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    Fighter jet over NJ 6/22/2018?

    Hi,

    Does anyone know the reason for a fighter jet flying extremely low over northern NJ (I live in Bloomingdale) yesterday (F 6/22/18) around 6:10 pm?
    Might it have had anything to do with...
  2. I suppose that is the most-likely,...

    I suppose that is the most-likely, least-interesting, explanation. Haha. Thanks.


    :tongue:
  3. Strange flightpaths coming into Newark Liberty Int'l (8/17/16)

    As a backyard planespotter, Iíve been making note recently of two Lufthansa flights flown by large aircraft (DLH402 and DLH408) that pass overhead rather frequently en route to landing at Newark...
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    Could be. Another friend I asked felt there was...

    Could be. Another friend I asked felt there was no real reason; it just had to do with their individual tracks over the Atlantic. ...Back of my mind, I'm wondering whether the Polar Vortex isn't...
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    Hmm, well OK. But I'm talking about all week...

    Hmm, well OK. But I'm talking about all week long.
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    Newark Airport [flight] traffic

    Question from a casual fellow planespotter and all-around aviation enthusiastÖ I live in Passaic County NJ and have become quite accustomed to jet traffic in the sky over my yard on approach to KEWR....
  7. Thread: 787 to EWR?

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    Nice!

    I've been to the site dozens of times but never created a profile. I will try that. Thanks! :cool:
  8. Thread: 787 to EWR?

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    Well pardon my French, but that sucks. ...To...

    Well pardon my French, but that sucks.

    ...To anybody in general, in the event that service ever does resume into Newark - what's the best way, for instance, to search all flights into a...
  9. Thread: 787 to EWR?

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    787 to EWR?

    I've heard that UAL will begin using Newark Airport as one destination for Dreamliner service.

    Does anyone know when that is scheduled to begin? And what the airport(s) of origin might be?

    I...
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    Oh, I realize. I just wanted to give you a...

    Oh, I realize. I just wanted to give you a heads-up so you wouldn't see an unfamiliar name and conclude I was just a random stranger.

    And thanks, I'll keep looking for a topo map. If all else...
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    Pompton Lakes is the next town over from me, yes....

    Pompton Lakes is the next town over from me, yes.

    OK, silly question: How does one go about finding out his current elevation? I thought to turn on my Garmin, but for some reason it's giving me...
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    Moose, thanks for divulging that little...

    Moose, thanks for divulging that little tip/trick.

    Yankees, thanks for that really cool site. I'd say based on the short list you've compiled, the perp is almost certainly that Virgin 747.
    ...
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    Based on that data, I'd say that's a fairly good...

    Based on that data, I'd say that's a fairly good conclusion.

    ...But when I click on your link, I notice the data says it's for "Friday". So are you just going on the assumption that Thursday's...
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    Strangers in the night

    Hi again...

    I've got another plane I'm trying to identify. New twist, though: all I have to go on is the sound. I heard this plane out my window on the night of 7/12/12 [I probably should've...
  15. What's anyone's opinion of Fort Lee Historic...

    What's anyone's opinion of Fort Lee Historic Park? I kindof like the idea of sitting high up on the bluff.

    ...I heard the GWB is one of the "stops on the tour". That's right, isn't it?
  16. Now that I think about it, while Liberty SP will...

    Now that I think about it, while Liberty SP will be pretty much "center stage", it does have the disadvantage of being about as low as you can get. Anyone know of any other vantage points that might...
  17. Oh, sorry. Didn't realize that EWR flyby was in...

    Oh, sorry. Didn't realize that EWR flyby was in the flightplan.


    ...And to make it clear, that abomination was meant to say Lady Liberty (fixed it).
    I get into trouble so often when I cut &...
  18. Thanks a million, Derf. I'd even used the site's...

    Thanks a million, Derf. I'd even used the site's search tool, but I should've realized I was doing something wrong when it came back with 0 hits (on a website as appropriate as this one). Ah, the...
  19. Updates on space shuttle Enterprise flight to NYC?

    Latest I've read from NASA's site is that the piggy-back flight will tentatively happen on Wed. 4/25/12 sometime between 9:30 and 11:30 am Eastern ...weather permitting.
    Hoping someone can clue me...
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    I actually noticed that, yes. For instance, I...

    I actually noticed that, yes. For instance, I saw that Lufthansa flight the next day (i.e. today) on FlightAware, showing it had been over MA and was nearing the final leg of its journey. But alas,...
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    Thanks, everyone who answered my post - both for...

    Thanks, everyone who answered my post - both for making me feel welcome here, and for helping to identify the Lufthansa flight. It certainly helped that the Reg # of the aircraft was apparent in my...
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    Help identify a plane?

    Hi. Iím new to these forums, so pardon me if Iíve posted this query to either the wrong place or the wrong people. Iím not an avid plainspotter like many of you, per se, but Iíve always had a...
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