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The Plane to Peking


Air China isn’t even flying to Peking from Düsseldorf every day anymore,
but yesterday I caught their Airbus A330 for the first time in ages!

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Return of the Blimp – Summer Edition


Our local airship, Luftschiff Theo, in mid-June on one of its many flights over the inner city of Mülheim!

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Return of the Blimp – Sponsored Late Spring Edition


The 2018 Spring season look of Luftschiff Theo, our local blimp!

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Return of the Blimp – Spring Edition III


Last photo of the blank Blimp! After the tryouts, it got a sponsor again in May.

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Return of the Blimp – Spring Edition II


Our local blimp made a lot of test flights back in April!

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Return of the Blimp – Spring Edition


Back in April Theo, our local blimp, was still flying without advertisement.

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Off to Japan


It’s been quite a while since I caught one of ANA’s Boeing 787 Dreamliners on camera. They’ve been in the news these days because of corrosion problems in the engines – this exact plane could be affected too, since it’s a 787-9 with Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines…

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Return of the Blimp – 2018 Edition


Look who’s back – our local Blimp, Luftschiff Theo, has made his first flight of the season today!

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Any Old Iron


Back in early October, we had an ancient guest in the skies again.

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A Blimp Goodbye


Our local Blimp Theo flew for the last time today this season – see you in the Spring!
This shot is actually from October 17 – I saw it flying in the distance today, but couldn’t get a clear shot. I’ve still got some more photos of the WDL blimp and even a little movie coming up soon.

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