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Subang (WMSA/SZB) 2019


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#1 KS Ong

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Posted 16 February 2019 - 04:24 PM

Opeing up SZB thread for 2019.

 

 

One has to wonder, how Weststar acquired jets belonging to big US corporations like Trump and Google? This 767 (2-TSSA), belonged to Google at one time

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The Chinese carriers are probably out of fresh livery ideas. Lucky Air for example, has the British Airways livery in red and yellow. This China Eastern Airlines Executive Air (B-6186, A318 ACJ), tops it all by adopting USAF gov. jet livery.

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Edited by KS Ong, 16 February 2019 - 04:25 PM.


#2 KK Lee

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Posted 17 February 2019 - 10:05 PM

Opeing up SZB thread for 2019.

 

 

One has to wonder, how Weststar acquired jets belonging to big US corporations like Trump and Google? This 767 (2-TSSA), belonged to Google at one time

 

 

 

 

Like car, when jet owners upgrade, their old jet will be sold. Ones with $ could engage aircraft broker to search, inspect and take delivery.


Edited by KK Lee, 17 February 2019 - 10:06 PM.


#3 S V Choong

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Posted 21 February 2019 - 09:19 AM

Opeing up SZB thread for 2019.

 

 

One has to wonder, how Weststar acquired jets belonging to big US corporations like Trump and Google? This 767 (2-TSSA), belonged to Google at one time

t1mNxs1.jpg

 

The Chinese carriers are probably out of fresh livery ideas. Lucky Air for example, has the British Airways livery in red and yellow. This China Eastern Airlines Executive Air (B-6186, A318 ACJ), tops it all by adopting USAF gov. jet livery.

ORfnZhS.jpg

 

Copycat culture is pretty much alive and kicking in China.  The new Lucky Air livery appears to be Boeing factory dreamliner livery at the front combined with British Airways logo at the tail.  It seems their design is just about copying and adopting others' idea.  Cathay Pacific's old livery too - it is so BOAC at the cheatline level.

 

By the way, I wonder how much it would cost to hire a Weststar 727?  :)


Edited by S V Choong, 21 February 2019 - 09:22 AM.


#4 BC Tam

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Posted 21 February 2019 - 09:52 AM

 

It seems their design is just about copying and adopting others' idea.  Cathay Pacific's old livery too - it is so BOAC at the cheatline level.

 

Me thinks that particular example has more to do with CX's ownership during that era rather than Chinese 'copycat culture' :D



#5 S V Choong

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Posted 21 February 2019 - 10:55 AM

Me thinks that particular example has more to do with CX's ownership during that era rather than Chinese 'copycat culture' :D

 

Very true, but that has culminated the beginning and became a reference of the copycat culture lol....



#6 Waiping

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Posted 21 February 2019 - 01:04 PM

Plenty of cheatline livery during then. Continental Airlines and Eastern also adopted the design. Much like baggy pants fashion.

#7 KS Ong

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Posted 27 March 2019 - 11:43 PM

Johor Royalty was in town..

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Dropped off delegates at LGK before parking overnight in SZB.

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#8 Raj

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Posted 28 March 2019 - 03:33 PM

Nice shots KS

#9 KS Ong

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Posted 21 July 2019 - 07:13 PM

After dropping off the Inter Milan FC in Singapore a day before (on 17/7), this Air X Charter came and parked in SZB from 18-21/7. Guessed on of the main reasons is cheaper parking rates.

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Departed this morning from Rwy 33. 

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#10 KS Ong

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Posted 27 July 2019 - 10:11 PM

Special visitor earlier today.

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SZB Resident

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#11 KS Ong

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Posted 18 August 2019 - 06:07 PM

Over a span of 9 days, Southern Cross International has been ferrying these two Fokkers from Europe to Australia for Alliance Airlines, via many technical/overnight stops, including SZB. 

 

9/8/19 Southern Cross, SX1946, HB-JVG, Bratislava (BTS), Hurghada (HRG), Muscat (MCT), Bengaluru (BLR), Subang (SZB)

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18/8/19 Southern Cross, SX1912, VH-NUU, Breast Cancer Network Australia, Norwich (NWI), Bratislava (BTS), Hurghada (HRG), Al Ain (AAN) Nagpur (NAG), Subang (SZB)

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