Thursday, February 26, 2009

Open Market Cat and Dog

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Outdoor Market HCMC

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Saigon Dogs on Scooters

A common sight in Saigon, family dog with owner on the Scooter

Saturday, February 21, 2009

A321 Main Landing Gear

A321 Main Landing Gear certified to 89 tons.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Jetstar Pacific B737-400

A tired looking Jetstar Pacific B737-400 starting up in Hanoi

Lazy Afternoon Street Side Saigon

Typical Saigon scene on a quiet afternoon

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

A321 Cockpit

Cockpit instruments are displayed on LCD screens

Flight Management Guidance Computer (FMGC) where the pilot input flight plan data

Central pedestal containing the thrust levels and aircraft communications

Overhead panels viewed from the right hand seat

Overhead panel further back

Circuit breakers and the cockpit door

co-pilot's view of his instruments

co-pilot's Side Stick
Further back from the sidestick is the microphone and storage for manuals
Still further back, fire exthinguisher and oxygen mask storage

Monday, February 9, 2009


Classic Vespa Scooter, a common sight in Saigon, Vietnam

Jetstar Pacific A320

Jetstar Pacific Airline's 1st A320 taxiing in for parking at Tan So Nhat International Airport (VVTS) on a lazy afternoon.


A beautifully restored Lambretta Scooter in Saigon, Vietnam

Friday, February 6, 2009

Holding Short of Runway

Awaiting my turn to takeoff behind Cathay Pacific Airways A330, while Indochina Airline B737-800 landing on the parallel runway.

Street dogs in Hanoi

A321 Cargo Holds

Cargo pellets containing passenger bags or extra cargo being loaded.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Classic Moped

1950s Classic Moped still going strong in Saigon.

Monday, February 2, 2009

A320 APU Maintanence

Hardworking Vietnam Airlines engineers doing regular Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) maintanence on the A320.