Category: Friday Favourite

Best of the Web – Airport Spotting Videos – Maldives Twin Otters 0

Best of the Web – Airport Spotting Videos – Maldives Twin Otters

This video shows a day in the life of pilots flying De Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otters around the islands and resorts in the Maldives. Shot in the style of a time lapse, you’ll see...

Best of the Web – Airport Spotting Videos – AMC 737 overrun 0

Best of the Web – Airport Spotting Videos – AMC 737 overrun

I came across this crazy video yesterday of a runway overrun by an AMC Airlines Boeing 737-800 at Thessaloniki Airport in Greece. All manner of things seem to be wrong with the approach, from...

Friday Favourite – 30 September – Boeing 787 Dreamliner 0

Friday Favourite – 30 September – Boeing 787 Dreamliner

On the week that one of the world’s newest and most advanced airliners was delivered to enter service, how could I not feature the Boeing 787 as this week’s Friday Favourite? The 787 ‘Dreamliner’...

Friday Favourite – 16 September – Gatwick Airport 0

Friday Favourite – 16 September – Gatwick Airport

Gatwick is the long-suffering London airport in the shadow of the busier and more prestigious Heathrow. Yet I want to highlight it as a unique and fantastic place in its own right, and is...

Friday Favourite – 2 September – Mojave Airport 0

Friday Favourite – 2 September – Mojave Airport

    Mojave Airport is now known as Mojave Air and Space Port since it’s reinvented itself as a base for launching private space flights – most notably Virgin Galactic flights. This makes it...

Friday Favourite – 19 August – Buffalo Airways 0

Friday Favourite – 19 August – Buffalo Airways

Star of their own TV show, and firm believers in the longevity of ancient transport types from the 1940s and 50s, Buffalo Airways are our Friday favourite. The airline, based in the North West...

Friday Favourite – 12 August – Boeing 727 0

Friday Favourite – 12 August – Boeing 727

Thanks to a suggestion on Twitter by Vinay Bhaskara TheGateVinay, we’ve decided to feature that most classic of Boeing jets as our Friday Favourite – the Boeing 727! With two main variants, the shorter...

Friday Favourite – 5 August – Airbus A380 0

Friday Favourite – 5 August – Airbus A380

This week’s Friday favourite is my favourite new aircraft of recent years (although I’m liking the look of the Boeing 787!) – the Airbus A380. The Blue Whale of the skies, so big it...

Friday Favourite – 22 July – Tupolev TU-134 0

Friday Favourite – 22 July – Tupolev TU-134

With the recent crash of the Rusair example at Petrozavodsk in Russia, the Tupolev TU-134 has become the latest type to face the axe, so I wanted to give it the praise it deserves as...

Friday Favourite – 22 July – In ‘N Out Burger 0

Friday Favourite – 22 July – In ‘N Out Burger

In ‘N’ Out Burger is a national chain in America, but mention it to spotters and most will instantly know you’re talking about the joint at Los Angeles LAX Airport. This week, it’s our...