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Getting ready for Virgin Australias flight 1709 from Cairns to Brisbane.

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Just out of runway 15 there is Cairns hockey center. Would be great to play there...

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The SID gives passengers on the left a chance to see the airport.

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This fantastic city view is hard to get from the cabin. Sometimes we simmers are in a better position...

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Passengers on the right can have a view of the Atherton tablelands and the valleys.

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Changing sides again to spot the reef.

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Do not underestimate the distances in Queensland. The flight takes nearly 2 hours. The top of descent is just next to Hervey Bay, which could be seen in the distance here.

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Descending into Brisbane.

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On the STAR around the city...

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... and on final into the 01. I am sure Jack would feel a strong gravity of the bridge on the right.

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Deboarding at the Virgin AU terminal. Good work of the combination UT live and Pro-ATC/X.

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18 hours ago, lifejogger said:

Another great flight and tour!!!!!!!!!!  Enjoyed it Gerold!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thanks for your comment, John!

 

16 hours ago, Jack Sawyer said:

Fantastic Gerold!  I have flown under that one, yes, but not in a big jet like this.  Wonderful narration!

Many thanks, Jack. Indeed it might be a challenge to switch off the autopilot after establishing on the glide path and then manually detour under the bridge... ;D

 

14 hours ago, JohnnyJohnJohn said:

Beauties Gerold!  Well done!  :)  Two thumbs up!  8)  

Thank you JJJ!

 

14 hours ago, Rodger Pettichord said:

Thanks, Gerold. Loved the tour.

Thanks Rodger. A great coast to visit it seems - maybe even better low & slow...

 

11 hours ago, BradB said:

Your AU2 in cahoots with your P3D , looks fantastic Gerold . :D:)

Cheers

John

Yes John, I am also very pleased. I thing I can not get much more out of my hardware. Unless Orbx proves...

 

8 hours ago, adambar said:

Fantastic tour and shots Gerold! :)

Thanks Adam!

 

8 hours ago, RetiredFE said:

Very nicely done!!!

Thank you FE.

 

5 hours ago, Iain Emms said:

Fine set of shots these. 

cheers 

Iain 

Thanks for your comment Iain!

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