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McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (N970TW)

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Nothing like a wet Mad Dog! At the RDU observation deck, 2/7/18.

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Gary Schenauer
I miss the AA MDs. The only ones we see now are AAY's. Super 5 * capture, and (if I could) I'd add 2 more *s for being a spotter who gets out in the inclement wx to get some clicks. Bravos for all these newest posts!
Savannah Ford Photo Uploader
Thank you, sir. The conditions happened to be right for me, plus, I feel like I’m growing in confidence every day as a photographer. I just liked getting pictures of planes; now, I’m appreciating the art of it more. I appreciate your kindness, especially coming from such a prolific spotter! :)
cliff731
Savannah Ford... a "spotter" compliment from our esteemed Gary Schenauer is indeed "top drawer", as they say!!!

Congrats to You!!!
Gary Schenauer
Savannah ... Cliff is a friend of mine so he is being (very) overly complimentary in his comment about me (big grin); however, to offer a bit more info to you, it may be fun for you to know that one of your photos (N694DL, Delta's "Spirit of Freedom", on the climb out of RDU) was one of 150 pictures displayed on a large screen a few weeks ago. A small group of us (no professional photogs, we're just aviation photography hobbyists) sat down in January, identified 150 photogs who (purely in our opinion, of course) were the best FA photogs in 2017 (like Leland S. up in Washington state, Scot W. out of Phoenix, etc.), and then we picked one picture of theirs from their FA folders and viewed them as a 150-pic slide show. (I want to say we did NOT "rank" them numerically; we just put them alphabetically by last name.) Your shot of DAL's N694DL was the one of yours we selected. We had several criteria we used (otherwise, we could NEVER have whittled the list to just 150), and the first three criteria were: 1) used real name (not an anonymous one) because real name shows a willingness to take credit for the quality of the pictures, 2) posted an airborne photo (much more difficult than taking a shot of a motionless object), and 3) all photos in the folder had to have been taken by the photographer (no stolen photos or ones taken from other sources). There were a couple other criteria, too, which made it possible for us to decide our top 150. Anyway, although 150 might seem like an awful lot of people, it really isn't when you realize how many hundreds of contributors there are. When you examine your first photos and then look at your newer posts, the growth in "confidence" you mentioned ... AND a parallel growth in experience and talent, is very apparent. There isn't any trophy or $ award associated with our little selection group, but I thought you might enjoy knowing that there are viewers out in FA-land who are appreciating your posts and enjoying the pics. Please keep 'em coming, Savannah.
Greg Byington
Nice job, Savannah, and I agree with Gary and Cliff. Thanks!
Savannah Ford Photo Uploader
Wow. I am flabbergasted. Thank you for such an incredible honor. I’m really picking my jaw up off the floor right now! I’m only doing what I love, and it gives me a thrill to know to other people enjoy it. I’m beside myself, thank you!! And how about the Spirit of Freedom? I hadn’t known they made a new logo representing all the branches of our armed services, I thought that was very tasteful on Delta’s part. And I had no idea it was in town, so that was a lucky capture. I got that and the Comco 757 in one day - it was a great time for getting 757s!
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
26-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Jacksonville Intl () 08:40PM CDT 11:44PM EDT Scheduled
26-Jun-2018 MD80El Paso Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 04:34PM MDT 07:04PM CDT Scheduled
26-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()El Paso Intl () 03:05PM CDT 03:23PM MDT Scheduled
26-Jun-2018 MD80Washington Dulles Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 11:52AM EDT 01:31PM CDT Scheduled
26-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Washington Dulles Intl () 07:20AM CDT 11:08AM EDT Scheduled
25-Jun-2018 MD83Eppley Airfield ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 07:28PM CDT 08:57PM CDT Scheduled
25-Jun-2018 MD83Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Eppley Airfield () 05:03PM CDT 06:23PM CDT Scheduled
25-Jun-2018 MD80Eglin Afb/Destin-Ft Walton Beach ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 01:47PM CDT 03:35PM CDT Scheduled
25-Jun-2018 MD83Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Eglin Afb/Destin-Ft Walton Beach () 11:06AM CDT 12:31PM CDT En Route
25-Jun-2018 MD83John Glenn Columbus Intl Airport ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 08:12AM EDT 09:30AM CDT 2:18
24-Jun-2018 MD83Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()John Glenn Columbus Intl Airport () 07:05PM CDT 10:06PM EDT 2:00
24-Jun-2018 MD83New Orleans Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 04:33PM CDT 05:51PM CDT 1:18
24-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()New Orleans Intl () 02:36PM CDT 03:35PM CDT 0:58
24-Jun-2018 MD83Kansas City Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 11:43AM CDT 01:24PM CDT (?) 1:41
24-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Kansas City Intl () 09:25AM CDT 10:32AM CDT 1:06
24-Jun-2018 MD83San Antonio Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 06:39AM CDT 07:29AM CDT 0:50
23-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()San Antonio Intl () 09:29PM CDT 10:13PM CDT 0:44
23-Jun-2018 MD83Washington Dulles Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 06:28PM EDT 08:08PM CDT 2:39
23-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Washington Dulles Intl () 01:09PM CDT 04:38PM EDT 2:28
23-Jun-2018 MD83Will Rogers World ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 10:39AM CDT 11:17AM CDT 0:38
23-Jun-2018 MD83Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Albuquerque Intl Sunport () 09:33AM CDT 09:52AM MDT Cancelled
23-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Will Rogers World () 08:52AM CDT 09:36AM CDT 0:43
23-Jun-2018 MD83Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 06:35AM EDT 07:35AM CDT 1:59
22-Jun-2018 MD83Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport () 09:58PM CDT 12:37AM EDT (+1) (?) 1:38
22-Jun-2018 MD83Washington Dulles Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 06:29PM EDT 08:35PM CDT 3:06
22-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Washington Dulles Intl () 01:02PM CDT 04:31PM EDT 2:28
22-Jun-2018 MD83Will Rogers World ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 11:00AM CDT 11:39AM CDT 0:39
22-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Will Rogers World () 09:15AM CDT 10:09AM CDT 0:53
22-Jun-2018 MD83Cleveland-Hopkins Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 06:19AM EDT 07:41AM CDT 2:22
21-Jun-2018 MD83Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Cleveland-Hopkins Intl () 08:20PM CDT 11:25PM EDT 2:05
21-Jun-2018 MD80Cleveland-Hopkins Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 05:41PM EDT 07:08PM CDT 2:27
21-Jun-2018 MD83Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Cleveland-Hopkins Intl () 01:06PM CDT 04:07PM EDT 2:00
21-Jun-2018 MD83Wichita Eisenhower ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 10:55AM CDT 11:43AM CDT 0:48
20-Jun-2018 MD83Albuquerque Intl Sunport ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 07:49PM MDT 10:57PM CDT 2:08
20-Jun-2018 MD80San Antonio Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 07:41PM CDT 08:38PM CDT Cancelled
20-Jun-2018 MD80Austin-Bergstrom Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 07:10PM CDT 08:01PM CDT Cancelled
20-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Albuquerque Intl Sunport () 06:45PM CDT 07:05PM MDT 1:20
20-Jun-2018 MD83Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()San Antonio Intl () 06:20PM CDT 06:59PM CDT Cancelled
20-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Austin-Bergstrom Intl () 05:32PM CDT 06:10PM CDT Cancelled
20-Jun-2018 MD83Des Moines Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 03:48PM CDT 05:19PM CDT 1:31
20-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Des Moines Intl () 01:08PM CDT 02:31PM CDT 1:22
20-Jun-2018 MD83Raleigh-Durham Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 09:34AM EDT 10:59AM CDT (?) 2:25
19-Jun-2018 MD83Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Raleigh-Durham Intl () 04:56PM CDT 08:12PM EDT 2:15
19-Jun-2018 MD83Eglin Afb/Destin-Ft Walton Beach ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 02:11PM CDT 03:49PM CDT 1:38
19-Jun-2018 MD83Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Eglin Afb/Destin-Ft Walton Beach () 11:05AM CDT 12:27PM CDT 1:21
19-Jun-2018 MD83John Glenn Columbus Intl Airport ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 08:10AM EDT 09:20AM CDT 2:10
18-Jun-2018 MD83Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()John Glenn Columbus Intl Airport () 06:56PM CDT 10:03PM EDT 2:07
18-Jun-2018 MD83New Orleans Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 04:14PM CDT 05:22PM CDT 1:08
18-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()New Orleans Intl () 02:13PM CDT 03:18PM CDT 1:04
18-Jun-2018 MD83St Louis Lambert Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 11:39AM CDT 12:51PM CDT (?) 1:12
18-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()St Louis Lambert Intl () 09:21AM CDT 10:39AM CDT 1:17
18-Jun-2018 MD83Eppley Airfield ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 06:17AM CDT 07:37AM CDT 1:20
17-Jun-2018 MD83Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Eppley Airfield () 10:35PM CDT 11:51PM CDT 1:16
17-Jun-2018 MD83Jacksonville Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 07:25PM EDT 08:32PM CDT 2:07
17-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Jacksonville Intl () 03:16PM CDT 06:14PM EDT 1:57
17-Jun-2018 MD83Baltimore/Washington Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 12:38PM EDT 02:05PM CDT 2:27
17-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Baltimore/Washington Intl () 07:37AM CDT 11:20AM EDT 2:43
16-Jun-2018 MD83Eppley Airfield ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 07:24PM CDT 08:47PM CDT 1:23
16-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Eppley Airfield () 05:13PM CDT 06:32PM CDT 1:18
16-Jun-2018 MD83John Glenn Columbus Intl Airport ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 02:57PM EDT 04:01PM CDT 2:04
16-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()John Glenn Columbus Intl Airport () 10:45AM CDT 01:45PM EDT 1:59
16-Jun-2018 MD83John Glenn Columbus Intl Airport ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 08:04AM EDT 09:10AM CDT 2:06
15-Jun-2018 MD83Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()John Glenn Columbus Intl Airport () 07:00PM CDT 10:04PM EDT 2:03
15-Jun-2018 MD83New Orleans Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 04:14PM CDT 05:30PM CDT 1:16
15-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()New Orleans Intl () 02:00PM CDT 03:10PM CDT 1:09
15-Jun-2018 MD83Kansas City Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 11:29AM CDT 12:33PM CDT 1:04
15-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Kansas City Intl () 09:11AM CDT 10:21AM CDT 1:10
15-Jun-2018 MD83Pensacola Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 06:01AM CDT 07:42AM CDT 1:41
14-Jun-2018 MD83Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Pensacola Intl () 09:37PM CDT 10:54PM CDT 1:16
14-Jun-2018 MD83St Louis Lambert Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 07:07PM CDT 08:32PM CDT 1:25
14-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()St Louis Lambert Intl () 03:07PM CDT 04:23PM CDT 1:15
14-Jun-2018 MD83Norfolk Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 11:43AM EDT 01:30PM CDT 2:47
14-Jun-2018 MD80Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Norfolk Intl () 07:11AM CDT 10:49AM EDT 2:37
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