Aviation Photo #6867913 Boeing 747-438 - Qantas

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Low res rear port-side view of Qantas Airways First Boeing 747-438, VH-OJA Cn 24354, rolling out on Sydney's Rwy 16R (with flaps and spoilers deployed). Photo taken from taxying RAAF Boeing 707-338C(KC) A20-624, after the AAR Tanker carried out a cross-wind landing at Mascot, as part of the AAR modification flight trials on 10Dec1992. Apologies for quality.
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    Wolodymir Nelowkin
    Boeing 747-438
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    Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot)
    New South Wales
    December 10, 1992
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On 14Feb1992, I did a 0.6 hour 'Flight' in the Qantas B747-438 Simulator Representing VH-OJA, at Qantas Jet Base Mascot, Sydney YSSY. The sortie involved realistic Circuits at Kai Tak, Hong Kong (HKG / VHHH). The last circuit simulated passing through a Downburst on final approach. A short corrective climb was followed by a steep nose down attitude, with a late flare which caused a heavy landing. A loud rumbling noise simulated flat main gear tyres during rollout! What a realistic ride! Also, multiple approaches were made to Kai Tak, without having to take time to do the full 'go around' circuit each time.

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