Help Find Steve Fossett - ATOT Effect Needed

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Number1

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Originally posted by: Excelsior
Originally posted by: Number1


Found the plane:

Latitude 38°16'42.12"N

Longitude 118°58'28.41"W
I just checked that..nothing there.

use google earth.

A plane, not fossett's, sorry for the confusion,
 

ultimatebob

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Isn't it amazing that Steve Fossett can get high resolution maps of large section of Nevada wasteland mapped within two weeks, when entire sections of suburban Pennsylvania and Connecticut STILL look like low resolution crap in Google Earth years later it was introduced?
 

techfuzz

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Originally posted by: ultimatebob
Isn't it amazing that Steve Fossett can get high resolution maps of large section of Nevada wasteland mapped within two weeks, when entire sections of suburban Pennsylvania and Connecticut STILL look like low resolution crap in Google Earth years later it was introduced?
Google doesn't do any of the mapping themselves. They buy the images from companies that specialize in aerial photography. Google is at the mercy of whoever is doing the photography.

techfuzz
 

Excelsior

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Originally posted by: Number1
Originally posted by: Excelsior
Originally posted by: Number1


Found the plane:

Latitude 38°16'42.12"N

Longitude 118°58'28.41"W
I just checked that..nothing there.

use google earth.

A plane, not fossett's, sorry for the confusion,
I actually did use google earth, and I didn't see any plane at all. Maybe I was doing something wrong.
 

tnitsuj

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I would that you would really be able to find anything with the imagery available. You really need high quality sub half meter imagery to pick up the pieces or ground scarring that would be left after a crash of an aircraft that size.
 

alkemyst

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Feb 13, 2001
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Originally posted by: tnitsuj
I would that you would really be able to find anything with the imagery available. You really need high quality sub half meter imagery to pick up the pieces or ground scarring that would be left after a crash of an aircraft that size.
Hmmm that engrish?

sub half meter is like less than 1.5'.
 

flexy

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thats interesting....but doesn't SF that much money that they can fly over whole Nevada 24/7 and look for him ?
 

techfuzz

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Feb 11, 2001
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less than 7k images left at the moment... i'm sure all the ATOT people could knock them out in less than 30 minutes

techfuzz
 

compnovice

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I get this on amazon:

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WITH SECTION 4 OF THIS PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT

whats this about?
 

ViRGE

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You get paid for being part of the Turk in some cases.
 

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