Category: Miscellaneous Spotting

Zurich Viewing Deck Changes 0

Zurich Viewing Deck Changes

After a while of speculating the future of the viewing decks at Zurich Airport, which are invaluable spotting locations at this airport, I can now confirm that the original Deck B will close from...

Woodford ATP Scrapping 0

Woodford ATP Scrapping

Just a note to let you know that the BAe ATP aircraft stored at Woodford airfield, near Manchester, UK, are now in the process of being broken up. These aircraft were formerly flying with...

Dutch Police Message to Amsterdam Spotters 0

Dutch Police Message to Amsterdam Spotters

The following message has been sent from Dutch Police to spotters at Amsterdam Schiphol airport: Since 1-7-2008 there is 24/7 a new unit operational responsible for the security in the perimeters of Amsterdam Schiphol...

Newcastle Plans Viewing Area 0

Newcastle Plans Viewing Area

Following the petition held recently by aircraft enthusiasts in the Newcastle area to have a viewing area built, it seems the airport has finally given in and announced plans to build an area for...

Domodedovo Helping Spotters 1

Domodedovo Helping Spotters

This press release has recently been sent out by Moscow’s Domodedovo airport, indicating how helpful they are to the “star” spotters out there. ——————- Between June 18 and 19, Moscow International Airport Domodedovo, the...

Abandoned 727 in Vietnam 0

Abandoned 727 in Vietnam

I saw this link today and found it quite interesting. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/7446469.stm A Boeing 727 has been sat at Hanoi airport since last year, with nobody claiming ownership or making any attempts to fly it...

BBC Report on Plane Spotters 1

BBC Report on Plane Spotters

This video report was made yesterday for the UEFA Cup Final at Manchester and the influx of spotters to the airport. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/7401713.stm I’m not particularly impressed with the seeming lack of respect from the...

Newcastle Spotters Petition for Viewing Facilities 0

Newcastle Spotters Petition for Viewing Facilities

Aircraft spotters at Newcastle Airport in the UK have set up a petition to bring back viewing facilities at the airport. It once had a dedicated roof gallery, and indoor areas to watch aircraft....

Save Helsinki Malmi Airport 2

Save Helsinki Malmi Airport

Helsinki’s historic Malmi Airport is under threat. The local authorities want to close the airport to build a new residential area. The airport is wonderfully preserved and has its original pre-war terminal in place....

Bristol Spotters 0

Bristol Spotters

Fans of UK regional airport Bristol International may be interested to note that there’s a spotters group for you. They hold regular meetings, events and even charter special flights with the likes of Air...