Cal   

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by FighterPilot
Wed Jul 02, 2014 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fate Of B767 C-GAUN Gimli Glider
Replies: 86
Views: 26356

RE: Fate Of B767 C-GUAN Gimli Glider

Lets say tomorrow a buyer was found for a museum in Canada. Is C-GAUN/604 airworthy or has some parts been parted out? I'm assuming they would need a ferry permit to get it to the airport closest to the museum. Obviously there would have to be some work done to it to get it online and out of long te...

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by FighterPilot
Tue Jul 01, 2014 2:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Happy Canada Day!
Replies: 12
Views: 1757

Happy Canada Day!

Canada celebrates its birthday today! To all my fellow Canadian Happy Birthday!!

Cal   

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by FighterPilot
Mon Jun 30, 2014 7:30 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Prescreening - FighterPilot
Replies: 2
Views: 537

Prescreening - FighterPilot

Taken while landing in <acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (Dorval) (YUL / CYUL), Canada - Quebec">YUL</acronym>. <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/big/ready/c1404156515.6049ac777_yul.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/big/ready/c1...

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by FighterPilot
Sat May 17, 2014 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Converting 777s Interiors
Replies: 63
Views: 15381

RE: Air Canada Converting 777s Interiors

Interesting, I'm flying <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> on the 31st of May and <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG...

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by FighterPilot
Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World Of Warcraft
Replies: 3
Views: 1251

RE: World Of Warcraft

I used to play it a fair bit as well. I stopped after Cata, as I had less and less time to play it and started to lose interest. I've started playing Elder Scrolls Online as I'm a fairly big Elder Scrolls fan and Morrowind was one of my most favourite games ever. I think WOW is way past its prime no...

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by FighterPilot
Sun Apr 20, 2014 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post A Pic From Work
Replies: 21
Views: 2859

RE: Post A Pic From Work

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vio" class="quote" target="_blank">vio</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i> Quoting travelavnut (Reply 15): What kind of airc...

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by FighterPilot
Sat Apr 19, 2014 9:17 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-Screen - Quality
Replies: 5
Views: 489

RE: Pre-Screen - Quality

Hmmm, Looks like it may suffer from heat haze, or partially from the engine exhaust. Maybe someone can give a second opinion.

Cal   

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by FighterPilot
Thu Apr 17, 2014 12:14 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Does This Photo Work?
Replies: 5
Views: 504

RE: Does This Photo Work?

I think it's borderline too. There are similar shots like this at <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym>, however the aircraft fills most of the frame. With this one there is more lights than plane. Cal  <img src="http://...

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