> On 13 October 2017 at 17:31 John <sesso...@earthlink.net> wrote: > > > More likely it would be a right turn departing runway 25R. > > http://www.airnav.com/airport/KLAS > > Runway 7L/25R (the Airnav sheet has it as 8L/26R) is the longest runway at > McCarran. Traffic departing 25R should normally go straight ahead or turn > right.
It says traffic pattern _left_ which I would expect - away from high population areas. If you do turn right I would expect a very high rate of climb, making the pictures less possible again. Although, as I wrote earlier, traffic rules may not aply to AF1. Some planes are more equal than others, it seems. > > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airfield_traffic_pattern > > You could get that angle of view standing near the Las Vegas Village concert > venue's Gate #5 on Giles St and have a pretty good chance that Air Force One > would be departing in that direction. > > 36.095449, -115.170635 > > > On 10/12/2017 17:19, Larry Colen wrote: > > > > > > Paul Stenquist wrote: > >> Photoshopped or not, I don't get the point other than it's Air Force One > >> and the hotel. Is it meant to imply that Trump dropped this guy off and > >> told him to kill 58 country music fans, most of whom I would guess are > >> Trump voters? > > > > The article it's from was about Trump visiting Las Vegas. It's a photo that > > captures both Trump and the reason he was in Las Vegas. > > > >> > >> Paul via phone > >> > >>> On Oct 12, 2017, at 4:59 PM, ann sanfedele<ann...@nyc.rr.com> wrote: > >>> > >>> The plane could not be at that altitude and going -up- in that direction > >>> given where the hotel is and the airport is.. may be more wrong than > >>> that.. but it is surely a photoshop paste job. > > > > I'm not so sure of that. I took a look on the map > > https://www.google.com/maps/place/Mandalay+Bayemail@example.com,-115.1810502,14.63z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x80c8c5cffb824261:0x97f68a25c5b4ddef!8m2!3d36.0918777!4d-115.175245 > > > > and taking off from 1R or 1L could have the plane in that configuration > > compared to the hotel. A sufficiently long lens could give the compression > > of perspective that would make the plane seem a lot closer than that. > > > > > >>> > >>> ann > >>> > >>>> On 10/12/2017 4:18 PM, mike wilson wrote: > >>>> What's wrong with this Reuter's pic? > >>>> > >>>> https://ichef-1.bbci.co.uk/news/624/cpsprodpb/8A4C/production/_98140453_hi042190292.jpg -- PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List PDML@pdml.net http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and follow the directions.