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Off we go into some nice blue pla-anes...

Posted 08-10-2013 at 12:27 AM by astrosammy
Updated 08-10-2013 at 12:40 AM by astrosammy

...flying high into the north!

Sadly, I don't have enough time to pre-fly both legs in FSX.
Anyway, here's a shot:



It should be easy to guess via which Airport I'll be travelling today...

It was a rather quick decision to fly to Norway again this year, from Hanover to Bergen, on a ERJ-190 (propably PH-EZD), which is completely new to me, and on a 737-700 (PH-BGH).

Departure is just four hours away, you can see me on flightradar24.com when searching for KL1900 after 04:20 UTC and KL1185 after 06:30 UTC.
(most ERJs have no ADS-B transponder, so the first leg will most likely only be visible for premium users)

I will try to get back to O-F this evening, with some nice plane photos.

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  1. Old Comment
    astrosammy's Avatar
    Sitting at Schipol now...
    Posted 08-10-2013 at 05:49 AM by astrosammy astrosammy is offline
  2. Old Comment
    Urwumpe's Avatar
    Schipol? Did you board the wrong plane???
    Posted 08-12-2013 at 02:22 PM by Urwumpe Urwumpe is offline
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    Codz's Avatar
    It's a KLM flight, so it makes sense that it would stop in it's major hub.
    Posted 08-12-2013 at 11:01 PM by Codz Codz is offline
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    Urwumpe's Avatar
    Yes, but it still feels somewhat stupid. According to Wolfram Alpha, the distance between Hanover and Bergen is 49 km....wrong Bergen.... 928 km. Hanover-Amsterdam is 330 km. Amsterdam-Bergen is 892 km. Means he travels nearly 30% longer distance compared to a direct flight.
    Posted 08-13-2013 at 07:48 AM by Urwumpe Urwumpe is offline
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    Well, it's a bit hard to get direct flights there. AFAIK SAS via Copenhagen is also possible.
    Posted 08-13-2013 at 10:57 AM by astrosammy astrosammy is offline
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    Last year I wanted to fly from JFK to Manchester, UK and the cheapest flight stopped over at Atlanta. I flew hundreds of miles south and then a few hours later, flew back over New York again...
    Posted 08-18-2013 at 08:52 PM by george7378 george7378 is offline
 

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