OK - here's that actual last update of 2018. That makes this year as the most finds added to the collection ever: 1411 new finds this year! Version 5.0 (12/21/2018) ● Added "ID Me" folder for anyone who wants to help me ID finds! ● Added "UAVs" folder to main list of finds ● Reorganized Military aircraft types by designation, rather than company name ● Added Bomber as it's own icon ● Split Utility/Trainer icon into separate icons
● 246 new finds: 0 Aerostats | 237 airplanes (192 civilian, 45 military) | 9 Helicopters (2 civilian, 7 military) ● 1 new territory: Curaçao [Netherlands] ● Helicopter Types (+4): Eurocopter AS565 Panther, IAR 330, Mitsubishi H-60, Sikorsky S-76 ● Aircraft Types (+5): Boeing KC-767, Cessna 414, Grob G 120TP, Mitsubishi F-2, Sukhoi Su-27 ● Gov. Org (+6): Brazilian Army Aviation Command, Chilean Air Force, Mexican Federal Police, Philippine Air Force, Republic of China Army, Royal Malaysia Police Air Operation Force ● Airlines (+17): Africa Charter Airline, Air India Express, Aserca Airlines *DF, Aurigny, EuroAtlantic Airways, Insel Air, Líneas Aéreas Suramericanas, Mango Airlines, Sky Airline, Southern Air, Spanair *DF, Surf Air, Surinam Airways, Swiss Global Air Lines *DF, Thai Vietjet Air, Tunisair, Ural Airlines ● Special Liveries (+9): 2x easyJet Airbus A320-214 "Europcar" [G-EZPC], Air Europa Express ERJ-195LR "Visit Salvador" [EC-LKX], Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-790 "Portland Timbers" [N607AS], British Airways Boeing 747 "Oneworld", British Airways Boeing 777-236 "GREAT Festival of Creativity" [G-YMML], KLM Boeing 777-305(ER) "Orange Pride" [PH-BVA], Lion Air Boeing 737-9GP(ER) "Parcel.com Livery", Unknown Special Livery
Gifted Received from Last Year's Wishlist [V4.0]: A decent (or better) quality find in Wyoming, USA A decent (or better) quality find in Ecuador A decent (or better) quality find in Uruguay More aviation festivals/air shows: Found 5!! A plane in DHL Aviation livery: Found one in the livery, but it's not actually a DHL plane
Current wishlist: More Aerostats (blimps and tethered balloons) More Drones/UAVs DHL Aviation plane Antonov AN-225 or B-2 Bomber Historical planes (such as any from the Collings Foundation's collection)
KitsuneFox: syzygy - posts I have made here do not receive much attention. I may do a detailed writeup of the now lost Edgemont Park in PA, one of the first electrified trolley parks in the world, but still debating. I'm missing 1 key bit of information.
Aug 17, 2021 10:38:20 GMT
syzygy: BRUTAL! Cars as if were matchboxes in a model town... Brilliant infos you share here in shoutbox - why not you post these?
Aug 16, 2021 17:36:00 GMT
KitsuneFox: In the early morning, before sunrise, of Augusts 11th, 12th, and 13th is reported to be the best viewing time for the Perseids meteor shower.
Aug 10, 2021 10:32:11 GMT
KitsuneFox: Davidson Seamount is the tallest known fully underwater mountain in the world, measuring 7,480 feet base to peak.
Aug 5, 2021 0:02:27 GMT
syzygy: ...and about other hills and humps... stone cold wisdom! ( :
Jul 28, 2021 14:13:17 GMT
KitsuneFox: Mount Wycheproof in Australia is the shortest recognized mountain on the world. It stands at 141 feet base to peak. A mineral named 'Wycheproofite' is mined near the location, and is the only known place it's found.
Jul 28, 2021 10:13:47 GMT
syzygy: Cool! Great extra info series about "all stars" highest mountains on Earth!
Jul 22, 2021 6:25:22 GMT
KitsuneFox: Mount Chimborazo in Ecuador is the highest mountain on Earth, as measured from the center of the planet. The peak is over 6,800 feet further away than Mount Everest, and is the closest land on earth to outer space.
Jul 22, 2021 0:13:35 GMT
SpiderX22: Big news in the Aircraft in Flight database (in Transportation) -> HUGE changes. Thanks RaveyThirteen for your post -> will be changing ownership of the collection (hopefully for me lol) -> look forward to this!
Jul 20, 2021 21:02:26 GMT