Photographing Planes at Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport

Last week I took a two-day trip to Paris for research. I have already done posts about the elements that were related to my research in some way – my visit to the National Library of France (Bibliothèque nationale de France), my visit to the Concorde Memorials, and my visit to the Paris Catacombs. The…

AirBridgeCargo – Another 747 cargo plane in Japan

In a recent post, I discussed how Nippon Cargo Airlines 747s were the only Japanese 747s you can see now. But they are not the only 747s in Japan. While the number of passenger airlines that have 747s has declined (as discussed in my posts about ANA, British Airways, China Airlines, JAL and KLM), and…

Nippon Cargo Airlines – the only way to see a Japanese 747 still

Last October I did a post about British Airways’ retiring its last passenger 747 plane and more recently I have done posts about China Airlines, ANA, and KLM retiring their 747s. This time, I’m turning my attention from passenger planes to freight planes – and a Japanese airline which still (as of 2021) has 747s…

Photographing Planes at Kansai International Airport

In the next of my series of posts about photographing planes, I will be focussing on Kansai International Airport (KIX, 関西国際空港) also known as Kansai Airport (関西空港) or Kanku (関空) . I visited the airport during my busy fieldwork trip to Japan, holding research interviews at the airport. The airport is on a man-made island…

Photographing Planes at Kobe Airport

In the next of my series of posts about photographing planes, I will be focussing on Kope Airport (神戸空港) . I visited the airport during my busy fieldwork trip to Japan, holding research interviews there before then taking a flight from Ibaraki. The airport is connected to central Kobe (Sannomiya Station) by an extension of the…