During the early 1970s when the Vietnam War was raging in Vietnam, Taipei was a strong US ally and their international airport at Taipei (Sung Shan) was a major depot and transit point for the US military. As is clearly evident in the colour slides taken in 1971 by the late Rick Wargo, we can […]
Back in the 1960s and 1970s aircraft manufacturers devised special engine pods so that passenger jetliners could easily transport a spare engine between locations, often during the course of a schedule flight. The first generation jetliners including the Boeing 707 and Douglas DC-8 were factory engineered for this special engine carrying capability. Special hard points […]
Hickam Air Force Base in Honolulu rose to prominence in public awareness after the Japanese attacked the US military installations at Pearl Harbour and the nearby airfields on Oahu, in the Hawaiian Islands. The attacked occurred on December 7, 1941, a “date which will live in infamy” as famously proclaimed by US President Roosevelt, and […]
In June of 2014, I celebrated my 50th birthday in Las Vegas. We stayed the Mirage where we enjoyed very nice time relaxing at the pool. As usual, my breakfast breakfast was at Mon Ami Gabi at Paris casino where we sat at the outdoor sidewalk cafe, which was lovely.
My father, Dr. Lionel Tenby, retired from over 50 years of family practice in Richmond. BC, Canada in the Spring of 2014. My father made many friends and helped many patients in the community during his years of practice. He very much enjoyed his work as a medical doctor over the decades. I would like […]
(SEE VIDEOS BELOW) In late November 2017, Henry Tenby had the pleasure of going on the Windstar Breeze Caribbean cruise that originated and ended in Barbados. This was our third Windstar cruise and we loved it. The service, staff, food, amenities and everything were just fabulous. It was a wonderful holiday for us and we […]
In June of 2014, Henry Tenby enjoyed a fabulous visit to the wonderful island of Barbados. The Coconut Court Hotel in Hastings was our home for about a week, where we very much enjoyed the beach at the hotel and nearby Needham Point, as well as the fabulous waters at Carlisle Bay Beach. We also […]
In March of 2014, I was able to make a very short visit to Sydney, Australia. It was a magnificent visit and I got to see Sydney Harbour, Bondi Beach, and other interest sights in the city centre. I hope to return to Australia one day.
In June, 2017, we took an 8 day cruise out of Miami on Carnival’s largest ship, Carnival Vista. Our itinerary was set for Miami – Grand Turk – La Romana – Curacao – Aruba – Miami. Unfortunately due to a passing storm our port visit to Curcao was cancelled so we had an extra sea […]
Airliner World Magazine February, 2017 Story and photos by Henry Tenby For fans of Russian aviation, October 9, 2016 marked a major milestone when the last ever scheduled flight of a Tupolev Tu-154 took place, bringing an end to 44 years of scheduled airline service for the reliable, classic Russian tri-jet. Belarus national airline Belavia […]
Very recently I came across a very neat little display of models, photos and ephemera charting the aviation history of Las Vegas McCarran Airport when I passed through the airport. As you come up from the underground train when you arrive at the terminal and gate area where the Air Canada flights operate from, walk […]
An airshow was held on Sunday June 15, 1958 at Vancouver’s Sea Island Airport as part of the Province’s 100th anniversary celebrations. The race for leadership in the passenger jetliner market was heating up in the late 1950s with numerous aircraft builders bringing brand new jet powered airliners to the forefront. The cold war realities […]
Vancouver based Henry Tenby has launched the world’s first on demand streaming service for aviation fans, and the new JetFlix.TV platform currently features over 70 full length aviation movies which members can view by paying a low monthly fee, similar to the Netflix business model. According to JetFlix.TV founder Henry Tenby, “our classic airline movies […]
Carnival Fasciation: Full Feature 43 Minute Video Trip Report: In June of 2016, we had the pleasure of taking a one week holiday cruise on the Carnival Fascination visiting between the Islands of Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Kitts, St. Maarten, San Juan and St. Thomas returning back to Barbados. This was our very first cruise […]
In the early 1970s, Bavaria focused their operations at Munich specializing in holiday charters to Mediterranean sun destinations, and by 1972, the airline had a fleet of seven brand new BAC One Elevens. D-AILY featured in the airlines promotional materials, and I recently came across some interesting 35mm slides produced by Bavaria to promote their […]