Tag Archives: Plane

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 photo: the two low cost Jet Airways siblings at Bangalore

As I was coming towards the terminal at Bengaluru International Airport, VT-JGA a Boeing 737-800 of the low cost service Jet Airways Konnect was pulling in to its parking bay. I managed to grab a picture while in the background another Boeing 737 of its low cost sibling, JetLite takes-off from runway 27.

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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: Lufthansa Cargo MD-11F freighter in full ground operation

Today’s picture shows Lufthansa Cargo’s Boeing MD-11F freighter registration D-ALCC in full ground operations at Bangalore. D-ALCC was delivered to Lufthansa Cargo in 1998. Click on the image for a high resolution view. The aircraft features a forward port side cargo door of 140 in x 102 in or 3.56 m x 2.59 m (see the edge of the door …

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Top Photographer at plane spotting photo site JetPhotos.net

I achieved a small measure of fame today. I am the Top Photographer on the airline picture website JetPhotos.net. Reasonably certain it is in no small measure to these two photos. Photo 1. – Founder’s Plaza at Dallas Fort Worth airport. One the best plane spotting locations in the world. Photo 2. – A night view of the ramp at …

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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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SpiceJet sponsors the first ever plane spotting photo contest in India

This is good news for the members of the Aviation Photographers India. Gurgaon based value carrier is breaking new ground and sponsoring the first ever plane spotting photo contest in India. Winners will get free round-trip tickets on the SpiceJet network. The pictures can be uploaded to the SpiceJet Facebook page or sent via e-mail to spicejet.photos@gmail.com. Full details of …

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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 …

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Spotting humour – Twinkle Twinkle little star in various Indian music styles and accents

A fellow co-founder of the Bangalore Spotters Group is ace photographer Praveen Sundaram better known as Photoyogi. Being a seasoned photographer, well trained by his famous photographer father, he is able to keep his cool and shoot with a steady hand even in the most strenuous conditions. This cool however, does not extend to us lesser mortals, and the jovial …

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