Written by Michelle Mosconi, Beaverbrook, ON
5:00 am: Technicians are inspecting drones that may be used to inspect the new Beijing Airport.
4:30 am: After a long nap, Jack, who has worked all night on the project, is awoken by a colleague who explains that the drone program is up and running.
8:00 am: A joint operation team has installed a small drone, which can operate indoors. A video monitor shows an empty room with a wall of brick, seemingly very quiet.
8:40 am: A small group of workers has access to a WiFi signal, taking photos, playing music and talking together.
9:30 am: A small drone takes off from a bucket placed on the fence.
10:00 am: Air traffic controllers confirm that all flights should continue to land at the new airport.
11:00 am: A motorcycle taxis with a stepstool on the seat arrives.
12:30 pm: Airport workers carry out inspection on the stepstool.
1:15 pm: A truck passes by picking up parts of a stepstool.
2:00 pm: A car parks itself behind a motorcycle.
2:45 pm: A special video screen shows an update on flights.
3:00 pm: A helicopter is seen flying through the bright sky.
3:30 pm: A car makes a short ride.
4:00 pm: Two groups of laborers enter an apartment that is on the only floor visible.
4:20 pm: Electronics are hung from the ceiling.
4:30 pm: Men carry out laying of brick.
4:50 pm: A bus is seen driving through the town.
5:30 pm: A private plane arrives.
6:00 pm: A men’s clothing store is seen in the plaza.
6:10 pm: A man’s clothing store is seen in the plaza.
6:20 pm: Woman’s shoe store is seen in the plaza.
6:40 pm: A car park is seen.
6:55 pm: Hair salon is seen in the plaza.
7:00 pm: A woman’s clothing store is seen in the plaza.
7:30 pm: A film crew arrives to film the first flight.