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Not a 747...

Posted by
Margie (Auckland, New Zealand) on 20 October 2008 in Transportation and Portfolio.

Just for fun!

Any hints, tips, constructive criticism or comments are welcome and appreciated.

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

Great shot Margie. A flying pencil I assume

20 Oct 2008 5:42am

@jamesy: White Knuckle Airlines - Auckland to Rotorua :)
It was only a 20 seater, it was fun.

dj.tigersprout from San Bruno, CA, United States

no indeed -- but this is certainly a faaabulous shot! yes!!

20 Oct 2008 6:40am

@dj.tigersprout: It's not often you can see the pilot from your seat!

Ronnie 2¢ from London, United Kingdom

wow . . this so nostalgic . . looks like you are all off to one of those places they renamed on the map 50 years ago !

20 Oct 2008 8:52am

@Ronnie 2¢: Yeah you're right! In this instance it was just a 35 minute hop between cities. Thanks for the visit Ronnie!

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

It can land in places where the 747 can't. Nice shot.

20 Oct 2008 10:28am

@António Pires: Thanks Antonio.

Anthony Lambert from Bielefeld, Germany

nicely spotted,good shot.

20 Oct 2008 2:44pm

@Anthony Lambert: Thanks Anthony

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

A small one : a Canadair ?

20 Oct 2008 3:58pm

@Calusarus: Yes very small, 19 seats. According to my research it's a Beechcraft 1900D. Or as Jamesy put it "a flying pencil". :)

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

You have flying buses down there? :-)

20 Oct 2008 4:10pm

@MadScientist: There's more seats and headroom in a bus! :)

Gabor Varga from Hungary

I love these little planes.
And your picture is so nice :)

20 Oct 2008 6:39pm

@Gabor Varga: Yeah it was a fun flight. Thanks for the visit!

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

I would sooner fly in this than a 747.. cool airplane.

22 Oct 2008 10:50pm

@Observing: Yeah I liked it. Thanks for the visit, Mike

Luis A. De Jesus R. from Mexico City, Mexico

LOVE THIS! The atmosphere and the vertical view works great. One of your best, for sure.

23 Oct 2008 12:26am

@Luis A. De Jesus R.: Wow, thanks Luis!

jude from New Zealand

Margie, how many times do you have to be told to stop rolling on strange floors picking up lint! I love the way you have taken it called angle by you photography buffs?

23 Oct 2008 11:25am