Singapore Airlines A380-800 Heathrow Silhouette

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The giant bird, Airbus A380-800 of Singapore Airlines while fly pass at London Heathrow. The stunning silhouette captured by aceebee, at the same time the landing gear of the aircraft were retracted down.

Singapore Airlines have been connecting both two countries for a years. Thanks to Airbus A380-800 which able to carry nearly 500 passengers at one flight. Singapore Airlines is one of the first operator of A380 Series as well as one of the most operating super jumbo jet Airbus A380-800 with nineteen active aircraft per 2015.

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A380-800 Etihad Airways Rotating Takeoff

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Airbus A380-800 of Etihad Airways during rotating takeoff runway and fly. This is the first delivery of super jumbo jet aircraft for the gulf carrier, Etihad Airways received first aircraft and first on service on December 2014.

Etihad Airways sets the seats configuration into certain classes, whole decks able to carry up to 498 passengers. Currently Etihad's fleet have new livery paint, inspired by desert and geometric shape that found in Abu Dhabi architecture.

At the moment, Airbus A380-800 of Etihad only operates on Dubai to London routes, following the routes are Sydney and New York later.

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Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Rolled Out

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Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner rolling out plant at Boeing's Everett. This is the first prototype that built to have certain test and certification programs. Similar with Boeing Dreamliner series, most of aircraft structure made of composite.

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is the stretched version of original Boeing 787-8. The 787-9 has 6 meters longer but same in wingspan area. In same seat configuration (three classes seats) this aircraft able to carry 40 people more, up to 280 passengers. Air New Zealand was the first customer who operates this aircraft, first delivery conducted in July 2014.

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Garuda Indonesia Boeing 777-300ER At Apron Gate

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Boeing 777-300ER of Garuda Indonesia while parking at apron gate during launching ceremony. The Boeing 777 Series are new fleet for Indonesian carrier, they ordered about ten aircraft and have received six of them and another four are in list order. The widebody aircraft dedicated for long-haul flights in international routes or regional that has high load factor.

Garuda Indonesia head-quartered in Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Indonesia. They become a five-star airline based on SkyTrax survey alongside with Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airways, and few airlines worldwide. Garuda Indonesia is a member of Sky Team Alliance.

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Japan recorded highest interceptions and scrambling over neighbor or foreign aircraft that approaching its airspace.
Mitsubishi F-2 of Japan Air Force


Mitsubishi F-2 of Japan Air Force

The defence ministry of Japan said that in 2014, there were 943 jet scrambling, increased about 16 percent compare to the 2013. The ministry added most of foreign aircraft were Russian and Chinese military aircraft.

Back to the Cold War era, there were even more jet interceptions attempt. Eventually its decreased after Cold War end.

Minister of Defence said that there were no significant airspace violation in recent years, but the tensions tend to increase due to  territorial disputes with Japan between China and Russia.

For example, Japan and China disputing over islands in East China Sea and over islands located in north coast Japan with Russia. Responding to the tensions, Japan has increased its defence budget in on going years.

Japan Jet Fighter Intercepted More Foreign Aircraft

Saab JAS 39 Gripen Inflight

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The Griffin of Sweden, is a multi-role jet fighter by Saab, Swedish Aerospace Manufacturer. The picture shown the Saab JAS 39 Gripen while inflight over ocean carried full-ammo and weapons beneath its wings.

The delta wing configuration promise agility during air-to-air fighting or dog fighting without sacrificing the superiority on air-t0-ground attack mission. The Saab JAS 39 Gripen has maximum speed at Mach 2, or twice of speed of sound.

Its predecessor were Saab 35 Draken and Saab 37 Viggen. Currently among NATO's countries use Saab 39 Gripen as their jet fighter for military attack and surveillance mission.

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