The Aviation Thread [Contains Lots of Awesome Pictures]


Somebody give that pilot a bonus! :love: The aurora is the main reason why I aim for a window seat on the northern side (i.e. starboard going west and portside going east) on every transatlantic flight. And yet, it still took over 200 of those until I got to see this:

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This was the flight, in case you're wondering where they did the 360:

 
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"Standby to copy a number..."
 
Thread about bees grounding a plane.



I don't get why the beekeeper wasn't allowed to touch the plane. He would use a bee brush that is about as harmless as you can get. Or a vacuum removal system that would require a ludicrous amount of effort to damage the plane.

Just glad that the bees decided to exit stage left.
 
Someone may have picked that connection on purpose 😇

I’d be shocked if they hadn’t! :mrgreen:

Did you get a decent meal as well? Back when LATAM was still giving away biz class on their Frankfurt-Madrid flights (which then continued to Santiago de Chile), they surprised me very nicely by providing a full dinner.
 
I’d be shocked if they hadn’t! :mrgreen:

Did you get a decent meal as well? Back when LATAM was still giving away biz class on their Frankfurt-Madrid flights (which then continued to Santiago de Chile), they surprised me very nicely by providing a full dinner.
More a nice snack... Lamb cold cuts in curry, delish cheese, gipfeli, dessert. One let-down, they didn't use the twenty minutes waiting for French ATC for drinks :shakefist:

The return will be quite different, E195 & A220 🤏
 
The return will be quite different, E195 & A220 🤏
And here we go: Big fans, small plane 😏

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Saudis visiting Airbus Helicopters?



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The British Empire (to scale)
 

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Had my first "is there a doctor onboard?" moment a few days ago 😬 apparently someone collapsed during climbing, not sure how it turned out... Either very good or very bad, we did continue the 1.5h flight instead of pulling a U-turn right there and then 🤷‍♂️ were greeted by EMS at arrival.

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I got several close fly-bys by various jets while charging at Jagel, didn't bother taking pictures because I was busy covering my ears 🙉

Same here near Nörvenich AB. I didn’t have to cover my ears, but the jets definitely interrupted my conversation, so it was hardly even an inconvenience.
 
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