Videos tagged with "turbo"
Lukla or Tenzing-Hillary Airport - Nearest airfield to Mt. Everest [01:10]
Construction and repair work happening at Lukla air strip in Nepal. Tractors, manual labourers (beldar and masons), trucks and cement work in progress. See a red and white wind sock flying in the wind... Tenzing-Hillary Airport, also known as Lukla Airport, is a small airport in the town of Lukla in Khumbu, Solukhumbu district, Sagarmatha zone, eastern Nepal. Lukla means place with many goats and sheep, however these days, one is not likely to see many roaming around. The airport is popular because Lukla is the place where most people start the climb to Mount Everest Base Camp. There are daily flights between Lukla and Kathmandu during daylight hours, in good weather. Although the flying distance is short, rain commonly occurs in Lukla while the sun is shining brightly in Kathmandu. High winds, cloud cover and changing visibility often mean flights can be delayed or the airport closed completely. The airport is contained within a chain link fence and patrolled by the Nepal armed police or civil police around the clock. Lukla Airport is the usual jumping off spot for those adventurers that are heading off to tackle Everest. The pilots flying into and out of Lukla are adventurers in their own right, for just landing and taking off out of this place! The airport's paved asphalt runway is only accessible to helicopters and small, fixed-wing, short-takeoff-and-landing aircraft, such as the De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter or Dornier Do 228. Tara Air also operates two ...
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Whistling into Himalayas [01:41]
Flying from Pokhara to Jomsom
Tags: dornier, 228, twin, turboprop, airplane, plane, Nepal, Low, flying, Annapurna, Himalaya, Himalayas, Himalayan, mountains, clouds, steep, Aviation, Mountain, Canyon, Air
Pokhara Airport Nepal - Final approach and landing [01:08]
Low and fast curving final approach at roof top height into Pokhara Airport, Nepal, on board a Yeti Airlines Jetstream twin turboprop
Tags: Pokhara Airport, final approach, Nepal, Aviation, Jetstream, turboprop, Landing, Airplane, Fixed-wing Aircraft
Landing at Kathmandu Airport on a Ganu Airlines turbo prop aircraft [01:46]
Returning to Kathmandu airport after flying to Mount Everest with Ganu Airlines (Nepal). Shot in HD in March 2011.
Tags: aviation, airplane, airline, Ganu, Nepal, Kathmandu, Mount, Everest, landing, airport
Landing at Kathmandu Thribhuvan International Airport [05:20]
Landing at Kathmandu Thribhuvan International Airport Taken using a Nokia N85 camera phone from the window of a BAe Jetstream 41. The landing was after a short flight of the Himalayas. Music is Skywriting by Okino from Last Exile At 2x speed because the video would have been much too long!
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