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  103 Votes (4.58 Average) and 78,816 Views  

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Boeing 747-400 (VH-OEH)

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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 :)
RAY LLOYD
what a brilliant picture
Stephen Gardener
Great shot used to work for them for 40 years.
joefly09
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!
davemc380
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
RaymondR
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!
SIMPLESMENTE, BELO.
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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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
16-Dec-2018 B744San Francisco Intl ()Sydney () 09:35PM PST 06:37AM AEDT (+2) 14:02
16-Dec-2018 B744Sydney ()San Francisco Intl () 06:16PM AEDT 12:30PM PST 13:13
15-Dec-2018 B744OR Tambo Int'l ()Sydney () 07:08PM SAST 03:04PM AEDT (+1) 10:56
15-Dec-2018 B744Sydney ()OR Tambo Int'l () 12:22PM AEDT 04:29PM SAST 13:06
14-Dec-2018 B744Tokyo Int'l (Haneda) ()Sydney () 10:19PM JST 09:02AM AEDT (+1) 8:43
13-Dec-2018 B744Sydney ()Tokyo Int'l (Haneda) () 10:41PM AEDT 05:52AM JST (+1) 9:11
12-Dec-2018 B744Comodoro Arturo Merino Benitez Int'l ()Sydney () 02:15PM -03 05:56PM AEDT (+1) 13:41
12-Dec-2018 B744Sydney ()Comodoro Arturo Merino Benitez Int'l () 01:18PM AEDT 11:09AM -03 (?) 11:50
09-Dec-2018 B744San Francisco Intl ()Sydney () 09:41PM PST 06:48AM AEDT (+2) 14:06
09-Dec-2018 B744Sydney ()San Francisco Intl () 06:07PM AEDT 11:45AM PST 12:38
08-Dec-2018 B744OR Tambo Int'l ()Sydney () 07:28PM SAST 03:11PM AEDT (+1) 10:43
08-Dec-2018 B744Sydney ()OR Tambo Int'l () 12:08PM AEDT 04:41PM SAST 13:33
07-Dec-2018 B744Tokyo Int'l (Haneda) ()Sydney () 10:23PM JST 08:54AM AEDT (+1) 8:31
06-Dec-2018 B744Sydney ()Tokyo Int'l (Haneda) () 09:55PM AEDT 05:09AM JST (+1) 9:13
05-Dec-2018 B744Comodoro Arturo Merino Benitez Int'l ()Sydney () 02:01PM -03 05:27PM AEDT (+1) 13:25
05-Dec-2018 B744Sydney ()Comodoro Arturo Merino Benitez Int'l () 01:13PM AEDT 11:35AM -03 12:21
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