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marchie
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Alternative Spotting Surprise Over London

Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:29 pm

Needed to find a way to head to Russel Square Gardens in London today.

You can imagine my surprise when I stumbled upon this!

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=q&so...16&iwloc=A&cid=6565196512856919511

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aviatorcraig
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RE: Alternative Spotting Surprise Over London

Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:44 pm

That's an LHR arrival.

For an LHR departure over Bagshot Surrey, see:

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?hl=en&...0.006849,0.019269&vpsrc=0&t=h&z=17

There are quite a few of these on Google Earth/Maps there is a famous one of an An-124 in the cruise over a chinese desert near Lop Nor nuke testing site but I can't find it right now.
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Eltomzo
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RE: Alternative Spotting Surprise Over London

Wed Oct 05, 2011 5:33 pm

It looks like a BA A320 to me
 
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teme82
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RE: Alternative Spotting Surprise Over London

Wed Oct 05, 2011 10:06 pm

This has been discussed in earlier Google map threads already... There are plenty of planes above London that can be seen in Google Maps. When I was in London my hotel was near Russel Square  
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