by Meng Ng
An Asian annual flying adventure conceptualized and lead by Jon Elliot from Singapore with support from the Editor & a few other members, we have just completed our Singapore-Thailand-Cambodia adventure in Jan 2004.
Participanting aircrafts include a fleet of 7 from Singapore, Malaysia, Australia and Thailand
The trip consisted of a total of 7 aircrafts - Piper Navajo PA31, AeroCommander PA-60, C182, C172, Maule MXT-7, Cirrus SR22, TB21.
The Total Nationalities within the group of 20 consisted of Singaporeans, Malaysians, French, German, American, Australian, Austrian, Thai, Swiss and Swedish all long time residents in all parts of Asia.
Acknowledgements: The Trip Organizing committee would like to express our most sincere thanks for the support from the team at Kingdom of Cambodia's State Secretariat of Civil Aviation, Ministry of Defence, CAMS Airport Operator, CATS Air Traffic Services, Thailand DCA, Royal Thai Naval Air Division at U-Tapao. We would also like to show our deepest appreciation for the time, advice and help rendered by our dear friends from Cambodia Flying Club, Mission Aviation Fellowship, Helicopters Cambodia Ltd, The Lounge, Thai Flying Club and a few others we met along the way. Thanks to Asian Roads Travels in Cambodia for partnering with WingsOverAsia to provide a very flexible accomodation and land tour logistics for pilots and crew.
All these people's hard work have made the trip possible and the pilots and crew certainly appreciates each others' new found friendship and companionship from an adventurous journey. Till we meet again next year...