OU456 ZAG-BRU

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

W6253 BUD-SKG

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

IB2866 SVQ-LPA

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

TK1421 IST-ZAG

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

AB8228 TXL-STN

Takeoff and departure In front of the terminal. Boarding. Pushed back. Taxiing. Approaching the hold position. Entering Runway 26L. Rotating. Gear up. Leaving Tegel. Berlin in the distance. Towards the RW NDB. Continuing climb over BRANE. En route Overflying the Havel river. Cruise altitude. Above Hannover. Entering the Dutch airspace. Approaching Rotterdam. Leaving Holland. The […]

Short Haul Simming 11.04.2018

OU384 ZAG-FCO

Takeoff and departure Sunday morning in Zagreb. Regional airlines. Taxiing. Entering the runway. Rotating. Gear up. Zagreb in the fog. Overflying Kozara Mountain. En route At the cruising altitude. Less snow as we approach the Croatian coast. Traffic in sight. Over Mostar with the first glimpse of Adriatic Sea. Following Neretva towards Adriatic Sea. Overflying […]

Short Haul Simming 29.03.2018

Brussels Airlines reveals Aerosmurf

Brussels Airlines’ fifth iconic plane is ready to carry out its Belgian colours. The Smurfs design by the Italian Marta Mascellani, chosen by the public, will represent Belgium on a Brussels Airlines A320 named Aerosmurf.

Airlines Design News 27.03.2018

OU410 ZAG-FRA

Takeoff and departure Dark and foggy. Walkaround. Ready for taxi. Towards Runway 05. Taxiing. Taxi lights on. Approaching the runway. Landing lights on. Rotating. Off the ground. Reaching ZAG VOR turning towards OBUTI. The lights of Zagreb peeking through the clouds. En route Continuing towards OBUTI. Overflying Varaždin. Contacting the Ljubljana control. Approaching Graz. Cruising […]

Featured sim report Short Haul Simming 19.03.2018

W6272 SPU-BUD

Takeoff and departure Walkaround before the return flight to Budapest. Re-fueled and ready to go. Vacating the terminal area. Backtracking on Runway 05. Rotate. Positive rate. Gear up. Continuing on track 150 the flightpath takes us over Split. After the right turn towards SPL VOR we overfly Trogir heading towards SIRMI waypoint. In the distance […]

Short Haul Simming 12.03.2018

VA8340 LIN-NAP

Takeoff and departure Parked on the north stand. Poor visibility in Milan. Another Volare airplane takes off. Ready for push-back. Starting engines. Taxiing on C2. Control tower in the background. Taxiing on T. Milan in the distance. Approaching the runway. Entering Runway 36R. Rotate. Positive rate. Leaving Linate. Milano city centre. En route Overflying motorway […]

Short Haul Simming 12.03.2018