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Re: [OM] Aircraft Shoot

Subject: Re: [OM] Aircraft Shoot
From: "Jim Nichols" <jhnichols@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2013 16:57:03 -0600
I saw one here around Bonaroo time last year.  The passengers who 
disembarked were long-limbed country music types who appeared to be sisters.

I always wondered if many passengers raised their feet during touchdown.  It 
does sit low on the ground. ;~)

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
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From: "Ken Norton" <ken@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Olympus Camera Discussion" <olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2013 4:49 PM
Subject: Re: [OM] Aircraft Shoot


>> These folks had two of them at one time. (One after the other, not at the 
>> same time.) Then they got a Citation. But they needed something for short 
>> hauls around the Northeast. So they got the Cessna.
>
> That makes a lot of sense. The 340 is very good for the short,
> regional runs. Radar is a must have in that area, too, as storms are
> almost always embedded.
>
> The Commanders made great planes for executive transport as well as
> cargo. They were well known to be pilot's airplanes and many were
> owner-pilot flown. Their rough-field handling and ability to be
> severely overloaded made them great planes for illegal operations and
> many saw unfortunate demise as a result. From what I can tell, most of
> the flyable ones are in being flown where wing-spar inspections aren't
> so required. There was a charter flight service based here in Iowa
> that had a nice fleet of them for hauling entertainers around all over
> the country. A retired pilot was in our church and we talked about
> that plane a lot and he absolutely loved that plane, but mostly flew
> the turbine variety.
>
> Your interior shot shows one side panel that looks a little bit off. I
> expect that you'll fix that in post. ;)
>
>
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