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    Re: Lies, damn lies, and statistics...
    From: Hewitt Schlereth
    Date: 2013 Mar 19, 14:01 -0700

    No advice on your PS, Kermit. I have a lowly Priivate with a mere 289 hours. 
    And those from 27 years ago. :-)
    Very interesting info re Airbus and Boeing strobes. I live near the San Diego 
    N-S flight paths; It will be fun to be able distinguish between the birds.
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    On Mar 19, 2013, at 1:27 PM, "AntoineCouëtte"  wrote:
    > That was my normal practice, too, Tom. Take the two brightest things in the 
    > twilight (other than an Airbus) with a decent bearing spread and get a 
    > handful of sights of each. Time is limited at dawn and dusk. Better to get 
    > three each of two than one each of three.
    > Hewitt
    > ****************
    > Well said, Hewitt ! If definitely Statistics can be of some help, that is 
    certainly because it is (much) better and reliable to shoot 5 sights of each 
    of 4 different bodies than to shoot 20 different bodies with only one sight 
    of each ...
    > Best Regards
    > Kermit
    > Antoine M. "Kermit" Couëtte
    > PS : You mentioned "Airbus" in the sky ... The main differences between 
    Airbus and Boeing are -1- They do not spell the same, and -2- the Boeing 
    strobe lights are "single flashing" while the Airbus ones are 
    "double-flashing" which enables you to easily single out them in the dark, 
    and -3- for having flown both, I have to say that Boeing A/C are (much) more 
    Pilot friendly, while Airbus are (definitely) more complex on a Pilot 
    standpoint. Any other advice here ?
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