THIRD ‘MEGASPRAYER’ CAPTURED
SEPTEMBER 9, 1999 SANTA FE, NM
SOUTHERN SKY 1115
THE EVIDENCE CONTINUES TO ACCUMULATE:
This plane, to the best of my ability, is currently being identified as a Boeing 757. If someone has information to the contrary, please advise me along with the rationale as soon as possible with email to firstname.lastname@example.org Assuming this is the case, the altitude of this aircraft during spray conditions has been calculated photogrammetrically at approximately 40,000 ft. above mean sea level. This is the third altitude computation which has been completed, and the results range from 39,000ft to 45,000 ft above MSL. The first calculation of 45,000ft. is considered by myself to be slightly high due to an overstatement of the focal length. The average thus far appears to be fairly consistent at approximately 40,000ft. – 43,000ft. above MSL. This is apparently above most commercial flight traffic, which is stated to occur normally between 33000ft. to 37000ft. above MSL. The majority of aircraft identified with telephotos under spray conditions (Santa Fe NM) thus far appear to be of the Boeing 757 class, but this assessment is subject to revision if additional information is provided or becomes available. The sun was in near alignment with the plane when the photographs were taken. There is a distinct coloration which appears in these trails, which by all appearances is due to the chemical composition of the spray material. This is the third telephoto set captured which depicts a full length wing spray system.
Clifford E Carnicom