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Airbus A380-800 (G-XLEK)



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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.
Great Shot, Cam!
Awesome smoky landing!!
Kevin Haiduk
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
09-Dec-2018 A388Singapore Changi ()London Heathrow () 11:40PM +08 04:59AM GMT (+1) 13:19
08-Dec-2018 A388London Heathrow ()Singapore Changi () 07:56PM GMT 04:05PM +08 (+1) 12:08
07-Dec-2018 A388OR Tambo Int'l ()London Heathrow () 08:43PM SAST 05:48AM GMT (+1) 11:04
06-Dec-2018 A388London Heathrow ()OR Tambo Int'l () 07:04PM GMT 07:12AM SAST (+1) 10:08
05-Dec-2018 A388Miami Intl ()London Heathrow () 10:05PM EST 10:30AM GMT (+1) 7:24
05-Dec-2018 A388London Heathrow ()Miami Intl () 02:55PM GMT 07:20PM EST 9:25
04-Dec-2018 A388Miami Intl ()London Heathrow () 10:15PM EST 10:46AM GMT (+1) 7:30
04-Dec-2018 A388London Heathrow ()Miami Intl () 03:07PM GMT 07:37PM EST 9:29
03-Dec-2018 A388Singapore Changi ()London Heathrow () 11:25PM +08 04:53AM GMT (+1) 13:28
02-Dec-2018 A388London Heathrow ()Singapore Changi () 08:00PM GMT 04:29PM +08 (+1) 12:28
01-Dec-2018 A388Miami Intl ()London Heathrow () 09:58PM EST 10:52AM GMT (+1) 7:53
01-Dec-2018 A388London Heathrow ()Miami Intl () 02:52PM GMT 07:02PM EST 9:09
30-Nov-2018 A388Miami Intl ()London Heathrow () 10:12PM EST 10:57AM GMT (+1) 7:45
30-Nov-2018 A388London Heathrow ()Miami Intl () 02:37PM GMT 06:57PM EST 9:20
29-Nov-2018 A388Miami Intl ()London Heathrow () 09:50PM EST 10:36AM GMT (+1) 7:45
29-Nov-2018 A388London Heathrow ()Miami Intl () 02:50PM GMT 07:07PM EST 9:17
28-Nov-2018 A388Miami Intl ()London Heathrow () 10:22PM EST 10:48AM GMT (+1) 7:25
28-Nov-2018 A388London Heathrow ()Miami Intl () 02:35PM GMT 06:35PM EST 8:59
27-Nov-2018 A388Miami Intl ()London Heathrow () 10:40PM EST 10:49AM GMT (+1) 7:08
27-Nov-2018 A388London Heathrow ()Miami Intl () 03:36PM GMT 08:01PM EST 9:24
26-Nov-2018 A388Miami Intl ()London Heathrow () 09:57PM EST 10:44AM GMT (+1) 7:46
26-Nov-2018 A388London Heathrow ()Miami Intl () 03:27PM GMT 07:31PM EST 9:04
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