My World Tour Vietnam Airlines South Africa to Hong Kong

My world tour continues in my Vietnam Airlines Boeing 787-9. I have just finished a 13hour 40 minute flight from Cape Town across the Indian Ocean the Bay of Bengal into South East Asia. I have captured my morning take off and dawn landings and I hope you enjoy getting a little glimpse into the experience of that flight.
Aircraft-Boeing 787-9
Engine type- 2X General Electric GEnx. Based on proven GE90 architecture, the GEnx engine offers up to 15% improved fuel efficiency and 15% less CO2 compared to GE’s CF6 engine. The GEnx engine represents a giant leap forward in propulsion technology, using the latest materials and design processes to reduce weight, improve performance and deliver a more fuel-efficient commercial aircraft engine.Key to GEnx engine’s performance are its high pressure compressor, lean-burning combustor and lightweight durable composite materials, including the world’s first composite fan case and fan blades for commercial aircraft.

Flight details
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Flight duration 13hours 40 minutes
Departure FACT RWY 01
Arrival VHHH RWY 25L
Photos include
Fast rolling departure my favourite !
Rotate with Spingbok in the background
Positive rate gear up
Turning base @ 210kts
Early morning arrival 25L Warm sunny morning Hong Kong.


Nice! the last pick looks like you did a smooth landing!

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Nice photos gotta say they are not over edited, as they are just right. 👌 my favorite photo was the 3rd one.

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Yes it was I am getting the hang of it now. Thanks for the comment 🙏🏼

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Yep I hear that it was a nice angle . Thanks for the comment. 👍

No problem your doing great at landing!

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Meanwhile mine make the wheels go through the ground


I know those landings too 🙈

Funny that you say that😂 I just recently finished a flight with easy jet at LFPG and oh my damn was it a bad landing😂 cuz first I descended late which when I was approaching my speed was high so I did a go around after I made the go around I landed and the next thing I know I was on the gate already sooo I’m not good at landings either😂

Very nice :)

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Yeah I have been learning that timing the top of decent makes for everything to be sweet on approach and landing. I am starting descents at 200 miles when at 41000 and it’s making a world of difference to flying. I only fly my 7879. Hey good luck see you in the skies!

That’s a nice idea! And thank you!

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