October 2006

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F14 Tomcat Retirement Party


The F14 Tomcat, once made famous by the movie Top Gun staring Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer, and one of the most loved and recognizable fighter jet in the world, has officially retired from the U.S. Navy on 22nd September 2006 after a 32-year service.

To mark the retirement of this remarkable fighter aircraft, Hobby HQ and F-4Dable Models, and in conjunction with the Selangor and Federal Territory Plastic Modelling Society (SFTPMS) has organized a retirement party on 7th October 2006 at City Square Shopping Centre.

Members of SFTPMS and local modelers has built numerous F14 Tomcat models of various size and variant and showcased them at the retirement party.

Below are some of the pictures taken at the party. All pictures taken with Fujifilm Finepix S9500 + Vivitar 728 external flash.

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At the venue of the party.
F14 wall of fame.
Various F14 Tomcat models.


Written by Ken on October 11th, 2006 with no comments.
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Hazy Days Are Back Again


Haze from forest fire in Indonesia has been an annual problem that we Malaysians faced for the past couple of years. This year haze problem has start couple of weeks ago but the situation in Klang Valley is not so bad until today. I noticed that the haze is pretty bad today as the afternoon rain was unable to clear it. By the evening, it has turned from bad to worst and I took the pictures below just to show how bad it is.

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Just for reference, this pictures was taken
when there was no haze.

Written by Ken on October 4th, 2006 with no comments.
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