You are not logged in.

Search results

Search results 1-20 of 1,000. There are even more results, please redefine your search.

Yesterday, 2:10pm

Author: parador

Happy Eastern!

Happy Eastern, also from my side to every one here. Enjoying the fine weather here in southern Germany in a Zoo. Taking a look at the monkeys and the donkeys but didn't saw anyone of you guys.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 2:33pm

Author: parador

Beijing Newspaper Q4/1948 - Chinese news and events - October / November / December

Thursday 18. November - The Zhanjiang Post The converted freighter Haibing completed their final phase of operational training today and have departed to Amoy where it will formally join the Chinese Navy Submarine Force. Monday 22. November - Canton Daily The Ministry of Economics announced that there have been numerous trade agreements made at the Canton Fair between the Chinese Empire and various countries. Thursday 25. November - somewhere in the Ordos Dessert A cold wind blows across the vas...

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 2:28pm

Author: parador

Impenetrable fog - prolog

Friday 12. November - onboard of the Dinghy of the chinese research vessel Xue Long The men stood uncertainly at the bow, trying to see something, while the Xue Long's II. officer, Liu Guoliang, steered the boat through the fog with slow 4 knots. The air smelled strongly of sulfur and a dark veil lay on all surfaces - so it was not a natural fog but rather volcanic origin. Slowly, the sun broke through the thinning fog and cleared the view to several islands that formed a lagoon. Guoliang picked...

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 2:17pm

Author: parador

On the footsteps of the others

An excerpt from the voyage of the research vessel Xue Long (Comments welcomed by PM)

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 1:04pm

Author: parador

Beijing Newspaper Q4/1948 - Chinese news and events - October / November / December

Wednesday 03. November - Harbin Herald A delegation of officials from the Defence Ministry and officers of the Chinese Army and the Chinese Air Force toured the Harbin Works at Harbin yesterday to examine the mock-up of the YCH-7 transport aircraft and perform a detailed design review. No official announcement was forthcoming but company sources speaking on condition of anonymity indicated that the delegation was pleased with the results. Friday 05. November - The Tai-Pei Tribune Yesterday the T...

Monday, April 15th 2019, 2:26pm

Author: parador

Beijing Newspaper Q4/1948 - Chinese news and events - October / November / December

Saturday 2.October - Callao naval base (Peru) The crews stood saluting at the pier as solemnly the Peruvian flag on the ships of the Ancon class was brought down. Ambassador Su Tseng-chang again thanked in his speech the Peruvian government for their trust and cooperation in the purchase and/or the sale of the ships. He also affirmed that the Chinese Empire is ready to deepen and expand the economic relations between our two prosperous countries. After his conclusion he turned around and it was ...

Thursday, April 11th 2019, 1:16pm

Author: parador

Chinese Naval Developments – Q3/1948

Quoted from "BruceDuncan" I note that you indicate 2,500 tons used in transactions, but in the "Transactions" portion of the report zero tons are reported. Something seems to be missing. Thanks !!! Is corrected

Thursday, April 11th 2019, 11:56am

Author: parador

Chinese Naval Developments – Q3/1948

A. Industiral Allocation 11/11 factories (non-fixed) to naval materials: 11000 tons created for Q3/1948 Stockpile after Q2/1948: 668 tons used for Transaction: 2500 tons received from others: 0 tons warmaterial recycling: 0 tons (first quarter) warmaterial recycling: 0 tons (second quarter) Summary: 11000 tons (manufactured) + 668 tons (stockpiled) + 0 tons (recycled) - 2500 tons (transaction) + 0tons (received) = 9168 tons used at Tianjin: 1804 tons used at Shanghai: 1162 tons used at Zhanjian...

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 1:46pm

Author: parador

Beijing Newspaper Q3/1948 - Chinese news and events - July / August / September

Saturday 04. September - The Shenzen Special Today Mr. Wu Chen founded the Chuen Kee Ferry Ltd. It's a ferry operator in Hong Kong. It operates the Aberdeen, Mo Tat Wan to Wailingding Dao route. Wednesday 08. September - Jilin Morning Post Chinese Minister of Energy Ming Pi Wei inaugurates the Fengman Dam with a solemn ceremony. After years of construction, the last section is completed today and the power plant now generates 550 MW. Saturday 11. September - Chinese Embassy Lima Ambassador Su Ts...

Tuesday, April 9th 2019, 8:19am

Author: parador

RE: Hey guys!

Hi Fox, yeah as Brock said, long time ago you were here.

Monday, April 8th 2019, 5:45pm

Author: parador

Beijing Newspaper Q3/1948 - Chinese news and events - July / August / September

Wednesday 25. August - The China Post The government of the Chinese Empire invites the government of Bharat and Persia to deepen the trade relations between the countries. Joint talks are scheduled for the middle of September. Thursday 02. September - South China Sea U 303 ran with low speed through the sea. The mission area was the coast around Hong Kong. Only the usual shipping traffic to and from Hong Kong was seen in the last hours. "What have we here?" Captain Huang Chia-Chi said as he look...

Monday, April 8th 2019, 4:15pm

Author: parador

Beijing Newspaper Q3/1948 - Chinese news and events - July / August / September

Monday 2. August - The Nanjing Post Nanjing Rolling Stock Ltd. presents its new diesel locomotive, the NY1 Weixing. It's a 4-axle B'B' single-cab diesel-hydraulic locomotive for use on mainline passenger service. Thursday 5. August - The China Post Yesterday was a red-letter day for the workers of different chinese shipyards. It saw the keel laying of four additional submarines of the Guiyu - class. Such vessels will be vital in the defense of the nation from any aggressor. Friday 6. August - So...

Wednesday, April 3rd 2019, 10:55am

Author: parador

OOB Q2/1948 (Textform)

Imperial Chinese Navy - Summary of Ship Type and Status, July 1948 Type : In Service + "Reserve (or Museum)" + Trials + Building + Refitting + "Purchased (not delivered)" = Total Capital Ships Battlecruiser (BC) : 3 + 0 + 1 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 4 Aviation Ships Carrier (CV) : 8 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 8 Seaplane Carrier (CVS) : 8 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 8 Heavy Cruiser Heavy Cruiser (CA) : 6 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 6 Armoured Cruiser (CA) : 0 + 1 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 1 Convoy Cruiser Light Cruiser (CL) : 15 + 3...

Wednesday, April 3rd 2019, 10:51am

Author: parador

Chinese Naval Developments – Q2/1948

A. Industiral Allocation 11/11 factories (non-fixed) to naval materials: 11000 tons created for Q2/1948 Stockpile after Q1/1948: 1079 tons used for Transaction: 0 tons received from others: 0 tons warmaterial recycling: 0 tons (first quarter) warmaterial recycling: 0 tons (second quarter) Summary: 11000 tons (manufactured) + 1079 tons (stockpiled) + 0 tons (recycled) - 0 tons (transaction) + 0tons (received) = 12079 tons used at Tianjin: 3416 tons used at Shanghai: 300 tons used at Zhanjiang: 6...

Wednesday, April 3rd 2019, 10:14am

Author: parador

Commuter Aircraft Trials

The new founded Daily Air and some other chinese airlines are seeking entrants for a competitive fly-off evaluation for a commuter Aircraft. The aircraft should have a crew of 2 men and having room for a capacity between 5 and 20 passengers and a luggage compartment. In order to have an increased security for the flight over the sea, for the purpose of the redundancy, a 2-engine airplane is prefered. Range is considered to be sufficient between 800 and 1500km. Due to the mission profile on unpav...

Tuesday, April 2nd 2019, 4:17pm

Author: parador

Beijing Newspaper Q3/1948 - Chinese news and events - July / August / September

Saturday 17. July - Shanghai Telegraph After its modernization and finishing its operational training the chinese Battlecruiser HICMS Liu Xing is solemnly taken in service. The ship is now operational again for the next few years and a major boost to the Chinese fleet. Monday 19. July - Dairen Herold The light Cruisers Suhitou and Yaofeng, completed late last year, have now finished their initial operational training and have taken in service. Wednesday 21. July - Mako Times With a solemn ceremo...

Tuesday, April 2nd 2019, 12:10pm

Author: parador

Beijing Newspaper Q3/1948 - Chinese news and events - July / August / September

Friday 2. July - Bao-Huang Ltd., Shanghai Due to the low demand the production of the BH-3 flying boat is stopped after only 7 aircrafts.There have been found some weaknesses in this design. The speed performance was okay, but the control characteristic wasn't good and had the habit which tends to stall. Especially take off difficulty was fatal as a flying boat. Monday 5. July - The Zhanjiang Post The naval Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding is due to complete two Maritime Customs Service Ships today,...

Tuesday, April 2nd 2019, 12:06pm

Author: parador

IMPORTANT: General Informations about Lao Che Air Freight Inc.

History: The airline was incorporated on 31 March 1935 and is owned by Shanghai entrepreneur Lao Che. Lao Che owns different businesses including pharmaceutical and export companies, and several taverns and nightclubs. To fullfill the tasks of his export companies he founded the Lao Che Air Freight Service. First mainly focused on cargo transport the airline expanded very fast and implemented also passengers services. Logo:

Friday, March 29th 2019, 2:16pm

Author: parador

Beijing Newspaper Q2/1948 - Chinese news and events - April / May / June

Tuesday 01. June - Quindao Beihai Shipbuilding at Taipei: The Icebreaker Shen Neng-1 was launched today, while her sisters the Shen Neng-2 and Shen Neng-3 were built at Tianjin and Mako. The ships will be stationed at the nothern ports of China to keep the waters icefree. Friday 04. June - Shanghai Telegraph: The former passenger ships "Pearl of the Orient" and "Pearl of the Pacific" have completed their conversion in the Kiangnan yards here and have embarked for their post-conversion trials and...