This video includes some rare military movements at London Stansted, along with executive aircraft and some more familiar visitors. Beginning with FedEX MD11, the video moves to a short title sequence before a military coloured Royal Air Force of Oman Lockheed C-130J-30 Hercules rotates from Runway 04. Boeing 747-400 Omani One A40-OMN then lands, followed by A US Government Gulfstream 550 departing to Andrews AFB. A US Government Boeing 757 is also seen departing. Both of the US aircraft coincided with Senator John Kerry's visit to the UK, Europe and Middle East in early March 2013. Note this video was uploaded some time after those visits had taken place.
This video includes my very first real life view and capture of Germanwings' new livery. Beginning with the great sound of a FedEx McDonnell Douglas MD-11 arriving, this video goes into a short title sequence accompanied by music and engines sounds before showing the arrival of Germanwings Airbus A319 in the new "Lufthansa Group" livery. I've also included other aircraft movements including "classic" Germanwings filmed days earlier, a Titan Airways 757 arrival, and an Air Berlin Bombardier Dash8 Q400 complete the mix. I do appreciate your comments and support - it really is the ongoing interest in my work that drives me. Thank you.
This video includes a pretty rare view at London Stansted - A World Air MD-11. This aircraft departed for Ostend, but listen to the engine sound, more like a helicopter! Also includes some biz jets including Lord Sugar's Legacy 650 a Beech 90 of Jota Aviation and a few more. It was a very difficult time to film due to the freezing temperatures but I hope you enjoy.
My second video of 2013 is a little different to my usual uploads and you'll see why, however this video from Stansted Airport features only Boeing aircraft. Included are the ubiquitous Ryanair Boeing 737-800's, not least those parked for the winter, along with a Pegasus Turkey TC-AIS 737. Boeing 757's are shown in the form of a Thomson Airways and Titan Airways aircraft. Finally see a British Airways World Cargo 747-8 power into the sky. This video is filmed right to left as runway 04 was in use. Hope you enjoy!.
Filmed in HD on 5th Jan 2013 and on 9th December 2012 this video is from London Stansted Airport. On 5/1/13 I saw a Thomson Boeing 757, and one of the last departures of AtlasJet and a first for me, Air Cargo Germany Boeing 747F. Back on the 9 Dec 2012, Essex Police Planewatch organised an event day which gave spotters at STN the chance of getting a bit closer to the action and different angles at a location not normally open to the public. You'll see Oman Government A320 and private Boeing BBJ VP-BWR plus a waving pilot from Air Berlin and some of the regulars at Stansted. I really hope you enjoy it and look forward to reading comments.
This is my attempt to celebrate what was a very good year for me in terms of the sights and sounds of aviation. I've been very lucky to capture some interesting aircraft as a result of the Olympic games arrivals at London Stansted, I've seen 3 liveries on the new Boeing 747-8F, along with many logojets. This video encompasses both my favourite shots and some new ones, and includes as many aircraft and locations as I could. Filmed at London Stansted, Luton, Manchester, Dublin and Copenhagen. I hope you enjoy.
Filmed on 21st November 2012 I was fortunate to capture an Antonov 124 outsized cargo aircraft at London Stansted - the first time I've ever seen or filmed one. The weather rapidly deteriorated, although it held long enough for a rain free departure; the same cannot be said for the Corporate A320 and BA World Cargo 747-8 departure. This video also captures another first for my, a departure of a Cargolux Boeing 747-8F this was taken a few weeks earlier on 4 November 2012 in much better conditions. As always, I hope you enjoy the video.
Filmed on a wet and grey autumnal day in October 2012, this video from London Stansted features a number of aircraft movements including Boeing 747-8 of BA World Cargo, Operated by Global Supply Systems. There's a Dubai Air Wing 747F, Aurigny ATR 72, ATI Airlines Douglas DC8, Titan Airways and an Embraer Lineage E190. As always thanks for watching I hope you enjoy it, as well as my updated title sequence
The video marks another sad day in the world of aviation as after 10 years of service, bmibaby closes it's doors for the last time. BMI Baby was the low cost arm of the BMI group and began flying in March 2002. The airline operated a fleet of Boeing 737-300 aircraft and in recent times a number of these gained new liveries featuring the little baby icon. My personal favourite of these, one I was lucky to fly on, was Little Duncan with the little monkey on the nose! Following the takeover from Lufthansa of the BMI group of airlines by International Airlines Group a buyer was sought for both BMI Regional and BMI Baby. Whilst Regional was sold, no buyer came forward for bmibaby. The airline announced a phased reduction in flying and pulled many newer routes in June 2012, with the final day of operations for the remaining flights on September 9th 2012. Another airline gone and many many people affected as a result. I hope this 'tribute video' of some of the footage I have of bmibaby from Stansted, Manchester and Edinburgh will bring back good memories for everyone that was associated with bmibaby.
Filmed in August 2012 this video is from Dublin Airport and I've crammed in as many aircraft movements as I can. The video begins with an upclose taxi and takeoff of an Air Contractors Airbus A300 in the old red DHL livery followed by a title sequence. After this I've included a number of takeoffs from the Old Airport Road side of the airport - unfortunately sound is always affected as it's such a busy road but i've tried to minimise traffic interference as much as possible. See Aer Lingus A320, USAirways 757, Air Canada 767, Aer Lingus A330 takeoffs and an Emirates 777 reverse thrust. Watch right to the very end of the video after my end sequence for an Etihad A330 dusk takeoff. I've then included a Hapag Lloyd 737 ops for TUI/Sunwing where the pilot waves at me... i nearly lost the shot as I was panning and had to wave back! I've included BA, Iberia Express, Aer Arann/EI Regional and Cityjet takeoffs plus an ex Kingfisher Airways of India A320. As always I hope you enjoy this video!
Filmed in August 2012 whilst on my summer holidays to Ireland this video features a range of logojets at Dublin Airport. The video begins however with an Arik Air Airbus A330, which had been undergoing maintenance or painting. Also in the video are firsts for me, the blue CityJet colours of the Leinster Rugby Team, Aer Lingus Retro EI-DVM, Scandianvian SAS MD87 in Denmark sports colours, Onur Air Airbus A321 with 20 years markings. Additionally I've also captured the BA Dove livery up close - on an ex-BMI Airbus and also the Lufthansa retrojet Airbus A321. As always, I hope you enjoy watching.
Well this one is a bit of an epic - actually it's my longest video upload to date. I hope you enjoy it and stick with it right to the end. As a result of the Summer of Sport in London there have been many rare and unsual visitors to Stansted. I've brought a lot of VIP arrivals to you in my previous video, but this was on the day of the opening ceremony. However this video features some of the movements during the proceedings as more athletes and heads of state travel around. This video features an Airbus of the Azerbejan Government to kick things off, followed by a title sequence that's quite short but quite ambitious. The music is supposed to start with a Chinese / Asian sound reflecting the Airbus 330 of China Southern on screen, this then cuts into shots of Russian built TU154 of the Slovak Government, IL62's an IL96 and IL76. All this is set to more grinding hardcore music to try and reflect the machinery that is these aircraft - well that's the thought anyway! Stay to the end to capture the water cannon salute for China Southern, I can only think this was done because the airline only recently started flights to Heathrow and there was a hosepipe ban on according to 'Aviation News' so this may have been done at STN instead. Thanks for watching and commenting.