View Full Version : Just a reminder...

2006-05-22, 11:25 AM
Justin Idle (not just an idol) and myself (Joey Collura) will be in NYC from 6/11-6/15 and intend to shoot at both JFK and LGA. As of now it looks like we'll be spotting on the 11th, 14th and 15th. It is also my understanding that Idle has been in contact with a few of you. Anyone not contacted going to be available any of these days? We're both looking forward to it, especially myself, heavies aren't exactly abundant here in TPA.

2006-05-22, 05:38 PM
I'd love to come, but it's a little bit early to confirm for spotting since we don't know the weather as of yet.

Where are you guys staying? Will you have a car? any social plans at all?

2006-05-22, 09:27 PM
I'd love to come, but it's a little bit early to confirm for spotting since we don't know the weather as of yet.

Where are you guys staying? Will you have a car? any social plans at all?

As far as I know:

Staying in Manhattan

No Car

Social Plans - Does this include sight seeing plans?

2006-05-22, 10:04 PM
Ok. Just be sure to keep in touch as we get closer and we'll coordinate everything. I'm really excited about meeting up with yu guys, whether it be for planes or getting food or a beer or whatever.

2006-05-23, 05:33 PM
We have rented an apartment on the upper east side, no car as IDle mentioned. As far as social activities go they'll be limited at night cause I'm only 17. But I know we're spending two days checking out the sites, and three days spotting. I understand weather is everything up there to you guys so I guess we'll pan it all out a couple days before we leave. As long as its not raining Idle and I will be out there, how is the weather normally in June??? I'll bring this thread up again a couple of days before we leave and see if we can't finalize some plans.

2006-06-04, 11:43 AM
Ok.... so.... a week from today we are hoping to be shooting in JFK. I know it's still a week away but I hate getting so close to a planned day of events without knowing whats coming my way. So who can come out a week from today, Sunday the 11th. Thanks so much!

Iberia A340-600
2006-06-04, 12:22 PM
I could possibly come out for about three or four hours in the afternoon. I leave for MAD later that night on Iberia 6252 so I would need to head over to Terminal 7 around 18:00 in order to check-in for the 21:10 departure.

Hopefully if the runways are right you guys can catch Iberia 6253 on arrival into JFK at around 19:15.

2006-06-07, 12:15 AM
Cool man! I know this sounds overwhelmingly frank of me but would anyone else be able to possibly drive us around for the day? Joey and I really want to experience the awesomeness (is that a word?) that JFK has to offer. So far, weather for Sunday is sunny and Northwest winds. I would take that as using the 31s? We would love to visit the Cosco area and Howard Beach for some 31L departure banks. Whoever offers to drive us around has a free lunch on us and some money for gas. We REALLY REALLY would appreciate it and would gladly repay the favor if that person ever makes it down to TPA or MCO. Thanks


2006-06-07, 09:56 AM
I may be getting out to JFK too late to drive you guys, if the sun is shining I may get out there around 2 or 3 for some afternoon shooting. If I get out there I will look for you guys.

2006-06-07, 07:57 PM
Not that TPA or MCO is half as interesting as JFK and LGA...... I love how Idle volunteers me for stuff without telling me, lol. Anyway I look forward to meeting as much as the NYC crew as possible, I really can't wait!!!!!

2006-06-08, 01:13 AM
Ok you all. Josh and Futt have stepped up to the plate and volunteered to take Joey and myself around JFK on Sunday. Thanks very much to them. I cannot wait. However, we still want more people to come hang out with us if possible. I'd love to meet as many of you all as possible. Phil, Mel, Eric, Nick, Art, Tom, Tony and more! Come on out! If anyone can't make it, I'd understand. But the more the merrier. So who else might still come out? We're also planning on going out on Wed and Thurs to JFK again and a little LGA action in the mornings with Tony Russo as our assistance but he was unavailable for this weekend that's why I asked for help. Thanks again guys!


2006-06-08, 09:30 AM
Looks like the weather for this weekend is turning out for the better at this point. Depending on how things go I might get out there. Its boating season now so the boat comes before planes, hehe

2006-06-08, 12:15 PM
I will be out there.


2006-06-09, 08:39 AM
If you let me know the when and the where, I should be able to get there.

2006-06-09, 12:25 PM
Right now weather.com is calling for WNW winds at JFK Sunday. Would this mean 31s? I certainly hope so. If so, I imagine we'll be hanging out at Cosco or around that area in the early afternoon for all the great international arrivals. Then I'd like to go Howard Beach in the late afternoon for some great departure banks. This is just my idea of what might happen. Akbar and Futt may surprise us and have other plans. I'll go with whatever they suggest because they know JFK much better than I. I am really looking forward to Sunday guys!


2006-06-09, 08:39 PM
Well, we'll be in Brooklyn, at Peter Luger's, for my birthday dinner.

Depending on how much light is out when we are done, perhaps we'll meet up in the late afternoon.

2006-06-09, 08:57 PM

I was originally under the impression that I (and Ed of course) was going to be driving you around on Sunday. Of course now he's not answering the phone either so I can't get in touch with him.

If Josh and Futt are driving you thats still cool, since I may be giving Phil a lift anyway, if he should be able to join us.

I guess that means Josh and Futt will definately be there then. Haven't seen those guys in about 2 years now since the big DC meet of '04. Sounds like Sunday should be good time.

Joe Wagner

2006-06-09, 10:03 PM
Joe, I was planning on riding with you all too but Ed had told me due to his camera being in the shop, he most likely wouldn't make it to NYC. So I made arrangements to ride with someone else in fear you all weren't coming. Ed called me earlier and left a message but I haven't been able to back ahold of him either yet. But if you all are coming along, GREAT! The more the merrier! For anyone coming, please call to check in with us so we can all meetup:


2006-06-09, 10:15 PM
Hey Justin and Joey. I am really hoping to meet you guys during your visit. I will be working Sunday at LGA but as I don't start till 1300 what time are you arriving Sunday and when do you hope to start spotting at JFK ? If it's early enough in the day maybe I can meet up with the group for a little while ? If not maybe later in the week even in the city, although very ironically I may be at my Moms in Zephyrhills/Tampa Tue-Thursday. I also want to issue you guys a very strong personal warning. As I was a resident of Central Florida from age 0-22 who decided to try a short stint in the Big Apple for I planned on staying hear a year or two. Well guys that was in 1985 and I still LOVE living in New York City so you have been warned, this place is amazing and during your visit you will probably fall in love a few hundred times with the amazing ladies you will see in this city you might just fall in love with the whole place ! End of warning, the weather forecast sounds great (it has been a lousy last two weeks) and have an awesome time here, hope I can meet you guys !


Ron Peel

2006-06-09, 10:45 PM

I guess I convinced Ed to come anyway. Turns out the major local airshow at NAS JRB Willow Grove is next weekend too so Ed still won't have a camera. Talk about timing.

Turns out Ed's friend Jordan from over in Scarsdale is going to head down and tag along with us, and he happens to own a 300D that he has no idea how to operate. So he's going to let Ed use that body most of the time.

Still haven't been able to contact Ed tonight. I bet he's been sleeping since 5 PM knowing him. :?


Iberia A340-600
2006-06-10, 11:16 AM
I actually won't be able to make it out tommorow because we aren't driving to the airport as I had thought, we are taking a van because my parents don't want to have the car parked for 32 days at long-term parking.

Hopefully they are using 13L/31R so I can take some arrival/departure shots from Terminal 7.

Hopefully you guys can catch Iberia 6253 upon arrival!

Have a great time!

2006-06-10, 04:57 PM
What time and where are most of you guys going to be meeting at?
There is a remote chance I may be able to ake it out there for a little while. Would love to see the gang and meet the guys from Florida.