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BOEING 747-8 (LX-VCJ) - 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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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.

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anthony geinopolos
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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/
Hensley Garcia
damn!
scottieshea
I was fortunate enough to see this that day, there was something going on with the museums and I was down at the windsock. Sort of scared me as I had no idea why it was rolling so hard!
a mentor
Sure makes a GREAT pic!!
Wyatt Naylor
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
02-Aug-2021 B748Anchorage Intl ()Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Int'l () 01:24PM AKDT 11:11PM CDT En Route
02-Aug-2021 B748Hong Kong Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 12:26PM HKT 05:50AM AKDT 9:23
02-Aug-2021 B744Suvarnabhumi Bangkok Int'l ()Hong Kong Int'l () 06:52AM +07 10:07AM HKT 2:14
01-Aug-2021 B744Luxembourg Int'l ()Suvarnabhumi Bangkok Int'l () 12:20PM CEST 03:32AM +07 (+1) 10:11
31-Jul-2021 B748Houston Bush Int'ctl ()Luxembourg Int'l () 05:08PM CDT 08:53AM CEST (+1) 8:44
31-Jul-2021 B748Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Int'l ()Houston Bush Int'ctl () 01:14PM CDT 03:08PM CDT 1:54
31-Jul-2021 B748Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l ()Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Int'l () 10:06AM CDT 10:55AM CDT 0:48
30-Jul-2021 B748Anchorage Intl ()Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l () 09:39PM AKDT 07:43AM CDT (+1) 7:04
30-Jul-2021 B748Hong Kong Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 09:14PM HKT 02:30PM AKDT 9:15
30-Jul-2021 B748Kuala Lumpur Int'l ()Hong Kong Int'l () 03:37PM +08 07:00PM HKT 3:23
30-Jul-2021 B744Almaty ()Kuala Lumpur Int'l () 04:38AM +06 01:34PM +08 6:55
30-Jul-2021 B744Almaty ()Hong Kong Int'l () 04:38AM +06 Diverted
29-Jul-2021 B744Luxembourg Int'l ()Almaty () 04:58PM CEST 02:49AM +06 (+1) 5:50
29-Jul-2021 B748Near Baku, BakıLuxembourg Int'l () First seen 10:28AM +04 01:03PM CEST 4:34
29-Jul-2021 B744Suvarnabhumi Bangkok Int'l ()Luxembourg Int'l () 03:50AM +07 12:30PM CEST (?) 13:40
28-Jul-2021 B744Taiwan Taoyuan Int'l ()Suvarnabhumi Bangkok Int'l () 11:57PM CST 01:55AM +07 (+1) 2:57
28-Jul-2021 B748Near BakuTaiwan Taoyuan Int'l () First seen 09:00AM +04 09:10PM CST 8:10
27-Jul-2021 B748Luxembourg Int'l ()Heydar Aliyev Int'l () 10:18PM CEST 04:26AM +04 (+1) (?) 4:08
27-Jul-2021 B748Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l ()Luxembourg Int'l () 01:57AM CDT 07:20PM CEST 10:22
26-Jul-2021 B748Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Int'l ()Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l () 10:36PM CDT 11:24PM CDT 0:48
26-Jul-2021 B748Anchorage Intl ()Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Int'l () 07:54AM AKDT 05:37PM CDT 6:42
26-Jul-2021 B748Hong Kong Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 12:22PM HKT 05:39AM AKDT 9:17
26-Jul-2021 B744Suvarnabhumi Bangkok Int'l ()Hong Kong Int'l () 06:21AM +07 09:41AM HKT 2:20
25-Jul-2021 B744Luxembourg Int'l ()Suvarnabhumi Bangkok Int'l () 12:46PM CEST 04:18AM +07 (+1) 10:31
24-Jul-2021 B748Houston Bush Int'ctl ()Luxembourg Int'l () 06:05PM CDT 10:06AM CEST (+1) 9:01
24-Jul-2021 B748Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Int'l ()Houston Bush Int'ctl () 02:05PM CDT 03:57PM CDT 1:51
24-Jul-2021 B748Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l ()Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Int'l () 11:35AM CDT 12:22PM CDT 0:47
23-Jul-2021 B748Anchorage Intl ()Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l () 11:31PM AKDT 09:30AM CDT (+1) 6:58
24-Jul-2021 B748Hong Kong Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 04:20AM HKT 10:02PM AKDT (-1) 9:42
23-Jul-2021 B748Kuala Lumpur Int'l ()Hong Kong Int'l () 10:37PM +08 02:00AM HKT (+1) 3:23
23-Jul-2021 B748Almaty ()Kuala Lumpur Int'l () 10:19AM +06 07:09PM +08 (?) 6:49
22-Jul-2021 B748Luxembourg Int'l ()Almaty () 10:30PM CEST 08:25AM +06 (+1) 5:55
22-Jul-2021 B748Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()Luxembourg Int'l () 01:36AM PDT 07:29PM CEST 8:52
21-Jul-2021 B748Los Angeles Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 09:37PM PDT 11:31PM PDT 1:54
20-Jul-2021 B748Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l ()Luxembourg Int'l () 12:52PM CDT 06:23AM CEST (+1) 10:31
20-Jul-2021 B748Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Int'l ()Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l () 08:50AM CDT 09:43AM CDT 0:53
19-Jul-2021 B748Anchorage Intl ()Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Int'l () 09:18PM AKDT 07:06AM CDT (+1) 6:48
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