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by m0ssy
Thu Jul 19, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly unveil A380 Coral Reef livery
Replies: 56
Views: 13241

Re: Hi Fly unveil A380 Coral Reef livery

I think it looks great. Especially the darker color. It's no Wunala Dreaming, but it's more interesting than your typical corporate white livery many a380's have.

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by m0ssy
Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 788
Views: 63995

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

The majority of posts I have seen on this thread are about PDX, so I thought I would put this here https://i.imgur.com/20jlnT4.jpg UA flies once a day OTH-SFO with CRJ and twice a week OTH-DEN with E175 87th time is a charm. I had some trouble uploading this pic. I am not good with images.... Wonde...

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by m0ssy
Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Southwest Airlines going Peanut Free!
Replies: 153
Views: 9127

Re: Southwest Airlines going Peanut Free!

I wonder what the statistics are for nut related allergy related incidents on aircraft per airline, per year. They must have data that backs up a decision like this.

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by m0ssy
Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to ban pit bulls as service or emotional support
Replies: 78
Views: 6853

Re: Delta to ban pit bulls as service or emotional support

it's gotta be a hard call to take any support animal. When it's all said and done, the airline really has no time to fairly evaluate any animal and determine if they are truly safe. The comment about the golden retriever is spot on. While my dog isn't vicious, it takes work to get the ball from him ...

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by m0ssy
Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wells Fargo sues AA for not returning leased planes on time
Replies: 65
Views: 10746

Re: Wells Fargo sues AA for not returning leased planes on time

Pardon the ignorance, but where does an airline "return" planes? I'm aware WF owns aircraft per searches on flight aware, but I never thought of "where" something like this would take place? Thanks.

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by m0ssy
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!
Replies: 240
Views: 65366

Re: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!

This thread is what makes me laugh about A-net. 170 plus posts about a flight attendant who goes on a completely inappropriate twitter rant....which is why I absolutely abhore social media and the self absorbed people who post on it. In contrast, PSA is in the middle of what’s going to be a WEEK pl...

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by m0ssy
Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 788
Views: 63995

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Commercial flights could come back to Salem (SLE) by late 2019: https://www.kgw.com/article/news/local/marion-county/commercial-flights-proposed-for-salem-airport/283-563877353?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=5b20ae3404d301774c5ab6ff&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_sourc...

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by m0ssy
Wed Jun 13, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces GSO
Replies: 52
Views: 5259

Re: Spirit announces GSO

Yes google is my friend, but I sure miss the days where I could hover over an airport code to reveal the name and location. I apologize if this horse has been beat to death, or if I missed something. I seriously couldn't remember ever hearing of GSO before.

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by m0ssy
Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011
Replies: 225
Views: 12520

Re: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011

The memories are fuzzy, but I think I have memories of Delta L1011's using stairs at ONT in the 80's.

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by m0ssy
Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: With Ethiopian nonstop to Africa, ORD will join the 6 continent club
Replies: 27
Views: 4156

Re: With Ethiopian nonstop to Africa, ORD joins the 6 continent club

I would be interested to know who else would be on the 6 continent club list? Thanks!

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by m0ssy
Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus sales chief defiant on A330neo demand as Boeing seals new win
Replies: 132
Views: 26690

Re: Airbus sales chief defiant on A330neo demand as Boeing seals new win

Referring to the comments about airshows, what is it about summer airshows that boost sales? I'd wonder that folks in the business of purchasing expensive planes have access to them, airshow or not? Buying an airplane requires negotiations with the airframer, engine vendors, seat vendors, galley ve...

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by m0ssy
Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Listening to your own flight ATC
Replies: 18
Views: 2759

Re: Listening to your own flight ATC

I've always enjoyed using liveatc on my flights. Of course there are limitations. The wifi being shut off during approach for one, but I listen religiously while on the ground. :) Of course you could always revert to the technology of the good old days, a radio scanner. That never fails, and nowada...

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by m0ssy
Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery
Replies: 43
Views: 8642

Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

I love it!

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by m0ssy
Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus sales chief defiant on A330neo demand as Boeing seals new win
Replies: 132
Views: 26690

Re: Airbus sales chief defiant on A330neo demand as Boeing seals new win

Referring to the comments about airshows, what is it about summer airshows that boost sales? I'd wonder that folks in the business of purchasing expensive planes have access to them, airshow or not?

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by m0ssy
Fri May 18, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Illuminated Tail: how and why?
Replies: 25
Views: 4574

Re: Illuminated Tail: how and why?

Is there a separate switch for the tail illumination lights (managed by the cockpit), or are they on the same circuit as the other navigation lights? I mean, you wouldn't see the tail illumination int the daytime, but I can't imagine there's a "turn on tail illumination lights" in the pre...

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by m0ssy
Fri May 04, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta - Atlanta Braves Repositioning Flight
Replies: 34
Views: 4178

Re: Delta - Atlanta Braves Repositioning Flight

Thanks for the feedback! :wave:

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by m0ssy
Fri May 04, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta - Atlanta Braves Repositioning Flight
Replies: 34
Views: 4178

Re: Delta - Atlanta Braves Repositioning Flight

I had a question leading up to this. The Braves were in PHL last weekend and I never saw the charter # go from PHL to anywhere in New York on FA. Given that the cities are fairly close I wondered if the team charted buses?

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by m0ssy
Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest flight 3461 April 15: "Passengers Cry, Scream in Southwest Airlines Landing"
Replies: 76
Views: 13547

Re: "Passengers Cry, Scream in Southwest Airlines Landing"

Maybe they were "crisis actors". :white: I keed I keed!

Look, I'm sure there were some bumps, but this shouldn't be news.

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by m0ssy
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 155
Views: 13670

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

I have a special needs child in the autism spectrum. This idea that all kids can be "controlled" is obtuse. My son used to have major behavior challenges when younger, and travelling was a nightmare. There is nothing more humiliating than the looks from parents with cookie cutter children ...

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by m0ssy
Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman bites an American Airlines F/A
Replies: 14
Views: 2576

Re: Woman bites an American Airlines F/A

A support peacock would have probably prevented this incident.

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by m0ssy
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hawaii Ballistic Missile Warning
Replies: 48
Views: 2082

Re: Hawaii Ballistic Missile Warning

Yes, the tests are still going on in various countries. The key here is that the "This is not a drill" part got through. For all intents and purposes, this was not a "test". if you don't ever intend to really send them out in any other case but a real emergency, there isn't much...

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by m0ssy
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hawaii Ballistic Missile Warning
Replies: 48
Views: 2082

Re: Hawaii Ballistic Missile Warning

Call me cynical, but I think this is another ploy by the "president" to punish those Democratic states who voted against him and continue to go against him. You folks really are unhinged, now. Are you not embarrassed to post this type of nonsense? How is the great dictators initial respon...

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by m0ssy
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear
Replies: 65
Views: 11998

Re: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear

Super80Fan wrote:
Where's the usual suspects saying "Jetblue should be in complete control of this"?


I'm sure if it was ATL it would all be Delta's fault too, since they control the weather down there as well. :roll: ;)

:duck:

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by m0ssy
Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best places to spot at KSEA/KBFI?
Replies: 1
Views: 241

Best places to spot at KSEA/KBFI?

Hope this is the correct forum. Hello, I'll possibly be making an unscheduled trip up to SEA for some sightseeing and the Boeing Flight Museum, and wondered about the best places to spot at KSEA or KBFI? I know nothing of the area, so any advice will be appreciated. Any advice on places to stay (or ...

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by m0ssy
Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Concorde found stripped at LHR and rotting with waste, rainwater, drilled holes, and infested with rats
Replies: 48
Views: 14018

Re: British Airways Concorde found stripped at LHR and rotting with waste, rainwater, drilled holes, and infested with r

deltacto wrote:
m0ssy wrote:
How many were built/surviving?


a total of 16 aircraft ... 9 for British Airways and 7 for Air France ... plus 4 prototypes

CONCORDE SST : THE FLEET


Thank you! :wave:

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by m0ssy
Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Concorde found stripped at LHR and rotting with waste, rainwater, drilled holes, and infested with rats
Replies: 48
Views: 14018

Re: British Airways Concorde found stripped at LHR and rotting with waste, rainwater, drilled holes, and infested with r

I know I will be flamed for this but does EVERY Concorde have to be preserved in a museum somewhere? Don't we have enough examples preserved already? How many were built/surviving? I know for a fact my local aviation museum would be head over heals to have this bird in it's collection. So while not...

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by m0ssy
Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: is there somewhere in the world where smoking in commercial planes is still allowed for passengers?
Replies: 58
Views: 5190

Re: is there somewhere in the world where smoking in commercial planes is still allowed for passengers?

I for one am glad it's completely gone from at least the US. The smoke literally makes my lungs reactive and I have to carry an inhaler to compensate.

I do clearly remember the ash trays in the arm rests from some time in the 80's and maybe early 90's?

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by m0ssy
Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane blown into bulding, Malta
Replies: 24
Views: 6006

Re: Plane blown into bulding, Malta

aemoreira1981 wrote:
Dassault and battery!


Winning!! :lol:

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by m0ssy
Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Medical Certification With ADD
Replies: 36
Views: 10616

Re: Medical Certification With ADD

This is a great thread with tons of great information. Thanks to everyone who has contributed. To clarify, the website offered with a list of acceptable/not acceptable meds, does that apply to both private and professional pilots? I assume any employer would do drug testing, but is there some sort o...

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by m0ssy
Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Will having a flight simulator help me get an airline job?
Replies: 69
Views: 4224

Re: Will having a flight simulator help me get an airline job?

I don't see how it couldn't help orient one to the very basics. I realize as an avid flight simmer that I would never claim to be a pilot, but after 17 years of flight simming, thousands of hours of reviewing approach plates, installing realistic addons, if I were to take the plunge and go to flight...

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by m0ssy
Fri Dec 22, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Highest certifiable maximum altitude
Replies: 32
Views: 6349

Re: Highest certifiable maximum altitude

Altitude can be useful topping weather including t’storms. At F470, while the weather can get higher, that level does put above 90% of it. Many times one can top the cirrus for a better visual picture on the weather. In the Global, on a short leg like 3-4 hours, F430-F470 is useable for the entire ...

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by m0ssy
Fri Dec 22, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ever fly on the same plane twice?
Replies: 138
Views: 8316

Re: Ever fly on the same plane twice?

About a year ago I flew from MFR-LAX, then had the same plane/crew from LAX to STS.

I'm sure it's happened other times when I never thought to keep track of such things.

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by m0ssy
Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Listening to your own flight ATC
Replies: 18
Views: 2759

Re: Listening to your own flight ATC

I've always enjoyed using liveatc on my flights. Of course there are limitations. The wifi being shut off during approach for one, but I listen religiously while on the ground. :) By the time you're on approach, or at least final, couldn't you turn the cellular data back on? I've had varied results...

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by m0ssy
Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Listening to your own flight ATC
Replies: 18
Views: 2759

Re: Listening to your own flight ATC

I've always enjoyed using liveatc on my flights. Of course there are limitations. The wifi being shut off during approach for one, but I listen religiously while on the ground. :)

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by m0ssy
Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When was your last domestic wide body flight?
Replies: 86
Views: 3203

Re: When was your last domestic wide body flight?

Does 767 count as widebody? January of 2012, SFO-ATL on DL.

Do trips to Hawaii and back to mainland count? 1996 SFO-HNL DC-10.

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by m0ssy
Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Highest certifiable maximum altitude
Replies: 32
Views: 6349

Re: Highest certifiable maximum altitude

I'm no pilot, so I'm curious about the benefits of flying that high? From what I'm reading it's only optimal for short periods of time? I'm guessing weather considerations?

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by m0ssy
Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Video of DL 744 low-pass over MSP
Replies: 46
Views: 9802

Re: Video of DL 744 low-pass over MSP

Wonderful share. The 747 has been such an amazing bird, sad to see her go. Cheers to cargo ops that will continue to keep her around.

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by m0ssy
Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air to resume Embraer 175 deliveries in March 2018 as pilot shortage lessens
Replies: 47
Views: 5637

Re: Horizon Air to resume Embraer 175 deliveries in March 2018 as pilot shortage lessens

Would love to see them in EUG, but given how close we are to PDX I seriously doubt it will happen.

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by m0ssy
Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: IOS App for flight alerts
Replies: 0
Views: 348

IOS App for flight alerts

Hello, I'm wondering if anyone knows if there is an app that will give me alerts when certain types of aircraft are either scheduled/enroute or departing at a certain time at a certain airport? While I check flightaware someone regularly, I don't always have it open and miss things. For example, is ...

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by m0ssy
Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airline Simulation Games - Looking for Recommendations
Replies: 17
Views: 17037

Re: Airline Simulation Games - Looking for Recommendations

I use Flight Simulator X, and Flight Simulator 2004 (FS9) religiously. Both can be had for relatively cheap, and through places like http://www.flightsim.com , addons to enhance the realism can be found for free. If you have a newer computer with a nice graphics card I'd go with FSX. If you have an ...

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by m0ssy
Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Aviation Photography Help.
Replies: 29
Views: 1582

Re: Aviation Photography Help.

Is it ok if some of us other newbies add some photo's with pertinent data for feedback? I'm also trying to understand the ISO vs. aperture thing as I'm brand new to all this and am now using a real camera instead of a smart phone. Right - so, this is a bit more difficult to explain. There is a char...

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by m0ssy
Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Americans Now Blocked from Staying in 83 Cuban Hotels
Replies: 28
Views: 5677

Re: Americans Now Blocked from Staying in 83 Cuban Hotels

The U.S. has blocked 83 Cuban hotels with ties to the Cuban government. It includes most if not all of the large international hotel chains. This should kill off a lot of the remaining Cuba traffic. https://www.state.gov/e/eb/tfs/spi/cuba/cubarestrictedlist/275331.htm How can they enforce this? Wil...

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by m0ssy
Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Aviation Photography Help.
Replies: 29
Views: 1582

Re: Aviation Photography Help.

Is it ok if some of us other newbies add some photo's with pertinent data for feedback? I'm also trying to understand the ISO vs. aperture thing as I'm brand new to all this and am now using a real camera instead of a smart phone.

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by m0ssy
Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Scanner advice wanted...
Replies: 4
Views: 1019

Re: Scanner advice wanted...

I have about $100 to spend on a handheld scanner.... How far out can a typical handheld scanner like this pick up traffic? Thanks for the help in advance! James I'm not sure that Aviation Photography is the best place to ask your question, but you got a good result anyway, so no probs. Suggest you ...

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by m0ssy
Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Scanner advice wanted...
Replies: 4
Views: 1019

Re: Scanner advice wanted...

I'm not familiar with that model, but I have a Uniden BCD396, a higher-end model. Uniden has been making scanners a long time - I got one of their older models over 20 years ago and it worked very well. I broke the antenna, and while looking for a replacement, saw this newer model and decided to up...

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by m0ssy
Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:26 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Scanner advice wanted...
Replies: 4
Views: 1019

Scanner advice wanted...

I have about $100 to spend on a handheld scanner and am considering the Uniden BC75XLT 300-Channel Handheld Scanner. This would be my fo st handheld so I know nothing of this subject. Any reason I should consider an alternate option? It’s simply for when I’m out spotting, nothing fancy. I doubt I’d ...

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by m0ssy
Fri Oct 27, 2017 2:56 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Ever ask for permission to....
Replies: 8
Views: 1167

Re: Ever ask for permission to....

United_fan wrote:
I emailed out local FBO and they were more than nice . Gave me a note stating I was okay to be there and a parking pass.


I'd be interested to know how you introduced yourself, or rather, described your purpose for wanting to hang around.

Thanks for the reply.

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by m0ssy
Fri Oct 27, 2017 1:09 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Ever ask for permission to....
Replies: 8
Views: 1167

Re: Ever ask for permission to....

I would just go there, if nobody tells you "no" you are not very wrong. In case of an issue, just apologize. Once they tell you "no" officially, you can`t really go anymore. I have done this on numerous occasions, never really got me in trouble. I have been rejected a few times ...

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by m0ssy
Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:21 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Ever ask for permission to....
Replies: 8
Views: 1167

Ever ask for permission to....

Ever ask for permission to....spot on someone else's private property? I'm tempted but wonder what kind of response I'll get. Right now I'm spoiled as all air traffic at my home airport has been on the east side due to taxiway construction on the main runway, with a nice access road right next to it...

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by m0ssy
Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:13 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Replacement for The Canon T6/T6I and Nikon 35600
Replies: 8
Views: 1438

Re: Replacement for The Canon T6/T6I and Nikon 35600

I'm using a decade old Canon Digital Rebel XT, and wonder if upgrading to a Canon T6 would be a substantial upgrade to what i'm using? I'm new to all this but eager to learn and take better photos.

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