Friday, September 28, 2007

Those Were The Days...

Cockpit View (747) - IGS 13 - Kai Tak, Hong Kong (Checkerboard Approach - 1998)

Shorter Version - Rainy Day:

Longer Version - Average Day:

Video Credits: Dear friend (and the best fellow pilot I ever met) Boyd (AirBoyd) captured these videos on Handycam while landing at Kai Tak.

Note: Boyd and I are planning to improve all the videos. However, the project will take some time.

Kai Tak - IGS 13 - Night Landing

Cockpit View (747) - IGS 13 - Kai Tak, Hong Kong
(Couple of hours before Kai Tak closed for good - 1998)

This was recorded on the last night that Kai Tak was open. The flight goes over Kai Tak, Hong Kong Island, the new airport, Tsing Ma bridge and into Kai Tak. You can see the lead-in lights as well as people photographing the plane on the last night.

Video Credits: Boyd (AirBoyd).

Kai Tak - IGS 13 - Split View

Split View - Inside/Outside (747) - IGS 13 - Approach & Landing Kai Tak, Hong Kong (1998).

This video was captured by Boyd and some other friends at different locations in Hong Kong. The cockpit view and the outside view matches (as in locations on and above ground).

Video Credits: Boyd (AirBoyd) and other friends.

Chek Lap Kok - RWY 07L - Approach/Landing

Cockpit View (777) - RWY 07L - Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong
(Foggy or rather smoggy visibility)

This is a landing at the new Hong Kong airport - Chek Lap Kok International or simply known as Hong Kong International.

Video Credits: Second Officer. In this video, Boyd is landing the plane.