In celebration of the delivery of our brand new Boeing 747-8, we will be doing a two part flight! First, we will start by doing a demonstration flight for the executives of the airline, flying from the customer delivery center at KBFI to KPDX. At KPDX, our passengers will board the 747-8 for its first commercial flight from KPDX-KSEA! In order to give our executives a beautiful and scenic flight, we will be cruising at a low 8,000 ft by 21W. to take in the mountainous terrain. However on its first commercial flight, we will show the passengers how well it performs! We will make quick climb to 15,000 ft and rapid descent at 300 kts. to give them a great first impression of our new aircraft.
If you’re a very experienced pilot, feel free to do a fly-by of the best small airport in the Sea-Tac region, 21W! Take some screenshots from the tower and submit them to us at our website, http://www.ifairlineorganization.com!
ATC services will be provided for KBFI (Ground, Tower), KPDX (Ground, Tower), and KSEA (Ground, Tower)
Please arrive in any IFAO aircraft you wish! If you have the new 747-8 though, we would greatly appreciate if you showed up with that new beauty!
Airspace restrictions are in effect during the duration of this event. Arrivals and departures from all involved airports are forbidden. Interfering aircraft will be reported. Non-event aircraft will be asked to remain clear of airspace and airports utilized for this event.
Date: Sunday, November 15th, 2015 Time: 20:00Z Server: Playground Server
Flight Plan for KBFI-KPDX:
Cruise Altitude: Low 8,000 ft. Speed: 220-245 Knots Route: KBFI-HUMPP-RADDY-21W–LEARN-ROVRE-NACIY-KPDX
Flight Plan for KPDX-KSEA:
Cruise Altitude: 15,000 ft. Speed: 300 Knots Route: KPDX-SCAPO-ATASY-OLM-SONDR-KSEA
Even though I don’t have the update yet (still waiting…) I decided to try out B747-8 Boeing yesterday. Yep, my first time ;-)) It was quite “heavy” to handle, I would say, during take off and landing phrases. Need lots of practices, I guess.
Like the notice suggested, I took off light from Boeing Field, then after landing at the other end of the Bay, loaded up for Heavy and then took off for Seattle, back down on the other side of the Bay, then landed in Seattle 😎
The 747-4 is also a powerful bird, I’ve put in a lot of time going out of KBFI, under extreme weather, max landing weight, pretty much harnessing the magic of using the presets for direction, forward speed, vertical speed and after awhile being able to learn the max potential under duress. The results are too fantastic to post because last time I approached the subject I was kinda laughed at, which is okay, I dig aviation … and Aviators …