Birmingham - 19/12/05

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Good Evening All!

Spent the day at BHX today and even though it was cold it was very sunny so thought it a perfect time to go try out my new Canon 350D! with Sigma 70-300mm lens.

So here's a small batch from today in no particuler order, was chuffed to see the B732 again also.

Enjoy! :D

(BTW these and others are in the queue for JP.net, hence the banners ;) )

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v699/future_pilot17/1.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v699/future_pilot17/2.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v699/future_pilot17/3.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v699/future_pilot17/4.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v699/future_pilot17/5.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v699/future_pilot17/6.jpg

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Fantastic shots mate, nice to see two aircraft i've flown on in that lot (EI-CNW, G-DBCC), sure the shots will get even better!

Just so everyone else knows, (As I asked Tom on MSN), the A319 was subbing for bmi Baby.

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Nice photos, and congrats with the new camera. Think you will like the set-up a lot. I have the Sigme 70-300 as well and am quite happy with it.

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Thanks you Tom, Pete and Mark! :) :D

Yes I was very pleased with it, something to get used to though from the previous Fuji S5000 I had, looking foreward to using it again as soon as I can.

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Great shots indeed mate!

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Well done mate! Cracking shots there. You will certainly make it into the pro-league of photographers now :D
You have even persuaded me to try and get a 350D as quick as possible...or is it called Jealousy ;)

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A great batch of shots there mate! :D

I never knew bmi fly into BHX :confused: Was it operating for baby or was it on a charter?

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An early Christmas pressie, eh? ;)

Nice shots. :)

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A great batch of shots there mate!

I never knew bmi fly into BHX Was it operating for baby or was it on a charter?

As Tom said the BMI A319 was operating for bmibaby who seem to be short of aircraft at present as this Titan B737 was also operating for them today.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v699/future_pilot17/Titan.jpg

Thanks again for all the comments :D very much appreciated

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Great shots! Love the LH 320. I've flown in and out of BHX before but never had any time to get my camera out. Sounds like another excuse to book more flights I think!

Paul

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Fab shots mate! Like the Titan & BMI!

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Ta very much for the comments again! :D

Had to put the Titan in for Matt! ;)

Here's one of the biz-jet again rolling on runway 33, a frequent visitor to BHX...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v699/future_pilot17/VP-BKZ.jpg

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Another great shot of that G5 Tom, I think it divides its time between BHX and CVT, just for interest it arrived earlier today from LAX via a place called Boca Raton! I think its owned by one of the local manufacturing firms?

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True it does, I have seen it before but had never got a decent picture untill today. Too bad I didn't hear where it was going......

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Fab pix Tom! Very nice indeed! Like the Titan photo. I see you got the Lufty airbus with the footy nose. I got the 733 with the nose at MAN.

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Superb results from the new camera already! :D

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Thank you very much!

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As Tom said the BMI A319 was operating for bmibaby who seem to be short of aircraft at present as this Titan B737 was also operating for them today.

Oops didn't see that, sorry :o Great Titan shot btw :)

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Good shots Tom! Where did you go to get these shots and did you need a step ladder or anything. I want to get the flyBe B733 at BHX some time soon!!

Anthony.

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Thanks Anthony, I was at the very end of the Long Stay 1 carpark, it brings you right to the threshold of runway 33/end of runway 15 so you can either get them departing runway 15 and exiting runway 15 and taxiing to the Terminals or taxiing to/waiting to line up on 33 and landing/taking off runway 33.

As I don't drive yet I'm not too sure of what the charges are to park in there at any given time, yes there is a fence with what can only be described as long plastic strips passing between all the holes in the fence which in effect makes photography impossible unless you are tall enough to be over the fence!

Anyway some people have removed alot of the strips and at the very end have actually pulled the fencing down a little! to create a hole big enough for any lens to fit through and that's what I was using on my last visit although a step-ladder may be in order next time as it's kind of awquard using a DSLR through it but I got the results above, any camera that's smaller should be fine.

Or you could just bring a step-ladder and avoid the above!