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Boeing 777-200 (G-STBA)

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Flight 2TG from LHR-ATL on January 12, 2018 over the North Atlantic

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bigkahuna400
how does one get a picture like this?
Christos Psarras
The caption and registration are incorrect; this is G-STBA, a Boeing 777-336(ER).
Tom Pawlesh Photo Uploader
Sorry about that typo. Yes, you are correct it is G-STBA. This was taken on the North Atlantic Track System (NATS). We frequently pass or are passed by other aircraft on the same Track. We are separated by 1000' vertically and are allowed to offset 1 or 2 miles right of center (called SLOP, Strategic Lateral Offset Procedures). We were centered while G-STBA was one mile off our right, 1000' below and passing us. GOOD EYES TO READ THAT REGISTRATION!!
Tom
CHRIS ROBEY
Great comment Tom. Don't you just love the acronyms! SLOP for heaven's sake...RVSM all sounds great in theory, but 1000feet vertical separation is barely four times the fuselage length of a B773, nicely illustrated in this shot. Even taking into account tail height, esp.on an A380, further cuts the separation down significantly where there is no lateral offset involved. Call me conservative! Better get back to my(paper)Jepp amendments...
braxtron
Raked wingtips = 773 :)
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
23-Jan-2018 B77LLondon Heathrow ()Hartsfield-Jackson Intl () 02:20PM GMT 06:25PM EST Scheduled
21-Jan-2018 B772London Heathrow ()São Paulo-Guarulhos Int'l () 09:31PM GMT 06:59AM -02 (+1) 11:27
21-Jan-2018 UnknownShanghai Pudong Int'l ()London Heathrow () 12:44PM CST 04:56PM GMT 12:12
20-Jan-2018 B77WLondon Heathrow ()Shanghai Pudong Int'l () 02:02PM GMT 08:48AM CST (+1) 10:45
20-Jan-2018 UnknownLondon Heliport ()London Heathrow () 04:40AM GMT 04:50AM GMT 0:09
18-Jan-2018 B77WLondon Heathrow ()Hong Kong Int'l () 09:27PM GMT 04:40PM HKT (+1) 11:13
17-Jan-2018 B772São Paulo-Guarulhos Int'l ()London Heathrow () 05:43PM -02 06:30AM GMT (+1) 10:47
16-Jan-2018 B772London Heathrow ()São Paulo-Guarulhos Int'l () 11:22PM GMT 08:34AM -02 (+1) 11:11
16-Jan-2018 B772Chatrapati Shivaji Int'l ()London Heathrow () 02:10PM IST 06:26PM GMT 9:45
15-Jan-2018 B772London Heathrow ()Chatrapati Shivaji Int'l () 10:35PM GMT 12:03PM IST (+1) 7:57
15-Jan-2018 777Domodedovo Int'l ()London Heathrow () 05:30PM MSK 06:04PM GMT 3:34
15-Jan-2018 777London Heathrow ()Domodedovo Int'l () 09:00AM GMT 03:19PM MSK 3:18
15-Jan-2018 B77WHong Kong Int'l ()London Heathrow () 12:00AM HKT 04:37AM GMT 12:37
13-Jan-2018 B77WLondon Heathrow ()Hong Kong Int'l () 09:13PM GMT 05:04PM HKT (+1) 11:51
12-Jan-2018 B77WHartsfield-Jackson Intl ()London Heathrow () 09:40PM EST 09:48AM GMT (+1) 7:08
12-Jan-2018 B77WLondon Heathrow ()Hartsfield-Jackson Intl () 03:17PM GMT 07:16PM EST 8:59
11-Jan-2018 B77WJohn F Kennedy Intl ()London Heathrow () 09:16PM EST 08:33AM GMT (+1) 6:16
11-Jan-2018 B77WLondon Heathrow ()John F Kennedy Intl () 09:15AM GMT 11:30AM EST 7:15
10-Jan-2018 B77WBarajas Int'l ()London Heathrow () 07:08PM CET 07:49PM GMT 1:41
10-Jan-2018 B77WLondon Heathrow ()Barajas Int'l () 01:49PM GMT 04:29PM CET 1:39
09-Jan-2018 B772São Paulo-Guarulhos Int'l ()London Heathrow () 05:37PM -02 06:28AM GMT (+1) 10:51
08-Jan-2018 B772London Heathrow ()São Paulo-Guarulhos Int'l () 09:25PM GMT 06:22AM -02 (+1) 10:56
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