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by Avsfan
Mon Nov 06, 2006 6:17 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Motiv?
Replies: 8
Views: 2435

RE: Motiv?

That looks better, but I think the Co-Pilot seat being pushed forward takes away from seeing the entire console. It would be better if the Co-Pilot's seat was pulled back like the Pilot's seat.

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by Avsfan
Sun Nov 05, 2006 11:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: More Help For A Noob :-( Please
Replies: 13
Views: 5709

RE: More Help For A Noob :-( Please

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by Avsfan
Sun Nov 05, 2006 11:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 1024x768 Is NOA Size Now?
Replies: 43
Views: 5782

RE: 1024x768 Is NOA Size Now?

I just read this thread and will have to agree that there is something going on with rejections for photo size. I had a photo rejected about 2 weeks ago that fell within the size limits. As far as the original picture for this thread is concerned, I really like the picture. Even if the front wheel m...

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by Avsfan
Fri Nov 03, 2006 12:35 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C5 Flying Around WPAFP.
Replies: 6
Views: 4128

RE: C5 Flying Around WPAFP.

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by Avsfan
Fri Nov 03, 2006 12:33 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-14 Future?
Replies: 37
Views: 8025

RE: F-14 Future?

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by Avsfan
Fri Nov 03, 2006 9:11 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Is This OK For A Beginner?
Replies: 11
Views: 6055

RE: Is This OK For A Beginner?

Not sure how much difference there would be between the Tamron 70-300mm for a Canon or Nikon camera, but my 70-300mm for my Nikon D70 has served me well over the past 2 yrs. As my main lens for telephoto shots, it works well even after 13,000+ photos.

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by Avsfan
Fri Nov 03, 2006 8:45 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Found One Of My Pictures Through A Subscription
Replies: 2
Views: 5447

RE: Found One Of My Pictures Through A Subscription

Gary, I seems that using people's photos without their consent is becoming the thing now. I am curious to see if someone uses one of mine over the next few weeks. I received e-mail last night from some Asian company asking to use a picture that I have on myaviation.net for one of their websites. The...

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by Avsfan
Wed Nov 01, 2006 6:51 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-14 Future?
Replies: 37
Views: 8025

RE: F-14 Future?

I believe that all of the US Tomcats are no longer flying. According to the pilot of this Tomcat (which was one of the last 4 flying), said that by 1 Oct 2006 there would be no more Tomcats flying. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1131712...

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by Avsfan
Wed Nov 01, 2006 6:31 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 5-seconds Cockpit Shot (unfortunate Rejection)
Replies: 24
Views: 4791

RE: 5-seconds Cockpit Shot (unfortunate Rejection)

IMO the instruments look blurry and the outside lights dont really depict anything. All I see are a bunch of light streaks with no motive.

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by Avsfan
Sun Oct 29, 2006 9:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Calibrating An LCD Monitor
Replies: 4
Views: 5754

RE: Calibrating An LCD Monitor

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by Avsfan
Sun Oct 29, 2006 2:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Calibrating An LCD Monitor
Replies: 4
Views: 5754

Calibrating An LCD Monitor

I am looking to make sure that my <acronym title="Louis Trichardt (LCD / FALO / FALT), South Africa">LCD</acronym> monitor is calibrated to it's best settings for viewing and editing photos. First of all I have done a search through the forums for monitor calibration help. Unfortunately it seems tha...

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by Avsfan
Sat Oct 28, 2006 6:24 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Got A New Camera
Replies: 22
Views: 5228

RE: Got A New Camera

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by Avsfan
Sat Oct 28, 2006 6:09 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Thinking About A New Lens.
Replies: 6
Views: 4524

RE: Thinking About A New Lens.

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by Avsfan
Sat Oct 28, 2006 12:08 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Thinking About A New Lens.
Replies: 6
Views: 4524

RE: Thinking About A New Lens.

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by Avsfan
Fri Oct 27, 2006 2:52 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Thinking About A New Lens.
Replies: 6
Views: 4524

Thinking About A New Lens.

Hello to all of the Nikon users out there. I am thinking about purchasing a new lens for my Nikon D70. Right now I shoot with a <i>Tamron 70-300mm f4-5.6 telephoto with macro feature</i>. Along with aviation photography, I am looking at expanding to photographing sports such as ice hockey. I would l...

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by Avsfan
Fri Oct 27, 2006 11:05 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Can It Make The Database?
Replies: 8
Views: 4447

RE: Can It Make The Database?

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by Avsfan
Fri Oct 27, 2006 4:18 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Can It Make The Database?
Replies: 8
Views: 4447

RE: Can It Make The Database?

It was a quick edit to send to some friends. I do see a few 'jaggies' on the leading edge of the wing (towards the wingtip) and possibly some on the lettering. What portions do you consider soft?

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by Avsfan
Fri Oct 27, 2006 2:26 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Can It Make The Database?
Replies: 8
Views: 4447

Can It Make The Database?

Looking for opinion on whether this picture of a B-773 can make it into the database. It was definitely a luck of the draw to get a picture of this B-773 as it made 2 touch & gos in Grand Junction, <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>. The aircraft was suppose to do the approache...

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by Avsfan
Wed Oct 25, 2006 9:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Could You Help Me Fix Up This Photo?
Replies: 12
Views: 6674

RE: Could You Help Me Fix Up This Photo?

I agree that it does look slightly grainy. To try and correct that, use the 'rubber eraser' over the entire aircraft when yoo rub out any jaggies. I have found that by doing that, it will get rid of some of the grainy look that shows up while sharpening.

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by Avsfan
Wed Oct 25, 2006 11:54 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: 'Stupid' Carrier Ops Question: Soaking The Jets.
Replies: 36
Views: 7578

RE: 'Stupid' Carrier Ops Question: Soaking The Jets.

Venus6971...Dont mean to post this here, but your profile does not have a contact address. Contact me sometime through my profile. I ram also retired USAF.

Louis

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by Avsfan
Mon Oct 23, 2006 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is Denver's Runway So Long?
Replies: 98
Views: 29320

RE: Why Is Denver's Runway So Long?

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by Avsfan
Sun Oct 22, 2006 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is Denver's Runway So Long?
Replies: 98
Views: 29320

RE: Why Is Denver's Runway So Long?

Here is a link to the 20 longest runways in the US of A:
20 Longest Runways in the United States.

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by Avsfan
Sun Oct 22, 2006 10:08 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Favorit WWII Aircraft?
Replies: 62
Views: 7318

RE: Favorit Wwii Aircraft?

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by Avsfan
Sun Oct 22, 2006 9:28 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Assistance With A Rejected Photo
Replies: 2
Views: 4020

RE: Assistance With A Rejected Photo

I will try to get it down to that size. I use PS Elements 5.0 and it does not seem to work as well as Photoshop. I did not realize that I had selected 'Airline' when I uploaded it.

Thanks McG!

Louis

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by Avsfan
Sun Oct 22, 2006 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Is ATC Out There?
Replies: 29
Views: 4723

RE: Who Is ATC Out There?

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by Avsfan
Sun Oct 22, 2006 8:53 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Assistance With A Rejected Photo
Replies: 2
Views: 4020

Assistance With A Rejected Photo

Hello all, I am looking for advise on how to correct this rejected photo: <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/20061021_DSC_2246-Edited.jpg" target=_blank><img src="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/20061021_DSC_2246-Edited.jpg" width=650 height=522 alt="http://...

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by Avsfan
Sat Oct 21, 2006 9:07 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: 154th AW Hawaii Air National Guard
Replies: 2
Views: 3962

RE: 154th AW Hawaii Air National Guard

After doing a 'Google' search, I was able to come up with the C-17 as the aircraft of the 154th <acronym title="Air Niger">AW</acronym>. The following article has more information. <a href="http://www.emilitary.org/article.php?aid=4031" target="_blank">154th <acronym title="Air Niger">AW</acronym> i...

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by Avsfan
Sat Oct 21, 2006 9:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pizza Delivery In Alaska, By Airplane.
Replies: 41
Views: 15367

RE: Pizza Delivery In Alaska, By Airplane.

When I was an ATC Controller on a remote assignment for the US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym>, we would have Domino's pizza delivered at times from Fairbanks, <acronym title="Air Asia (Malaysia)">AK</acronym> to Galena, <acronym title="Air Asia (Malaysia)">AK</acronym>. Delivery was by eith...

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by Avsfan
Fri Oct 20, 2006 3:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ATC Vision Requirement?
Replies: 6
Views: 4626

RE: ATC Vision Requirement?

I am a tower controller in the USA and hold a Class III medical certificate to perform the duties. As for the eyesight requirement, your eyesight has to be correctable to 20/20 with either glasses or contacts. I will admit that my eyesight without glasses or contacts is around 20/400 or 20/450. Hope...

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by Avsfan
Fri Oct 20, 2006 3:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ATC - In-Flight Vectors
Replies: 7
Views: 27352

RE: ATC - In-Flight Vectors

Vectors to an aircraft inflight could be given for different reasons. Listed are some of them: <UL TYPE=1> 1. Weather enroute 2. Traffic 3. Setting up an aircraft for an approach </UL> If you heard pilots asking for vectors, then it was most likely for weather that was along their route of flight. H...

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by Avsfan
Fri Oct 20, 2006 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Is ATC Out There?
Replies: 29
Views: 4723

RE: Who Is ATC Out There?

If they want to move the thread...they need to come to me first. I agree that this is civil aviation. I also posted the thread in military and they did not say a thing about that. Civil aviation would not be able to take place without ATC. Go get them <b><i>SoCalatc</i></b>. For <b><i>Nbgskygod</i><...

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by Avsfan
Fri Oct 20, 2006 9:32 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: What's Your VA?
Replies: 25
Views: 8553

RE: What's Your VA?

I fly for Mountain Air and United Virtual Airlines.

Mountain Air = Sr. Captain with 330.8 Hours
United Virtual Airlines = Sr. Captain with 341.09 Hours

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by Avsfan
Fri Oct 20, 2006 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Is ATC Out There?
Replies: 29
Views: 4723

Who Is ATC Out There?

Thought I would start a thread to see who on A.Net works in or has worked in the ATC career field. I myself am a tower controller at Grand Junction-Walker Field in Colorado. Prior to that I worked in the tower at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport. My other experience includes 10 yrs of ATC experie...

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by Avsfan
Fri Oct 20, 2006 12:13 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Who Is ATC Out There?
Replies: 0
Views: 3158

Who Is ATC Out There?

Thought I would start a thread to see who on A.Net works in or has worked in the ATC career field. I myself am a tower controller at Grand Junction-Walker Field in Colorado. Prior to that I worked in the tower at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport. My other experience includes 10 yrs of ATC experie...

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by Avsfan
Thu Oct 19, 2006 3:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: BOI Tower. Yes Or No?
Replies: 3
Views: 3774

RE: BOI Tower. Yes Or No?

Hate to say it, but I dont think either would make it. Unfortunately the aircraft in the foreground takes away from someone looking at the tower.

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by Avsfan
Thu Oct 19, 2006 2:15 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Could A DC-9 Be A DC-8?
Replies: 2
Views: 4756

RE: Could A DC-9 Be A DC-8?

Hmmmm....


    1. DC-8 = Four engines on the wings
    2. DC-9 or MD-80 = Two engines by the tail


Have a nice day! twocents 

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by Avsfan
Thu Oct 19, 2006 2:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Flightplans In FS9
Replies: 18
Views: 16339

RE: Flightplans In FS9

If you want to spend some money on an add-on for FS2004, then look at purchasing either <a href="http://www.fsnavigator.com" target="_blank">FSNavigator</a> or <a href="http://www.fsbuild.com/" target="_blank">FSBuild</a>. I personally use <a href="http://www.fsnavigator.com" target="_blank">FSNavig...

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by Avsfan
Thu Oct 19, 2006 1:56 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Favorit WWII Aircraft?
Replies: 62
Views: 7318

Favorit WWII Aircraft?

Favorite WWII fighter: P-51 Mustang (handsdown)

Favorite WWII bomber: B-17 Stratofortress (without a doubt)

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by Avsfan
Thu Oct 19, 2006 1:51 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Cool Harrier Low Pass!
Replies: 16
Views: 5978

RE: Cool Harrier Low Pass!

If the first one was a US<acronym title="Macedonian Airlines (Greece)">MC</acronym> <acronym title="Avianca (Colombia)">AV</acronym>-8 Harrier, then I would say that the second one was also. With the US Military performing combat ops, if you see one aircraft, then there is sure to be a second, third...

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by Avsfan
Thu Oct 19, 2006 1:45 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: "Reach" Callsign
Replies: 9
Views: 33140

RE: "Reach" Callsign

It is hard to tell what type of aircraft you are talking about. Both the C-5 and C-17 use the REACH Callsign.

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by Avsfan
Thu Oct 19, 2006 3:45 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Screening Queue Is Rising Again....
Replies: 18
Views: 4727

RE: Screening Queue Is Rising Again....

My last 2 accepted photos were screened by a screener in training.

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by Avsfan
Wed Oct 18, 2006 10:35 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Self Plug Without Being Ashamed!
Replies: 11
Views: 4112

RE: Self Plug Without Being Ashamed!

Congrats on your recent accepted photos. Here are my latest two successful uploads: <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1122016/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1122016/M/"...

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by Avsfan
Tue Oct 17, 2006 7:57 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What To Look For When Buying A New Monitor?
Replies: 7
Views: 8110

RE: What To Look For When Buying A New Monitor?

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by Avsfan
Tue Oct 17, 2006 7:22 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Toilets On Military Planes?
Replies: 7
Views: 18337

RE: Toilets On Military Planes?

Thought I would provide my 2 cents worth. Being a prior AWACS crewmember, the story that <b>LimaNiner</b> has mentioned seems to be an urban legend. First of all, if it was a US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> AWACS pilot who they talk about, he would not be flying if his security clearance ...

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by Avsfan
Mon Oct 16, 2006 1:37 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Any Possibilities Here?
Replies: 2
Views: 2764

Any Possibilities Here?

Looking for opinions and suggestions on how to fix any problems with the following pictures. I will admit that the last 2 photos need to be resized. <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center> <font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"> MyAviation.net photo:<br><a...

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by Avsfan
Sat Oct 14, 2006 1:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Your Views On Cabin Photos
Replies: 49
Views: 7874

RE: Your Views On Cabin Photos

<b>JeffM</b>....With over 3000 military flying hours in my logbook, I will admit that I have only upchucked twice. On my F-16 ride, I did not have to pull out the "barf bag" once, and that was after flying at 500 ft above the ground and pulling over 6 Gs during a simulated bomb run/mission during a ...

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by Avsfan
Sat Oct 14, 2006 8:40 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Your Views On Cabin Photos
Replies: 49
Views: 7874

RE: Your Views On Cabin Photos

I personally dont like the airline cabin shots. I will say that it is nice to see the interior of corporate jets. Unfortunately I dont really prefer to look at cockpit shots unless they show something interesting. To go along with this, in my opinion I dont really agree with a lot of the shots taken...

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by Avsfan
Fri Oct 13, 2006 1:35 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: RAW Digital Exposure Compensation/Quality
Replies: 11
Views: 5334

RE: RAW Digital Exposure Compensation/Quality

For what it is worth, I have read in a book <i>(Complete Digital Photography: Third Edition by Ben Long...page 231)</i> and it mentions "that the downside to exposure compensation is that you have no control over how the camera achieves its new exposure. In other words, if you tell it to overexpose ...

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by Avsfan
Fri Oct 13, 2006 1:19 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Military Presence At PDX?
Replies: 7
Views: 7568

RE: Military Presence At PDX?

ATCGod...Where do you 'push tin' at?

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by Avsfan
Thu Oct 12, 2006 9:43 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Military Presence At PDX?
Replies: 7
Views: 7568

RE: Military Presence At PDX?

We have military aircraft come in and out of Grand Junction airport all the time. The US military is not restricted from flying in and out of civilian airports.

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