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Boeing 747-8 (LX-VCJ)

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CLX789 makes a spectacular wing wave as it climbs from Rwy 16R on delivery to KSEA on 9/30/14. (LN:1490 / cn 38077). The aircraft is named City of Redange-Sur-Attert.

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Walter Zamorano
GREAT TIMING
Mark Thomas
Pretty balsy at such a low altitude!
LELAND SCHMIDTPhoto Uploader
Thanks guys! No idea why this photo wasn't a FA staff pick?
ilikerio
It deserves to be a staff pick. What a great shot!
Nick Hesler
Holy crap!
WOW! Stunning shot!
johntalley1
Haha Tom I was thinking EXACTLY the same thing!!
Mark See
This gives a new meaning to the tower saying "early right turnout approved". Great shot!
sam kuminecz
Looks like a 74 landing at Kai Tak...craziest airport in the world...should say was.
Karter Hickling
For a second i thought this was some Boeing test pilot trying to be Tex Johnston!
Kevin Haiduk
You bought it new. At least get it of the lot :-)
n9341c
Now I know why my last freight shipment from Europe was crushed.
freybear
Great photo!
Anton Nel
Impressive! Well captured!
Jim T
"Honey, you missed the turn!!! You were supposed to turn left just after the mountain...."
John Povey
quite a turn
Tyler Emtage
Great shot! I can't believe this photo was not featured as a staff pick when currently there are 135 votes!
thegrump
I would have banked on this being a staff pick too.

-- from the US dept of Dad Jokes
anthony96
BANK ANGLE BANK ANGLE
Bill Snowden
There's something you don't see everyday!
BigAlOutWest
The Queen flies!
Gafin Vod
Have video?
Joan Williams
Gafin:
https://www.flyingmag.com/news/video-wild-boeing-747-8-takeoff/
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
25-Feb-2020 B744Viracopos Int'l ()Petrolina () 06:58AM -03 09:06AM -03 (?) 2:08
25-Feb-2020 B744Rio de Janeiro/Galeao Intl ()Viracopos Int'l () 12:21AM -03 01:04AM -03 0:42
24-Feb-2020 B744Luxembourg Int'l ()Rio de Janeiro/Galeao Intl () 02:07PM CET 08:49PM -03 10:42
24-Feb-2020 B748Novosibirsk Tolmachevo ()Luxembourg Int'l () 11:19AM +07 11:43AM CET 6:23
23-Feb-2020 B748Luxembourg Int'l ()Novosibirsk Tolmachevo () 06:08AM CET 05:56PM +07 5:48
22-Feb-2020 B748Novosibirsk Tolmachevo ()Luxembourg Int'l () 06:03PM +07 06:35PM CET 6:31
22-Feb-2020 B744Taiwan Taoyuan Int'l ()Novosibirsk Tolmachevo () 10:16AM CST 04:38PM +07 7:21
22-Feb-2020 B744Taiwan Taoyuan Int'l ()Luxembourg Int'l () 10:16AM CST Diverted
22-Feb-2020 B744Taiwan Taoyuan Int'l ()Luxembourg Int'l () 10:15AM CST 06:25PM CET 15:10
22-Feb-2020 B748Incheon Int'l ()Taiwan Taoyuan Int'l () 06:39AM KST 07:57AM CST 2:18
21-Feb-2020 B744Luxembourg Int'l ()Incheon Int'l () 09:07AM CET 02:47AM KST (+1) 9:39
20-Feb-2020 B748Kuwait Int'l ()Bahrain Int'l () 09:33PM +03 10:25PM +03 0:51
20-Feb-2020 B748Luxembourg Int'l ()Kuwait Int'l () 12:13PM CET 07:17PM +03 5:04
20-Feb-2020 B748Novosibirsk Tolmachevo ()Luxembourg Int'l () 08:25AM +07 08:54AM CET 6:28
19-Feb-2020 B744Kuala Lumpur Int'l ()Zhengzhou Xinzheng Int'l () 08:50PM +08 01:23AM CST (+1) 4:32
19-Feb-2020 B744Singapore Changi ()Kuala Lumpur Int'l () 04:56PM +08 05:34PM +08 0:37
18-Feb-2020 B744Luxembourg Int'l ()Singapore Changi () 07:25PM CET 02:04PM +08 (+1) 11:39
18-Feb-2020 B748Maastricht Aachen ()Luxembourg Int'l () 02:21PM CET 02:47PM CET 0:25
18-Feb-2020 B748Jomo Kenyatta Int'l ()Maastricht Aachen () 07:02AM EAT 12:59PM CET 7:57
17-Feb-2020 B748Bahrain Int'l ()Jomo Kenyatta Int'l () 06:32PM +03 11:55PM EAT 5:22
17-Feb-2020 B748King Khalid Int'l ()Bahrain Int'l () 03:30PM +03 04:23PM +03 0:52
16-Feb-2020 B744Suvarnabhumi Bangkok Int'l ()Luxembourg Int'l () 01:52PM +07 08:50PM CET (?) 12:58
16-Feb-2020 B744Taiwan Taoyuan Int'l ()Suvarnabhumi Bangkok Int'l () 09:34AM CST 11:56AM +07 3:21
15-Feb-2020 B744Luxembourg Int'l ()Taiwan Taoyuan Int'l () 10:36AM CET 05:35AM CST (+1) (?) 11:59
15-Feb-2020 B748Al Maktoum Int'l ()Luxembourg Int'l () 03:08AM +04 07:22AM CET 7:13
14-Feb-2020 B748Luxembourg Int'l ()Al Maktoum Int'l () 03:50PM CET 12:41AM +04 (+1) 5:51
13-Feb-2020 B748John F Kennedy Intl ()Luxembourg Int'l () 09:27PM EST 09:23AM CET (+1) 5:56
13-Feb-2020 B748Chicago O'Hare Intl ()John F Kennedy Intl () 03:45PM CST 06:15PM EST 1:30
13-Feb-2020 B748Anchorage Intl ()Chicago O'Hare Intl () 04:17AM AKST 12:33PM CST 5:16
13-Feb-2020 B748Hong Kong Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 10:39AM HKT 02:25AM AKST 8:46
13-Feb-2020 B748Suvarnabhumi Bangkok Int'l ()Hong Kong Int'l () 04:28AM +07 07:35AM HKT 2:06
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