Boeing 777-200 (G-STBA)
Flight 2TG from LHR-ATL on January 12, 2018 over the North Atlantic
how does one get a picture like this?
The caption and registration are incorrect; this is G-STBA, a Boeing 777-336(ER).
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!!
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...
Raked wingtips = 773 :)
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|03-Apr-2023||B77W||London Heathrow (LHR / EGLL)||John F Kennedy Intl (KJFK)||02:45PM BST||05:20PM EDT||Scheduled|
|02-Apr-2023||777||San Francisco Int'l (KSFO)||London Heathrow (LHR / EGLL)||04:35PM PDT||10:03AM BST (+1)||Scheduled|
|02-Apr-2023||B77W||London Heathrow (LHR / EGLL)||San Francisco Int'l (KSFO)||11:20AM BST||02:05PM PDT||Scheduled|
|01-Apr-2023||B77W||Philadelphia Intl (KPHL)||London Heathrow (LHR / EGLL)||09:07PM EDT||08:23AM BST (+1)||6:15|
|01-Apr-2023||777||Chicago O'Hare Intl (KORD)||London Heathrow (LHR / EGLL)||05:00PM CDT||06:25AM BST (+1)||Cancelled|
|01-Apr-2023||B77W||London Heathrow (LHR / EGLL)||Philadelphia Intl (KPHL)||02:03PM BST||05:08PM EDT||8:05|
|01-Apr-2023||777||London Heathrow (LHR / EGLL)||Chicago O'Hare Intl (KORD)||10:45AM BST||12:37PM CDT||Cancelled|
|28-Mar-2023||777||Chicago O'Hare Intl (KORD)||London Heathrow (LHR / EGLL)||05:00PM CDT||06:25AM BST (+1)||Cancelled|
|28-Mar-2023||777||London Heathrow (LHR / EGLL)||Chicago O'Hare Intl (KORD)||10:45AM BST||01:05PM CDT||Cancelled|
|22-Mar-2023||B77W||Grantley Adams Int'l (BGI / TBPB)||London Heathrow (LHR / EGLL)||05:53PM AST||05:06AM GMT (+1)||7:13|
|22-Mar-2023||B77W||London Heathrow (LHR / EGLL)||Grantley Adams Int'l (BGI / TBPB)||10:54AM GMT||03:22PM AST||8:28|
|21-Mar-2023||B77W||Philadelphia Intl (KPHL)||London Heathrow (LHR / EGLL)||08:16PM EDT||06:36AM GMT (+1)||6:19|
|21-Mar-2023||B77W||London Heathrow (LHR / EGLL)||Philadelphia Intl (KPHL)||02:25PM GMT||05:46PM EDT||7:21|
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