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Old 30th Sep 2014, 05:13
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Photos of private flying

To add some colour to the posts, perhaps we need some photos. Photos of your flying/scenery, and a few of your pride and joy (the plane) are intended. To respect the rights of others, they should be amateur photos you have taken, or are taken of you. (we'd like to respect copyright privileges others may hold on their photos). Please assure that the photo size is 800 by 800 or smaller so it displays nicely.

Feel free to say a bit about the photo...

I'll start, with my theme for this post being Canadian "bush" scenery.



The calm just before sunrise camping on a small central Ontario lake



Typical rock formations in Georgian Bay of the great lakes, close to my home. Beautiful from above, treacherous if you're on the water!



Divers on one of hundreds of ship wrecks.



The beginning of the Rocky Mountains near Calgary, Alberta.



Hard into the Rocky Mountains, near Revelstoke, British Columbia. I was at 11,500' when I took this photo.



Vancouver, B.C. looking toward the south, as I'm headed west to Vancouver Island.



Following the Fraser River south, in south central British Columbia



Rock formations in the Fraser Canyon, B.C.



Fuel stop in central British Columbia, where the road side service station sells gasoline, diesel and Jet fuel! and a great lunch too! Perfect!



A gravel bar fuel stop in the Yukon Territory.



Me looking for a VFR path through the fog in northern B.C. Few alternates up there!



Mountains on the Yukon B.C. border.



The Yukon.



The "Ice Road" near Inuvik, North West Territories.
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And... part two, as all the photos I selected this time 'round were not accepted into one post (I learned something!)...




A glassy B.C, Mountain lake at 3500' elevation, one way in - NO missed approach, the other way out!



That same lake from above the next day - I could not believe I'd landed in there!



A B.C. mountain top, overlooking Vancouver



On the other side of the country, Halifax, Nova Scotia.




A valley in northern Quebec




Northern Labrador lake



The ghost town of Hebron, on the Labrador coast



Mountains of the Labrador coast, 2500' high.



There's a lot more ice burg under the water than above!



Very imposing coastal island



Dan going by the ice burg



The coast at Ungava Bay, northern Quebec




Blueberry picking in Northern Ontario



Tied up at the rocks of Georgian Bay



Landing at home in the autumn colours (runway just at the right side) yesterday.
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Absolutely gorgeous, thank you

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as a fellow Canadian and an aspiring PPL, thank you for sharing
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Excellent pics. Explain how to submit them.
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I'm certainly no IT expert, but I do the following to get my photos posted here: I use the "Batch Processing" function of Adobe Photoshop Elements to resize a group of photos to 800 by 800 pixels maximum. Make sure that you constrain the ratio, so it does not stretch or compress one axis of the photo. I upload the resized photos to my Photobucket account, from which their unique "address" can by copy and pasted into the dialog box you get when you select the insert image icon in the tools above. Sometimes it can fiddly, so check what you've uploaded to see it is what you intended. Note that photos exceeding 800 pixels in any dimension will cause the PPRuNe pages to be buggered up. Photobucket can also be used to resize, but I have found this challenging, with my modest website skills....

Let's have some photos of where other PPRuNe members fly... I'll put up some more later....
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Personally I like to look at photographs more than I do videos. Excellent start there, if there's enough interest is there any chance of making this a sticky?
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Fantastic pics from Canada, do want to fly there!

Some of mine:

FL250, highest I've ever been in a SEP, a Cessna Corvalis. On our way home to Torp, Norway, from Cambridge after visiting Flying Legends last year.



Clouds over Denmark, same trip



On our way north to Bodø Air Show in 2012. Me in the Cub, in formation with two Tiger Moths, a PT-19 Cornell and a Bird Dog, all ex-Norwegian Army/Army Air Service kites







Further north, on our way to Andøya in the Lofoten islands the weekend after for the air show there.











Leading a formation of our three Moths on our way home from Sola Air Show 2012



Skiing in an Auster J1





Dodging bad weather in a Saab Safir





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Cold trip to Værnes Air Show in June of this year!



Warmer weather lower down, approaching Værnes



1950 locomotive meets 1953 Cub



Instructing in the Corvalis



Trip with students to EDXW Sylt in Germany earlier this year



The Sognefjorden, Norway's longest fjord

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Winter Flying in the UK....

....this is whats its about to me!
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Oh, excellent photos Tupperware!
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Oh, excellent photos Tupperware!
Thanks....
Here are some from today's flying. I was not flying the CHRISTEN EAGLE, not my sort of flying but I do like to watch!
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A few from a flying day in Hong Kong



Approaching the airport over Tung Chung City



An ancient stone circle in west Lantau Island



The big Buddha



The foundation of an old fort at the west tip of Lantau Island



Cheung Chau Wan Island



Flying west out Hong Kong harbour



Approaching Hong Kong, and Kowloon



Hong Kong



Approaching Chek Lap Kok airport
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Mist and Fog...

....no need to stop flying!
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Not long now..

...I said that 2 years ago!
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But know the engine is running! Video to follow!
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A few more, from various places....



A rather threatening looking frontal cloud over the Florida Atlantic coast



Bahamas, with my wife and two folding bikes, it the C 150!



The Great Salt Lake in Utah




Helgoland, Germany



Windmill production in Bremerhaven, Germany



A A beach picnic stop in Georgia

And, just a few days ago, the recovery of a WW 2 training aircraft from the depths of a central Ontario lake. I landed, and taxied up for a chat with the crew, who had recovered some of the plane by that point.

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These are all private flying

A few pictures of me having fun. The cub features a lot, because that's what I fly the most. But you can also see the 1930s Rhonsperber glider, which I was privileged to fly at Lasham, and some of the Grunau babies I aerowed from a hill site in Poland (using the cub, which has been to many countries, rather slowly, though faster than the balloon)
It has even been to Le Bourget, for free, on International women's day, together with a Stampe, the only two taildraggers present that day.

I do fly modern gliders and aircraft as well!

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The Early Bird....

.......catch's the sunrise!
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Sometimes it's worth getting to the airfield early!!!
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Nothing as beautiful as some of the earlier posts by you guys, but a nice one of Portsmouth, UK I feel

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wow,

Hong Kong photo's are amazing, takes me back to when i use to live there in the 90's, such an enchanting, mystical and wonderful place!!
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