United Airlines sponsors a lot of things in Chicago, this is one of them. I call her the Oprah plane.
"Emirates 225" on her finals after flying 16 hours non-stop service from Dubai.
A nice and easy rotation off runway 20R.
HKG is known for lots of cargo visitors, but here you find no Cathay freighters! Looks like HKG became little Memphis, there are actually 5 Fedex planes (2 MD11F and 3 77F) in this photo, includin... (more)
Close up on this ETOPS certified 777, with the Chinese name of ETOPS painted as well.
Nice and clean Airbus 332 turning on to runway 20L for departure.
The reverse suck in the air around the engine, as you can see the effect generated on the left engine.
This is such a classic scheme of Air China. The black nose and the black paint under the cockpit window. Seen here moment before rotate on runway 20R.
"Madagascar 018" is seen here on final 20L.
Miss OneWorld lifts off in front of another plane with a pair of nice wing. Also note that the word OneWorld is reflected over the right wing.
"Springbok 286" landing right on the bars on runway 07R after the long flight from Johannesburg. Passenger flights don't usual get 07R, and for SAA to land here, makes it even more unusual.... (more)
A four engines "Springbok" is not something rare in Hong Kong, but as I realized it is a shorter one, in fact it is a -200.
This control tower is just like the other ''traditional'' towers located on the airfield like the other North American airports. Except those fancy ones at the big airports.
Not long after the Puma landed on the GFS helipad, she taxied to one of the ramp to have a shower. It is just like we go to the shower after playing at a beach. The Puma came back with a fi... (more)
I can't remember when was the last time United sent their 777s to Hong Kong, I'm pretty sure that has been a while. Here seeing her on finals 25R.