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    out on the tarmac

    N88ZL is out on a tarmac at KOPF out of the storage area which I thought was the point of no return. Same paint, same registration. I hope this is good news for this classic.
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    02-5001 over South Florida

    I use an ADS-B receiver to keep track of aircraft flying over South Florida. My log for Jan 19th shows the following:
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    02-5001 Boeing B757-23A ...
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    Re: Arrow Air Grounded

    Another odd one. This DC-8 was branded Arrow Panama:

    http://floridaspotters.net/photodetails.php?photourl=78
    http://floridaspotters.net/photos/bg_766333dsc_0061a.jpg
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    Arrow Air files for Ch 11 protection

    Arrow Air has suspended operations and filed for Chapter 11 protection. It;s a sad day for all aviation enthusiasts in South Florida. Arrow Air's green DC-10s and B-757 were a great sight to see....
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    Re: DC-3 Columbia Flight Documentary

    It is also on youtube:
    6KVoC0dvcmg
  6. Another operator suspends passenger service with 727

    It seems that the Bolivian government has ground the Boeing 727s used by Aerosur for flights to US destinations. They were one of the last operators of 727-200 jets in regular passenger service. From...
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    Re: iPhone Owners Unite

    Before flying, which I do twice a week I usually check iweathr.com designed specifically for iphone. When I am near an airport on a spotting trip, flightaware.com's mobile website is great.
    When I...
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    Re: Miami Air AT Glasgow

    Kevin,
    Miami Air's 737s fly charter service all over the world so they are often seen at unexpected locations. I believe they also have defense contacts for transporting passengers. They regularly...
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    STS-132, photos from May 14

    My 4 hour drive to Cocoa Beach resulted in about 5 photos of the May 14th launch of Atlantis:

    http://coolairplanes.net/photodetails.php?photourl=97
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  10. Thread: Critique Away!

    by Hwyman
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    Re: Critique Away!

    First photo:
    1. Back light
    2. You have applied strong unsharp mask resulting in jagged edges everywhere

    Second photo:
    1. Out of focus
    2. Bad composition

    these two photos are beyond saving
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    Re: Your Favorite FF Program and why?

    Last year a achieved platinum with both Continental and Delta/NW. From my past experience Continental has the most generous programs as far as upgrade policy and mile redemption. Delta is close but...
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    Re: KOPF and KMIA 2/7/2010

    here is one old ABSA PR-ABD from April 2006 landing at MIA, 7 am

    http://www.mega247.com/photos1/misc/pr-abd.jpg
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    Re: Spotting at Homestead, FL

    I am not aware of any suitable location. This year they had their airshow resurrected after 20 yrs. The facility is large and you would be able to see their F-16s only from far away at best.
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    A few "creative" photos

    These are all based on actual photos I have taken in the past. I took the liberty of adding some creative photoshop effects. If this is not the right forum for this kind of photos let me know:
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    Re: An-225 MIA 2/10/10

    Here are a a few of mine from that remarkable day. Sorry I have scaled them down to 600 pix wide:

    http://www.mega247.com/photos1/misc/a001.jpg

    http://www.mega247.com/photos1/misc/a002.jpg
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