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Amazing A340-600 Video

Thu Jul 27, 2006 12:26 pm

Sorry if this is a repost...

Video is awesome.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXK3ysePFIo&NR
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RE: Amazing A340-600 Video

Thu Jul 27, 2006 1:04 pm

Neat video of such an impressive plane.

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RE: Amazing A340-600 Video

Thu Jul 27, 2006 2:43 pm

It's a great video. It really impresses me how the pilots can fly such a large commercial airliner in that way.

Without going off thread, and staying with the cool airshow routines, what about these two pictures? How could the pilot fly the aircraft like that?


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RE: Amazing A340-600 Video

Fri Jul 28, 2006 1:43 am

Quoting TopJet001 (Reply 2):
Without going off thread, and staying with the cool airshow routines, what about these two pictures? How could the pilot fly the aircraft like that?

well, it seems the pics were taken in a vertical format, but rotated 90 degrees to a horizontal format.
 
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RE: Amazing A340-600 Video

Fri Jul 28, 2006 1:48 am

Nice video, the A346 sure does look good in the Airbus colors.

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RE: Amazing A340-600 Video

Fri Jul 28, 2006 5:15 am

Saw a similar routine at Farnborough last Sunday - they sure know how to put the A340-600 through the paces (a lot more so than the A380 demo). Still the highlight was the spool-up of the Trent 900s spooling up for takeoff from about 150m away...amazing experience  Smile
 
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RE: Amazing A340-600 Video

Fri Jul 28, 2006 6:51 am

Quoting TopJet001 (Reply 2):

WOW! Never seen those before, does anyone have the link to a video of that? I'll believe it when I see it Smile
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RE: Amazing A340-600 Video

Fri Jul 28, 2006 7:28 am

Quoting TopJet001 (Reply 2):
How could the pilot fly the aircraft like that?

The pilot was probably making a sharp turn directly above the cameraperson, and the angle at which the picture was taken makes it look as if it were going nearly straight up.
 
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RE: Amazing A340-600 Video

Fri Jul 28, 2006 7:33 am

cool video!

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RE: Amazing A340-600 Video

Fri Jul 28, 2006 8:05 am

Excellent video!! The A340 600 is such a beautiful looking aircraft. Its my favourite of all the Airbus types.
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RE: Amazing A340-600 Video

Fri Jul 28, 2006 9:26 am

Amazing what an empty plane is able to do.
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RE: Amazing A340-600 Video

Fri Jul 28, 2006 10:43 am

Cool video. Now imagine sitting in the last row while going through those maneuvers - fun!
 
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RE: Amazing A340-600 Video

Fri Jul 28, 2006 11:30 am

Quoting Panaman (Reply 10):
Amazing what an empty plane is able to do.

My thoughts exactly. Thrust to weight is everything!

Did you see the loose service cart from first class drop out the back on the climb out?!
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RE: Amazing A340-600 Video

Fri Jul 28, 2006 11:40 am

Does the Airbus' accelerate down the runway slower than Boeings? It seemed that way to me when I watched this video. That particular Airbus is growing on me a lot. I would like to travel on one, I will get that chance next March.
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