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  • Spectator
    started a topic iPad Flight Manuals

    iPad Flight Manuals

    Alaska Airlines has begun a program to phase out printed flight manuals with digital copies carried on an iPad.

    What do those of you who sit in the front seat think about the idea? To me it seems like a good idea on the face of it, but I can imagine concerns regarding using consumer grade hardware for what would become flight critical equipment in an emergency.

    I see comments elsewhere which raise some interesting points for potential enhancements, some of which are in use already by private pilots:
    • Automatic selection of approach charts based on GPS location
    • Actual position displayed on a approach chart
    • More easily visible in dim lighting

    And best of all:...
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  • z740
    started a topic How to take a shot like this?

    How to take a shot like this?

    I was wondering how to get a shot like this to turn out with the aircraft lit up in one part of the photo and a trail of lights behind it. I'm assuming I have to use bulb mode, second-shutter sync on my external flash, manual mode, an f/stop around 8, and ISO 100 or 200, and mounted on a tripod. Are there any other things that I need to take into consideration when taking a shot like this? I will be attempting the shot at Gravelly Point if that helps any.

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