VC 10 to Bangkok

The VC 10 was not a very common aircraft and I only ever had the opportunity to fly in it once. Essential it was a bit like flying in a Boeing 727. Engines at the back made the cabin very quiet. This flight of mine was on BOAC from Zuerich to Damascus, Calcutta and Bangkok.Continue reading “VC 10 to Bangkok”

Digital Nomad 3

By now we have moved on from flying in Analogue times to digital vs analogue photography. But flying, travelling and photography are all connected. Connectivity in analogue times was another issue. Back in the 70’s and. 80’s connection was much more basic. Rotary dial telephones were replaced by push button ones. Mobile phones or evenContinue reading “Digital Nomad 3”

Digital Nomad 2

Were where we….ah, yeah in the departure hall. Aircrafts back in the 60’s, 70’s and even early eighties were Boeing 707, DC8, Coronados or VC10. These aircraft had usually 6 across seating and one centre aisle. It is very interesting to contemplate that recently narrow body aircraft are considered again for transatlantic and longer flightsContinue reading “Digital Nomad 2”