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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
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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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09-Feb-2024 B748Anchorage Intl ()Chicago O'Hare Intl () 05:22AM AKST 01:44PM CST 5:21
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