Altenrhein/St. Gallen (Fliegermuseum Altenrhein) – Tuesday 4th April 2017 (John Tomlinson)

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Today was going to be a busy day, Grant had arrange two tours at Altenrhein~St Gallen airport, one for the museum and then an airport tour. Firstly the museum tour details. Fliegermuseum Altenrhein link:  https://translate.googleco.uk/translate?hl=en&sl=de&u=http://www.fliegermuseum.ch/&prev=search The actual times opening were not good for our planned trip and therefore, as the website suggested, Grant contacted the […]

Emmen – Monday 3rd April 2017 (report by John Tomlinson)

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Next a quick visit to another very ‘open’ military base, Emmen~Lucerne. Fortunately the hangars had huge windows and we were able to read the following from the spectators viewing area along the main road. Photographs at:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/jlt_egcc74/albums/72157680710656391 John Trip Airfield Albums   https://www.flickr.com/photos/jlt_egcc74/sets Country Folders   https://www.flickr.com/photos/jlt_egcc74/collections/ Gate Guard on a pole: J-4070    Hawker HunterF.58    C/n     41H/697437    […]

Stansted, Mildenhall, Lakenheath, Luton & Kidlington – Friday 10th February 2017 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, Belated log from my sortie to catch the 3 F-15SAs on delivery to the Royal Saudi Air Force via Lakenheath. An early start saw us take in the mass Ryanair departure wave at Stansted……   5N-FGS  Gulfstream Aerospace Gulfstream V 101 Presidential Air Fleet Nigerian Air Force A6-DPW  EMBRAER ERJ-135BJ Legacy 600 A6-SMS  […]

Zhuhai/Jinwan – Friday 4th November 2016 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, today was another big day for me. Having done the China Aviation Museum at Xiaotangshan and seen so many other great aircraft on the trip so far, I was hoping the Airshow China would deliver yet more goodies. The China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition (namely Airshow China) is the only international aerospace […]

China Aviation Museum, Xiaotangshan – Sunday 30th October 2016 (Grant Robinson)

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Hello all, Our visit to the amazing China Aviation Museum was the highlight of the trip for me. Whilst going around the Russian museum at Monino in 2015, trip companions John Tyler and David Fogwill told me how much bigger and better, the Chinese equivalent museum was. They both knew as they had been already […]

China Civil Aviation Museum, Beijing/Chaoyang – Saturday 29th October 2016 (Grant Robinson)

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Hi all, last museum for the day was the China Civil Aviation Museum. This museum is located around 10km Southwest of Capital Airport, just off the S12 Airport Expressway. The coordinates are Latitude 40° 1’0.75″N, Longitude 116°31’57.76″E. Details are; 200 Capital Airport Side Road, Chaoyang, Beijing Open Daily: 8:00 – 17:00 The museum which is […]