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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #1110 on: October 01, 2008, 05:52:01 AM »
A couple of pics from a Trip to Melbourne International the other weekend.
We sat at the end of the RWY and watched everybody come in on Final... Yep I already know I'm crazy  ::wave::

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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #1111 on: October 01, 2008, 06:46:27 AM »
We sat at the end of the RWY and watched everybody come in on Final... Yep I already know I'm crazy  ::wave::
Hahaha, that's the requirement to join the club |:)\ ::wave::
Is it still ok to sit (outside the fence) and look and photograph aircraft over there? I'm not quite sure how ok it is here at the large airports (of course one of them is also a military base where I think we keep the F-16s).

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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #1112 on: October 01, 2008, 08:36:31 AM »
We sat at the end of the RWY and watched everybody come in on Final... Yep I already know I'm crazy  ::wave::
Hahaha, that's the requirement to join the club |:)\ ::wave::
Is it still ok to sit (outside the fence) and look and photograph aircraft over there? I'm not quite sure how ok it is here at the large airports (of course one of them is also a military base where I think we keep the F-16s).

Frank

Hey Frank :)
Yeah its still fine to take pics. I dont think they would let us take them at military bases but I guess thats the same anywhere :P
There were a ton of other ppl there taking photo's. Also a couple of icecream trucks - so there must be ppl there on a regular basis :)

Cheers

edit: oops my pics are really big. I will have to resize them next time :P
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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #1113 on: October 01, 2008, 03:08:12 PM »
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Yep I already know I'm crazy 

Yup... you're plane crazy, Gina!  Hehe.   ::silly::

Welcome to the club!   |:)\

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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #1114 on: October 01, 2008, 03:22:47 PM »
ive stood at the end of the runway at R.A.F Leuchars plenty of times and took photos but never been moved on or anything like that, probbly been used for imaginary target practise by the guards everyso often.
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« Reply #1115 on: October 01, 2008, 09:20:17 PM »
Nice pics. And there's nothing wrong with being a little crazy. We're airplane nuts. Nuts, crazy, bananas, aloof..... The list goes on.

P.S. why does the word wrong have a W in front of it? ::loony:: ::loony::
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« Reply #1116 on: October 02, 2008, 06:21:03 AM »
Nice pics. And there's nothing wrong with being a little crazy. We're airplane nuts. Nuts, crazy, bananas, aloof..... The list goes on.

P.S. why does the word wrong have a W in front of it? ::loony:: ::loony::

Gilly, methinks you're working your mind too hard while driving your truck around town!   ::loony::
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« Reply #1117 on: October 06, 2008, 04:12:00 PM »
Ok, here goes.  Frank was right, I have some pics I wanted to share with you from the Miramar Air Show that was held over the weekend.  The Blue Angels put on their usual awesome performance, but my cheapie camera isn't really designed for decent air pics.  However, there were a few static displays I thought I would share with you.

Here is the first, a Lockheed Electra polished up so nicely you can comb your hair!

Next for your Brits/Scotts/Aussies/Canadians etc, a Fairy Firefly Mark VI
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« Reply #1118 on: October 06, 2008, 04:17:52 PM »
A couple of more recent Military types:  A Douglas Skyraider with wings folded up and wearing Vietnam War-era camouflage, then a MiG 21 that somebody in the area owns.
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« Reply #1119 on: October 06, 2008, 04:20:48 PM »
Finally, no one can deny being impressed by walking through the cavernous cargo compartment of a C-5B Galaxy transport.  That vertical stabilizer appears WAY UP THERE when you stand underneath it!
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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #1120 on: October 06, 2008, 04:27:34 PM »
sorry R/C that ain't no bearcat that's a single seater skyraider or known as "Spad" or "Sandy". but i do like the Fairy Firefly beautiful things.
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« Reply #1121 on: October 06, 2008, 04:30:59 PM »
sorry R/C that ain't no bearcat that's a single seater skyraider or known as "Spad" or "Sandy". but i do like the Fairy Firefly beautiful things.

Oops!  You are correct, Ian.  I have edited it.  Not enough coffee this morning...
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« Reply #1122 on: October 12, 2008, 01:10:26 AM »
Some scenery ones...

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« Reply #1123 on: October 12, 2008, 01:12:03 AM »
This was full of lightning but I never managed to capture any strikes..   :o



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« Reply #1124 on: October 12, 2008, 03:14:00 AM »
Lovely pics, Mary!

Autumn can be a beautiful time of year, but it always depressed me when I lived in the Dakotas because I knew winter and the bitter cold was just around the corner.

Lucky for you Idaho has much milder winters than the Dakotas.   |:)\

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