This monday, news about the first A350-1000 flight finally surfaced: thursday, 10:30am! Only one shady detail: “weather permitting”.
I don’t think I have done so much spotting in such little time before! Summer of 2013 presented some great reasons to hang out at the airport. That year, Czech Airlines finally got back into long haul, with their leased A330-300!
The next level in spotting In early may, as I was in Prague to see the family & friends, Keishi Nukina happened to be back from Japan as well and came to Prague from Slovakia for a day trip. Needless to say, something exceptional had to be planned, so we decided to give the airport
Somewhere in summer 2015, my friend Keishi from KNaviation sent me a link to an artist rendering of an airplane of previously unseen beauty. The second I watched the All Nippon Airways’s R2D2 Boeing 787 pre roll-out rendering, I knew I had to make one myself some day.
After the success of part one, I am thrilled to present the second part of Kathy McCullough’s stories about flying the 747 with Northwest Orient Airlines to Asia!
It’s 7:20 am, uphills of Chamonix in a 70x30m opening in the forest. The sun is rising behind the mountains in front of us but can’t be seen just yet. The steep slopes of the Massif du Mont Blanc are in the way, all around, peaking at 4800 m some 10km from here. We are
Iran came to be a major spot of interrest for people who like their rides to be old. 30+ years old 747SP, 727s, A300s, you name it, they still maintain and fly them. It is an inspiring example of how a product’s lifetime can be extended through care and repairs, but Iran has kept their
I was thrilled when Kathy McCullough accepted my request to share some of her experiences working in her very special office. As a former Northwest Orient Airlines pilot who worked her way up to the mythical position of captain of a Boeing 747, Kathy paints a very vivid picture of how it feels to be