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    Sticky: Instead of appealing, I usually take the reason...

    Instead of appealing, I usually take the reason for the rejection and try and fix the issue. I have much more success with that than trying to appeal the decision. The screeners comments are...
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    Bell V-280 Valor

    I was lucky enough to catch the new Bell V-280 Valor make its first flight out of ground effect hovering. They have not converted to full airplane mode yet bu tget closer every day.
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    Try the sattelite view on maps.google.com. Type...

    Try the sattelite view on maps.google.com. Type in the airport ID (american) and it will show you some great photos.
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    Our sky seems to change colors everyday. If the...

    Our sky seems to change colors everyday. If the wind is really blowing the sky is a dusty tan color. If the cattle feed lots are upwind from the city the sky turns well... use your imagination. ...
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    Thanks screeners this picture of the T-38 made...

    Thanks screeners this picture of the T-38 made it.

    [photoid=452803]
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    When my wife and I went on our first date I...

    When my wife and I went on our first date I suggested that we go to Stapleton airport and watch airplanes land. She thought I was up to something and was amazed that we actually went to the airport...
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    Try checking at the local library for old...

    Try checking at the local library for old newspapers. They may have some information. I am sure that Canada has their version of our NTSB. If they have a web site, maybe you can search for...
  8. Yet again we see how utterly STUPID media types...

    Yet again we see how utterly STUPID media types are when it comes to aviation.

    "The Continental Airlines jet reported trouble with landing gear on its nose shortly before 4 p.m. Pilots reported...
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    I did manage to get a video of an Osprey doing...

    I did manage to get a video of an Osprey doing pattern work the other day. My digit camera strobed the rotor blades due to the low frame rate.
    The rotor blades are actually turning opposite the...
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    Can this be saved

    Can this photo be saved. I did not notice the reflection of the tail when I took the picture. T-38's are not usually this shiny. This airplane is based at Beale Air Force Base in California. It...
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    Bad news. ATC looked out the tower window, saw...

    Bad news. ATC looked out the tower window, saw this coming, screamed "MOMMY" then went downstairs to hide wetting himself in the elevator on the way down.

    Actually I love being in the tower when...
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    <IMG SRC=http://www.jetphotos.net/user-uploads/MESSERSCHMITT-BF109-N109ME-A.jpg>

    This airplane carries the tail number N109ME. The FAA aircraft registration database has this airplane listed as a...
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    I forgot to mention that this airplane was here...

    I forgot to mention that this airplane was here in Amarillo doing high crosswind landings. They were landing on runway 4 with the winds 330 degrees at 30 to 35 knots with gust above 40 knots. All...
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    ARGHH I forgot my camera

    This airplane was at my airport today and I forgot to bring my camera to work with me.
    [photoid=444868]
    I have been bringing my camera everyday for 6 weeks and nothing interesting shows up. The...
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    This is a Learjet model 35A. Manufactured in...

    This is a Learjet model 35A. Manufactured in 1983. Seriel number 505. It has been renumbered to N494PA. Here is the information from the FAA registration web site.

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    Someday I will get an acceptable photo of one of...

    Someday I will get an acceptable photo of one of these airplanes ah helicopter ah ???

    <IMG SRC=http://www.jetphotos.net/user-uploads/V-22-Osprey.jpg>
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    I leveled the picture for you. Look at the light...

    I leveled the picture for you. Look at the light poles and make sure that they are vertical. I adjusted the contrast and sharpened the photo too. I am not that good at editing, maybe others can...
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    I think these will get rejected for subject too...

    I think these will get rejected for subject too far away and soft. Try to crop the picture so that you have less dead space above and below the airplane then sharpen the picture up a bit. It takes...
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    Cameron: Here is a pic of a ME-109. This...

    Cameron: Here is a pic of a ME-109. This airplane is in the Commemorative Air Force hanger in Midland, Texas. This is the best photo that I could get of the airplane. It is packed in there pretty...
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    Here is my attempt. I rotated the picture .6...

    Here is my attempt. I rotated the picture .6 degrees clockwise. Hope this helps.


    <IMG SRC=http://www.jetphotos.net/user-uploads/Image2-sk.jpg>

    I used the light poles and the flower wings...
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    Poll: The new helicopter (US101) will be built by Bell...

    The new helicopter (US101) will be built by Bell helicopters right here in Amarillo, Texas. The news media here says that the helicopter will be at least 70% American made.
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    Maybe you can get a couple of the B-52's from...

    Maybe you can get a couple of the B-52's from Barksdale to come visit you now. Have fun.
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    For the most part you get assigned to your first...

    For the most part you get assigned to your first facility and then you can bid on other facilities as positions open up. You might get assigned to a center as your first facility or you may get...
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    The airport where I work (AMA) is not that busy...

    The airport where I work (AMA) is not that busy to worry about departure times. We do quite a bit of military practice approaches from all type of mostly USAF airplanes. Our runway is 13,500 feet...
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    Can't help with this airport ID but try...

    Can't help with this airport ID but try airnav.com. They have some pretty cool information.
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    These are windshield anti-ice/de-ice. They blow...

    These are windshield anti-ice/de-ice. They blow hot engine bleed (compresser) air over the windshield to melt ice or keep ice from forming in the first place. You will see these on Learjets too. ...
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    How many ATC types are here?

    Just wondering how many ATC people are here in the forums. I am a controller in Texas, if anyone has a general ATC question I will do my best to answer. I cannot answer questions like "why was my...
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    Looks to me like you have the same problem that I...

    Looks to me like you have the same problem that I run into quite often. The sun is not in the right position. It appears that the sun is shining right at the nose of the airplane or just slightly...
  29. Looks good to me. I just had my version of this...

    Looks good to me. I just had my version of this photo rejected for various reasons.

    I did get one of my pictuers of this airplane accepted here at JP. For that I am very happy. ...
  30. The other reason the Southwest might impose fees...

    The other reason the Southwest might impose fees for heavy luggage is to cover the workers comp cost associated with injuries caused by heavy bags. A friend of mine had to retire because of a...
  31. Request for help: atcvector

    Cannot seem to get the sharpness, and contrast/brightness correct. This photo was taken just about sunset from about 1/2 mile away. I know that it is not much to work with. Good Luck.
    Thanks....
  32. What an excellent attitude. You all just became...

    What an excellent attitude. You all just became my favorite airplane photo web site (not that you weren't my favorite before). Thanks all.
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    There is nothing to disagree with me on. I did...

    There is nothing to disagree with me on. I did not state a position on the issue, I just asked the question.
    I do see that all of the morons who get drunk at the airport get ALL of the attention....
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    When will booze be banned on airlines? This may...

    When will booze be banned on airlines? This may not have been the cause of this incident but it sure does cause plenty of other problems.
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    Old airplane:

    Old airplane:
    <IMG SRC=http://www.jetphotos.net/user-uploads/DOUGLASB-23-A-b&w.jpg>

    New airplane olde style.
    <IMG SRC=http://www.jetphotos.net/user-uploads/BOEING-B747-400-N196UA-B-B&W.jpg>
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    Congrats!! It's great to get a picture accepted.

    Congrats!! It's great to get a picture accepted.
  37. Thread: Remarks ??

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    Remarks ??

    Is it okay to put a link to an NTSB accident report in the remark section for the photo? If so, how do I do this?

    In searching for the registration number for this airplane, I found out that it...
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    As others have said before JP.net is NOT AN.net.

    As others have said before JP.net is NOT AN.net.
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    Poll: Long live Pinky and the Brain.

    Long live Pinky and the Brain.
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    Sorry, I did not see that. Can the admin delete...

    Sorry, I did not see that. Can the admin delete this thread?
    Thanks..
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