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 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


Takeoff and departure Just another foggy morning in Zagreb. Walkaround. Starting the engine number 2. Turning towards Runway 05. At the threshold. Entering the runway. Rotate. Positive rate. Climbing towards SK NDB. Turning left heading 360. Out of the clouds. Overflying Medvednica. En route Above Slovenj Gradec. In the Slovenian airspace. Approaching Austria. Crossing the […]

Short Haul Simming 21.03.2018


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


Spotting at Zürich Airport (ZRH) While waiting for my flight to Zagreb, there was an excellent opportunity to do a bit of spotting around Kloten. Terminal E hosts non-Schengen international, mostly long-haul flights. Like this one Thai Airways Boeing 777. The captain is preparing the airplane for the next flight. Before the arrival of 777s, […]

Flight reports 2.07.2017


Checking in at London-Heathrow (LHR) A view from Heathrow Terminal 2 aka The Queen’s Terminal. Aer Lingus A320’s on display and Terminal 4 in the distance. Another glance before boarding. Croatia Airlines A319 at the gate. Terminal 2 is the base for Star Alliance members. Landing at Zagreb Airport (ZAG) Landed and waking towards the […]

Flight reports 2.04.2017


Takeoff and departure Parked in front of the Zagreb Airport terminal. Taxiing towards the runway 23. Holding at the runway entry. Rotating. Departing. Zagreb in the distance. The local Lučko airfield and the interchange carrying the same name. En route Overflying Zagreb and the Medvednica mountain. Zagorje hills below. In the Slovenian airspace overflying Maribor. […]

Short Haul Simming 27.03.2017


Checking in at Brussels Airport (BRU) Non-Schengen Terminal B offers a nice overview of international fleet. Aer Lingus A320 with the old terminal in the backdrop. Panoramic view of the Connector building and Terminal A. Etihad A330 docked to a B gate. Belgian leisure carriers and Ethiopian Boeing 787 in the background. Croatia Airlines hired […]

Flight reports 24.03.2017