Shanghai/Pudong – Wednesday 26th October 2016 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, our day was to finish at Shanghai/Pudong which is the busier of Shanghai’s two airports. Shanghai/Hongqiao is much more domestic orientated whereas Pudong gets a bit more International stuff. I also think some Shanghai Airlines stuff is based at one or the other, so visits to both airports is needed on that basis […]

Shanghai Aerospace Enthusiasts Centre, Shanghai/Gumei & Shanghai Vocational School of CAAC, Shanghai/Longhua – Wednesday 26th October 2016 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, having left Oriental Land, a drive back towards the city saw us take in the smaller but interesting collection at the Shanghai Aerospace Enthusiasts Centre. The rain held off but not long was needed here anyway. https://www.flickr.com/…/62861611@…/albums/72157672722600364 Details I had for this place were; 7900 Huming Rd, Caohejing High-Tech Area, Shanghai 31°08’17.9″N 121°24’05.8″E […]

Oriental Land, Shanghai/Qingpu Qu – Wednesday 26th October 2016 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, today was a day on the road taking in two museums (Oriental Land & Shanghai Aerospace Enthusiasts Centre) and some retired airframes at the Shanghai Vocational School of CAAC located near to the former and original Shanghai airport at Longhua. We would do all these whilst transferring to Shanghai/Pudong airport I had booked […]

Shanghai/Hongqiao – Tuesday 25th October 2016 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, the full day was spent at Shanghai/Hongqiao viewing the movements from the “Executive Airport View” rooms we had booked at the Shanghai Hongqiao Airport Hotel-AirChina. As already mentioned, spotting couldn’t be any easier and we didn’t leave the room except to go and eat in Club Lounge. Rooms on floor 11 that would […]

Appleton/Outagamie County, Fond du Lac, Milwaukee/General Mitchell & Chicago/O’Hare – Thursday 28th July 2011 (Grant Robinson)

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Having spent 4 and a half days at Oshkosh, I was very happy with my lot by the Thursday of AirVenture 2011. I was flying back home from Chicago on Friday afternoon, so wanted to make sure I was back in plenty of time. I was also ready for a slower pace! Even so, I […]