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plane spotter

n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) a person who observes, photographs, and catalogues aircraft as a hobby
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Besides monitoring aircraft, aircraft spotting enthusiasts also record information regarding airports, air traffic control communications and airline routes.
Activities were not confined to aircraft spotting --in one case sharp-eyed ADC members detected a suspected German spy in the Saint Lawrence area.
Defence lawyer Rajeev Avasthi said: "Aircraft spotting is a very common and general hobby in Western countries.
However, the Britons have so far claimed that aircraft spotting was their hobby.
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