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Old 12th May 2012, 12:47 PM
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Default Spotting Weekend 2012 - Thank You from the members

On behalf of the 34-odd spotters who were fortunate enough to be on the tour this morning, I just want to say a huge thank you. Thank you to Kurt for all his organisation, but also to Nigel C, Anne, the bus driver and everyone else who was involved. There was clearly a lot of work done by everyone to get it happening, and fingers crossed it might be an annual event.

As for the tour itself, it was sensational. The bus did the same loop basically as the old Tarmac Tour, the bus was stopped at the end of 16R to see two amazing 747 rotations - the weather was great as well (a little cold in the strong wind but the light was good too). But the highlight was being allowed out onto a section near Rwy 25/16R for about an hour (I lost track of the time) and seeing a lot of action. Others might post pictures of the location to show how good it was but I don't think you could get physically closer to the aircraft.

Once again, thank you so much for an enjoyable morning and it was great to finally meet many of the board members.

All I can say is that is the best $15 I have ever spent.......
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Old 12th May 2012, 12:57 PM
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I would just like to add my sincere thanks to all involved also!! With Nigel, Anne & Kurt organizing it, today surely a day that will not be forgotten!!

Cheers!!
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Old 12th May 2012, 02:06 PM
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Same from me. Huge thanks to Kurt, Anne and Nigel for making it happen.
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Old 12th May 2012, 03:17 PM
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Thanks heaps for making this happen , would be awesome if another tour were to happen in the near future
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Old 12th May 2012, 03:51 PM
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Thanks heaps from me also to all those involved in organizing this....a great way to start the day!!
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Old 12th May 2012, 04:12 PM
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Really appreciate the effort undertaken by all involved in making this event happen. It was an awesome experience.
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Old 12th May 2012, 04:19 PM
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Sarah C said everything in thanking all the organisers who made it happen.
It would be so easy for the authorities to say NO, but a lot of things must have been put in place to make it happen which convinced the authorities to allow it. A big thumbs up.
All we need for next time is a whole lot of deck chairs, a bar-b-que, and esky for the photo site, and an open top double decker bus forn the airport tour and I'll be in heaven.

Thank You.
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Old 12th May 2012, 04:57 PM
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All I can say is ... (oops... and apologies to Kurt for using his image)
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Old 12th May 2012, 09:00 PM
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Can't say thank you enough! That is definitely the best spotting experience for me and the greatest thing for my life in Sydney.
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Old 12th May 2012, 10:09 PM
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I don't think i can add much more to what has already been said. A massive thanks to Anne, Nigel and Kurt for organising the tour, and those who organised the lucky dip prize! A fantastic day, and im sure was appreciated by all!
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