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1000 Hits On Its First Day!  
User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 8 months 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2430 times:

Johan posted my lates photo yesterday and its just about to pass the 1000 mark a day later !!, how good is that ??


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Photo © Daryl Chapman



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User currently offlineTommy Mogren From Sweden, joined Dec 2000, 912 posts, RR: 21
Reply 1, posted (13 years 8 months 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2209 times:

Hi Daryl,

Congratulations.
Always nice to know your shots are appreciated and that people like to watch them.

Nice shot! Thinking of those days at Kai Tak makes me warm inside....what a place!

All the best,

Tommy Mogren



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User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (13 years 8 months 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 2156 times:

I'll never be able to pass the Kai Tak site without thinking about those great days.

User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11953 posts, RR: 46
Reply 3, posted (13 years 8 months 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 2145 times:

That picture is worthy every single view it gets. Great shot.  Big thumbs up

Regards
Thom@s



"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
User currently offlineA380-200 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (13 years 8 months 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 2136 times:

ref the vyou.com thread...

I just saved that shot to use as windows wallpaper...50 cents in the post (honest  Wink/being sarcastic)... assume you're ok with that Daryl?

Cheers,
Dean


User currently offlineGranite From UK - Scotland, joined May 1999, 5568 posts, RR: 63
Reply 5, posted (13 years 8 months 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 2135 times:
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Hi Daryl

1000 shots on the first day?? It should be a lot more than that  Smile

Hong Kong Kai Tak was my favourite place of all time and I miss it so much  Sad

Well, I have made another hit so lets go for 2000 by the end of the week.

Regards
Gary Watt
Aberdeen, Scotland


User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (13 years 8 months 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 2122 times:

No Problem

Guess what its my wallpaper in the office  Smile/happy/getting dizzy !!

Just checked = 1014


User currently offlineBrainStorm123 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (13 years 8 months 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2106 times:

Hello,

I am just want to say: what a awesome picture, I Hope it will happen also at a AMS aproach somethimes. Smile

Regards,

Jeffrey - AMS - Netherlands



User currently offlineBO__einG From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 2771 posts, RR: 18
Reply 8, posted (13 years 8 months 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 2067 times:

I wish I had been to Kai Tak..
With all those great pictures and experiences you guys had had during the time before it closed..

Id feel pretty sad that such an airport does not exist anymore..

Was it Really that good out there?? How bout the concern about dangers of low aircraft and the thought that if a plane got in trouble and mayhem occured..
how would that be like at such a crowded city??

I really wish that I could go there too like some of you guys..

With that picture..
As Long as its Korean Air.. My national Airline even though I live in Canada...


I love it.. Elegant and graceful....over 1200 hits so far..
Keep it up//


Bo Kim..  Smile



Chance favors the prepared mind.
User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (13 years 8 months 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 2054 times:

Thank you .

Bo Kim, that KE 742F is very lucky not to have made a big mess of that landing !!. I saw some of the worst landings made by KE 744's and one 747SP that I will never forget.

Lets hope they have got there act together now and we do not have to see anymore accidents.

Thanks again.


Jeffrey,

I hope you dont see a landing like this at Amsterdam !!


Gary,

Thank you.


User currently offlineHenryjr From Canada, joined May 2000, 98 posts, RR: 4
Reply 10, posted (13 years 8 months 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 2043 times:

WOW WOW WOW  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

What a super shot. 1323 so far!!!!

Keep it up!!!

Henry Jr Godding
Montreal, Canada


User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (13 years 8 months 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2032 times:

1350  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

User currently offlineBruce From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5059 posts, RR: 15
Reply 12, posted (13 years 8 months 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2023 times:

Another compliment here...

Nice job Darryl !!!!



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User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8906 posts, RR: 12
Reply 13, posted (13 years 7 months 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 2000 times:

I caught on to aviation a little to late for Kai Tak. Oh well, we have pictures of it.

Jeff


User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11953 posts, RR: 46
Reply 14, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 1984 times:

Say, it's closing up on 2000 views already. Nice work there Daryl.  Big thumbs up

Thom@s



"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
User currently offlineAirsicknessbag From Germany, joined Aug 2000, 4723 posts, RR: 34
Reply 15, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 1958 times:


Hey,

aren´t you the guy who shot the NCA engine strike? Great shots, are there just the two or do you have some kind of "miniseries?"

Daniel Smile


User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1945 times:

I have some other interesting landings at Kai Tak. Its just a case of getting time to scan them at my friends place.

2277  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


User currently offlinePaulc From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 1490 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1941 times:

Hi Daryl

that is a great shot - you may not remember myself and a friend - we visited HK in 1994 and met you and Colin and you showed us some of the best places to take pictures from.

regards
Paul Chandler



English First, British Second, european Never!
User currently offlineSia jubilee From Hong Kong, joined Feb 2000, 145 posts, RR: 1
Reply 18, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1920 times:

Yes Paulc, we are pleased to share our best place for spot with any aviation enthusiast.
Just like Daryl, I miss there forever.
And thinking about those nice days everytime I passing there either in a bus or in a car.

Alan


User currently offlineCX flyboy From Hong Kong, joined Dec 1999, 6620 posts, RR: 55
Reply 19, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 1935 times:

Paul,

Yes we certainly remember you! I now fly for Cathay on the 744 and Daryl also remembers you. He says Hi. He can't reply right now as he is on the phone with me!!!

When are you coming to HKG again?

Colin.


User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1910 times:

Yeah,

When are you coming to Hong Kong again ????

Talking of Kai Tak I was just watching a friend of mine scanning more of my pics. His house is just beyond the end of the old runway at Kai Tak. Even today when I got off the bus I looked up in the shy, but there is nothing anymore  Crying


User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 1879 times:

My latest phot of another engine strike just broke the 1500 mark in half a day !!!

 Smile/happy/getting dizzy  Smile/happy/getting dizzy  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


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