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I Saw LH 744 Climbs Out ORD Today  
User currently offlineBig777jet From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1609 times:

HI to all-

I was walking out of the office to my car. I saw Lufthansa climbing out from runway 4L at O'Hare. I go whoa!! That's a Boeing 747-400 takes off on runway 4L which is 7,500 feet able to reach Frankfort flight! Yikes!!!  Wow! I looked my watched at 4:45pm. I drove to home to check the flight tracker I was right. Here it is:

Airline Lufthansa
Flight Number 431
Departure City (Airport) Chicago, IL (ORD)
Departure Time 08/27/2002 04:45 PM
Arrival City (Airport) Frankfurt, Germany (EDDF)
Arrival Time 08/28/2002 06:50 AM
Remaining Flight Time 05:56
Aircraft Type Boeing 747-400
Current Altitude 37,000 feet
Current Groundspeed 647 mph
Flight Status In Flight


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User currently offlineArsenal@LHR From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 7792 posts, RR: 18
Reply 1, posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1589 times:
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Well today i saw Easyjet 737 climbing out aswell, it was awesome, but to see a LH 744 climb out must have been breathtaking!

In Arsene we trust!!
User currently offlineJvW From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 173 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1587 times:

We sometimes have UPS's B741s & B742s (and the rest of the fleet, of course) takeoff runway 29 @ Louisville Intl. (SDF) just a little over 7,200 feet; but only on rather westerly windy days and a great sight indeed.

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