Events

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RSAF50 Centennial Celebration – Medevac Demo at Sembawang

RSAF50 Centennial Celebration - Medevac Demonstration at Sembawang As part of a suite of activities to mark her 50th Anniversary through 2018 in the heartlands, the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) held an inaugural Search and Rescue (SAR) demo at an open field close to the Sembawang MRT on the 31st March and 1st April. Medical officers performed a “casualty” evacuation on a stretcher to the helicopter under its whirring blades. The display was a simulation by the RSAF 125 Squadron and 1 Medical Squadron personnel.  Video of the event compiled by © Tedd Jong Wei. Part of the spectators at the event ...
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Singapore Airshow 2018 – Asia’s largest aviation event

Singapore Airshow 2018 - Asia's Largest Aviation Event The much-anticipated biennial airshow dubbed as "Asia's Largest Aerospace and Defence event", was held at Changi Exhibition Center from the 6th-11th February 2018. The first four days were reserved for trade which provided valuable networking opportunities for the global aerospace community, industry movers and shakers, government and military delegations. Likewise, the airshow is the best launch-pad for start-ups to showcase their latest technologies and products to potential investors and customers. It also presents a choice avenue for fledgeling companies with access to the TOP 100 aerospace and defence companies, major airlines and ...
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Road Trip- Tasmania Convoy September 2017 – Tulip Season

Tasmania Convoy Adventure September 2017 This 8D7N self-drive convoy adventure was organised by Jetabout Holidays and held from the 21-28 September 2017. To ensure a better trip experience, participants and cars were kept to a manageable amount. In total, we had seven attendees with Cindy Loo (trip guide and facilitator) and myself included. Chasing the Aurora Australis (Southern Lights) was one of the trip objectives. However, nature being what it is, we were rewarded with Milky Way rather than the aurora on the last night of our trip. But along the way, we got to experience a fair bit of the Tasmanian magic ...
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5 Essential Tips for Better Formula One Photography

5 Essential Tips for Better Formula One Photography This article is intended for readers looking to pick some basic tips in motor racing photography. The techniques shared, while relevant to most Formula One racing around the world, are skewed towards Singapore Grand Prix, which is unique as it is held at night. As such, there will not be tips on silhouetted, sunrise or sunset-based photography as the entire race track is evenly lit by 1600 strategically positioned lighting projectors. Tip #1 - Know and Use the Right Gears The first start point, other than understanding the exposure triangle, is using ...
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NDP 2017 – State flag deployment by 127 Squadron

Every National Day, Singaporeans experienced an elevated moment of national pride when they witness the visual spectacle of their state flag being hoisted by the powerful Chinook CH-47 heavy-lift helicopter, flanked by Apaches AH-64 attack-helicopters as it flew by spectators at the floating platform and Marina Bay during the national anthem segment. But unknown to most, the background scene is made possible only through immense effort, detailed logistics and expertly tuned co-ordination by personnel of the air force to execute the event like clockwork. 127 Squadron -Home of the Stallions Formed at Sembawang Air Base in 1998, the 127 Squadron ...
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DBS Marina Regatta 2017 – Dragon Boat Competition

The DBS Marina Regatta is touted as 'Singapore biggest water sports festival'. Launched in 2012, the Marina Bay takes on a new life every May or June as many local and international dragon boat teams, compete for glory and price money. This is part of the event title sponsor - Development Bank of Singapore (DBS) ongoing efforts to engage the community and showcase the vibrancy and dynamism of Singapore's financial downtown district. In 2016, more than 230 international and local teams slugged it out for cash prizes totaling some SGD 230,000, the highest in a dragon boat race. Held this year ...
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