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by n949wp
Wed Jul 06, 2011 6:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong Tips And Advice
Replies: 30
Views: 2101

RE: Hong Kong Tips And Advice

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MIAspotter" class="quote" target="_blank">MIAspotter</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Quoting signol (Reply 8): And also n...

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by n949wp
Mon Jun 27, 2011 3:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Toyota Crown Or Nissan President
Replies: 41
Views: 15530

RE: Toyota Crown Or Nissan President

Hi 'Fly, any updates? Have you been "Crowned" yet??  

'949

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by n949wp
Tue Jun 14, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Toyota Crown Or Nissan President
Replies: 41
Views: 15530

RE: Toyota Crown Or Nissan President

While the Crown Comfort may carry the "Crown" name, it's pretty much a different vehicle with a different body, and has been manufactured continuously since 1995 with relatively few changes. In some markets, it's simply called the Comfort (without the "Crown"). As it was designed for fleet (mainly t...

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by n949wp
Tue Apr 26, 2011 4:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is One Hour Enough For HKG Connection
Replies: 5
Views: 5816

RE: Is One Hour Enough For HKG Connection

"Terminal 2" at <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> has no gates at all; it's just a separate building with check-in counters (and shops, res...

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by n949wp
Thu Apr 14, 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Singapore B777-300ER Munich-Manchester And JP,U2
Replies: 21
Views: 26621

RE: Singapore B777-300ER Munich-Manchester And JP,U2

I flew on <acronym title="AMC Aviation (Egypt)">9V</acronym>-<acronym title="Newburgh - Stewart International (AFB) (SWF / KSWF), USA - New York">SWF</acronym> (in seat 46A) exactly 4 days before you!! She did the <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym tit...

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by n949wp
Tue Apr 05, 2011 4:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Gloss: My Funky New Car... Kia Soul 2011
Replies: 33
Views: 3623

RE: Self Gloss: My Funky New Car... Kia Soul 2011

What's with that red-colored license plate? I've been noticing those on some vehicles from my recent visits (most recent one last week) to Singapore. Sure stands out from the standard-issue black ones. Does the red-colored plates imply any sort of restrictions on the vehicle?

'949

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by n949wp
Wed Mar 16, 2011 5:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: First Ever A.net Meeting In Tokyo 26/27-MAR-2011
Replies: 166
Views: 10039

RE: First Ever A.net Meeting In Tokyo 26/27-MAR-2011

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sw733" class="quote" target="_blank">sw733</a> (<a href="#156" class="quote">Reply 156</a>):<br/><i>Quoting HT (Reply 150): This is good to hear...

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by n949wp
Tue Mar 15, 2011 3:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: First Ever A.net Meeting In Tokyo 26/27-MAR-2011
Replies: 166
Views: 10039

RE: First Ever A.net Meeting In Tokyo 26/27-MAR-2011

Well, it's done!! Just called up <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> and cancelled my ticket for a cancellation fee of US$ 77. Not bad, considering the price of the ticket itself and what I've already budgeted for the trip. Too bad that the inaugural A.net meeting in Tokyo...

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by n949wp
Mon Mar 14, 2011 7:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: First Ever A.net Meeting In Tokyo 26/27-MAR-2011
Replies: 166
Views: 10039

RE: First Ever A.net Meeting In Tokyo 26/27-MAR-2011

While I'm allowing a couple more days to monitor the latest developments before deciding on what to do, honestly I'm leaning towards calling off the trip until better times, what with the risks of continuing aftershocks, the issues with the nuke power plants up north, and the rolling power outages e...

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by n949wp
Tue Mar 01, 2011 6:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: First Ever A.net Meeting In Tokyo 26/27-MAR-2011
Replies: 166
Views: 10039

RE: First Ever A.net Meeting In Tokyo 26/27-MAR-2011

Okay, here I come...... 23/3 <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> 504 <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym>-<acronym ...

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by n949wp
Wed Jan 12, 2011 3:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Moon Shot, Mark G, A Must Read
Replies: 11
Views: 5853

RE: Moon Shot, Mark G, A Must Read

That shot eventually made the papers all the way over here in <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym>!! Good grief, 10 years already?? I'm starti...

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by n949wp
Sat Jan 08, 2011 5:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: First Ever A.net Meeting In Tokyo 26/27-MAR-2011
Replies: 166
Views: 10039

RE: First Ever A.net Meeting In Tokyo 26/27-MAR-2011

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BNE" class="quote" target="_blank">BNE</a> (<a href="#91" class="quote">Reply 91</a>):<br/><i>Can anyone find flights on the <acronym title="Air...

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by n949wp
Thu Nov 11, 2010 5:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: First Ever A.net Meeting In Tokyo 26/27-MAR-2011
Replies: 166
Views: 10039

RE: First Ever A.net Meeting In Tokyo 26/27-MAR-2011

Just came back last week from Tokyo after spending some 6 days there. Can't get enough of the spotting/photography action (mainly at <acronym title="Tokyo - Haneda International (HND / RJTT), Japan">HND</acronym> and some <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">...

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by n949wp
Mon Sep 27, 2010 3:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Finnair Longhaul To HK (w/pics)
Replies: 36
Views: 26290

RE: Finnair Longhaul To HK (w/pics)

Seeing that you seemed to have some bad luck in getting shots of your own flight, I got a shot of your landing at <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</...

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by n949wp
Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A.net Japan Spotting Meet-up
Replies: 57
Views: 4299

RE: A.net Japan Spotting Meet-up

As far as a date is concerned, how about the weekend of Oct. 30-31? If I'm not mistaken, there will be 2 notable aviation-related events on the 31st at Haneda, namely: - the opening of the new international terminal at Haneda (plus the return of several international carriers to HND); & - the re...

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by n949wp
Thu Jun 10, 2010 3:45 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Awesome New Nikon "Lens"
Replies: 5
Views: 5607

RE: Awesome New Nikon "Lens"

If you got the same lens, just be sure not to mix up with your lens cup when you pour your coffee. Or else, that'll be one hell of an expensive "cup" of coffee!!

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by n949wp
Wed Apr 21, 2010 5:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chinese Help Needed With Old Book
Replies: 9
Views: 3094

RE: Chinese Help Needed With Old Book

After doing some searches base on the Chinese title of the book, turns out it was one of the first Christian-themed novel in the Chinese language. It was written in Chinese by the English missionary William Milne (no doubt as part of his missionary work) and first published in 1819 in Malacca, Malay...

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by n949wp
Tue Apr 06, 2010 2:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: HND Haneda Spotting
Replies: 6
Views: 2894

RE: HND Haneda Spotting

Thankfully with the gradual re-opening of <acronym title="Tokyo - Haneda International (HND / RJTT), Japan">HND</acronym> to international traffic, you now get the occasional foreign carrier to spice up the unending monotony of JAL/ANA!! Do watch out for APU exhaust from parked planes (especially wh...

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by n949wp
Sat Feb 27, 2010 5:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Skyline Of Your Hometown
Replies: 84
Views: 21444

RE: Skyline Of Your Hometown

Gotta do a plug for my town as well... Hong Kong. The typical daytime view of the central business district..... <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0e/Hong_Kong_Island_Skyline_2009.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0e/Hong_Kong_Islan...

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by n949wp
Fri Dec 25, 2009 11:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: HKG For New Years
Replies: 4
Views: 2548

RE: HKG For New Years

Not all "harbour views" are created equal! Which hotel are you talking about?

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by n949wp
Thu Dec 24, 2009 2:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: HKG For New Years
Replies: 4
Views: 2548

RE: HKG For New Years

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by n949wp
Sat Jun 20, 2009 5:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Travel Tips- Hong Kong
Replies: 3
Views: 2283

RE: Travel Tips- Hong Kong

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by n949wp
Fri Jun 19, 2009 5:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Ryanair Does Emirates: G'day Melbourne & Adelaide!
Replies: 70
Views: 34222

RE: Ryanair Does Emirates: G'day Melbourne & Adelaide!

Great report. Your TR's never cease to entertain!! Kinda envious at how you manage to put out one witty report after another from your frequent flights. My last attempt at one was for an Aug. 2002 <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD...

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by n949wp
Fri May 29, 2009 1:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2 Days In Tokyo - What To See/do?.
Replies: 5
Views: 4704

RE: 2 Days In Tokyo - What To See/do?.

The Narita Express train service stops at Shinagawa, so, yes, you have quick (albeit $$$) access to/from Narita. Also, there is a direct train service at Shinagawa to Haneda Airport if you are interested in some spotting there. There is simply too much to do in and around Tokyo; kinda hard to sugges...

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by n949wp
Fri Oct 05, 2007 5:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CX Boeing 777-300ER Inaugural HKG-ICN RT In J
Replies: 15
Views: 29113

RE: CX Boeing 777-300ER Inaugural HKG-ICN RT In J

Hi Carfield, Thanks for the report. I've been having much misgivings about the "new" <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> J-class seats ever since seeing the first press release photos, and I believe your report has confirmed my worst fears!! Hard to fathom how <acronym tit...

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by n949wp
Fri Sep 14, 2007 1:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SIA New Business Class 777-300ER Part Deux!
Replies: 32
Views: 30248

RE: SIA New Business Class 777-300ER Part Deux!

Hi Ryan, long time no see. Most interesting pair of reports to read, in particular since I did the exact reverse direction (<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong K...

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by n949wp
Fri Aug 10, 2007 1:23 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Viewing Deck @ Changi, Singapore
Replies: 4
Views: 3622

RE: Viewing Deck @ Changi, Singapore

Any chance of anything available when the new terminal opens (T3?)?. When is it due to open anyway? Any viable spots left around the airport perimeter? Will be in town in a couple of week's time (8/23-26), so I wonder if I should pack light or pack-it-all as far as photo gear is concerned. '949 HKG

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by n949wp
Fri Apr 27, 2007 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific New F And J Seats (With Photos)
Replies: 97
Views: 38702

RE: Cathay Pacific New F And J Seats (With Photos)

Well, well, well.....if being sandwiched sideways in that tight prison cell between two high walls staring across the aisle at the shoes or stinkin' feet of the guy on the opposite side and having to twist one's neck muscles to the point of injury to get a decent outside view thru the window is what...

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by n949wp
Mon Jan 15, 2007 2:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 48 Hours In Hong Kong
Replies: 15
Views: 2666

RE: 48 Hours In Hong Kong

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by n949wp
Thu Dec 28, 2006 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reg. Of AA 737-800 For Flt. 75 On Christmas Day
Replies: 1
Views: 4873

Reg. Of AA 737-800 For Flt. 75 On Christmas Day

Hi all, Just wondering if anyone has the reg. for the 737-800 which operated <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> 75 (<acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - Califor...

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by n949wp
Tue Dec 19, 2006 3:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any A.Neters From The D.C. Area?
Replies: 52
Views: 2970

RE: Any A.Neters From The D.C. Area?

Well, I'll be in the D.C. area (Potomac, <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym> to be exact) over the Christmas weekend. So, count me in for that 4-day period.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/wave.gif" alt="wave" border=0>  '949 <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap ...

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by n949wp
Sun Nov 26, 2006 12:31 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: HKG Nov30th-Dec4th
Replies: 4
Views: 1758

RE: HKG Nov30th-Dec4th

During this time of the year, runway 07 operations predominates. That particular spot around Cheong Wing Road, being near the start of runway 25R, is pretty useless for spotting purposes anyway.

'949

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by n949wp
Thu Sep 07, 2006 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st AF A343 Visit To HKG
Replies: 5
Views: 3135

RE: 1st AF A343 Visit To HKG

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by n949wp
Thu Aug 03, 2006 1:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Let's See Your Metro
Replies: 81
Views: 20390

RE: Let's See Your Metro

Here's the one for Hong Kong. <a href="http://www.mtr.com.hk/jplanner/jplanner/images/maps/mtr_map2.jpg" target=_blank><img src="http://www.mtr.com.hk/jplanner/jplanner/images/maps/mtr_map2.jpg" width=650 height=462 alt="http://www.mtr.com.hk/jplanner/jplanner/images/maps/mtr_map2.jpg" border=0></a>...

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by n949wp
Fri Jun 02, 2006 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 744 At ANC Last Night
Replies: 22
Views: 7968

RE: UA 744 At ANC Last Night

What sort of compensation could the customers be expecting having to endure such unpleasantries? Weather delays and diversions are understandable, while the occasional mechanical diversion maybe forgiveable, but forgetting to empty the can is just preposterous!!

'949

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by n949wp
Wed May 17, 2006 8:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where Are You Flying Next?
Replies: 202
Views: 9769

RE: Where Are You Flying Next?

Will be doing the following over the last weekend of May: <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS)...

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by n949wp
Sun May 07, 2006 2:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Five Hours In HKG - What To Do?
Replies: 15
Views: 6896

RE: Five Hours In HKG - What To Do?

Ah yes, the no. 14! If you think roads that can handle double-deckers couldn't get any tighter than those used by the No. 6, think again!!! Apart from super-tight mountain twisties, the highlight of the 14 has to be the run on top of the dam of the Tai Tam Reservoir (completed in 1916). Just watch t...

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by n949wp
Sun May 07, 2006 1:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline Prices
Replies: 51
Views: 1959

RE: Gasoline Prices

Here in Hong Kong, the equivalent of unleaded regular is costing me HK$13.48 (US$ 1.728) per liter. That's about US$ 6.549 per gallon.  crazy 

'949

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by n949wp
Sat May 06, 2006 2:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Five Hours In HKG - What To Do?
Replies: 15
Views: 6896

RE: Five Hours In HKG - What To Do?

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by n949wp
Wed May 03, 2006 12:23 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Panning Is Hard...
Replies: 33
Views: 2916

RE: Panning Is Hard...

Count yourselves lucky that affordable DSLR's are becoming more the norm these days, where any blurry shot from an imperfect pan can just be deleted. Try doing that in the days of film......real hard, on one's pocket-book that is. I'd considered myself lucky if I got more than 3 useable images from ...

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by n949wp
Tue Apr 18, 2006 3:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Car Is?
Replies: 184
Views: 9166

RE: Your Car Is?

Here she is, my '97 BMW 328i. Acquired her just a little over a week ago..... <img border=0 src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v119/N949WP/My-Ride-949.jpg" width="256" height="192" border=0> I do have a soft spot for the E36 3-series (and also the E34 5-series). The rounded styling of the E46's ...

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by n949wp
Sat Apr 08, 2006 12:55 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Lets See Your Amazing Shots That Didnt Make Anet!
Replies: 83
Views: 7650

RE: Lets See Your Amazing Shots That Didnt Make Anet!

Well, here are a few that sadly didn't make it. What's even sadder was that some of the rejection comments really made me think that creativity is not welcomed, and that only 50mm digital side-on shots are acceptable around here.  <img border=0 src="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/graphics/smil...

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by n949wp
Thu Apr 06, 2006 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Leases Additional Boeing 777-300ER
Replies: 74
Views: 14706

RE: Air Canada Leases Additional Boeing 777-300ER

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by n949wp
Sat Apr 01, 2006 3:36 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Plug Time! Your Latest A.net Photo
Replies: 132
Views: 7062

RE: Plug Time! Your Latest A.net Photo

Not a brand new photo in the strictest sense, but it is a re-upload of a cleaner scan. Does it count? <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" alt="Big grin"> <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/0136849/L/" target="_blank">V...

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by n949wp
Mon Mar 20, 2006 10:32 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photography At Singapore Changi T1 Viewing Mall
Replies: 8
Views: 6216

RE: Photography At Singapore Changi T1 Viewing Mall

Oh blast!!! That really is a shame. Another good spot down the tubes. Anyway, I came this close to hitting the "confirm" button on my air & hotel bookings, before I decided on one more look at this thread. Thanks for the just-in-time update. Guess I'll have to re-plan my trip for another time with a...

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by n949wp
Tue Mar 14, 2006 2:26 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photography At Singapore Changi T1 Viewing Mall
Replies: 8
Views: 6216

Photography At Singapore Changi T1 Viewing Mall

While I'm contemplating a 3-4 day visit to <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> next week (probably March 23-26), I'd really like to inquire about the status of a favorite photo spot -- namely the part of the T1 Viewing Mall overlooking runway 02L/20R. From my fr...

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by n949wp
Mon Feb 20, 2006 12:28 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Best Photo You Have On A.net
Replies: 79
Views: 7069

RE: Best Photo You Have On A.net

OK, here goes mine..... <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/0136849/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/0136849/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/9/4/8/0136849.jpg" alt="Click here for bigger photo...

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by n949wp
Tue Feb 14, 2006 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX To Receive A SA 744 This Month
Replies: 43
Views: 8651

RE: CX To Receive A SA 744 This Month

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by n949wp
Fri Feb 10, 2006 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore - Why Not 9V-SWC
Replies: 9
Views: 5797

RE: Singapore - Why Not 9V-SWC

A wild guess here..........if you consider the fact that it's standard practice for <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> to paint the last two letters of the registration on the nose gear doors, think of what will be painted there for <acronym title="AMC Aviation (Egypt)">9V</acronym>-SW...

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by n949wp
Mon Jan 30, 2006 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1949 (?) Aerial Pic Of Kai Tak
Replies: 1
Views: 4041

RE: 1949 (?) Aerial Pic Of Kai Tak

The "horizontal" runway you see in the photo was the old old runway 13/31, so yes, we're looking towards the <acronym title="Air Namibia">SW</acronym> in that photo. This shot was taken near the top of the Kowloon Peak. This very same vantage point is still accessible today. Here is a shot of Kai Ta...

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