Unusual type on Athens-Zurich Gate B12 was more crowded than usual on this early february afternoon at Athens International airport. That day, Swiss flight 1831 to Zurich wasn’t operated by the usual narrowbody A320 family, but an Airbus A340! Two weeks earlier, I was interrogating google flights for a good price / type / date […]
It’s now been more than 11 years that I’ve been wandering around airports abusing my cameras, getting sunburns and wishing I had a spare battery. No more of that last part now (ehhm)! Today, I’ll talk about how I started, what gear I’ve used, what I use now and what I wish I had! If
Airliner spotting at Chambéry Airport is not a year round activity. The airport gets scheduled and charter flights exclusively in the winter months, from about november to april, with all flights scheduled on weekends and a few on Fridays. I have visited the airport on a few occasions before, but never on a “winter sports
In 2008, while still in high school in San Francisco, Luca Iaconi-Stewart set out to build an Air India 777-300ER model using only paper, more specifically, manila folders. His building techniques are unique in many ways, like drawing the plans, cutting an endless number of tiny parts and assembling functional aircraft mechanisms. The model, that
Two days before my friend Keishi‘s departure back to Tokyo, we wanted to plan a little last-minute meet up. It so happened that China Airlines was flying its first A350 to Vienna on january 10, 2017… the choice of destination was clear! Getting to Vienna Schwechat airport I joined up with Keishi at 9 am
A spot not made to last Back in 2008, pictures from an unusual viewpoint at PRG emerged on the czech aviation website planes.cz. I needed to check it out myself! I grabbed the occasion of an unusual Saudi visitor flying in on july 27th to check the spot out. After a short bus ride to
A quote has always struck with me regarding airplanes. It’s from Bill Lear who said “If it looks good, it will fly good”. I have never been a big fan of Learjets, but it sure sounds true.