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Boeing 747-400 (VH-OEH)


VH-OEH Performing display over F1 Grand Prix 2015, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. A display I will remember for years to come!!


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Mark Thomas
For a minute I thought that this was a hotel situated near the end of a departure runway and was about to book a room!!
Andrew Hunter-GrahamPhoto Uploader
Yeah! I could understand that :) If only!...
Ruben Perez
that is awesome.
Bo Ryan
Very cool shot! Congrats on Pic Of the Week selection!
michael lyons
Great picture.
Andrew Hunter-GrahamPhoto Uploader
Thanks guys for the comments, glad everyone likes it :)
what a brilliant picture
Stephen Gardener
Great shot used to work for them for 40 years.
This another brilliant shot of the icon of Boeing, the 747 is the best to be maneuverable yet expose so great display
werner rummens
Just fantastic,wish I was there :)
Dwight Hartje
Great shot! Seen in Daily Newsletter!
Fabio Alpelli
Congratulation Andrew, great shot!
Richard Myers
Beautiful picture of a beautiful aircraft. I love it!
Hey Andrew, great photo! I have a request - would you mind contacting me as I have a request from the guy who was flying this jet at the time (not me!). My email is davemitch(at)gmail(dot)com. Cheers, Dave
Great photo!
Andrew Hunter-GrahamPhoto Uploader
Thankyou again to everyone for the positive comments, all 72 votes and to the 18,726 people who have viewed this image!!! I cant believe the views just keep coming!
ken kemper
Your photo is a "Once every 10 Year Fabulous Shot................

Everything came in to play for a phenomonal photo.
Andrew Hunter-GrahamPhoto Uploader
Thankyou Ken! Everything really did come into play! This year a C-17 did the display but nothing like what beautiful VH-OEH did last year!! Didn't get a single photo similar...
james moreton
The Spirit of Australia in all its glory,✈ before I knew wtf was happening here I thought it must be having landing gear problems and doing a low pass so ppl on the ground can visually check if the landing gear is down. But the turn angle was way to sporty for that... Anyway nice photo 📷 pity it wasn't an A380 just for the wow factor..
Claudia Santos
Passionate about those birds! Thanx for sharing, Graham!
Andrew Hunter-GrahamPhoto Uploader
Thankyou James Moreton, the photo has stumped a few people. I am glad you like it! The wow factor was right up there but this past year I was hoping for an A380 instead got a measly display from a C-17 which didn't come close to the 747.

Thankyou also Claudia Santos!
perry smith
This has gotta be one of the best. So close, so, oh so wish I had been there.
Andrew Hunter-GrahamPhoto Uploader
Thankyou Perry, Really appreciate it!
Ezequiel Soares de souza
Andrew Hunter-GrahamPhoto Uploader
Ezequiel Soares de souza, Thankyou!! Really appreciate it!
Grace Payne
I can't take my eyes off this photo... Definitely one of my favourite aviation photographs ever! A great capture of the 747 in flight!
Andrew Hunter-GrahamPhoto Uploader
Thnkyou Grace Payne, really appreciate the positive comment. I am so glad that you like it!! I fear that it was a once in a life time opportunity, as C-17's have done the flyby over the past two years. For the record, the C-17 flyby's have nothing on the display of this 747!!
Gafin Vod
not video?
Viv Pike
Stunning capture, Andrew. Do you perhaps remember who came third in the race that day? :)
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20-Oct-2018 B744Sydney ()Daniel K Inouye Intl () 08:18PM AEDT 07:28AM HST En Route
19-Oct-2018 B744Daniel K Inouye Intl ()Sydney () 10:07AM HST 04:39PM AEDT (+1) 9:31
19-Oct-2018 B744Sydney ()Daniel K Inouye Intl () 07:45PM AEDT 07:37AM HST 8:51
18-Oct-2018 B744OR Tambo Int'l ()Sydney () 08:25PM SAST 04:08PM AEDT (+1) 10:42
18-Oct-2018 B744Sydney ()OR Tambo Int'l () 02:21PM AEDT 06:04PM SAST 12:42
17-Oct-2018 B744Hong Kong Int'l ()Sydney () 08:33PM HKT 07:56AM AEDT (+1) 8:22
17-Oct-2018 B744Sydney ()Hong Kong Int'l () 12:04PM AEDT 05:50PM HKT 8:46
16-Oct-2018 B744Hong Kong Int'l ()Sydney () 08:36PM HKT 07:59AM AEDT (+1) 8:23
16-Oct-2018 B744Sydney ()Hong Kong Int'l () 12:24PM AEDT 06:11PM HKT 8:46
15-Oct-2018 B744Hong Kong Int'l ()Sydney () 08:30PM HKT 08:03AM AEDT (+1) 8:33
15-Oct-2018 B744Sydney ()Hong Kong Int'l () 12:31PM AEDT 05:49PM HKT 8:18
14-Oct-2018 B744Hong Kong Int'l ()Sydney () 08:45PM HKT 08:22AM AEDT (+1) 8:37
14-Oct-2018 B744Sydney ()Hong Kong Int'l () 12:04PM AEDT 05:34PM HKT 8:30
13-Oct-2018 B744Tokyo Int'l (Haneda) ()Sydney () 10:10PM JST 09:24AM AEDT (+1) 9:14
12-Oct-2018 B744Sydney ()Tokyo Int'l (Haneda) () 10:36PM AEDT 05:49AM JST (+1) 9:13
10-Oct-2018 B744Perth Int'l ()Sydney () 03:18PM AWST 09:59PM AEDT 3:40
10-Oct-2018 B744Sydney ()Perth Int'l () 12:13PM AEDT 01:08PM AWST 3:55
09-Oct-2018 B744Hong Kong Int'l ()Sydney () 08:40PM HKT 08:12AM AEDT (+1) 8:32
09-Oct-2018 B744Sydney ()Hong Kong Int'l () 11:58AM AEDT 05:45PM HKT 8:47
08-Oct-2018 B744Tokyo Int'l (Haneda) ()Sydney () 10:14PM JST 09:09AM AEDT (+1) 8:54
07-Oct-2018 B744Sydney ()Tokyo Int'l (Haneda) () 10:27PM AEDT 05:17AM JST (+1) 8:50
07-Oct-2018 B744Perth Int'l ()Sydney () 12:24PM AWST 07:09PM AEDT 3:44
07-Oct-2018 B744Sydney ()Perth Int'l () 08:56AM AEDT 10:11AM AWST 4:14
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