Takeoff and departure
A beautiful beast parked at the gate A25.
Steering pin removed. Have a good flight, sir.
Next to Lufthansa Technik hangars.
Incoming and departing traffic.
Frankfurt cargo apron.
Ready. Spooling engines. Croatia Airlines on final.
V2. Positive rate.
Gear up. The Frankfurt skyline in the background.
Frankfurt Airport Terminal 2.
Left turn over A5 Autobahn.
Climbing towards northeast.
The German landscape.
Dessau and the river Elba.
Entering Estonian airspace. Tanks are still full and maximum altitude available is FL280.
Getting ready for a lengthy crossing over the Russian airspace.
Passing Kotlas (KTL VOR).
Polar lights over Siberia.
Approaching PTG VOR over Tunguska.
A slight deviation over Lake Baikal to avoid Cbs.
Sunrise over the Chinese airspace.
Overflying the Sea of Japan.
Descending over Honshu.
Arrival and landing
The Akashi-Kaikyo bridge.
Gear down. In the distance the artificial island with Kansai airport.
Spoilers armed. Flaps full.
On final overflying a 3 kilometre bridge that connects the island with the mainland at Rinku Town and Rinku Gate Tower Building, the third tallest building in Japan.
A slight crosswind.
Turning towards the terminal on taxiway R3.
Approaching the gate.
At the gate 1. After 12 hours…
- Commercial Level Simulations A340-600/PSS A340 panel
- Mega Airport Frankfurt by Aerosoft
- Scenery Germany by Aerosoft
- Japanese Airports by Overland