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by notaxonrotax
Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: THIS is why Trump will be re-elected
Replies: 61
Views: 3163

Re: THIS is why Trump will be re-elected

LAX772LR wrote:

That's how a man-child with less than 40% approval

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Make America Eight Again.......


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Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What was the hardest A-net picture for you to take?
Replies: 37
Views: 6850

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

United_fan wrote:


Not too exotic,but there's this creapy road you have to walk down,then along a fence. And Maxton is in the middle of nowhere . On the weekend,there is nobody around.


I love this trips to the middle of nowhere.
How many aircraft are out there?


Cheers,


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Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3UJn2GNWog

Horner saying exactly what I was saying, why not hear the drivers first before calling it?

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Damon Hill sticking up for VER too:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3UJn2GNWog

Horner saying exactly what I was saying, why not hear the drivers first before calling it?

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Oct 23, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

I suspect he'll 'calm down' a bit and become a consistently fast driver. IMHO, the stewards made the correct decision. Also IMHO better to make that decision quickly (given timing of the incident) and have the correct drivers on the podium. According to the rule - leaving the track and gaining an a...

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Oct 23, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

Scrbriml, I know you don`t like VER....and don`t count me as a particular fan either. But you know very well that the problem is the inconsistency of the stewards that is being questioned. I really don't have any great issue with VER. But he reminds me of HAM in his first few seasons - lots of cont...

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

A certain race steward isn't really a fan of Verstappen.... All those complaining about the decision need to answer one very simple question - did Verstappen break the rules in order to pass Raikkonen and gain an advantage? Scrbriml, I know you don`t like VER....and don`t count me as a particular f...

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Oct 22, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

The problems with this decision of the stewards is: -They messed up the whole pre-podium cool down and podium procedure...I bet a lot of fans didn't even know when RAI walked out there initially. It made RAI & VET uncomfortable, I guess. -They applied the penalty within minutes, which is unheard...

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

Congrats to HAM. Not too bad from VER either. Shame about his penalty.....a time penalty should be applied AFTER the podium. Don`t embarrass 2 drivers in the process...and I bet half of the fans running on the track were surprised too. Some on here claim RIC is better in racing than VER, so can`t wa...

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

HAM "lucked" into another pole.
He did that 72 times already....
Interesting grid for tomorrow.

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What was the hardest A-net picture for you to take?
Replies: 37
Views: 6850

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

I have a few that were difficult in different ways: This one (and many more from these flights) took me about 4 years to finally get all the clearances, many meetings, lot's of study and preparation work, and a 3 hour briefing prior to the flight! But it was worth it :D Cheers! Wow. My hat is no lo...

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!
Replies: 330
Views: 161124

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



Wow enough for you?


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by notaxonrotax
Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

This hero worshipping of SEN becomes a bit old. :checkmark: Like with The Michael, people seem to have forgotten how dirty he was. That both of them have legendary status is sickening. I have much more respect for clean drivers. I forgot to give you credit for this one! Absolutely. Between Senna an...

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

Vettel couldn't see what a great start Kimi got. If he was as clueless as you think he was, why did he move so far off the racing line to the inside of turn 1? Obviously he was blocking somebody, ergo he must have know a collision was a possibility. He's been in enough races to know that some drive...

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

Well hang on, he has been out-qualified big style by VER this year. How does that work? Simple; Max is the better qualifier, Danny is the better racer. (He hit RIC though, that was a huge mistake). How many times has Danny taken out Max? Oh right, he doesn't. Yeah, you still seem to deny that VET h...

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

Put Danny Ric in the same car & let's see what happens. :checkmark: I suspect that it would be a similar outcome to when he spent a season with Vettel as a teammate. If that is the case, RIC must be the absolute number 1 driver in F1. Well hang on, he has been out-qualified big style by VER thi...

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mayor of Amsterdam
Replies: 10
Views: 1657

Re: Mayor of Amsterdam

Very sad, indeed.

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Top Ten Favorite TV Characters Of All Time
Replies: 97
Views: 6781

Re: Your Top Ten Favorite TV Characters Of All Time

Sir Humphreys - Yes Minister Bernard - Yes Minister What, no love for Hacker? :) In fact you made me think about the list I posted above, and I realized that though Sir Humphrey gets most of the acclaim, Paul Eddington's Hacker is actually my favorite character. When Sir Humphrey is spouting civil ...

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Top Ten Favorite TV Characters Of All Time
Replies: 97
Views: 6781

Re: Your Top Ten Favorite TV Characters Of All Time

Robin Tripp - Man About The House George Roper - Man About The House Sir Humphreys - Yes Minister Bernard - Yes Minister Charlie Harper - 2,5 Men Raymond Fowler - The Thin Blue Line David Brent - The Office Deacon Palmer - The King Of Queens Frasier Crane - Frasier Roy Mallard - People Like Us No Ta...

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

The guy is overrated, nothing more, nothing less. Overrated? 61 wins (and counting) and on the verge of his 4th WCD. Overrated? :rotfl: Really? Can't see Ricciardo besting Hamilton. Not if 41 wins). I still don't see that as being overrated. :shakehead: HAM overrated? Of course. So many races he di...

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

RIC and HAM in 1 team. That would be interesting, I agree. But you came up with 1 name that can maybe pose as an equal to HAM. Pretty slim pickings, to beat HAM; as you appear to agree. This hero worshipping of SEN becomes a bit old. SEN was good but also made plenty of mistakes in his career. A bit...

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

May I inquire, why the HAM hatred? The guy is overrated, nothing more, nothing less. The moment he gets an equal teammate he starts throwing temper tantrums everywhere. In fact I feel the same way about Vettel too. And now Verstappen have shown that he's shaped out of the same mold as well. These t...

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by notaxonrotax
Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

It’s luck. Why must luck & ability be mutually exclusive? Who says they are mutually exclusive? Vettel's mistake is Hamilton's luck, according to you. You seem to suggest that a mistake of somebody is just something that can not be controlled by a person, I.E luck. While in real life, the candi...

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by notaxonrotax
Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

It’s luck. Hang on, see if I get this straight: Vettel being stupid in Singers is Hamilton's luck and has nothing to do with Vettel acting stupid? Let's do a little analogy.......with chess, the game in which luck does not exist. My opponent making a mistake, does that make me lucky? Or am I actual...

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

Aside from that, Red Bull has to be regretting the bad blood with Renault. . I see your point! And believe me, the only F1 car 1:18 in my living room is a Williams Renault! But to be fair....their performance has not been great before the summer. I give you one example of how the situation was back...

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

Well, I guess the championship was handed to Hamilton on a silver platter? Could he be any luckier. As always, we saw great class from Vettel. A few comments on that, ZKOJQ: Yes, VET´s mayhem is obviously grist to the mill of HAM. Let`s be honest, there`s no way we can deny it. Neither does HAM, BT...

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Oct 09, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What was the hardest A-net picture for you to take?
Replies: 37
Views: 6850

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

Cool C130 shot!
Give it a go on A-net.

Another difficult one for me!
This one was a pain in the sense that it was difficult to get permission to land at Guayaquil international airport:



And it was difficult to leave too, South American paperwork; you can`t beat it!


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Sun Oct 08, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

Alonso being naughty again, not reacting to blue flags.
He will be penalized.

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

Not the most exciting race, but a good result for Mercedes. This race confirmed a few things we already knew: Hamilton is quite a bit quicker than Bottas. Ferrari suddenly suffers terrible reliability, RAI`s race trim wasn´t impressive either. VET once again provoked the stewards, this time for miss...

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Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

First Pole for HAM at Suzuka.
Vettel will start P2.

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Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 135
Views: 6643

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

Thanks for opening the thread!

An interesting detail: no car retired from the 2016 Japanese Grand Prix, and the same happened in 2015.

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Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Spain, Monaco, Canada, Azerbaijan, Austria, UK, Hungary, Belgium, Italy, Singapore
Replies: 99
Views: 3929

Re: F1 2017: Spain, Monaco, Canada, Azerbaijan, Austria, UK, Hungary, Belgium, Italy, Singapore

Sky has new on-board footage of the post-race crash from Stroll's car. Really don't understand why this wasn't released earlier, or why it apparently wasn't available to the stewards. Odd to say the very least. http://www.skysports.com/f1/news/12433/11067518/sky-sports-f1-exclusive-new-footage-of-s...

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Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Spain, Monaco, Canada, Azerbaijan, Austria, UK, Hungary, Belgium, Italy, Singapore
Replies: 99
Views: 3929

Re: F1 2017: Spain, Monaco, Canada, Azerbaijan, Austria, UK, Hungary, Belgium, Italy, Singapore

Unbelievable how some think that the post race crash was a 100% to blame on Stroll. It's a combination of the two acting a bit careless. The video from Grosjean's car shows that had Stroll not turned to the right, there would have been enough room & Vettel would have passed easily. So no, Vette...

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Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Spain, Monaco, Canada, Azerbaijan, Austria, UK, Hungary, Belgium, Italy, Singapore
Replies: 99
Views: 3929

Re: F1 2017: Spain, Monaco, Canada, Azerbaijan, Austria, UK, Hungary, Belgium, Italy, Singapore

Unbelievable how some think that the post race crash was a 100% to blame on Stroll. It's a combination of the two acting a bit careless. Ah, Vettel is winching again: http://www.paddocktalk.com/news/html/story-317055.html Even if it's true....would RAI not do the same for him? Hamilton lucky? Not so...

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Spain, Monaco, Canada, Azerbaijan, Austria, UK, Hungary, Belgium, Italy, Singapore
Replies: 99
Views: 3929

Re: F1 2017: Spain, Monaco, Canada, Azerbaijan, Austria, UK, Hungary, Belgium, Italy, Singapore

Impressive drive by VET, although a strange accident with Stroll after the finish!

Hopefully, the VER haters will hate a little less.

Sainz guilty of an incident with Ocon, luckily karma took him out a little later!

HAM the winner of the day I guess, 2nd place with a slow car!


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by notaxonrotax
Sat Sep 23, 2017 1:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cover songs
Replies: 35
Views: 2042

Re: Cover songs

Joe Cocker was big in covering too!
"Unchain my Heart" is probably the best example.
Nicely done!

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Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Warning: Spanish Rental Car Company "Dickmanns" Is A Scam
Replies: 17
Views: 1532

Re: Warning: Spanish Rental Car Company "Dickmanns" Is A Scam

Goldcar is another company to stay away from in Spain.
I know some REALLY unhappy ex-customers.

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Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Classic Tv themesongs that stick with you
Replies: 33
Views: 1677

Re: Classic Tv themesongs that stick with you

Man About The House. A classic UK tune.

Knight Rider must be right up there, too.


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Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mayor of Amsterdam
Replies: 10
Views: 1657

Re: Mayor of Amsterdam

Sad to read.

Thanks for the heads up!


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Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Spain, Monaco, Canada, Azerbaijan, Austria, UK, Hungary, Belgium, Italy, Singapore
Replies: 99
Views: 3929

Re: F1 2017: Spain, Monaco, Canada, Azerbaijan, Austria, UK, Hungary, Belgium, Italy, Singapore

But in that case they all forgot it's not a one lap race, Vettel should have also realised this, as should Raikkonen and equally pulled out but for some reason you still think Verstappen is at fault and not the others? You will note however that the driver who was leading after lap one was also lea...

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Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Spain, Monaco, Canada, Azerbaijan, Austria, UK, Hungary, Belgium, Italy, Singapore
Replies: 99
Views: 3929

Re: F1 2017: Spain, Monaco, Canada, Azerbaijan, Austria, UK, Hungary, Belgium, Italy, Singapore

Nobody needs to defend him because he did nothing wrong. The race stewards agreed. :shakehead: The stewards also didn't agree with VER's little sob story in front of the camera about the crash being VET's fault. VET's demeanour is post-race interviews said it all. Didn't blame VPN. He knows he thre...

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Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Spain, Monaco, Canada, Azerbaijan, Austria, UK, Hungary, Belgium, Italy, Singapore
Replies: 99
Views: 3929

Re: F1 2017: Spain, Monaco, Canada, Azerbaijan, Austria, UK, Hungary, Belgium, Italy, Singapore

Wow! Ferrari blatantly blaming VER for the massive carnage even before turn 1. Just....Wow. No Tax On Rotax Crashstappen's cheer squad out to defend him. I'd say ''wow'' but I'm not surprised. Huh? I don't think I have ever defended VER before in this site. And really? If you think this Ferrari san...

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Sun Sep 17, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Spain, Monaco, Canada, Azerbaijan, Austria, UK, Hungary, Belgium, Italy, Singapore
Replies: 99
Views: 3929

Re: F1 2017: Spain, Monaco, Canada, Azerbaijan, Austria, UK, Hungary, Belgium, Italy, Singapore

Wow!

Ferrari blatantly blaming VER for the massive carnage even before turn 1.
Just....Wow.


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Thu Aug 24, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What was the hardest A-net picture for you to take?
Replies: 37
Views: 6850

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

Ah, just came across another one. We were approaching the runway "Guarumal", a small rural strip; in a fixed wing. As we reported to the tower in control of that area, we heard a chopper calling in with the same destination and a similar ETA. Well, they beat us to it by a minute or two; an...

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Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What was the hardest A-net picture for you to take?
Replies: 37
Views: 6850

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

4499377 Had to fly to Belize from the States. Rent an SUV. Drive six miles up a dirt/gravel road into the jungle. Walk about a half-mile through the jungle. Cross about a 50-yard wide creek and then take a decent enough shot in poor lighting while being ravaged by mosquitos. Cool story! Makes my de...

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Pictures can not be added to photographer´s album
Replies: 7
Views: 2109

Re: Pictures can not be added to photographer´s album

Confirmed John,

they can be added to a new album.
Do I have to abandon my album which I have been adding to all those years?

Thanks.

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Wed Aug 16, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Pictures can not be added to photographer´s album
Replies: 7
Views: 2109

Re: Pictures can not be added to photographer´s album

There seems to be a problem with pictures uploaded in a certain period at the beginning of this year. That is the feeling that I am getting. I tried adding two of those referenced, no issues on ipad at least http://www.airliners.net/photo-albums/view/Airliners-finest/10088 No joy, on different devi...

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