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by aeromoe
Fri Aug 19, 2016 3:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Airport Routine
Replies: 20
Views: 2498

Re: Your Airport Routine

Been watching planes since the late 1970s. I try to get to the airport as early as possible (many hours) so I can plane watch / photograph. With no "significant other" to appease I do as I please aviation-wise. I find a decent window with a view of the aviation action and try to enjoy it. ...

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by aeromoe
Sat Aug 13, 2016 12:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Domestic Flights - What would you change?
Replies: 20
Views: 1721

Re: Domestic Flights - What would you change?

I would reinstate food service for all classes of service.

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by aeromoe
Tue Jun 14, 2016 11:39 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: New Site.
Replies: 453
Views: 35659

Re: New Site.

Probably going to take time to get used to...like any change. Personally I prefer the old site...but that's what it was...an old site...but with the classic look so many of us liked.
I will get used to this new one I hope.

Aeromoe

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by aeromoe
Fri Apr 22, 2016 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does FedEx Not Fly The 747?
Replies: 35
Views: 25567

RE: Why Does FedEx Not Fly The 747?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/COSPN" class="quote" target="_blank">COSPN</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>They also had Pax 747-200s and flew <acronym t...

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by aeromoe
Thu Apr 21, 2016 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-8 Banking 90 Degrees
Replies: 51
Views: 18059

RE: DC-8 Banking 90 Degrees

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BoeingGuy" class="quote" target="_blank">BoeingGuy</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i> I was aware of that. In my book a 720...

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by aeromoe
Wed Jan 13, 2016 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intrastate US Widebodies
Replies: 85
Views: 13113

RE: Intrastate US Widebodies

In 1978 my first L-1011 ride was TWA <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>, flight #91. I flew <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> L-1011 <a...

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by aeromoe
Wed Dec 31, 2014 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 720: Long Career For An Overlooked Gem
Replies: 71
Views: 18881

RE: Boeing 720: Long Career For An Overlooked Gem

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cedarjet" class="quote" target="_blank">cedarjet</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Anyone got any observations or memo...

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by aeromoe
Tue Sep 23, 2014 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747-400 PAX Conversions To Freighter...how Many?
Replies: 1
Views: 1577

747-400 PAX Conversions To Freighter...how Many?

Just curious how many of these conversions have been done so far. Is there a reliable online source for a snapshot (or detailed info) of the specific airframes that have been converted? I've been an enthusiast for a long time (since late 70s) but I haven't been keeping running tabs on this subject.

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by aeromoe
Tue Jul 08, 2014 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa B737-100
Replies: 33
Views: 9968

RE: Lufthansa B737-100

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PanHAM" class="quote" target="_blank">PanHAM</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>The -130 lasted well into the 90s, I had a d...

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by aeromoe
Sat May 24, 2014 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am's Last Boeing 707 Flight In 1980.
Replies: 30
Views: 14555

RE: Pan Am's Last Boeing 707 Flight In 1980.

Interestingly, I am digitizing my spotting logs from 1980 at the moment and <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> was a overnight spotting trip I made in late Oct 1980. I have notes that N883PA was operating PA 24 <acronym title="Houston - Ge...

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by aeromoe
Wed Jan 31, 2007 3:29 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: AirNikon Memorial Service Was Monday Jan 29th.
Replies: 2
Views: 2979

RE: AirNikon Memorial Service Was Monday Jan 29th.

Royal - Subject came up Sunday night at dinner and if I'm not mistaken an aviation historical society in Orange County, CA will take possession of his aviation stuff. Not sure which specific society was referred to.

Moe

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by aeromoe
Tue Jan 30, 2007 4:00 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: AirNikon Memorial Service Was Monday Jan 29th.
Replies: 2
Views: 2979

AirNikon Memorial Service Was Monday Jan 29th.

All - just wanted to tell anyone interested that AirNikon's memorial service was Monday in Riverside, <acronym title="Air China">CA</acronym>. I was honored to attend this wonderful service at the National Cemetery located adjacent to March Air Reserve Base. I'd estimate 40 to 50 of Mickey's extende...

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by aeromoe
Thu Jan 25, 2007 7:52 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Air Nikon Funeral Service...finally.
Replies: 3
Views: 3831

Air Nikon Funeral Service...finally.

All - I know it seems like an inordinate amount of time since Mickey passed away...and it has been. However, all that aside, I'm providing the details of his service so that anybody who might be in southern California on Monday Jan 29th might have the opportunity to attend. Our friend Mickey is bein...

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by aeromoe
Mon Dec 11, 2006 12:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Mickey Bednar (AirNikon) Passed Away
Replies: 148
Views: 16079

RE: Mickey Bednar (AirNikon) Passed Away

All - as tough as it's been on so many people this past week, it has been my distinct pleasure and honor to be able to post some photos of Mickey for you all to see. I'm receiving more via email from his closest friends and I hope to have them posted in the next couple of days. As I said in some of ...

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by aeromoe
Sat Dec 09, 2006 4:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Mickey Bednar (AirNikon) Passed Away
Replies: 148
Views: 16079

RE: Mickey Bednar (AirNikon) Passed Away

"After reading through all of these posts though, I still do not see any mention of how he died? Was it sudden, was he sick for a long time and just didn't tell anyone?" This past Monday, I received the phone call about his passing. Tuesday the initial email I received says he passed away from cardi...

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by aeromoe
Sat Dec 09, 2006 5:34 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: AirNikon - Put A Face To The Name.
Replies: 11
Views: 6468

RE: AirNikon - Put A Face To The Name.

Thanks guys for the kind words. I still get out and photo planes on occasion...now that <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> weather is awesome I hope to do a bit more. These pesky trains are just so close though... More 'early' photos have ju...

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by aeromoe
Sat Dec 09, 2006 12:00 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: AirNikon - Put A Face To The Name.
Replies: 11
Views: 6468

RE: AirNikon - Put A Face To The Name.

Thanks everybody. Yes, we're talking about two different guys. Mickey Bednar sometimes went by the name Mike, and he lived in Southern California (though he was born in Pennsylvania.) I suppose he picked up railroad photography from tagging along with me on our airplane photo trips early in the 2000...

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by aeromoe
Fri Dec 08, 2006 9:17 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: AirNikon - Put A Face To The Name.
Replies: 11
Views: 6468

AirNikon - Put A Face To The Name.

For those who never met AirNikon and would like to put a face to the name, I've just started posting some images on a personal page dedicated to AirNikon. This is legit...I was a personal friend to Mickey and last time we spent some time together was just 6 weeks ago during his trip to Arizona for t...

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by aeromoe
Fri Dec 08, 2006 9:11 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Mickey Bednar (AirNikon) Passed Away
Replies: 148
Views: 16079

RE: Mickey Bednar (AirNikon) Passed Away

For those who never met AirNikon and would like to put a face to the name, I've just started posting some images on a personal page dedicated to AirNikon. This is legit...I was a personal friend to Mickey and last time we spent some time together was just 6 weeks ago during his trip to Arizona for t...

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