Towards 700,000 passengers a year

As reported in Channel News Asia: The new passenger terminal at Seletar Airport is designed for 700,000 passenger movements a year – up to four times the estimated maximum capacity of the current airport. The two-story, 9,500-sqm terminal on the eastern side of Seletar Airport is expected to be completed by end-2018

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 5,300 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 4 trips to carry that many people. Click here to … More 2014 in review

RAF Seletar Association has a new home

The official website of the RAF Seletar Association now incorporates RAF Tengah Association and can be found at http://www.rafseletar.org This website is designed to help keep alive the memories of service personnel and others lucky enough to have served at RAF Seletar Singapore which was an active RAF station from 1928 through to 1971. Membership … More RAF Seletar Association has a new home

Site link: Remember Singapore

RemSG is a non-political, non-profitable hobby started in October 2010, inspired by Royston Tan’s nostalgic film “Old Places”. The purpose of this blog is to relive our memories of Singapore, and also to increase awareness to our fading heritage and vanishing landmarks in midst of Singapore’s rapid development. Some photos of Seletar here

2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,200 times in 2011. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 4 trips to carry that many people. Click here to … More 2011 in review

Rolls Royce expands

Today in the Straits Times When the projects are completed in a few years, Rolls-Royce, which now employs about 1,400 people here, will increase its head count to 2,000, its regional director, Singapore, Mr Jonathan Asherson told The Straits Times on Tuesday. Still a long way to the 10,000 ‘new jobs’ EDB promised when it … More Rolls Royce expands

Seletar Fuel Depot

As reported by Ven Sreenivasan in Business Times on June 4th, 2009 Redevelopment of the 300-hectare Seletar Aerospace Park is on schedule despite a slump in the global aviation industry. JTC Corp’s CEO Ow Foong Pheng said the developers of the aerospace park, led by JTC, would press on with infrastructural works to ensure that … More Seletar Fuel Depot

The final stretch

It has been a strange summer. On the one hand, making the most of our final days here at Seletar has been motivating some residents to continue with nature walks, art festivals and bonhomie. On the other hand, as the clock ticks louder, a strange apathy is enveloping us. Some of our neighbours have moved … More The final stretch

World’s airlines say they face $2.3bn loss

According to The Times The global airline industry has downgraded its forecast for this year for the third time and now is predicting losses in 2008 of $2.3 billion (£1.1 billion) because of sustained high oil prices.The International Air Transport Association (IATA), which represents airlines, also said that if oil prices stayed at $135 a … More World’s airlines say they face $2.3bn loss

JTC’s web page on Seletar

As updated on 19th January 2007 ” JTC will carry out master-planning and infrastructure improvements for the Seletar Aerospace Park, in consultation with other government agencies. The proposed aerospace park will take into account Seletar’s rich aviation heritage and character. It will support a new integrated aerospace industry cluster incorporating the following activities: aerospace MRO … More JTC’s web page on Seletar

Spotted Wood Owl

Strix seloputo These are fairly large predators, with body length of 25-35 cms, 1 meter wingspan, and weigh up to 1 kg. Their diet consists of small mammals like flying squirrels, wood rats, mice, voles and also some birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects. They hunt mainly at night by swooping down from a higher perch. … More Spotted Wood Owl

Parakeets

11. Drongo Cuckoo Surniculus lugubris WV 12. Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopacea C/RB 13. Lesser Coucal Centropus bengalensis C/RB 14. Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri U/IRB 15. Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri C/IRB 16. Long-tailed Parakeet Psittacula longicauda C/RB </li> <li> Black-nest Swiftlet Collocalia maxima C/RB</li> <li> Edible-nest Swiftlet Collocalia fuciphaga C/RB</li> <li> House Swift Apus nipalensis C/RB</li> … More Parakeets