Takeoff and departure

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Ready for a red-eye flight. It’s 2230LT.

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Waiting for the pushback clearance.

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Taxi lights on.

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Towards the active runway.

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Approaching the runway.

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Before takeoff checklist.

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Climbing.

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Turning heading north.

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Our initial routing takes us over Kloten.

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Slowly climbing into the night.

En route

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The satellite image showing weather over the Atlantic for this flight. Expecting some CBs.

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The same clouds over BOTNO.

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Over DELAX stepping up to FL350.

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At ERETU reporting the position to Atlantic Centre.

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Entering the Brazilian airspace. Recife in the distance.

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Descending.

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São Paulo ahead.

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Vectored by Guarulhos tower.

São Paulo stopover

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On the final approach.

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Short final.

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Rollout.

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Vacating the runway.

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Crossing 09L at 0400LT.

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Guarulhos’ terminals.

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Turnaround time. Preparing the flight for Santiago.

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Taxiing towards the runway 09L.

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The military apron in the background.

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The day is breaking.

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Rotating.

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Sharp turn after the initial climb. SID informs us not to cross CGO VOR radial 072 as the Congonhas traffic is ahead.

En route

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Leaving Guarulhos.

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Tietê river below.

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Overflying the São Paulo downtown.

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Crossing the Congonhas airspace.

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The sun is rising.

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Brazilian Plateau.

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In the Argentinian airspace. Paraná River winds into the distance.

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Sierra de Córdoba.

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Approaching the Andes.

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Overflying the Andes.

Landing in Santiago

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Starting to descent.

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A turn over UMKAL.

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Vectoring.

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Gear down.

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Landing lights on.

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Flaps full.

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Short final.

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Full reverse.

Spotting.

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Towards the terminal.

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Taxiing.

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At the gate.

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Impressum

  • Project Open Sky A340 / PSS A340 panel
  • LSZH by FreeZ
  • Switzerland Professional by Flylogic
  • Guarulhos by World Sceneries
  • Mega Sao Paulo PhotoReal by Paulo Ricardo
  • SCEL2005 by Andres Valenzuela O./Franco Zunino S.