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Re: [OM] IMG: Film Shots from the Airport

Subject: Re: [OM] IMG: Film Shots from the Airport
From: "Jim Nichols" <jhnichols@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2011 09:21:05 -0600
Hi Michael,

Some small twin-engined aircraft have small radar units in the nose.  Some 
expensive single-engined turboprops have a radar pod beneath one wing.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
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From: "Michael Wong" <mialop@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Olympus Camera Discussion" <olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, November 19, 2011 3:00 AM
Subject: Re: [OM] IMG: Film Shots from the Airport


>I heard that a radar inside the nose for airliner, is same for such small
> aircraft?
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> Michael
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> On 19 November 2011 15:36, Chris Barker <ftog@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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>> It's interesting to see film again, Jim.
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>> I've always wondered why aircraft like that have such long noses.  I'm
>> sure that there is not that much kit to instal in there, and it must 
>> affect
>> the pilot's view on the approach.  I'm surprised that the designer 
>> doesn't
>> work out the balance to allow the use of a shorter nose.
>>
>> Chris
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>> On 18 Nov 2011, at 19:10, Jim Nichols wrote:
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>> > I took a few film shots at the local airport to evaluate a recent lens
>> acquisition, a Canon 50/1.4 from the late 1950s.
>> >
>> > This beautiful turboprop business twin is a frequent visitor:
>> > http://gallery.leica-users.org/v/OldNick/N20WL+9a.jpg.html
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>> > A local Cessna 340 pulled up to the gas pump, and the airport crew
>> responded.  While the owner had positioned the ladder, guess who gets to 
>> do
>> the work.
>> > http://gallery.leica-users.org/v/OldNick/Fueling+the+340+18.jpg.html
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>> > She also does office work when business is slow:
>> > http://gallery.leica-users.org/v/OldNick/Office+Work.jpg.html
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