Dec 29 2015 3 bizjets tagged (Grafitti) parked inside hangar

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Dec 29 2015 3 bizjets tagged (Grafitti) parked inside hangar

#1 Post by bizjets101 » Mon Dec 28, 2015 7:11 pm

Second time in two years taggers have targeted bizjets at Van Nuys Airport - this time they cut thru an airport fence and broke into a hangar - visiting Gulfstream GIV N700PP based West Palm Beach - was one of three bizjets tagged.

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#2 Post by digits_ » Mon Dec 28, 2015 9:42 pm

Such a shame.

Is it "just" a matter of washing it off, or are there more maintenance checks required ? (corrosive stuff on a pressurized skin ?)
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#3 Post by Flybabe » Mon Dec 28, 2015 10:02 pm

Wow....
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#4 Post by bizjets101 » Mon Dec 28, 2015 10:03 pm

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#5 Post by digits_ » Mon Dec 28, 2015 10:06 pm

fyi, they thrive (or at least some of them) on getting their tags published, so it might work in your advantage if you remove the pictures or make the tags unreadable later on.
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#6 Post by bizjets101 » Mon Dec 28, 2015 10:18 pm

Photos will be in all the LA papers by morning and already aired on NBC news - if anything it'll probably get them caught - or considering it's LA - they just arrest them on something bogus or shoot them - one or the other.

Police say in this weekends tagging - taggers signed the jets with their own monikers - as opposed to the Lear two years ago which was an RIP for a slain gang member, with no signatures.

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This is the Lear 60 that was tagged two years ago at Van Nuys - it was parked outside over the weekend - N898PA - it cost 100K to get her back in the air!!

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This time they cut thru fence and broke into hangar.

Ironically there has been political arguing over hiring more police officers to patrol the airport.
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#7 Post by fish4life » Mon Dec 28, 2015 10:28 pm

A perfect example of our "secure in appearance only" airports. Our security systems are a joke.
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#8 Post by cgzro » Mon Dec 28, 2015 11:23 pm

I would have thought that el cheapo spray can paint would be removable with MEK while the aircraft two part epoxy paints would be unharmed by MEK.

Or are the taggers using something nastier that can't be MEK'ed off?

Cant use on the windows and rubber seals of course ..
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#9 Post by xsbank » Tue Dec 29, 2015 11:01 am

With morons like that wandering about, I'd sure want to do a thorough walk around. They act just like the rats I trap at my property, just break in and shit all over the place. We may have iPads but we are so close to chaos.

Pretty crap security with no surveillance cameras? The aircraft I was involved with had security systems and motion detectors.
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#10 Post by confusedalot » Sun Jun 25, 2017 1:25 am

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#11 Post by Jet Jockey » Sun Jun 25, 2017 1:16 pm

confusedalot wrote:Not just corporate

http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/air-can ... -1.2776551
That Graffiti article was from Dec 2015 and I fail to see how the Air Canada article relates to it.
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#12 Post by confusedalot » Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:08 pm

read xsbank's post and then tell me how my post is inappropriate.

why would one not contribute to a thread about depraved graffiti mixed up with airplanes?

most would think that a line has been crossed.
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