A long days work

Today New Zealand and the surrounding Islands & The Pacific had ATC. So I took advantage of that to get some flying in. Relying on my most flown route I chose Auckland to Napier and then the Return flight. After some misjudgments and miscommunication on Approach to Auckland I finally got in after flying for 1hr:55mns. (Also @QantasAviator was there)


Flight Info
Flight: NZ5011
Server: Expert
Route: NZAA - NZNR - NZAA (Auckland - Napier - Auckland)
Aircraft: Q400 (Generic)
Flight Time: 1hour:55minutes (Total)


The Pictures
(1) Planning the flight from Gate 40 at NZAA


(2) Sandwiched between 2 Sister Aircraft


(3) Takeoff! While 5 other Air New Zealand aircraft await takeoff from Runway 23L


(4) Mid-Flight to NZNR


(5) Seconds from Touchdown at NZNR)


(6) @QantasAviator and I sitting at the gates at NZNR


(7) Second Takeoff of the day! Headed back to Auckland


(8) Executing Missed Approach at NZAA


(9) Second times a Charm. Seconds away from a touchdown on 23L at NZAA


(10) Sitting at the gate after a long days work with a Delta 787 waiting in line


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It was a great first proper ATC flight in a little while, really helped create the illusion that I can go outside, when I cant. Till the next time, goodbye!


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Great pictures! ;)

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The Takeoff Picture Looks Lovely. The Execution One Was Unique, Not Often I See Those Kinds Of Photos 😍

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Loving it :)

Sad I couldn’t join you for the return leg. Glad you got to NZAA safely.

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For the love of generic liveries! Thanks for sharing!

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