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A380 Demonstrator At LHR 11/02/12

Fri Feb 10, 2012 6:19 pm

Tomorrow an Airbus A380 from Airbus will arrive at LHR at 1010 as AIB001 for trials on BA's modified hangar departs at 1800 as AIB002
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RE: A380 Demonstrator At LHR 11/02/12

Fri Feb 10, 2012 8:25 pm

It will be a base arrival / departure so if you want a look head to the Eastern end.
 
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RE: A380 Demonstrator At LHR 11/02/12

Fri Feb 10, 2012 8:43 pm

I hope some of you will be there for pictures!

Can't wait to see the BA whale jet!!

  
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RE: A380 Demonstrator At LHR 11/02/12

Sat Feb 11, 2012 4:13 am

Hope i catch it on 09L arrivals but if it gets 09R arrival i wont mind too much as the NZ All Blacks livery 77W is due in at 10:10am and the Qantas A380 is delayed until 11:45am arriving, should be an interesting morning.
 
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RE: A380 Demonstrator At LHR 11/02/12

Sat Feb 11, 2012 10:27 am

I just sat on the edge of my bed and watched the NZ 77W land, followed right behind by the A380! Sorry no pics though, the sun's in the wrong place for good shots at the moment!
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RE: A380 Demonstrator At LHR 11/02/12

Sat Feb 11, 2012 12:53 pm

Quoting BAViscount (Reply 4):
the sun's in the wrong place for good shots at the moment!

I'm a little suprised and can't figure that out, 09's at 10am is perfect for photography at Heathrow, I have been many many times. The low winter sun would look great. If I wasn't stuck here at work I'd have taken the 250 miles drive for todays nice visitors.

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RE: A380 Demonstrator At LHR 11/02/12

Sat Feb 11, 2012 5:19 pm

Quoting Garyck (Reply 5):
I'm a little suprised and can't figure that out, 09's at 10am is perfect for photography at Heathrow, I have been many many times. The low winter sun would look great.

Depends which side of the approach path you live on, I suppose...
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RE: A380 Demonstrator At LHR 11/02/12

Sat Feb 11, 2012 5:51 pm

going home

Click on image for bigger picture.
Now on its way home.
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RE: A380 Demonstrator At LHR 11/02/12

Sat Feb 11, 2012 5:57 pm

Quoting Garyck (Reply 5):
Quoting BAViscount (Reply 4):
the sun's in the wrong place for good shots at the moment!

I'm a little suprised and can't figure that out, 09's at 10am is perfect for photography at Heathrow, I have been many many times. The low winter sun would look great. If I wasn't stuck here at work I'd have taken the 250 miles drive for todays nice visitors.

Don't forget I was sitting on my bed...in my flat...with south facing windows, not by the side of a road or in a field on the south side of the 09L approach path! What I meant was that the sun was in the wrong position to get any decent photos from my bedroom window.  
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