Asian Aviation Photography


Virgin Atlantic Airways Boeing 747 and Airbus 340 fleets completed

Hi and welcome.

I have spent the last couple of months putting together prints of the rest of the Virgin Atlantic Airways B744 and A340 fleets not already covered. The current fleet, as at March 2011, is now complete and Prints covering all the current aircraft in the various fleets are now available through the site.

The montage below contains some of the new Airbus A340 photographic prints now included in the collection.
March 2011 - VA A340 image
Some of the new B744 prints added are shown in the following montage.
March 2011 - VA Boeing 744 image
We have added about one hundred and twenty five images in all this month. These also include a number of prints featuring images taken in Asia. Some of the other new prints added are shown in the montage below.
March 2011 - others image
Thank you again for visiting the site. I will continue to add additional images as time permits. Whilst at Gatwick recently I noticed that British Airways have painted a "Red Nose" on G-DOCX, one of their Boeing 737-436's, in honour of Red Nose Day later this month. I have also included a Print featuring this aircraft and this is shown below.
March 2011 - RedNoseDayB734Image

British Airways Boeing 757 and Boeing 767 fleets updated

Thank you for visiting Asian Aviation Photography. May I take this opportunity to wish all our visitors a very Happy New Year. I need to start with an apology for the time lapse since the last update. I fell off of a ladder last summer and broke a few bits and pieces, which left me incapacitated for a while, but I am now pretty much mended. My advice to my fellow Aviation enthusiasts is to have a healthy respect for ladders! I fell off of the top of a three rung ladder onto my driveway and didn't bounce. But enough of that.........

This update includes photographs of most of British Airways' Boeing 757 and Boeing 767 fleets, certainly all that I could find in my UK image library, which only dates from 2001. Many of you will already be aware that BA retired its' Boeing 757 fleet at the end of October 2010. To recognise the important role played by this aircraft in BA's history, the airline repainted G-CPET into the "Negus" livery worn by the fleet in the 1980's, when the aircraft first joined the fleet. I have include a photograph of G-CEPT in this scheme. She looked magnificent.

January 2011-Image1-BA757

A few of the many new British Airways Boeing 767 photographs are shown below.
January 2011-Image2-BA767

I also uploaded many non-BA photographs as well, including the ones shown in the montage below.
January 2011 - Image3 - Others

I also spent some time going through my BMI photographs to see if I could fill in some of the aircraft missing from my site. As a result, I have added quite a few new photographs this time around. I also had my first BMI flight last month when I returned from Amman, Jordan on one of their A321's. It was a very pleasant experience.
January 2011 - Image4 - BMI

I am often asked what comes next. Well, I am currently digitising some of my large library of 35mm transparencies taken in Asia in the 1980's and 1990's. These will largely be offered as A4 Photographs or Prints and I intend to drip-feed these onto the site this year.

Thank you for your visit and please come back and see us again in the future.


Site Update

July 2010 - Image
July 2010 - Artisan Image

I have now completed the transfer of our site hosting to Artisan Internet, a leading service provider for Actinic, the UK’s leading provider of professional ecommerce software, which I use for my site. I am pleased that this appears to have gone very smoothly, with no apparent disruption, but please let me know if you encounter any problems with the site.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 and Boeing 777-236 fleets added

Welcome and thank you for visiting the site. I am now making slow progress with the new site, but this has been at a price as I have been unable to update the current version for a few months now. I did slip in an unannounced update in March, but have not been able to add anything since.

Over the last couple of years a number of people have approached me asking if I have a photograph of a particular aircraft. I therefore decided that I would start of increase the number of photographs of several airline fleets. I started this work with the large update last December, when I added a large portion of the easyJet and Flybe fleets. I have continued this theme this month by adding almost the entire British Airways Boeing 747-436 and B777-236 fleets
The B777 fleet is now complete bar one aircraft and the B747-436 fleet is only missing five of the aircraft. I have also added a few more of the easyJet and Flybe fleets, but still have a way to go to complete these. I am now working on the British Airways Boeing 757 and 767 fleets.
I have also added dozens of new images of aircraft from a wide range of other airlines.
I will continue to add photographs on a regular basis and will update the fleet collections as opportunities arise

New Photographs, including a big range of Flybe & easyJet photographs

Thank you for visiting the site. Apologies for the delay in making this update. We are currently updating the software used in our site. Unfortunately the existing site cannot be easily converted to the new software and this has meant that we are having to rebuild the site from the ground up. We are hoping to release the new site in 2010 and this should offer a better browsing experience for our visitors.

In the meantime we will continue to update the existing site until the new site is ready for release. In this update we have added a further 320 photographs taken at Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton. Some of these images can be seen below.

Amongst the images added are a significant number of photographs of aircraft from the Flybe and easyJet fleets. Some of these images are shown in the following two montages.
A couple of people have contacted us about images from Asia. We are pleased to advise that our next update, probably in about March 2010, will include many new Asian airliner photographs taken in Hong Kong and Malaysia in the 1980's and 1990's. We look forward to you visiting us again in the future.

New Photographs, including some A380 photographs

Thank you for visiting the site. This month we have added another 120 photographs taken at Heathrow and Luton Airports. These include some photographs of three of Emirates’ A380’s and the KLM B737 wearing the "retro" scheme to celebrate the airline's 60th Anniversary. We also feature some photographs of a couple of British Airways B747’s wearing the new One World titles, together with one of their A320’s with its nose painted red in aid of Comic Relief. Amongst others, we have also added a number of interesting photographs to the Middle East & African Airline Photographs section. The Luton photographs were taken on a very cold and frosty day in January.

Our next update is likely to be later this year. Please come back and visit us again.

The montage below shows some of the photographs added this month.

A Short History of Cathay Pacific's Tristars and New Photographs added

A departure for us this month. David's favourite aircraft is the Lockheed L1011 Tristar. This month we have added a short history of the Tristar in Cathay Pacific service, to support a new range of photographs that we have released of the 19 Tristars in the Cathay Fleet in January 1994.

Some of these photographs are featured in the montage below.
We have also added a new range of Photographs taken at various locations in Asia. We have started with about 100 images taken in Hong Kong and some of these are shown in the montage below.

We will be adding to this range over the coming months. Please drop back and visit us again.
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