Takeoff and departure At the gate A17 in the early morning. Boarding. Pushback completed. Taxiing. Before the morning rush hour. Requested Runway 18 due to the southern departure. Landing lights on. Rotating. Leaving Frankfurt. Climbing over the German landscape. Greeting the sun. Above the clouds. En route Over ANEKI turning towards the KRH VOR. Baden-Würtemberg […]

Short Haul Simming 30.03.2018


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


Takeoff and departure A foggy day in Frankfurt. Walkaround. At 08:45 LT the weather clears up. Pushed back. Leaving the terminal area. Taxiing. Approaching the active runway. Taxiing on Lima Echo. Queuing up. Takeoff thrust set. Rotating. Over the airfield. Leaving FRA. The Frankfurt am Main downtown in the distance. En route SID endpoint at […]

Long Haul Simming 5.04.2017


Takeoff and departure Cape Town awakens. Clearance to start the engines received. Pushback complete. The last glance at the terminal. Entering the runway 19. Springbook 262 you are cleared for takeoff. Quite a difference in height from the ground of the front and the middle section of the fuselage during rotation of the -600. Gear […]

Long Haul Simming 26.03.2017


Takeoff and departure Docked at O’Hare’s Terminal 1. Concourse C with the United fleet in the background. Ready for pushback. Taxiing in front of Terminal 2. Exit via A9. In front of the active runway. United 944 you are cleared for takeoff. Rotating. Parallel takeoff with another United. Overflying Chicago suburbs. En route Chicago downtown […]

Long Haul Simming 21.03.2017


Checking in at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) On our way towards remote stands in front of Terminal 2. Condor Boeing 767 and MEA A320 at the gates of Concourse C. More Condor Boeing 767s and Air Canada Boeing 777. Lufthansa Boeing 747-400 and plenty of US carriers. Checking out at Luxembourg-Findel (LUX) Leaving the plane as […]

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