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« on: May 30, 2010, 04:29:07 PM »

Hey everyone, I don't know if anyone has seen this website. It has a webcam at KLAX overlooking departure end of 25R out towards the Pacific ocean and a camera facing appraoch end of 25r and 25L arrivals.. I captured this picture today.. An All Nippon 777 taking off as a British Airways 747-400 taxi to the gate! Enjoy Here is the website link.

http://www.cargolaw.com/lax_webcam2.html
http://www.cargolaw.com/lax_webcam.html
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« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2010, 01:23:22 PM »

These cams are great, loved viewing them for a while last week. However, webcam #1 seems to be down. Sucks, hopefully they fix it for us.
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« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2010, 11:13:44 AM »

Yea, I noticed #1 is frozen on one picture! It is cool to get an Idea where the planes are when ATC is talking to them!

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« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2010, 11:25:11 PM »

The web shots are nice, but I got spoiled on a FOX TV from LA site.  It has streaming video some days of 24 left and right.  Combine that audio from KLAX feed on liveatc.net, and bingo.  There are many differant camera's on nearby roof tops, and they change every day.  Some focus on traffic in the area, with inbounds flying over the vehicle traffic while almost over the numbers.   Some days they will point the camera towards the end of the runway so you can catch arrivals and departures.  I guess it all depends who is on the controls of the feed for the time of day.  Not to diss the still shots on this webcam, but once you see the video, and dial in it to the liveatc feed I think you will agree with me:

http://media.myfoxla.com/live/lax/
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« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2010, 10:56:16 AM »

The web shots are nice, but I got spoiled on a FOX TV from LA site.  It has streaming video some days of 24 left and right.  Combine that audio from KLAX feed on liveatc.net, and bingo.  There are many differant camera's on nearby roof tops, and they change every day.  Some focus on traffic in the area, with inbounds flying over the vehicle traffic while almost over the numbers.   Some days they will point the camera towards the end of the runway so you can catch arrivals and departures.  I guess it all depends who is on the controls of the feed for the time of day.  Not to diss the still shots on this webcam, but once you see the video, and dial in it to the liveatc feed I think you will agree with me:

http://media.myfoxla.com/live/lax/

All I see are cars driving around... I think ABC7 Has a cam pointed towards 25L and R towards where Fed-Ex parks! i like how Fox's cam is live streaming though.... I want one like the one you posted but aimed at airplanes... LoL.. Thanks for your input... any others you know about?

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« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2010, 04:02:59 PM »

I've used that site for quite a while now and I'll post some of my favorite shots I managed to save.





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« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2010, 08:45:38 PM »

I've used that site for quite a while now and I'll post some of my favorite shots I managed to save.


The B747 seems to be a common thread in these pics...  wink

From a true 747 fan...NICE PICS! I like the first one the best...three -400 series from different operators in the same pic...SWEET!!  cool
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« Reply #7 on: June 08, 2010, 05:38:17 PM »

Now I'm impressed. How can you tell they are all -400 planes? Please educate me!
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« Reply #8 on: June 08, 2010, 08:06:57 PM »

Now I'm impressed. How can you tell they are all -400 planes? Please educate me!

Lot's of time studying them!  wink

In the first pic, the the B747s pictured all have winglets. The B747-300 has the stretched upper deck...but no winglets.

The freighter version of the B747-400 does not have the stretched upper deck, but does have winglets. (some have the stretched upper deck, like the aircraft pictured in the second and fifth pic (same aircraft I think), most do not)

Hope this helps!

See the pics below:

#1 is Boeing 747-48EF/SCD HL7436 (cn 23709/671) HL7436 (cn 29170/1305) of Asiana Airlines Cargo. Note the winglets, and that the upper deck looks similar to older -100 and -200 series 747s.

#2 is Boeing 747-422 N128UA / 8128 (cn 30023/1245) of United Airlines. Stretched upper deck and winglets.

#3 is Boeing 747-367 AP-BFX (cn 23709/671) of Pakistan International Airlines. Note the stretched upper deck, but no winglets.

#4 is my personal favorite. Here is Boeing 747-212B N726PA (cn 21048/253) of Pan Am. Standard upper deck, and no winglets. I love the Classics!  cool

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« Reply #9 on: June 08, 2010, 08:19:09 PM »

Here is a great direct comparison for pax version vs cargo version:

The aircraft about to land is a B747-400 Freighter and the aircraft taxiing in the background is a B747-400 Passenger.

If you have more questions don't hesitate to ask!  smiley
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« Reply #10 on: June 08, 2010, 08:37:19 PM »

Thanks  smiley

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« Reply #11 on: June 08, 2010, 10:04:35 PM »

Any time!  cool
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« Reply #12 on: June 09, 2010, 12:47:29 AM »

Okay, winglets and deck length. Got it.

Now, about those suffixes - -100, -200, -300, -400 - my understanding has been that they refer to operational range. Is that correct?

Eric -- still mastering the Cessna 172, with hopes to one day move up
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« Reply #13 on: June 09, 2010, 03:32:53 AM »

Now I'm impressed. How can you tell they are all -400 planes? Please educate me!

Lot's of time studying them!  wink

In the first pic, the the B747s pictured all have winglets. The B747-300 has the stretched upper deck...but no winglets.

The freighter version of the B747-400 does not have the stretched upper deck, but does have winglets. (some have the stretched upper deck, like the aircraft pictured in the second and fifth pic (same aircraft I think), most do not)

Hope this helps!

See the pics below:

#1 is Boeing 747-48EF/SCD HL7436 (cn 23709/671) HL7436 (cn 29170/1305) of Asiana Airlines Cargo. Note the winglets, and that the upper deck looks similar to older -100 and -200 series 747s.

#2 is Boeing 747-422 N128UA / 8128 (cn 30023/1245) of United Airlines. Stretched upper deck and winglets.

#3 is Boeing 747-367 AP-BFX (cn 23709/671) of Pakistan International Airlines. Note the stretched upper deck, but no winglets.

#4 is my personal favorite. Here is Boeing 747-212B N726PA (cn 21048/253) of Pan Am. Standard upper deck, and no winglets. I love the Classics!  cool



Not to confuse matters too much but there are some exceptions. For example there are some passenger 747-400's without winglets found in Japanese domestic service which would make them looks like -300's. From what I've heard there are even -200 that were made with the extended upper deck making them looks like -300's.

Okay, winglets and deck length. Got it.

Now, about those suffixes - -100, -200, -300, -400 - my understanding has been that they refer to operational range. Is that correct?

Eric -- still mastering the Cessna 172, with hopes to one day move up

The series number doesn't necessarily correlate to the range thought it often does. Usually it means a larger aircraft that can carry more passengers. Often in the process of manufacturing companies find ways to save weight and/or increase the efficiency of the airframe. So they can then make a larger model with the same or greater performance as the previous. Sometimes they are developed and offered to airlines more or less simultaneously other times one is phased out as the other is put into production.
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« Reply #14 on: June 09, 2010, 03:12:42 PM »

http://www.cargolaw.com/lax_webcam.html

Is this true that this camera shows runway 25-right?
The taxiway at the bottom portion of the cam would be taxiway bravo?

Does anyone know how much of a delay there is between this cam, the lax audio feed and the actual time?
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