Okay, first off, I'm going to admit that the idea for this thread was blatantly stolen from a discussion over at Railpictures.net ("Your Stereotypical Shot"), but that discussion got me thinking about all the places I've been spotting, and all the different aircraft types and operators I've captured.

I've been going through my Jetphotos logbook lately, and I've compiled some data. Additionally, I decided to use Google Map's personalized map function to chart all of the airports I've uploaded from. I compiled a map of the US, tagging all of my photos (and for a little extra fun, rating each airport on a completely arbitrary "spotting quality index"). That map can be found here.

The results of my logbook number-crunching can be found below, but I also think it would be interesting to see some other spotters' statistics. If you want, go ahead and copy the prompts below and figure out how your shots average out.

How many Total Shots do you have?

Which aircraft type do you have the most shots of (C172, B737, F-15, etc)?

How many unique models do you have? 381

What state (or country) do you have the most shots in?

How many unique states/countries have you photographed in? 10

What airport do you have the most shots at?

How many unique airports do you have? 58

What airline/operator do you have the most shots of?

How many unique airline/operators do you have? 89

What year do you have the most photos taken in?

How many unique years do you have? 4

So, statistically my most average photo would be that of a Private Cessna 150, taken in 2010, at the Spruce Creek Airport. It seems that this pretty generic shot fits the bill:

For priding myself on being a spotter who travels the globe finding exotic aircraft, it seems a little contrary to find that the largest number of my shots are of Cessnas at my home airport... *shrug* The statistics don't lie.

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I've been going through my Jetphotos logbook lately, and I've compiled some data. Additionally, I decided to use Google Map's personalized map function to chart all of the airports I've uploaded from. I compiled a map of the US, tagging all of my photos (and for a little extra fun, rating each airport on a completely arbitrary "spotting quality index"). That map can be found here.

The results of my logbook number-crunching can be found below, but I also think it would be interesting to see some other spotters' statistics. If you want, go ahead and copy the prompts below and figure out how your shots average out.

How many Total Shots do you have?

**Actually:**452Which aircraft type do you have the most shots of (C172, B737, F-15, etc)?

**Cessna C150**

Guess:Guess:

**Actually:**Cessna C150 (20 Shots)How many unique models do you have? 381

What state (or country) do you have the most shots in?

**Guess**: Florida**Actually**: Florida (301 Shots)How many unique states/countries have you photographed in? 10

What airport do you have the most shots at?

**Guess:**Spruce Creek (7FL6)**Actually:**Spruce Creek (7FL6) - 124 ShotsHow many unique airports do you have? 58

What airline/operator do you have the most shots of?

**Guess:**Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU)**Actually:**Private (304)How many unique airline/operators do you have? 89

What year do you have the most photos taken in?

**Guess:**2010**Actually:**2010 (280)How many unique years do you have? 4

So, statistically my most average photo would be that of a Private Cessna 150, taken in 2010, at the Spruce Creek Airport. It seems that this pretty generic shot fits the bill:

For priding myself on being a spotter who travels the globe finding exotic aircraft, it seems a little contrary to find that the largest number of my shots are of Cessnas at my home airport... *shrug* The statistics don't lie.

7004015

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