Google Streetview plane-spotting.

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Stonefaction
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Google Streetview plane-spotting.

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Based on an idea that is ongoing over on BirdForum, and ideal for these days of few active movements passing overhead and lots of boredom - I suggest some Google Streetview Plane Spotting.

Easy to do - find identifiable aircraft on Google Street-view and post the type and a link to the screen view (click on the three dots and select "share or embed image" and you will get the link).
Rules are simple - photos must be "Google Street View" images (not "See Inside" or "Street View" images from other photographers). Ideally, all photos should be from outside the airports/airfields and NOT a type posted already. Bonus if you can catch aircraft in the air. The Blue Angels are in the air over the Florida Keys, but I couldn't find them on a quick search before posting this. I've also seen a Bell 412 in the air somewhere in Japan and a Varga Kachina in a garden somewhere in Angus, Scotland.
It is also sometimes possible to change the date (clock icon on info square), which can give a different selection (I counted a total of 23 possibles at Dundee Airport but haven't posted them all).

A few to get things started -

Antonov An-26/Cessna 208 (Entebbe Airport, Uganda) - https://goo.gl/maps/XSR1qQzs2Suucyq69
Cessna 172 and Piper PA-28 (Dundee Airport, Scotland) - https://goo.gl/maps/CLeAfRuesEaKzkCt5
ATR42/Cessna O-1 Bird Dog (Dundee Airport, Scotland) - https://goo.gl/maps/zeDLMnxLAojZ8NB96

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A great idea. This could get addictive.

Avro Vulcan at East Fortune
https://goo.gl/maps/U8G8xUrMWv3eRcUL8

AV8B at Yuma
https://goo.gl/maps/o54EmhfzfvUM5mLg9

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From Across the pond

SNN EC-CFA - Long gone now, Couple of 767 up the road

https://www.google.com/maps/@52.696203, ... 312!8i6656

Abbeyshrule Ce.150 and Piranha https://www.google.com/maps/@53.5901262 ... 312!8i6656
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George

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A few more -

Antonov An-12, DC-8, Tristar, Il-76 (Ras Al-Khaimah, UAE) - https://goo.gl/maps/XvQzbPWyv5958sgu8

Westland WG.30 (Montrose, Scotland) - https://goo.gl/maps/DGkh2ykCExL33GcK7

Phantom FG.1 and Tornado F.3 (RAF Leuchars, Scotland) - https://goo.gl/maps/nZGUbKHuobr2uNKz8

T-28 (Yuma, USA) - https://goo.gl/maps/GekiWYxwnfir3Nqw8

Sikorsky MH-53E (Yuma, USA) - https://goo.gl/maps/A3MAHSFEqTg1h9w3A

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Cessna 172 G-BPVA Landing at Blackpool.

https://goo.gl/maps/DxWdcRJ3wKNuqPvS8

AW-109 at Blackpool.

https://goo.gl/maps/CUEKSHTbtzYzqm626
Disclaimer-I have spell/grammar checked this post, it may still contain mistakes that might cause offence.

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Start here - https://goo.gl/maps/rbNoA7R5FkwwL64w8
(Pima County Air Museum) and work your way along the road/fenceline.

Lots to see. Typed up a list of what I found, more or less in order, only for it to be lost as I'd been automatically logged out. Lots of highlights and surprises though.

Highlights incuded - CH-54, CH-53, Mi-24, CH-37, H-5, HUP-3, CH-21, HH-52, HH-43, Mig-29, Mig-21, F-8, A-7, A-6, EA-6B, RA-5C, A-4, A-3, Gnat, Lightning, Hunter, Jet Provost, EC-135, VC-137, KC-135A, FJ4, F9F, F-3 Demon, TF-102, P-2, C-97, C-123, C-133, R4D-8, Shackleton, F-4J, F-15A, T-38, T-2, T-1 Seastar, B-58, B-57, B-47, B-52D, B-52G, Etendard, B-66, Alpha Jet, Tigercat, T-37, T-38, Jetstar, J-6, Boeing 747, Boeing 777, Boeing 787, CH-46, L-049, EC-121, Nomad, B-23 Dragon, Super Guppy, H-34, H-19, F-5A, Mystere, F4D-1, Jaguar, Starship, S-43, F-27, B-36, EA-1F Skyraider, E-1, C-124........(and others).

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Stonefaction wrote:Start here - https://goo.gl/maps/rbNoA7R5FkwwL64w8
(Pima County Air Museum) and work your way along the road/fenceline.

Lots to see. Typed up a list of what I found, more or less in order, only for it to be lost as I'd been automatically logged out. Lots of highlights and surprises though.

Highlights incuded - CH-54, CH-53, Mi-24, CH-37, H-5, HUP-3, CH-21, HH-52, HH-43, Mig-29, Mig-21, F-8, A-7, A-6, EA-6B, RA-5C, A-4, A-3, Gnat, Lightning, Hunter, Jet Provost, EC-135, VC-137, KC-135A, FJ4, F9F, F-3 Demon, TF-102, P-2, C-97, C-123, C-133, R4D-8, Shackleton, F-4J, F-15A, T-38, T-2, T-1 Seastar, B-58, B-57, B-47, B-52D, B-52G, Etendard, B-66, Alpha Jet, Tigercat, T-37, T-38, Jetstar, J-6, Boeing 747, Boeing 777, Boeing 787, CH-46, L-049, EC-121, Nomad, B-23 Dragon, Super Guppy, H-34, H-19, F-5A, Mystere, F4D-1, Jaguar, Starship, S-43, F-27, B-36, EA-1F Skyraider, E-1, C-124........(and others).



Had a go, ended up actually inside the museum and managed to follow the various roads throughout it, very cool :cool: :cool: :cool:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/24874528@N04/

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Had a go, ended up actually inside the museum and managed to follow the various roads throughout it, very cool


Damn.....I didn't even look at that, as those sort of views are usually "See Inside". As you say, very cool - and you actually get great views of pretty much everything...... ah well, I enjoyed the challenge I inadvertantly set myself.

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AH-1F Cobra (Falcon Field, AZ, USA) - https://goo.gl/maps/ojix6y1scgHiWAtW7

Seems to be this one....
https://youtu.be/V9F11FNp3z0

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Nobody gone to Zhukovsky and Monino yet? for shame.

just had a look and both would be winning 'top trump' cards.
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Martin Mars (Port Alberni, Sproat Lake, Canada) - https://goo.gl/maps/byRv7QWm7N2g3K5J6

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Nobody gone to Zhukovsky and Monino yet? for shame.


The internal views of both wouldn't count as they aren't actual "Google Streetview" images. However, Monino exhibits are largely visible from outside.

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A-12 and Sea Dart at San Diego's Air and Space Museum

https://goo.gl/maps/97Q8ocJHRbq5bZbJA

Boeing 747 from Myrtle Avenue

https://goo.gl/maps/kmtcubSHy14c6F4DA

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Re: The first one at Entebbe - if you go around further, there is a Tristar, and some other planes:
https://goo.gl/maps/yyv9dcsLm7qKHza28

It's slightly cheating, as I've been along the road a few years ago - I took this from our minibus in 2013!
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L1011 5X-AAV 20130810 Entebbe by steam60163, on Flickr

Cheers
Alisdair

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You have to go back to 2016 Streetview:
https://goo.gl/maps/UZmMkd1K3sfkeVkRA

G-ACSS Comet in the workshop, and the Anson on the left, at Old Warden

Thx
Alisdair

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Mig-25 Yelets, near Lipetsk, Russia.

https://goo.gl/maps/iEuDCsvckBmf8fbH6

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Concorde at Paris Orly:
https://goo.gl/maps/kcqiXM8Wr1bnmab56

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Alisdair

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Waddington, RC123, Sentry, Sentinel and the Vulcan.
https://www.google.com/maps/@53.1761623 ... 312!8i6656
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Canberra at the Avro heritage Museum
https://www.google.com/maps/@53.3349983 ... 200!8i3600

Salmesbury. FSM of the F35 and the Lightning.
https://www.google.com/maps/@53.7800216 ... 312!8i6656
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Former Athens IAP at Ellinikon which closed in 2001 you can still see a Hellenic BAC-111, and Olympus 747, 727 and 737 parked on the ramp https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@37.87967 ... 312!8i6656 more details and photos here https://aviationanalyst.co.uk/2019/07/1 ... l-airport/ seems the redevelopment has been somewhat delayed.

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Retro 747 at Heathrow:
https://goo.gl/maps/wAea1Sm7r6Lp7VES9
(obviously, lots of other aircraft nearby!)

Jaguar by the M6:
https://goo.gl/maps/DVxWnAdut9Dsp34u6

Helicopter by the A40 in West London:
https://goo.gl/maps/ZSfrdXBt5krLFvQB6
(This item changes - seen Hawker Hunter, Army Tanks, etc, on top of the building)

Hunter at RAF Henlow - must be loads like this!
https://goo.gl/maps/6jsPMriNGm8NHY319

Thx
Alisdair
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See what you can identify here: https://goo.gl/maps/5n1bJ1PCDnpYHHG9A

Castle Air Museum, Attwater.

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Clever idea! How about a Cherokee by a Garage just near the threshold of runway 04 (ex 05) at Geneva. https://goo.gl/maps/6oz5ZJsn44BBDqax6
The cn plate was visible when I visited: 28-21987 (no marks, but ex G-ATTU)
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