Takeoff and departure Light rain in Zagreb. Catering finished the food delivery. Starting engines. Passing next to the GA apron. Entering the runway. Gear up. Turning left over SK NDB and overflying A3. Zagreb covered with the clouds. En route Overflying Medvednica. Entering the Slovenian airspace. In Austria. Overflying Klagenfurt. Contacting Munich. Bavaria in sight. […]

Short Haul Simming 27.07.2018


Takeoff and departure Docked at the domestic terminal. Even it doesn’t look like it – this is winter time, the Australian winter. Pushed back. On the taxiway G. Holding short. Towards the taxiway B. Crossing the runway 34L. Holding short while JAL 747 takes off. Approaching the runway threshold. Rotating. Positive rate. Overflying the domestic […]

Short Haul Simming 23.06.2018


Takeoff and departure Parked at the gate D4. Walkaround. Pushback. Pushback complete. Leaving the pier D. Taxiing on the taxiway A, passing nexto the pier C. Control tower in sight. Towards the taxiway S. Crossing the M4 motorway. Martinair 341 taxi into position and hold. Rotating. Positive rate. Turning right heading 094 at the waypoint […]

Short Haul Simming 15.06.2018


Takeoff and departure Lineup of yellow tails in Zagreb. Walkaround while Croatia Airlines Airbus taxies. Leaving the stand position. Holding short at the runway threshold. Taking off. Gear up. Overflying motorways A3 and A4. Zagreb in sight. En route Towards PODET. Overflying Slovenj Gradec in Slovenia. Germanwings 971 traffic is Gulf Air A330 nine o’clock. […]

Short Haul Simming 8.06.2018


Takeoff and departure In front of Terminal 1. LCCs on display. Cranking up the engines. Taxiing towards A1. Historic fleet permanently parked. Queuing up. After the easyJet departure cleared to enter the runway. Rotating. Gear up. Leaving Ferihegy. At 3.5 DME BUD VOR turning towards the BP631 waypoint. Budapest on display. Overflying the M5 motorway. […]

Short Haul Simming 3.06.2018


Takeoff and departure Tango Alpha parked under the Spanish sun. Walkaround. Pushback complete. Leaving the terminal area. On the taxiway R7. Iberia’s Mad Dog landing. Iberia 2866 you are cleared for takeoff. Gear up. Last glimpse of the airport. Intercepting the radial 278 SVL VOR. Overflying Seville. Towards the radial 360 JRZ VOR. En route […]

Short Haul Simming 1.06.2018


Takeoff and departure Boarding the Mini Bus. Preparing for pushback. Geneva tower Air France 1543 ready to taxi. Leaving the terminal area. Taxiing along the terminal area. Aligned with the outer A taxiway. Entering the runway. Rotating. Climbing out of Geneva. Lake Geneva in sight. En route After 8 DME GVA VOR turning left heading […]

Short Haul Simming 31.05.2018


Takeoff and departure Terminal A lineup. Boarding. Pushback complete. Towards the taxiway K. Passing the control tower. Holding short. Rotating. Gear up. Leaving Atatürk. Climbing towards CEK NDB. En route Leaving Istanbul. Finishing our SID procedure. The Turkish landscape covered with the clouds. Flying next to the Black Sea. Entering the Bulgarian airspace at VADEN […]

Short Haul Simming 26.05.2018


Takeoff and departure Poor visibility in Newcastle. Walkaround. Leaving the terminal area. Taxiing. Turning towards the taxiway A. Holding short while British Airways is on the final approach. Lining up on the runway. Gear up. British Airways A320 is taxiing towards the terminal. Leaving Newcastle. Overflying Newcastle. Towards the active route. Continuing towards GASKO over […]

Short Haul Simming 20.05.2018


Takeoff and departure At the gate. Some regional traffic. Boarding the plane. Pushback complete. Taxiing. Approaching Runway 04R. Poor visibility during takeoff. Rotating. Leaving Pisa. After 3 DME PIS VOR turning heading 264 and overflying the river Arno in the center of Pisa. Towards the PIS NDB. On the track. En route Overflying Livorno. The […]

Short Haul Simming 20.04.2018