Server: Training Server 1
Region: Australia Area
London 30 October 2016, 08:00:00 GMT UTC
Sydney 30 October 2016, 19:00:00 AEDT UTC+11 hours
Los Angeles 30 October 2016, 01:00:00 PDT UTC-7 hours
New York 30 October 2016, 04:00:00 EDT UTC-4 hours
Aircraft: B744 - Qantas or B742 - Any
NOTAM: B747 Celebration Flight Part 1.
Climb rate 1800ft. Climb speed 240kts.
Cruise level FL200. Cruise speed 320kts. TOD @ YORG descent rate 700ft to 10,000ft until clear of mountain range to 5000ft. Descent speed 240kts
In March 1979, Qantas operated its final Boeing 707 flight from Auckland to Sydney, and became the only airline in the world to have a fleet that consisted of Boeing 747s only. That same year Qantas introduced Business class—the first airline in the world to do so.
This event is part 1 of a 2 part event for our B747 Celebration. (Part 2 via this link). This event celebrates the beginning of the Kangaroo Route with a flight taking off from YSSY, flying around the Sydney region (overhead of YORG) before landing at Canberra - YSCB. Photo call around Fairburn Apron (Right off RWY 35) at YSCB on completion.
Find charts for Canberra & Sydney at the bottom of the page at IF-Charts
Event is open to all, please bring your B744 in Qantas Livery or any B742 to represent the era.
All Qantas Virtual Pilots please feel free to use your Pilot ID as your Callsign, the hours can be claimed for PIREP.
- Jordy QVA0230