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BOEING 747-8 (LX-VCJ) - CLX789 makes a spectacular wing wave as it climbs from Rwy 16R on delivery to KSEA on 9/30/14. (LN:1490 / cn 38077). The aircraft is named City of Redange-Sur-Attert.
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BOEING 747-8 (LX-VCJ)

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CLX789 makes a spectacular wing wave as it climbs from Rwy 16R on delivery to KSEA on 9/30/14. (LN:1490 / cn 38077). The aircraft is named City of Redange-Sur-Attert.

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Walter Zamorano
GREAT TIMING
Mark Thomas
Pretty balsy at such a low altitude!
LELAND SCHMIDTPhoto Uploader
Thanks guys! No idea why this photo wasn't a FA staff pick?
ilikerio
It deserves to be a staff pick. What a great shot!
NickFlightX
Holy crap!
WOW! Stunning shot!
johntalley1
Haha Tom I was thinking EXACTLY the same thing!!
Mark See
This gives a new meaning to the tower saying "early right turnout approved". Great shot!
sam kuminecz
Looks like a 74 landing at Kai Tak...craziest airport in the world...should say was.
Karter Hickling
For a second i thought this was some Boeing test pilot trying to be Tex Johnston!
Kevin Haiduk
You bought it new. At least get it of the lot :-)
n9341c
Now I know why my last freight shipment from Europe was crushed.
freybear
Great photo!
Anton Nel
Impressive! Well captured!
Jim T
"Honey, you missed the turn!!! You were supposed to turn left just after the mountain...."
John Povey
quite a turn
Tyler Emtage
Great shot! I can't believe this photo was not featured as a staff pick when currently there are 135 votes!
thegrump
I would have banked on this being a staff pick too.

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Bill Snowden
There's something you don't see everyday!
BigAlOutWest
The Queen flies!
Gafin Vod
Have video?
Joan Williams
Gafin:
https://www.flyingmag.com/news/video-wild-boeing-747-8-takeoff/
Hensley Garcia
damn!
scottieshea
I was fortunate enough to see this that day, there was something going on with the museums and I was down at the windsock. Sort of scared me as I had no idea why it was rolling so hard!
a mentor
Sure makes a GREAT pic!!
Qatar123
It's bank angle time!
scottieshea
I cannot believe I was there and witnessed this. No camera, I honestly wasn't sure what was about to happen, and was considering running! I am glad someone else caught it!
Cook399
Completely safe turn when proper speed is maintained. Very nice photograph.
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
17-Jun-2024 B748Hong Kong Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 08:06PM HKT 01:35PM AKDT En Route
16-Jun-2024 B748Luxembourg Int'l ()Hong Kong Int'l () 10:45PM CEST 04:13PM HKT (+1) 11:28
16-Jun-2024 B748John F Kennedy Intl ()Luxembourg Int'l () 03:46AM EDT 04:21PM CEST 6:34
15-Jun-2024 B748Anchorage Intl ()John F Kennedy Intl () 01:54PM AKDT 12:04AM EDT (+1) 6:10
15-Jun-2024 B748Hong Kong Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 06:59PM HKT 12:28PM AKDT 9:28
15-Jun-2024 B744King Fahd Int'l ()Hong Kong Int'l () 02:37AM +03 03:48PM HKT 8:10
14-Jun-2024 B744Luxembourg Int'l ()King Fahd Int'l () 06:37PM CEST 12:49AM +03 (+1) 5:12
14-Jun-2024 B748Glasgow Prestwick Int'l ()Luxembourg Int'l () 12:17PM BST 02:41PM CEST 1:24
13-Jun-2024 B748Los Angeles Intl ()Glasgow Prestwick Int'l () 05:43PM PDT 10:55AM BST (+1) 9:11
13-Jun-2024 B748Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Int'l ()Los Angeles Intl () 12:43PM CST 02:22PM PDT 2:38
13-Jun-2024 B748Mexico City Santa Lucía Airport ()Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Int'l () 10:05AM CST 10:51AM CST 0:45
12-Jun-2024 B748Anchorage Intl ()Mexico City Santa Lucía Airport () 10:56PM AKDT 07:48AM CST (+1) 6:51
12-Jun-2024 B748Hong Kong Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 10:37PM HKT 03:56PM AKDT 9:18
12-Jun-2024 B744Kuwait Int'l ()Hong Kong Int'l () 03:35AM +03 04:47PM HKT 8:11
11-Jun-2024 B744Luxembourg Int'l ()Kuwait Int'l () 07:54PM CEST 02:00AM +03 (+1) 5:05
09-Jun-2024 B748Heydar Aliyev Int'l ()Luxembourg Int'l () 08:59PM +04 11:32PM CEST 4:32
09-Jun-2024 B748Hong Kong Int'l ()Heydar Aliyev Int'l () 03:22PM HKT 07:09PM +04 7:47
09-Jun-2024 B744Singapore Changi ()Hong Kong Int'l () 09:47AM +08 01:19PM HKT 3:32
08-Jun-2024 B744Luxembourg Int'l ()Singapore Changi () 12:38PM CEST 07:14AM +08 (+1) 12:36
07-Jun-2024 B748Chicago O'Hare Intl ()Luxembourg Int'l () 07:20PM CDT 09:54AM CEST (+1) 7:34
07-Jun-2024 B748Anchorage Intl ()Chicago O'Hare Intl () 07:37AM AKDT 03:38PM CDT 5:01
07-Jun-2024 B748Hong Kong Int'l ()Anchorage Intl () 12:57PM HKT 06:28AM AKDT 9:30
06-Jun-2024 B744King Fahd Int'l ()Hong Kong Int'l () 09:12PM +03 09:40AM HKT (+1) 7:28
06-Jun-2024 B744Luxembourg Int'l ()King Fahd Int'l () 01:00PM CEST 07:17PM +03 5:17
05-Jun-2024 B748Chicago O'Hare Intl ()Luxembourg Int'l () 07:24PM CDT 09:59AM CEST (+1) 7:35
05-Jun-2024 B748Anchorage Intl ()Chicago O'Hare Intl () 07:30AM AKDT 03:40PM CDT 5:10
05-Jun-2024 B748Komatsu ()Anchorage Intl () 04:06PM JST 05:32AM AKDT 6:26
04-Jun-2024 B748Near TurkmenbashiLuxembourg Int'l () 10:02AM +05 11:42AM CEST 4:39
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