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Aviation Photographers India – Bangalore Aviation

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Photos: New Delhi airport – aerial views of the ramp, Jet’s A330 fleet, Blue Dart and Kenya Airways freighters

by Devesh Agarwal Once again the kind friends at Delhi International Airport (P) Ltd. (DIAL), the company which operates the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), supported the Aviation Photographers India Foundation by giving access to the airside, after they had received permission from the DGCA. Yours truly, got on to a Rosenbauer turn-table ladder (TTL) of the airport fire-fighting team, …

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Video: Plane photography at New Delhi Indira Gandhi airport

by Devesh Agarwal Recently, with permission of the DGCA, the Aviation Photographers India Foundation visited the air-side at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) as guests of the airport operators, Delhi International Airport Ltd., for which each member of the foundation, including me, express our grateful thanks. The famous “mudra” wall at Terminal 3. Mudras are hand gestures used …

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Night photos from Delhi Indira Gandhi international airport – the Airbus collection

Continuing our photo essay (see part two) on the night photography at Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), thanks to the support of the kind friends at Delhi International Airport (P) Ltd. (DIAL) and the DGCA, today is the Airbus collection. Unlike Bangalore where the mid-sized Airbus (since the A380 is not permitted) is the dominant aircraft type, Delhi with its …

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Night photos from Delhi Indira Gandhi international airport – the Boeing 777 collection

Continuing our photo essay (see part one) on the night photography at Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), thanks to the support of the kind friends at Delhi International Airport (P) Ltd. (DIAL) and the DGCA, today is the Boeing 777 collection. The 777 is largest twin-engine airliner in the world, along with being one of the most popular, and the …

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Night photos from Delhi Indira Gandhi international airport – the Boeing collection

Thanks to the support of the kind friends at Delhi International Airport (P) Ltd. (DIAL) who operate the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), and the DGCA, some members of the Aviation Photographers India, went airside for some photography. Click here to see photographs from the entire group. Below are some night photographs from the event taken by the Bangalore Aviation …

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Plane spotting: Synchronised Jet Airways and IndiGo registrations at Delhi IGI airport

About three months ago, we reported, by a strange coincidence the aircraft registration numbers of India’s two largest airlines IndiGo and Jet Airways are in a very similar series. VT-JFx and VT-IFx. Last week, thanks to the operators of the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), M/s Delhi International Airport (P) Ltd., the members of the Aviation Photographers India were airside …

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Air India Boeing 787 Dreamliner commences commercial service tomorrow to Bangalore and Chennai

National carrier Air India will commence commercial service of its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner tomorrow 19 September with flights from New Delhi to Bangalore and Chennai. AI 439 Delhi to Chennai 07:00 ~ 09:40AI 430 Chennai to Delhi 10:45 ~ 13:25 AI 403 Delhi to Bangalore 16:30 ~ 19:10 AI 404 Bangalore to Delhi 20:10 ~ 22:45 So here is …

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Metallica music equipment arrives in Bangalore ahead of concert aboard TMA A300 freighter

The concert gear of music group Metallica arrived in Bangalore on Saturday afternoon, ahead of their concert scheduled for today October 30th. An Airbus A300F4-622R Trans Mediterranean Airways Cargo freighter OD-TMA brought the equipment in to Bengaluru International Airport around 1pm on Saturday. Some members of India’s official plane spotting group — Aviation Photographers India Foundation were at the airport, …

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Photo quiz: What is so special about this Air India tail parade?

Earlier this year, I took this photo at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. It shows tails of four Air India group aircraft. Can you identify what is special about this photo. Post a comment, and be specific please. Photo copyright Devesh Agarwal. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

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Plane spotting picture quiz: Identify the dozen?

Another plane spotting quiz to tickle that grey matter. This is a picture taken by Aviation Photographers India Foundation member Vedant Agarwal. (See more of his photos here). Identify the twelve airlines and if possible the aircraft from left to right via a comment. Click on the image for a larger view.

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Why Indian spotters love the fog hated by passengers

Its a ritual of every winter. Heavy fog at Bangalore and Delhi causing flight delays and disrupting the trips of many. Hated by passengers, plane spotters and photographers love it. We get to see aircraft during the day which normally come only at night, when photographs cannot be taken, or in this case, we get to see an aircraft that …

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Plane spotting photos: IndiGo’s brand new Airbus A320-232 VT-IGW at night

Taken just about 18 hours ago, VT-IGW is the newest member of low fare carrier IndiGo’s fleet. Like all her other fleet sisters, she is an Airbus A320-232 equipped with IAE V2500 engines. Delivered less than a week back, her paint coat is still so shiny that the lights reflecting off her tail fin, engine and even “forehead” show the …

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Night plane spotting images from Bangalore airport

Today, some night plane spotting photos for your enjoyment. Spotting at night throws up some unique challenges. The aircraft need to be stationary, and the photographer requires good anticipation to capture the image in those few seconds between an aircraft’s arrival at the gate and it being swarmed by ground support equipment and people, or from the time of its …

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Spotted: Photo of Indian Airline’s early A320 VT-ESC in the new Air India livery

Went spotting with a few members of the Aviation Photographers India yesterday. As it rolled off runway 09, I could not believe my eyes, but sure enough, it was soon confirmed, VT-ESC one of the early batch of Airbus A320’s delivered back in the early 1990’s was rolling in wearing a new fresh coat of paint in the livery of …

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Plane spotting photos: Vote for the nose!!! Boeing vs. Airbus vs. Boeing

The nose is one of the most distinguishing objects on the human face. A beautiful nose makes the face, and millions if not billions of dollars are spent every year on “nose jobs” better known as rhinoplasty. Today, though, we present three noses of a different kind. A Boeing 777, an Airbus A320, and a Boeing 737. Which nose do …

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Photos: Starry Starry Night — night shots of Air China, Singapore Air, Thai, Air France

Today’s dose of spotting photos are all taken at night and incidentally, all are the national flag carriers of their respective countries. First, is an Air China Airbus A319-100. This is a rare visitor to Bangalore, coming in only twice a week, at 03:00. Turning around and leaving in less than 45 minutes. That is about as fast as I …

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Photos: Full frontal of British Airways Boeing 777-200ER G-YMMS at Bangalore

Last week, the Aviation Photographers India very kindly received permission from India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation and the Bengaluru International Airport Limited for its members to do airside photography for a few days, a permission for which the foundation extends its sincere thanks. I had the pleasure of joining the expedition on a few days. Below is a British …

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One of the best plane spotting locations in the world – Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) airport

May 22nd and I was back in my home town of Arlington, Texas, host to the next NFL Superbowl. Sure enough I was soon at DFW airport, home to one of the best spotting locations in world — Founder’s Plaza at the Dallas-Fort Worth International airport. Built by the airport operators, in cooperation and with funding from all the airlines, …

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Aviation Photographers India helps students win college award with plane spotting film

In early March, India’s only officially recognised plane spotting group Aviation Photographers India was approached by two students of Convergence Institute of Media Management (Commits), a media college in Bangalore to help them in producing of a Television news story type film for their college examination. Rohita Rambabu and Ketaki Ankalikar, students of the I year MA (Audiovisual Communication) course …

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