Aviation Photo #1005859 Boeing 747-436 - British Asia Airways

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Airshow used to perform everyday in the sky above Kowloon City. Love those days of Kai Tak!!!
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    Simon Wong
    British Asia Airways
    Boeing 747-436
    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
    Boeing
    27350
    1050
    G-CIVE
    Hong Kong - Kai Tak International
    Hong Kong
    China
    July 1, 1998
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Anonymous
11 years ago
Amazing shot... You can't even see the airport, it just looks like its about to land in the city... This shot, mark my words, is going to be very popular and will probably make it into the top of the last 24 hours...
Anonymous
11 years ago
I also love the supreme quality of this old, and historic photo...
Anonymous
11 years ago
This is very good
Anonymous
11 years ago
I always like to remember Kai Tak !
Anonymous
11 years ago
Ohh yes, the good old Kai Tak days!!
Anonymous
11 years ago
This is unbelivable one day before my birthday! -J.P. of RDU future spotter!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Yup
those were the good old days
i miss Kai Tak alot :(
Anonymous
11 years ago
Good angle and details. I wonder if they found any wet spots on the seats afterwards :)
Anonymous
11 years ago
Sadly,we dont see much more of these anymore.Excellent photo 5 stars.Oh the good old days....
Anonymous
11 years ago
Double Happiness! Lots of ads...
Anonymous
11 years ago
This photo is wow, I mean its so close to the building's I just wonder where the runway is!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Still wondering about how did the pilots perform the landing...
I do miss Kai Tak, even though nearly 8 years had passed...
Anonymous
11 years ago
Still feels like this pic was taken just yesterday. Never been to Kai Tak...what a feeling it must be looking over the wings from inside. Are there any pics on a.net with such a view?
Anonymous
11 years ago
British asia airways must come back!!!!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Every day airshow. The pilots look like a earlier airforce pilot.
Anonymous
11 years ago
How I miss Kai Tak, and Hong Kong. Hong Kong is an amazingly diverse place, chinese, indians and a lot of unwanted brits all in one place, with jumbos flying over your head! Long Live Hong Kong!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Everytimes see the planes fly over my head for ILS approach VHHH Rwy 25L/R,
everytimes remember the planes fly over my head for IGS approach VHHX Rwy 13 in my childwood when I used to live in my old house in the path of IGS 13.
Thank you for your good shot.........
Anonymous
11 years ago
This is best memory for Kai Tak and old kind Hong Kong. I'm lovin' them!
Anonymous
10 years ago
You can feel the movement in this pic, good work! :)
Anonymous
8 years ago
Best of the best!
1 year ago
Dear Simon Wong , I work for British Airways in HK and I’m running a project to celebrate BA’s 80 years of history in HK. We are going to hold an exhibition at the HK Museum of History from 13 Dec – 09 Jan looking at the aviation history of the Hong Kong London route. The exhibition is open to public and is free of charge. I came across your photos online and I am particularly impressed by the old British Asia Airways landing in Kai Tak photos (#1005859). I’m wondering if you would be kind enough to allow us to show those photos in the exhibition? We will acknowledge your copyrights and your contribution should we decide to use it.

I really hope you’re happy to help and please feel free to share with me any other ideas you may have.

Thank you.

Louise Chung

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