Video: News 9 showcases airplane spotting and the Aviation Photographers India

The TV station News 9 showcased the hobby of airplane spotting and the Aviation Photographers India (API).

Yesterday, we hosted the News9 crew at the airport and showed them the passion, that some call insanity, of us plane spotters. Many members of API interacted with the News9 crew and offered their perspective.

Two of API’s co-founders Praveen Sundaram and myself were also interviewed earlier this morning at the TV9/News9 studios.

Hope you enjoy this 17 minutes video. Sorry, I could not post on YouTube given their 10 minutes video length limitation.

For more information about the Aviation Photographers India, please visit our Facebook group.

Please share this article and help increase awareness about spotting in India. Do also recognise the positive role and encouragement by the airport operator Bengaluru International Airport Limited (BIAL) in helping form the first official plane spotting group in the country. Comments are welcome as usual.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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