What’s my favorite aircraft? I get this question a lot. The answer is, of course, the Boeing 747, the Queen of the Skies. It is my first love and it always has my heart. The Jumbo Jet made the globe smaller & opened up world travel for me.Quý Khách đã xem: Sam cheng là ai
I enjoy anything related to lớn aviation & travel. My fascination with aeroplanes stemmed from visiting Kai Tak airport as a teenager. I have sầu spent some of the happiest times of my life in the air. It is that precious feeling of being above the clouds, the romance và the curiosity of flying which developed my passion towards aviation and travel.
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I have sầu now travelled to lớn over 100 countries, flown over 2,000 flights and logged over 3 million miles around the globe in the pursuit of my lifelong passion. I have sầu organically built a loyal following of like-minded aviators, travelers và industry experts who access và engage with my nội dung on a daily basis. I hope my nội dung brings you closer to lớn my aviation và travel experience.Media Features Books published Awards FAQ Timeline Contact Sam on social 28.4Kfollowers 192KFOLLOWERS 2.45Msubscribers 604kfollowers 20kConnections
Sam Chui appeared on Đài truyền hình BBC Talking Business
Sam appear on CNN Business Traveller with Richard Quest
Sam Chui appeared on BBC World TV
Sam have sầu over 2.4 million Youtube subscribers và his Clip have sầu been viewed more than 500 million times
Sam Chui was featured in Stephen Colbert late night show
Sam speaks in Arab Aviation SummitBOOKs published Awards 1st
2003 Phokhổng lồ Competition 2003 Airliners International Convention, Colombus, Ohio, USA1st
2004 Photo lớn Competition 2004 Airliners International Convention, Los Angeles, California, USA2nd
2006Phokhổng lồ Competition 2006 National Aviation Press Club, Australia2nd
2009 Photo lớn Competition 2009 National Aviation Press Club, AustraliaFAQ My Travel Map
I have now flown on a total of 240+ airlines with over 180 aircraft types.
My favourite aircraft is The Boeing 747. I’ve flown on her over 350 times across all The B747 models và variants.
Below is where I have flown in the world so far…Timeline và highlight of my life 1980"s
1980 – I was born in Beijing, China. In the mid-80s, I moved khổng lồ Hong Kong with my parents. I flew on the Chinese Air Force Vickers Viscount, CAAC Trident & Dragonair Tristar.
1993 – I started flying extensively on my vacation and visiting over trăng tròn countries, became an elite member of United Airlines Mileage Plus.
1997 – I moved lớn Sydney, Australia for high school and university. I continued to travel to lớn more countries each year.
1998 – I got my first oto, and drove sầu khổng lồ the airport as the first destination.
1999 – I started this trang web, originally call bigbiglands.comPhotos.com
2003 – I flew on The British Airways Supersonic Concorde from New York to London in just 3 hours 18 minutes.
2004 – On my first trip to Russia, I flew with IL-62, IL-86, An-24, Yak-40, Tu-134, Tu-154 aircraft.
2004 – I travelled to Iran for the first time and flew on the classic B747-SP, B707 and B727 among mỏi many other highlights.
2005 – I was invited khổng lồ Toulouse, France to observe sầu the maiden flight of Airbus A380.
2007 – I flew on the world inaugural A380 flight of Singapore Airlines in Singapore Airlines Suite.
2009 – I flew on a Lockheed Constellation “Connie” L1049G!
2010 – Landed on a glacier with Ski Plane in South Isl& of New Zealvà.
2011 – I relocated to Abu Dhabi, UAE & married in the same year. I visited the most dangerous airport in the world, Lukla in Nepal.
2012 – Flew on the last ever flight of The B747 Singapore Airlines from Hong Kong to Singapore.
2012 – I visited North Korea và flew classic Soviet planes with Air Koryo và went on to visit 3 more times!
2012 – On a trip khổng lồ Pakisrã, I flew 7 out of 8 sectors inside the cockpit with PIA on A310, B777-200, ATR-42, B747-300 và B777-300.
2013 – I flew to lớn the North Pole on a special chartered “Polarflug” by airberlin. I also flew on the longest commercial flight in the world from Singapore to lớn Newark with Singapore Airlines.
năm trước – Flew on the Southern Polar flight from Sydney nonstop to lớn Buenos Aires. I also visited Somalia và flew on a classic DC-9 in Africa. I also flew on my first B747-8 with Lufthansa in First Class
2015 – On-board the world’s inaugural A350 commercial flight with Qatar Airways from Doha lớn Frankfurt. I also became the organizer of the highly successful Iran Aviation Tours.
năm 2016 – Experienced the best commercial aviation product khổng lồ date with The Residence on Etihad A380 and Air France La Premiere. Also flew on a Legacy 650 private jet.
2016 – I also attended the first air show in North Korea at Wonsan. Flew on the Soviet vintage fleet IL-18, IL-62, IL-76, Tu-134, Tu-154 of Air Koryo during the air show.
05-08 May 2017, organised a South African vintage aviation tour, flew DC-3, DC-4, Beech-18 & Boeing 727 VIPhường in South Africa with 50 tour participants.
01 July 2017, flew The Residence of Etihad Airways A380 on inaugural A380 flight to lớn Paris from Abu Dhabi.
05 Aug 2017, flew restored IL-14 low over Veiliky Novogrod near Saint Petersburg & inside Romanian made chase plane IAR-823 on Air to Air pholớn mission.
29 Oct 2017, flew the last United B747-400 International flight from Incheon khổng lồ San Francisteo on UA892.
02 Nov 2017, passed 3,000,000 flown miles on Singapore Airlines flight SQ26, A380-800 from Singapore to Frankfurt to lớn attend Emirates 100th A380 delivery ceremony in Hamburg.
27 Jan 2018, flew Emirates new First Class “Game Changer” fully enclosed Suite from Dubai to lớn Brussels.
21 Feb 2018, took part in the world’s first A350-1000 delivery to lớn launch customer Qatar Airways from Toulouse to Doha with spectacular low fly pass over Doha.
01 March 2018, flew a private Dassault Aviation Falnhỏ 8X from Abu Dhabi khổng lồ Paris.
26 March 2018, took part in the world’s first B787-10 delivery lớn launch customer Singapore Airlines. Flew nearly 24 hours from Boeing South Carolina in Charleston khổng lồ Singapore via Osaka.
29 May 2018, took part in Delta Air Lines new uniform launch on-board a fashion flight from Atlanta to Minneapolis lớn LA with fashion designer Zac Posen.
19 June 2018, took part in the delivery flight of Canúm Pacific’s first A350-1000 from Toulouse lớn Hong Kong.
27 June 2018, took part in the delivery flight of Oman Air’s first tri-class B787-9 from Seattle Paine Field to lớn Muscat.
12 July 2018, took part in the last A350-900 delivery flight of Malaysia Airlines from Toulouse lớn Kuala Lumpur all the way in the cockpit.
14 July 2018, took part in the first A350-900 delivery flight of Philippine Airlines from Toulouse lớn Manila.
12 Sep 2018, flew non-stop on Qantas B787-9 between UK (London) & nước Australia (Perth) for the first time.
09 Oct 2018, flew Embraer latest Executive sầu Jet Praetor 500 from Punta Camãng cầu to lớn Ft Lauderdale.
12 Oct 2018, flew the World’s Longest Flight on Singapore Airlines A350-900ULR, SQ21 from EWR khổng lồ SIN in 17 hour 30 minutes over the North Pole. (Polar Route)
12 April 2019, flew Bhurã Airlines A319 jumpseat landing inlớn Paro, Bhutan from Kathmandu. Saw 4 of 5 highest mountain enroute.
17 May 2019, flew Pilatus Aircraft company PC-24 “The Super Versatile Jet” over Switzerland with test pilot Matthew Hartkop. We performed air work such as stalls, 1G, 2G Banking, touch & go, missed approach and a spectacular landing into lớn Gstaad (Sannen) airport.
24 May 2019, flew inaugural ANA A380 “Flying Honu” from Tokyo khổng lồ Honolulu. Returned in First Class on 26 May from Honolulu to Narita.
31 May 2019, travelled on Sichuan Airlines A319 lớn Daocheng-Yading; the World Highest Airport at 4,411m (14,472 ft)
01 June 2019, flew the first made in Trung Quốc jet; ARJ21-700 from Chengdu lớn Linfen and bachồng.
19 June 2019, first time flew Bombardier CS100 of Swiss Int’l Airlines from Paris to Zurich.
01 July 2019, double A380 inaugural on the same day. Flew The World’s Shorkiểm tra A380 on Emirates from Dubai to Muscát lớn Dubai and The Residence of Etihad Airways inaugural A380 flight to Incheon from Abu Dhabi.
06 July 2019, Opera de Paris performed a ballet in the air on Air France flight AF117 from Shanghai to Paris.
02 Aug 2019, flew B737-200Combi of NOLINOR Aviation to Meadowngân hàng Gold Mine, first time landing on gravel strip.
05 Aug 2019, flew the inaugural British Airways A350-1000 flight from London to Madrid.
02 Sep 2019, flew Qatar Airways Cargo B747-8F from Hong Kong to lớn Doha on a Clip filming project.
11 Sep 2019, flew ANA New Business Class “The Room” on a one month old B777-300/ER from Tokyo khổng lồ London.
04 Oct 2019, traveled alone on a Private VIP.. B747-SP, N7477S from Hamilton, Ontario, Canadomain authority khổng lồ Maramãng cầu, Pinal Air Park, AZ, USA.
03 Nov 2019, traveled on the last ever EL AL B747-400 from Rome to lớn Tel Aviv. We drew a “B747” at 10,000ft over the Med in Cyprus airspace.
08 Nov 2019, traveled on Orbis Flying Eye Hospital MD-10-30 from Dubai DWC to lớn Accra, Ghana via Jeddah. Documented Orbis operation in Ghamãng cầu.
29 Nov 2019, flew on a one off historic Emirates A380 with Most Nationalities on-board (145) around the UAE to lớn celebrate UAE National Day and UAE Year of Tolerance.