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Old Jun 8, 2010, 8:28 PM   #1
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Spent a couple of hours at the airport this past Sunday. Lot's of Delta regional jets and then this Gulftream G550. I had an opportunity to fly in one of these on a business trip (charter) about a year ago--got to see how the othe half live! Nikon 1.7 T/C with the 70-200 f/2.8.

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Old Jun 8, 2010, 10:06 PM   #2
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Very very sharp.

Private jet travel is a way different form commercial air travel

I've been on some netjet flights, and they are way more relaxing.
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Old Jun 9, 2010, 6:44 AM   #3
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Very very sharp.

Private jet travel is a way different form commercial air travel

I've been on some netjet flights, and they are way more relaxing.
Thanks ST...re. the sharpness, I'm defintely keeping the Tele Converter.

Re. private jet travel, no TSA security (i.e taking one's shoes off, pat downs, etc), no waiting, can land in just about any large town with an airport...it sure is the way to fly! Most of the business charters I fly are on Citations; the Gulfstream was quite a treat!

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actually there is tsa security on prive jets. Just not very intrusive. More like out of site out of mind.
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actually there is tsa security on prive jets. Just not very intrusive. More like out of site out of mind.
Interesting...the times I've flown on a business charter, all the've wanted to see was some photo ID. I guess it depends on the FBO and the charter operator. Still, it is better than flying commercial
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Submitted 3, and this one was accepted today! This makes #8. The Nikon 1.7 t/c is not doing too much damage to the IQ of the 70-200 f/2.8

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great picture Jehan
superb detail
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great picture Jehan
superb detail
Thanks D3...I continue to be challenged to find an alternate location from which to photograph without getting into trouble with airport security. This image was taken from the public viewing area. However, these images are possible only about 20% of the time (due to the wind direction) and only in the mornings when the sun is still in the eastern sky.

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+1 superb, and i like the angle you got.
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Thank you Ordo. I also had the following 2 images that showed a different angles.

..this one is intersting since you can see the landing gear being retracted. I'm not sure I like the background in this one though.


And then this one as it was getting away..I like the uniform color of the sky, but not the perspective of the plane.
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