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Airbus A380-800 (G-XLEK)

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jet4ang
Great shot. How was this pic taken? Hopefully not a drone!
Cameron StonePhoto Uploader
ANGELO DROUTSAS, haha no I wouldn't fly a drone over the airport. It was taken from a Robinson R22 helicopter in an authroized area about 1500 feet above the airport.
Kerry Ahearn
A very fast chopper, to keep up with an A380's approach and landing.
Cameron StonePhoto Uploader
Kerry Ahearn, I know you think these are Photoshopped. They aren't. There are 2 authorized areas over the airport. Area 2 and Area 4. These were taken from Area 2, circling in a constant pattern inside the terminals. And from that comment you obviously don't understand how cameras work. We were stopped in one spot, and the plane flew past us. I adjusted my zoom to meet the needs for how close the plane was or what angle I wanted. I couldn't see anywhere near the whole approach, just the final mile or so. If you provide me with your email, I can send you the originals. If you even want them, I can send you the shots from the entire landing sequence that I could see.
Cbro4
Great Shot, Cam!
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
21-Jul-2018 A388San Francisco Intl ()London Heathrow () 07:59PM PDT 01:25PM BST (+1) 9:26
21-Jul-2018 A388London Heathrow ()San Francisco Intl () 02:42PM BST 05:29PM PDT 10:46
21-Jul-2018 A388Hong Kong Int'l ()London Heathrow () 12:04AM HKT 04:36AM BST 11:32
19-Jul-2018 A388London Heathrow ()Hong Kong Int'l () 07:32PM BST 01:42PM HKT (+1) 11:09
18-Jul-2018 A388San Francisco Intl ()London Heathrow () 07:51PM PDT 01:33PM BST (+1) 9:42
18-Jul-2018 A388London Heathrow ()San Francisco Intl () 02:37PM BST 05:04PM PDT 10:27
17-Jul-2018 A388Chicago O'Hare Intl ()London Heathrow () 09:43PM CDT 10:50AM BST (+1) 7:07
17-Jul-2018 A388London Heathrow ()Chicago O'Hare Intl () 04:43PM BST 06:52PM CDT 8:08
16-Jul-2018 A388Singapore Changi ()London Heathrow () 11:27PM +08 04:58AM BST (+1) 12:31
15-Jul-2018 A388London Heathrow ()Singapore Changi () 08:53PM BST 04:12PM +08 (+1) 12:19
14-Jul-2018 A388Los Angeles Intl ()London Heathrow () 03:59PM PDT 09:45AM BST (+1) 9:46
14-Jul-2018 A388London Heathrow ()Los Angeles Intl () 10:18AM BST 12:46PM PDT 10:28
13-Jul-2018 A388Hong Kong Int'l ()London Heathrow () 11:47PM HKT 04:32AM BST (+1) 11:45
12-Jul-2018 A388London Heathrow ()Hong Kong Int'l () 07:32PM BST 01:42PM HKT (+1) 11:10
11-Jul-2018 A388San Francisco Intl ()London Heathrow () 08:13PM PDT 01:56PM BST (+1) 9:43
11-Jul-2018 A388London Heathrow ()San Francisco Intl () 02:46PM BST 05:19PM PDT 10:33
10-Jul-2018 A388Chicago O'Hare Intl ()London Heathrow () 09:47PM CDT 10:54AM BST (+1) 7:06
10-Jul-2018 A388London Heathrow ()Chicago O'Hare Intl () 04:56PM BST 06:37PM CDT 7:41
09-Jul-2018 A388Los Angeles Intl ()London Heathrow () 03:59PM PDT 10:04AM BST (+1) 10:04
09-Jul-2018 A388London Heathrow ()Los Angeles Intl () 10:37AM BST 01:00PM PDT 10:22
08-Jul-2018 A388Hong Kong Int'l ()London Heathrow () 11:37PM HKT 04:32AM BST (+1) 11:55
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