Places Digital Programmes

An Aviation Journey

by Jerome Lim
8 May • 05:00pm

Join heritage enthusiast Jerome Lim as he traces Singapore aviation journey, share bits of trivia, and make a pit stop at Singapore’s first civil airport, Kallang Airport for a short virtual tour.

An-Aviation-Journey

An Aviation Journey

Date & Time: Sun, 8 May | 5pm - 6.30pm

Registration: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BLdSJH3OSy-1MEb4vu4mSQ

 

Well established today as a civil aviation hub, Singapore’s remarkable aviation journey began in the unlikeliest of places in 1919. Where might that have been? Which airline operated the first regular air services? Why was a plane seen on Orchard Road in the 1920s? Where did the first jetliner land? When was the first supersonic passenger liner seen over Singapore?

 

Join heritage enthusiast Jerome Lim as he traces Singapore aviation journey, share bits of trivia, and make a pit stop at Singapore’s first civil airport, Kallang Airport for a short virtual tour. 

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Jerome Lim

Jerome Lim is a heritage enthusiast, a keen photographer, and a blogger who captures Singapore’s fast evolving urban and cultural landscape through the award-winning ‘The Long and Winding Road’ blog.

He is also the author of ‘Uncommon Ground: The Places You Know, The Stories You Don’t’ and co-author of ‘Secret Singapore’ through which he brings out the stories that are hidden in many of Singapore’s lesser-known sites.

Through Jerome’s collaboration with the Singapore Land Authority, he has led guided visits to State Properties under the agency’s care since 2017, including several that have featured in NHB’s Battle for Singapore and Singapore HeritageFest tour programmes.

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