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10. Planes


Plane fēijī 飞机   



This stamp was issued in 1996 in a set of 4 stamps celebrating economic growth in Hong Kong. 


The word for plane is made up from two characters. The first means fly and the second means a machine. 


The original character for fly is a simple picture of a crane flying with its feathers spread out. 


Suggested activities:

  • Find out how long it takes to fly to Beijing. 
  • Find out the time difference between UK and China. 

Next page is about the compass