Takeoff and departure
Beautiful Queen of the Skies.
Walk-around. Checking the engines.
London ground, Virgin 019 request pushback.
After pushback. Virgin 019 taxi and hold short runway 27L via F B M U N2W.
Taxiing on the Bravo taxiway.
British Airways 747 docking at Europier. The old control tower in the background.
Turning towards Mike taxiway. Croatia Airlines A320 at the gate.
Ready for takeoff.
In the background T5 in the making.
Positive rate. Gear up.
Overflying WOD VOR and turning towards CPT VOR.
Overflying Nottingham. East Midlands Airport in the distance.
Lake District National Park.
Contacting Scottish Centre.
Crossing the Atlantic close to Island.
Empty cockpit at FL330.
Climbing to FL360.
Centre tank is empty. Shutting down fuel pumps.
Approaching top of descent, after almost 10 hours.
The Coast Ranges of California.
Turning towards San Francisco.
The drylands of California.
The Bodega Head peninsula.
San Francisco Bay covered with low clouds.
The Golden Gate bridge and Alcatraz Island in the distance.
Arrival and landing
Overflying Golden Gate Park.
KSFO on display.
Turning to intercept a localizer.
San Mateo Bridge.
Over the runway threshold.
Spoilers deployed. Reverse thrust.
Holding short to cross 28L.
Part of the United fleet.
Towards the gate.
Connected with the bridge.
Parked and secured.
- PMDG 747-400 Queen of the Skies
- Heathrow Xtreme by UK2000
- VFR Real Scenery by Just Flight
- MegaScenery USA 2004 Vol.3, Northern California by PC Aviator
- San Francisco by FlyTampa