Hong Kong 28-01-2019

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Hong Kong 28-01-2019

Post by LifelinerOne »

Hej everybody,

here is the impression of my last day of spotting at Hong Kong. At first I planned to go to Sha Lo Wan again, but the ferry times were not very good on this monday. As in too late in my opinion. So, I made my way to the Maintenance Area. You can reach this via bus S52, which you can catch at Cathay Pacific City or Tung Chung. When you arrive at the maintenance area, you need to walk a little back to the rocks near the sea. From here you have a good view on the approaching aircraft for runway 07L and also see the take-offs at 07R (but, you can't photograph these). At this spot you need at least a 100-400 mm lense.

All in all I can really recommend some days spotting at Hong Kong. The spots are reasonable okay and taking pictures is especially nice when on 25 operations from the observation deck thanks to the very interesting background. The large variety of airlines makes it a very interesting airport.

Now, enough talking, here is my selection of this day. As usual, you can find the link to all pictures at the end of this post.

1. This rather white A330-200 is a private jet which is operated by Hong Kong Jet:
ImageA332-PVT-VPCBE-HKG28jan19 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

2. Very colorful livery on this Air China A321:
ImageA321-CAA-B6361-HKG28jan19 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

3. Nice to catch something different than an A340 of Air Mauritius:
ImageA332-MAU-3BNBL-HKG28jan19 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

4. Pretty Gulf V from China:
ImageG5-PVT-B8258-HKG28jan19 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

5. Interesting livery on this G VI:
ImageG6-PVT-N988HK-HKG28jan19 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

6. My very first A330 of Malaysia arriving:
ImageA333-MAS-9MMTB-HKG28jan19 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

7. Very cool to catch my first B787-9 of El Al and that it was the retro one!
ImageB789-ELY-4XEDF-HKG28jan19 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

8. The livery of Royal Brunei could be better, but still a good catch:
ImageA320N-RBR-V8RBB-HKG28jan19 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

9. Today I catched another type of the GFS, this H175:
ImageH175-GFS-BLVH-HKG28jan19 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

10. This A320 of HK Express is wearing this special livery:
ImageA320-HKX-BLCB-HKG28jan19 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

11. This B737-800 of MIAT has lost its Borussia Dortmund-livery and is now flying in the regular colors:
ImageB738-MIA-JU1015-HKG28jan19 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

12. Hadn't seen this type of China Southern before:
ImageE190-CSZ-B3135-HKG28jan19 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

13. Pretty Dreamliner of Qantas:
ImageB789-QFA-VHZNE-HKG28jan19 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

14. Interesting ACJ319 from Luxembourg:
ImageA319CJ-PVT-LXMCO-HKG28jan19 by Anton Homma, on Flickr

And that's all folks! You can see all pictures at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/lifeliner ... 3079030362

Next up in the coming days are my catches at Singapore. But still have to edit those, so be patient...

Cheers! :wave:
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