blog back log 13 September
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this was a flight from Zurich airport to BHX Birmingham airport on 13 September 2006
I got this camera out near the french coast when we were at 30 000 feet
zooming in to a super tanker
the white cliffs of Dover
London north of the Thames - I saw the millenium dome clearly but was too slow to snap it
possibly Luton airport
and possibly Coventry airport
VATSIM-UK AVC/VSCS (22.214.171.124) | ASRC (126.96.36.199): "Minimum descent clearance is 2500ft due to the Sutton Coldfield TV mast at 1358ft and the Tamworth mast at 1501ft.
Taxiway Charlie is not yet in any scenery file, so all aircraft requiring the terminals will have to vacate at the end. For this reason, aircraft on approach should be spaced at least 5nm apart for runway 15.
From CHASE: Leave CHASE heading 180°, then right heading 330° downwind.
From GROVE: Leave GROVE heading 330° downwind.
Aircraft on a GROVE arrival can normally be given a heading around 290° after HON, before right heading 330° downwind, if traffic permits.
From downwind: Right 060° base leg, descending to 2500ft minimum, then right heading 120° to intercept from the right."
down wind leg of the BHX circuit
the airport is behind us and to the right
the Warwickshire County Cricket Club ground - and the twin towers are at Horsefair with the new green glass SAS hotel
then we turn right and fly towards Erdington church
and turn right again towards the runway at BHX
definitely the M6 motorway
allotments in Sheldon
Sheldon Country park by the airport perimeter fence
but many many failed attempts at uploads at last it all works
These pictures taken whilest taxiing to the terminal
after landing at BHX
of the wing flaps mechanism
Altitudes of Departing Aircraft
niose abatement roots to BHX
Welcome To The Official Birmingham International Airport Website
site:www.bhx.co.uk circuit - Google Search
BIRMINGHAM EGBB data from National Air traffic Services - needs log on to site
DialMET Meteorological Information Service: "European MET
with links to other European meteorological information service providers"
METAR Site Information for EGBB in Birmingham / Airport, United Kingdom of Great Britain & N. Ireland
Halfpenny Green - Google Search as a private pilot living in Wolverhampton, I once took off from here and overflew Birmingham Airport at 3500 feet
Boeing Company: "Birmingham International Airport
IATA/ICAO CODE: BHX/EGBB
and VIRTUALLY VATSIM-UK AVC/VSCS (188.8.131.52) | ASRC (184.108.40.206)
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