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Huge 747 contrail last night
October 6, 2011
12:36 pm
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nwfedex757

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I just caught this 747 coming over my house last night.Came out of the NE with a long wide contrail heading SWYou need to be a member to view our links. around 6:00p...any idea?

October 6, 2011
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Corey Betke
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Looks like it could be an Atlas 747.

October 6, 2011
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Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.

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I would go with Atlas too.  You got bigger?

October 8, 2011
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My first thought was Thai, but the dark blue/purple appears to go farther forward on your picture than on Thai's 747's.  Plus, I'm not sure if there are any Thai 747's that go over this area!

October 8, 2011
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Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.

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Is the aft actually blue?  Could it be UPS?

October 8, 2011
2:23 pm
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My lens only zooms to 250mm,so I have to crop to see it larger!..My thought is maybe a World 747........................

October 8, 2011
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Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.

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Ah...World is a very good possibility.

October 8, 2011
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Did someone say thighs? Surprised Wink

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Out of the sandbox, finally!

October 8, 2011
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It was Atlas

 

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