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by kaddyuk
Mon Jun 28, 2004 5:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: APM To LAX!
Replies: 9
Views: 2851

RE: APM To LAX!

Hello  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> Me and about 9 friends will all be at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> having a smallish meetup. If you want to join us you are more than welcome. email me details of your pla...

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by kaddyuk
Mon Jun 28, 2004 2:24 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: A Day In The Life Of A JFK Photographer ...
Replies: 13
Views: 5417

RE: A Day In The Life Of A JFK Photographer ...

Glad to see you got some shots. I saw it 2 months before it left gatwick in the old <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> hangar being painted  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> Should have gotten a picture but then, shuda woulda coulda... :D Nice story mate  ...

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by kaddyuk
Sun Jun 27, 2004 8:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Rather Be Lucky Than Good!
Replies: 3
Views: 2190

RE: Rather Be Lucky Than Good!

Wow <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> Those are some amazing shots  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> I know how you feel, however my persistance was with security rather than operations... I tried for days to get up to Terminal 2 Car Park w...

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by kaddyuk
Sun Jun 27, 2004 10:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Learning To Fly The Foolish Way! (stupid Thread)
Replies: 9
Views: 5073

RE: Learning To Fly The Foolish Way! (stupid Thread)

Unfortunatly I missed the application date for this year however next year I will be pulling a team together to help construct a soap-box  Smile.

I will be hopefully be going this year but as a photographer not a competetor

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by kaddyuk
Sun Jun 27, 2004 9:43 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Time Has Come......I Won't Upload No More....
Replies: 66
Views: 6732

RE: Time Has Come......I Won't Upload No More....

We have just broken 10,000 in the queue.

Time for more screeners?

I would volunteer, but I dont know enough to verdict who gets photos up on here hehe...

 Smile

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by kaddyuk
Sat Jun 26, 2004 8:19 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: The IFE System
Replies: 11
Views: 3315

RE: The IFE System

From my observations, most airlines regard IFE highly on their "Stuff to fix" list. If IFE doesnt work then PAX wont fly us again. Airlines are after repeat business and if they cant provide the system that they promise to customers then it pisses them off a royal treat. We give out alot of vouchers...

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by kaddyuk
Sat Jun 26, 2004 7:06 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aviation Project Design
Replies: 3
Views: 1717

Aviation Project Design

I have to design and build a small project for my NVQ in engineering. I have short listed a few ideas but cant make a descision. The contenders are... <b> A wing with a moveable Aileron. Fuselage section with moveable landing gear Aircraft Fire protection system which detects a fire and sets off an ...

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by kaddyuk
Wed Jun 23, 2004 10:26 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Scheduled Downtime June 23-24
Replies: 61
Views: 7094

RE: Scheduled Downtime June 23-24

I was just about to knife myself when I suddenly managed to get anothe "hit" of a.net I just hope it lasts till I go to bed...

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by kaddyuk
Mon Jun 21, 2004 7:20 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Centering Of The Plane In The Photo
Replies: 5
Views: 5339

RE: Centering Of The Plane In The Photo

Depends... If you are including the wings then at a 45 degree angle, the fuse wont be centered unless you leave lots of dead space near the nose and then although the aircraft will be centered it wont appear to be and could get rejected. I always crop to the fuse where quality allows. I nearly alway...

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by kaddyuk
Mon Jun 21, 2004 6:36 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Congrats To Dale Coleman...
Replies: 0
Views: 2317

Congrats To Dale Coleman...

Dale is a regular over at the other site, but has just uploaded a batch to a.net after a 4.2 Megapixel boost to a 300D. 20 Shots uploaded, 19 Accepted!!! Join me in congratulating him on his new success... Well Done Dale!!! <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEE...

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by kaddyuk
Sat Jun 19, 2004 9:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cabin Photo Help
Replies: 7
Views: 2123

RE: Cabin Photo Help

Dont use your flash on night flights... I hate people who do that!...

Its reasonably easy to get cabin shots.
Concentrate on the cabin more than the people.

Try some longer exposures on the night flight rather than fill flash...

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by kaddyuk
Sat Jun 19, 2004 2:21 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Congrats To Justin Cederholm
Replies: 21
Views: 4150

RE: Congrats To Justin Cederholm

Thanx for the additions jay, they are wicked!!

:D

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by kaddyuk
Fri Jun 18, 2004 7:50 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Merchandise With Photos Of Airliners On Them- Q's
Replies: 2
Views: 4018

RE: Merchandise With Photos Of Airliners On Them- Q's

Using their logo is © however, I doubt that a picture is. You may have to contact the airlines individually...

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by kaddyuk
Fri Jun 18, 2004 6:29 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Structures And Fatigue
Replies: 7
Views: 2160

RE: Structures And Fatigue

We arent at Virgin thats the whole source of the problem. In our first year, we spend every day at college about 11 miles from the comprehensive technical library in Virgin. We never seem to get access to it. We will do in about 8 weeks but then college is finished, all assignments are in and we don...

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by kaddyuk
Thu Jun 17, 2004 10:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: LAX In July
Replies: 19
Views: 3955

RE: LAX In July

You gotta be able to purchase passes to get that access then because last time I checked sam didnt work airside...

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by kaddyuk
Thu Jun 17, 2004 10:08 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Structures And Fatigue
Replies: 7
Views: 2160

RE: Structures And Fatigue

I am sure you arent doing this for me... We were set alot of assignments but they dont give us very comprehensive notes and because of the hopelessness of our college they dont tell us where to look. We tried the AMM and the SRM with not much luck. We searched the internet but there isnt much inform...

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by kaddyuk
Thu Jun 17, 2004 6:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Structures And Fatigue
Replies: 7
Views: 2160

Structures And Fatigue

In another essay we have no notes on fatigue, I need to explain the following Fatigue due to: Cyclic Loading Sonic Effects Thermal Effects Corrosion Where they effect the airframe are and how they are caused. Can anyone help please... Thanx  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile">

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by kaddyuk
Thu Jun 17, 2004 6:11 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: LAX In July
Replies: 19
Views: 3955

RE: LAX In July

Sam, could you please email me the location of that spot please?

I am going out there and would love to get just one or two from that location...

Thanx m8  Smile...

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by kaddyuk
Tue Jun 15, 2004 10:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How To Become A Screener?
Replies: 42
Views: 4993

RE: How To Become A Screener?

I know one or two screeners from this website (and alot from the other site). They all share a few things in common... Equipment: Not always DSLR users, but they know how to use it to their advantage. They understand the principles of photography and some dont specialise in aviation photography. The...

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by kaddyuk
Tue Jun 15, 2004 8:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Rejection Help...
Replies: 6
Views: 1537

RE: Rejection Help...

I have this in the queue, does this have any of the same problems?

https://www.airliners.net/addphotos/big/ready/PK_APBFW_743_EGCC_300504_2.jpg

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by kaddyuk
Tue Jun 15, 2004 8:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Badmotiv Help
Replies: 16
Views: 2049

RE: Badmotiv Help

The cropping all depends on what you are shooting, For me, on landing shots you need to get the titles in the frame... If you notice with those shots that you provided, they are center frame. You picture looks as though it hasnt been set up properly and you just caught it in the bottom left of the f...

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by kaddyuk
Tue Jun 15, 2004 8:15 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Rejection Help...
Replies: 6
Views: 1537

Rejection Help...

Had this rejected for badquality. I tried to keep the quality up, but its covered in dust spots (weirdly, the only one to have dust spots as bad from the shoot). So I had to crop reasonably tight... <a href="http://airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?filename=US_N678UW_330_EGCC_300504.jpg" target...

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by kaddyuk
Tue Jun 15, 2004 8:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Precautions 2 B Taken On Hydraulic Systems
Replies: 25
Views: 8128

RE: Precautions 2 B Taken On Hydraulic Systems

haha, I know a few fourth years who regulary get covered in allsorts, from chemical blue out of the toilets to fuel to purple rain.

They say its fun but it cant be surley...

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by kaddyuk
Tue Jun 15, 2004 3:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Precautions 2 B Taken On Hydraulic Systems
Replies: 25
Views: 8128

RE: Precautions 2 B Taken On Hydraulic Systems

Well, we dont actually have much. The engines we have are Gnome engines from the Westland Wessex and the hydraulic trainers we use are in the back of the room. Covered in <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> paint. We have a nose gear leg which doesnt work and A hydraulic elevator. which is...

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by kaddyuk
Tue Jun 15, 2004 3:07 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: LAX In July
Replies: 19
Views: 3955

RE: LAX In July

Okay, I suggested it to the group and I think that they are up for thursday. Can I call you on arrival in <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>? I will be in <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> ...

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by kaddyuk
Tue Jun 15, 2004 1:56 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: V1 And V2 During Take Off At Roll
Replies: 16
Views: 40277

RE: V1 And V2 During Take Off At Roll

Because the guy above cant seem to type more than a few sentances... V1 = The speed at which the aircraft will HAVE to takeoff no matter what happens... Its a descision speed, the Non-Pilot In Command (PIC) will shout V1. And then the PIC will decide to continue the takoff or abort and bring the air...

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by kaddyuk
Tue Jun 15, 2004 1:35 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Badmotiv Help
Replies: 16
Views: 2049

RE: Badmotiv Help

I would include the titles in the picture... not having them doesnt help... if you havnt got the titles to add into the picture then just drop the picture it needs those titles...

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by kaddyuk
Sun Jun 13, 2004 7:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Precautions 2 B Taken On Hydraulic Systems
Replies: 25
Views: 8128

RE: Precautions 2 B Taken On Hydraulic Systems

I didnt know that Skydrol is Non-Toxic...

Very Interesting...

The hydraulic oil we use at college is Red, some weird nasty shit, makes the paint on the hyd trainers bubble on contact.

Wouldnt catch me drinking Skydrol either...

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by kaddyuk
Sun Jun 13, 2004 6:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Any Comments As To How To Improve This Shot?
Replies: 4
Views: 5885

RE: Any Comments As To How To Improve This Shot?

I dont see any prolific grain either... I like neatimage but I only use it where it is essential...

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by kaddyuk
Sun Jun 13, 2004 6:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Precautions 2 B Taken On Hydraulic Systems
Replies: 25
Views: 8128

Precautions 2 B Taken On Hydraulic Systems

<b>What precautions need to be taken before starting any work on a hydraulic system</b> This is another question poised to me which yet again isnt covered in my notes. What does need to be done. What effects can skydrol have on the skin for prolonged exposure... What saftey equipment is supposed to ...

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by kaddyuk
Sun Jun 13, 2004 6:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airbus Simulators
Replies: 15
Views: 2324

RE: Airbus Simulators

As far as I know, the narrowbodied airbus sims are different to the wide bodied ones...

bmi have 2 or 3 different sims including the A320, A330 and A340. They do some training for Virgin AFAIK as well...

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by kaddyuk
Sun Jun 13, 2004 5:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: LAX In July
Replies: 19
Views: 3955

RE: LAX In July

Yeah, we understand that all our pictures will get killed by heat haze lmao, but we are hoping that some early morning and late evening shots will save us. Also, we arent just going for <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>, we intend to visit some...

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by kaddyuk
Sun Jun 13, 2004 7:42 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: LAX In July
Replies: 19
Views: 3955

RE: LAX In July

We are all arranged but decided against the simulator...

If anyone still wants to come then they are more than welcome...

The Holiday Inn has a great $80/Night rate on over the week of our meet  Smile

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by kaddyuk
Sun Jun 13, 2004 7:39 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Do I Make My Pictures Jpeg?
Replies: 8
Views: 3697

RE: How Do I Make My Pictures Jpeg?

What software do you have available, If we know what tools you have available we can better suggest how to fix the problem...

If you have photoshop when you save the picture, change the "type" to JPEG...

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by kaddyuk
Sun Jun 13, 2004 7:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Precautions 2 B Taken On Engine Lube Systems?
Replies: 10
Views: 5600

RE: Precautions 2 B Taken On Engine Lube Systems?

Wicked! Thanx for the help guys, I have a number of essays which have things we need to cover but dont have any notes on. Your help is really appreciated. Managed to get half a page from all the info

Thanx Again...
Kevin

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by kaddyuk
Sun Jun 13, 2004 1:57 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Self Screening Wastage...
Replies: 12
Views: 3018

RE: Self Screening Wastage...

Interesting to show that with digital, maybe we are getting lazy as photographers not bothering to ensure that every shot counts...

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by kaddyuk
Sun Jun 13, 2004 1:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LHR June 20th
Replies: 17
Views: 1721

RE: LHR June 20th

I am there  Smile

Look for me in a System Of A Down Huddie  Smile

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by kaddyuk
Sun Jun 13, 2004 1:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Official Euro 2004 Thread
Replies: 75
Views: 2869

RE: The Official Euro 2004 Thread

C'MON ENGLAND, C'MON ENGLAND!!!!

I think 2-1 will be the score England-France  Smile

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by kaddyuk
Sun Jun 13, 2004 1:06 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Small Is "Too Small"?
Replies: 13
Views: 4470

RE: How Small Is "Too Small"?

Both could be brighter... I cant notice anything wrong with them size wise, the 744 is not level either...

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by kaddyuk
Sun Jun 13, 2004 1:02 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Do Photo Contributor's Pay For Forum Access?
Replies: 4
Views: 675

RE: Do Photo Contributor's Pay For Forum Access?

AFAIK I think that if you have more than 1000 pics in the db you get free first class membership. Not sure though...

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by kaddyuk
Sun Jun 13, 2004 12:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Precautions 2 B Taken On Engine Lube Systems?
Replies: 10
Views: 5600

RE: Precautions 2 B Taken On Engine Lube Systems?

The analysis also takes samples from the magnetic plugs... correct? Also, I had to list the essential components or a jet engine lubrication system. I put, Oil Tank, Oil Filter, Pump, Non-Return Valve, Shutoff Valve, magnetic plugs and heat exchanger... Anything that should be added or removed from ...

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by kaddyuk
Sat Jun 12, 2004 11:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Precautions 2 B Taken On Engine Lube Systems?
Replies: 10
Views: 5600

RE: Precautions 2 B Taken On Engine Lube Systems?

So oxygen is bad shit... OKay, are there any special covers or filters to stop contaminants getting into the oil. What other contaminants are there? What damage can these contaminants cause?

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by kaddyuk
Sat Jun 12, 2004 8:54 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Precautions 2 B Taken On Engine Lube Systems?
Replies: 10
Views: 5600

Precautions 2 B Taken On Engine Lube Systems?

<b>What precautions need to be taken before carrying out any maintainance on engine lubrication systems?</b> That is a question poised to me in an essay that I have to write, however in the notes given to us, this isnt covered. So is there any possibility of all yu techies  <img src="/discussio...

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by kaddyuk
Sat Jun 12, 2004 8:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: NZ2 744 Birdstrike At LAX - Question
Replies: 7
Views: 4106

RE: NZ2 744 Birdstrike At LAX - Question

I remember a bird taking out the wing root landing light on a SQ772 @ <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> once. The pilot seemed to know that it happened instantly, the checker car went on the runway to find the remains. he found a wing an...

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by kaddyuk
Sat Jun 12, 2004 8:37 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Need Help Getting Photos Accepted
Replies: 18
Views: 4249

RE: Need Help Getting Photos Accepted

I would LOVE to see some shots like this in the database. This is the perfect situation to show that you can have the best Digicam in the world but unless you know how to edit them, the pictues will look like shite on the internet... Once you crack Photoshop, I can see you getting many "Top of the p...

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by kaddyuk
Fri Jun 11, 2004 8:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Good Article On The Durabilty On CD's And DVD's
Replies: 10
Views: 5003

RE: Good Article On The Durabilty On CD's And DVD's

If you really want durability, purchase a sun server and keep it in a vacuum, sealed from all contact to the outside world kept at a constant 20 degrees and remove all traces of sunlight from the room. Should last a long time  Smile

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by kaddyuk
Thu Jun 10, 2004 12:40 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Have You Backed Up Today?
Replies: 21
Views: 3279

RE: Have You Backed Up Today?

I had a disk bomb out on me a few years back. Was the worst thing that happened to me because I didnt have a clue what went wrong and <acronym title="Air Fiji and Continental Airways (Russian Federation)">PC</acronym> world conned my parents into purchasing a new one. I realised a year later that I ...

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by kaddyuk
Thu Jun 10, 2004 12:38 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Transit Of Venus
Replies: 11
Views: 2083

RE: Transit Of Venus

I did try for a picture but the camera wouldnt pick up the dot in the sun even through a filter... I was using a piece of welding mask lense (it was a square piece of plastic coated to tint the glass with the <acronym title="Universal Airways (USA)">UV</acronym> Layer) What sort of settings are requ...

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by kaddyuk
Thu Jun 10, 2004 12:34 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: If You Keep Trying You Do Get Rewards!
Replies: 12
Views: 3585

RE: If You Keep Trying You Do Get Rewards!

"Does Rose Kennedy have a black dress?" Do I really care about some old american chick? I just dont agree with plugging of shit loads of your own pictures... could have just provided a link. For me i only plug my own pictures if I need to and I keep it to a minimum. I feel its similar to begging for...

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by kaddyuk
Thu Jun 10, 2004 12:29 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New Upload Photo Queue Order
Replies: 57
Views: 29660

RE: New Upload Photo Queue Order

Yes... You can have multiple groups of photos in the queue depending on when you uploaded them...  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> Hopefully this will solve alot of the bitching going on at this site. I uploaded 13 and I have had 6 accepted so far with 4 still in the que...

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