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Plane spotting photos: Best of 2009

Thanks to you support, it has been a great year for Bangalore Aviation. We were listed on Mashable as one of 13 aviation journalists/bloggers globally to follow on Twitter. Our readership has touched the quarter-million mark, and we were invited to Germany by Fraport and Lufthansa to see how they are working, together, to make Frankfurt a global hub. Personally, …

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First official plane spotting group in India formed at Bangalore

About a year ago, Bangalore Aviation spearheaded an effort with the able support of three other aviation enthusiasts and photographers, to form the first officially recognised spotting group in India. Thanks to a very progressive management at the Bengaluru International Airport Limited (BIAL) company from its CEO Marcel Hungerbuehler on down, the idea was well received, supported and nurtured. The …

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Spotting images: Boeing and Russian freighters

Thanks to a technology based economy (sorry world, but Bangalore is a lot more than just BPO outsourcing), Bangalore has always been a preferred destination for air cargo. Bio-technology, electronics, aviation, pharmaceuticals, high-end precision engineering, floriculture, fresh produce, and the outsourcing industry which buys tons of imported computers, ensure that Bangalore is the leading hub for air cargo in Southern …

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Image: Boeing rolls out first 747-8 freighter

Late yesterday, Boeing towed the first 747-8 Freighter out of the factory in Everett, Washington state, USA. The airplane, ultimately destined for Cargolux, will be painted and begin preparations for flight test. The 747-8 Freighter is latest avatar of the venerable 747 Jumbo Jet. It is 250 feet, 2 inches (76.3 m) long, which is 18 feet and 4 inches …

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Aircraft spotting: Unusual images – Diarrhoea aboard Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800

On October 29th I was very surprised to see this Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800 departing for Kuala Lumpur in the evening, since the flight is scheduled around 01:00 at night. Click on the image for a larger view. We were informed that the Captain suffered a severe case of diarrhoea while operating the incoming flight. Since the flight between Kuala …

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Image: Boeing delivers Cathay Pacific a new 777-300ER in special oneworld livery

Boeing delivered on Saturday, a new 777-300ER registration B-KPL to Cathay Pacific Airways, painted in a special oneworld livery to highlight the alliance’s 10th anniversary. Image courtesy Boeing. Click on image for a high resolution view. The airplane is the 12th Boeing 777-300ER for Cathay Pacific and brings the airline’s 777 fleet to 29 airplanes, which includes 12 777-300s and …

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Spotting images: Smokin Touchdowns

This edition of Smokin Touchdowns consists of new Airbus A320 aircraft from two of India’s low fare carriers–A320-214 VT-WAJ of GoAir and A320-232 VT-INZ which till early September was IndiGo airline’s newest. Click on the images to visit the Bangalore Aviation Flickr site for a larger view. To see more Smokin Touchdowns, click here.

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Night spotting images: Air France Airbus A330 F-GZCD, Lufthansa Boeing 747-430 D-ABTL

I am travelling to Thailand and Malaysia this week. Some night time long exposure images for your enjoyment. Last week we had Air France’s Airbus A330-203 F-GZCM baking in the sun due to a flight delay , here we have it’s sister F-GZCD getting ready to depart Bangalore for Paris Charles De Gaulle at it’s regularly scheduled time around 01:30. …

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Images: Smokin Touchdowns – Kingfisher A320s

This edition of Smokin Touchdowns is all about Kingfisher Airline’s Airbus A320 fleet, featuring VT-KFC, VT-KFE, VT-KFX. To see more Smokin Touchdowns, click here. Today is Gandhi Jayanti, the birth anniversary of the father of India Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Across the nation it is a “dry day” i.e. all sales of alcoholic beverages is prohibited. As usual comments, bouquets or …

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Images: Smokin Touchdowns

In this edition of Smokin Touchdowns we have GoAir, JetLite, IndiGo, and Air India in the erstwhile Indian Airlines livery. Apologies for the heat haze, it was a fiercely hot day. To see more Smokin Touchdowns, click here. As usual comments (bouquets or brickbats) are always welcome.

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Images: Smokin Touchdowns

In this edition of Smoking Touchdowns first a sight we will not see in Bangalore for the foreseeable future. Kingfisher Airlines has discontinued it’s Bangalore London Heathrow flight and the last touchdown of it’s Airbus A330-200s performing this flight was on September 15th. This smokin touchdown was captured on September 13th. VT-VJL performing flight IT002. Air India Cargo has absorbed …

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