Aviation Photo #1268293 Lockheed L-1011-385-1 TriStar 1 - Cathay Pacific Airways

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Rare window view of Kai Tak, taken from Cathay Pacific TriStar VR-HHV during take-off roll on Rwy 13 in 1981. This photo was taken at the start of a 2.1 hour flight to Bangkok. Aircraft on the apron include KLM and Air France Boeing 747s, two Cathay Pacific TriStars and a Thai Airways A300 (and a CP Boeing 707 and Golden Falcon Tristar at right). A thick haze affected the view of the mountains in the background. Kai Tak Airport was closed in 1998, replaced by Chek Lap Kok, also Code HKG/VHHH.
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    Wolodymir Nelowkin
    Cathay Pacific Airways
    Lockheed L-1011-385-1 TriStar 1
    Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
    Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
    Hong Kong - Kai Tak International
    Hong Kong
    October 21, 1981
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11 years ago
And not to forget the GF L1011 in the far right... 5*!

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