Contrail spotting December 2010

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Contrail spotting December 2010

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Tx for all the contributions last month.
A new one has arrived, so again opportunities to share your (pictorial) sightings.

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Re: Contrail spotting December 2010

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why is there no contrails :(

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Re: Contrail spotting December 2010

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HI to you all,
At long last some photos for december :) :) :) .The last 3 weeks we have had rain,snow,ice and the temperture down to -8.------------------Today we had blue sky but a lot of :cry: :cry: :cry: haze :cry: :cry: :cry: so i lost some photos due to this +the humidity was 82%.-----So yes blue skys :D :D but not so good blue skys :cry: :cry: .
I did not get a lot of movements today due to most of the aircraft going west(USA/CANADA) routing along the ENGLISH CHANNEL,may be due to the wind over the atlantic???????? and most of the aircraft going west --GERMANY TO THE USA-- was to far away+the sky was to hazy.
Photos below are ALL taken with the BAROW.

QUALITY NOT GREAT DUE TO THE HAZE :cry: :cry: :cry: .



BOEING 777 OF ROYAL BRUNEI OUT OF LHR ROUTING EAST IN UL607.

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OMNI AIR DC-10-30 ROUTING EAST ON AIRWAY UL607.

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AIR CANADA BOEING 767 ROUTING EAST ON AIRWAY UL607.

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AIR BERLIN AIRBUS A330 ROUTING WEST ON AIRWAY UL607.

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AIR INDIA BOEING 777 OUT OF LHR ALSO ON UL607.

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US AIR AIRBUS A330 ROUTING EAST ON UL607.

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AIR TAHITI NUI AIRBUS A340 ROUTING NORTHWEST to LA ON AIRWAY UL613 MANY kms AWAY.

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lost photos=KLM B777,MD11.--------LUFTHANSA B747,A340s.-----SINGAPORE A/Ls B777,B747.------UNITED 777,---.


Thats all for now.

All the best,
:D :D DC10MD11 :D :D

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Re: Contrail spotting December 2010

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Hi all,

Clear blue skies today but lots of haze, not much activity down my way so only two pics:


Air Berlin A330, looks like the same one DC10MD11 caught :)
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KLM MD11
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contrailwatcherUK wrote:Hi all,

Clear blue skies today but lots of haze, not much activity down my way so only two pics:


Air Berlin A330, looks like the same one DC10MD11 caught :)
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KLM MD11
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Hi ContrailwatcherUK,
:D iT WAS NICE TO GET OUT WITH THE SCOPE AT LONG LAST :D and yes i saw both the aircraft which you took today-----------The down side was i was using the barlow and lost the KLM MD-11 as well as a KLM 777 due to the haze and the AIR BERLIN was not great :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: .looking forward to clean blue sky ;) ;) ;) ;) .

All the best to you,
:D :D DC10MD11 :D :D

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Re: Contrail spotting December 2010

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Hi i'm new here :)
No pics from me , but a report of some high altiuders i saw yesterday :D (all times GMT 24hr clock)

UAL945 , N776UA , Boeing 777-200 , 0928 , United Airlines
WZZ9416 , HA-LPM , Airbus A320-200 , 1125 , Wizz Air
DLH430 , D-AIHQ , Airbus A340-600 , 1153 , Lufthansa
DLH444 , D-AIKH , Airbus A330-300 , 1336 , Lufthansa
DLH440 , D-ABTB , Boeing 747-400 , 1337 , Lufthansa
ACA875 , C-FIUW , Boeing 777-300 , 1346 , Air Canada
DLH408 , D-AIKG , Airbus A330-300 , 1355 , Lufthansa
UAL953 , N648UA , Boeing 767-300 , 1421 , Unietd Airlines
RJA261 , JY-AIA , Airbus A340-200 , 1427 8-) , Royal Jordian Airlines
UAL941 , N781UA , Boeing 777-200 , 1441 , United Airlines
UAL917 , N768UA , Boeing 777-200 , 1444 , United Airlines
DLH418 , D-ABTF , Boeing 747-400 , 1454 m Lufthansa
COA47 , N67052 , Boeing 767-400 , 1454 , Continental Airlines
CKS236 , N703CK , Boeing 747-200 , 1638 :) , Kalitta Air Cargo
RYR856 , EI-DWL , Boeing 737-800 , 1840 , Ryanair

All the Best ,
Calum

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eastcoaster wrote:Hi i'm new here :)
No pics from me , but a report of some high altiuders i saw yesterday :D (all times GMT 24hr clock)

UAL945 , N776UA , Boeing 777-200 , 0928 , United Airlines
WZZ9416 , HA-LPM , Airbus A320-200 , 1125 , Wizz Air
DLH430 , D-AIHQ , Airbus A340-600 , 1153 , Lufthansa
DLH444 , D-AIKH , Airbus A330-300 , 1336 , Lufthansa
DLH440 , D-ABTB , Boeing 747-400 , 1337 , Lufthansa
ACA875 , C-FIUW , Boeing 777-300 , 1346 , Air Canada
DLH408 , D-AIKG , Airbus A330-300 , 1355 , Lufthansa
UAL953 , N648UA , Boeing 767-300 , 1421 , Unietd Airlines
RJA261 , JY-AIA , Airbus A340-200 , 1427 8-) , Royal Jordian Airlines
UAL941 , N781UA , Boeing 777-200 , 1441 , United Airlines
UAL917 , N768UA , Boeing 777-200 , 1444 , United Airlines
DLH418 , D-ABTF , Boeing 747-400 , 1454 m Lufthansa
COA47 , N67052 , Boeing 767-400 , 1454 , Continental Airlines
CKS236 , N703CK , Boeing 747-200 , 1638 :) , Kalitta Air Cargo
RYR856 , EI-DWL , Boeing 737-800 , 1840 , Ryanair

All the Best ,
Calum

Hi Calum
Nice to see a new member and must be nice to have :D :D blue sky :D :D as here in the southeast of england all we have had is cloud,snow and ice--last night here in kent it was -11c :shock: :shock: .

All the best
:D :D DC10MD11 :D :D

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DC10MD11 wrote:
eastcoaster wrote:Hi i'm new here :)
No pics from me , but a report of some high altiuders i saw yesterday :D (all times GMT 24hr clock)

UAL945 , N776UA , Boeing 777-200 , 0928 , United Airlines
WZZ9416 , HA-LPM , Airbus A320-200 , 1125 , Wizz Air
DLH430 , D-AIHQ , Airbus A340-600 , 1153 , Lufthansa
DLH444 , D-AIKH , Airbus A330-300 , 1336 , Lufthansa
DLH440 , D-ABTB , Boeing 747-400 , 1337 , Lufthansa
ACA875 , C-FIUW , Boeing 777-300 , 1346 , Air Canada
DLH408 , D-AIKG , Airbus A330-300 , 1355 , Lufthansa
UAL953 , N648UA , Boeing 767-300 , 1421 , Unietd Airlines
RJA261 , JY-AIA , Airbus A340-200 , 1427 8-) , Royal Jordian Airlines
UAL941 , N781UA , Boeing 777-200 , 1441 , United Airlines
UAL917 , N768UA , Boeing 777-200 , 1444 , United Airlines
DLH418 , D-ABTF , Boeing 747-400 , 1454 m Lufthansa
COA47 , N67052 , Boeing 767-400 , 1454 , Continental Airlines
CKS236 , N703CK , Boeing 747-200 , 1638 :) , Kalitta Air Cargo
RYR856 , EI-DWL , Boeing 737-800 , 1840 , Ryanair

All the Best ,
Calum

Hi Calum
Nice to see a new member and must be nice to have :D :D blue sky :D :D as here in the southeast of england all we have had is cloud,snow and ice--last night here in kent it was -11c :shock: :shock: .

All the best
:D :D DC10MD11 :D :D
Hi ,

yeah it was nice to have blue skies on saturday , nothing yesterday as i was clouded out with loads of snow falling :D

4 today though
EZE12W , G-MAJU , Jetstream 41 , 1206 , Eastern Airways
COA97 , N18112 , Boeing 757-200 , 1210 , Continental Airlines
QTR083 , A7-BAJ , Boeing 777-300 , 1241 , Qatar Airways 8-)
RYR69RF , EI-DPP , Boeing 737-800 , 1245 , Ryanair

All the Best
Calum

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Hello guys.

My first post at this forum.
Today no pics for me but I saw this planes today:

DLH470, D-AIGC (Star Alliance c/s), A340-400, Lufthansa
DLH464, D-ABVW, B747-400, Lufthansa
AFR035Q, F-HEPC, A320-200, Air France
TAP501, CS-TTI, A319-100, TAP
QTR001, A7-AEC, A330-300, Qatar Airways
RYR53GX, EI-DCX, B737-800, Ryanair
RYR7522, EI-EFO, B737-800, Ryanair
RYR56CJ, EI-DAF, B737-800, Ryanair
SIA308, 9V-SWP, B777-300, Singapore Airlines
MAH614, HA-LOC, B737-800, Malev
WZZ811J, HA-LPE, A320-200, Wizz Air

Kind regards,
Mick

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Hi there

Had some perfect crystal clear conditions the last few weeks up in leeds but been so busy at work haven;t been able to get out until today

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Sorry didn't get flight number. Luftansa B747 heading west on ul46

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COA71 N34131 B757 34000ft Heading 285* on UL46 AMS-EWR

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AF66 F-GSPA B777 34000ft Heading 332* on UL613 CDG-LAX

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AF84 F-GLZS A340 32000ft Heading 332* on UL613 CDG-SFO

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THT7 F-OJTN A340 34000ft Heading 326* on UL613 (a few miles west of its normal route as usually over head) CDG-LAX-PPT

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DLH459 D-AIHU A340 36375FT Heading 113* on UL46 SFO-MUC

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ACA851 C-GFAJ A330 35000ft Heading 332* on UL613 LHR-YYC

Also saw Air Berlin A330 routing from Berlin- Varadero (Cuba) on Ul46 but didnt get scope set up in time (Strange route would've thought it'd routed over eEssex/Kent towards Cornwall :? )

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Not very impressive zoom-wise, but I like it anyway. Lufthansa A340 I think, heading west.

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The cloud on the left was created by this bird, that flew by approx. 1 minute earlier, also heading west.

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Looks like a Delta 767 to me ?

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Re: Contrail spotting December 2010

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Hi. Congratulations, great pictures.

Air traffic over ROMANIA, 25km north of Bucharest:

A340, Qatar Airways, A7-AGB, UM747, E-W

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Clear sky!

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Re: Contrail spotting December 2010

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Hi scope fanatics :)

Can somebody point me to a site where I can found the exact location of all those air routes named in here like UL607, UL613 etc etc?

Thnx in advance
Björn

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Not a good question, Björn };-) The obvious answer is: they can be found in the one and only official source of information for aviation in Belgium: the AIP. And yes, you might be surprised but our beloved country is far enough in the technological progress to publish that info on the internet. It does require login, but the credentials are granted without any problem, nor is any payment required.

Here's the source of all information: WWW.BELGOCONTROL.BE
(but not of all wisdom, more's the pity...)

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jan_olieslagers wrote:Not a good question, Björn };-) The obvious answer is: they can be found in the one and only official source of information for aviation in Belgium: the AIP. And yes, you might be surprised but our beloved country is far enough in the technological progress to publish that info on the internet. It does require login, but the credentials are granted without any problem, nor is any payment required.

Here's the source of all information: http://WWW.BELGOCONTROL.BE
(but not of all wisdom, more's the pity...)
Allright, that will give me some extra things to learn then :) Thanks!

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DR, you have a priv.msg.

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Hi guys,

Some planes I saw yesterday (picture's will follow later)

CK238, B-2077, B777-F, China Cargo Airlines
BMA906, G-MEDM, A321, BMI
BCY5200, EI-RJY, RJ-85, Cityjet
THY1979, TC-JJE, B777-300, Turkish Airlines :mrgreen:
BAW3585, G-GSSC, B747-400, British Airways World Cargo
QTR005, A7-AGC, A340-600, Qatar Airways :mrgreen:
THY1967, TC-JPG, A320, Turkish Airlines
BMA928, G-MEDL, A321, BMI
UAE1, A6-EDH, A380-800, Emirates :mrgreen:
UAE39, A6-EBF, B777-300, Emirates
DLH438, D-AIKM, A330-300, Lufthansa
QTR011, A7-BAH, B777-300, Qatar Airways :mrgreen:
TRA6015, PH-XRC, B737-700, Transavia.com
BAW156, G-VIIM, B777-200, British Airways
VIR401, G-VWEB, A340-600, Virgin Atlantic :mrgreen:
BMA948, G-MEDF, A321, BMI
BAW108, G-YMMN, B777-200, British Airways
GFA003, A9C-KA, A330-200, Gulf Air
THY1989, TC-JPN, A320, Turkish Airlines
PIA791, AP-BHV, B777-300, PIA
AFR2350, F-GRXF, A319, Air France
PIA757, AP-BGK, B777-200, PIA

Kind regards,
Mick

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Re: Contrail spotting December 2010

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Hi to you all,
Took a few more pictures today,-----We had blue sky with high white cloud but sky was not crystal ciear as humidity was at 82% so i was lucky if i got a sharp picture.i lost a lot of pictures due to this.
After a few hours the high white cloud was about 90% so sun light was very low.
Hope you like the pictures below.


EMIRATES AIRBUS A380 ROUTING EAST ON UL607----JFK-DUBAI----36,000FT.I
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AIR FRANCE AIRBUS A330 ROUTING NORTHWEST ON AIRWAY UN733----TO NEWARK----32,000FT.
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ARKEFLY BOEING 767 HEADING WEST ON UL607.
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TAG AVIATION FALCON 2000 HB-IAZ ROUTING EAST ON UL9.
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US AIR AIRBUS A330 N272AY HEADING NORTHWEST ON AIRWAY UM733---FRA-CLT----33,00FT.
THIS WAS 1 OF 4 A330 OF US AIR WHICH WAS ROUTING NORTHWEST TODAY ON UM733.FRANKFURT TO THE USA ROUTING IS ABOUT 25/30 MILES NORTH OF ME.
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US AIR A330 N284AY HEADING NORTHWEST ON AIRWAY UM733---CDG-PHL---36.000FT.
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SWISS AIRBUS A330 HB-JHH HEADING NORTHWEST AS SWR84T--ZRH-ORD---32.000FT
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LAST PICTURE OF THE DAY AS THE WHITE CLOUD OVER TOOK THE BLUE SKY AS YOU CAN SEE FROM THIS PICTURE.
SWISS AIRBUS A330 FLYING IN THE CLOUD HEADING NORTHWEST ON UM733.
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THATS ALL FOR NOW AND A :) :) HAPPY NEW YEAR :) :) TO YOU ALL,
:D :D DC10MD11 :D :D

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