Scenic views from Kathmandu to Lukla

Hey IFC, today’s GA flight was from Kathmandu to the top 10 dangerous airport in the world Tenzing Hillary aiport (Lukla). Got some incredible views of the Himalayas and wanted to share it with you guys. Hope y’all enjoy :)

Flight Details-
Server- Expert
Flight time- 30 minutes
Route- VNKT to VNLK
Cruising altitude- 13000ft
Aircraft- TBM-930

  1. Parked at Tribhuvan international airport (Kathmandu)

  1. Rotate!

  1. Climbing up to cruising altitude with a gorgeous view of the Himalayas

  1. Cabin view!

  1. Descending into Lukla

  1. Cockpit view!

  1. Stunning view of the mountains

  1. Final runway 06

  1. Safe landing at Lukla

  1. Parked at Lukla

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I wouldn’t have dared to do a landing there on expert… 😅

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Haha! You should try it, it’s not bad at all :) you won’t get a violation if you obey the rules

I am more afraid of crashing… But I convinced myself and am on my way already

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That’s great!

But were the winds also at 50kts when you flew the route? My plane shakes violently…

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There was some turbulence for a few minutes but it’ll get calm soon

Some great shots you’ve got there. Nice work

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Thank you :)

For some reason the approach me to go higher but up there there was more wind I was catching 60 70 knots of wind

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Nice one 👍🏻👍🏻

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Thank you so much!

Some great screen shots right there! Keep up the awesome work as that’s some awesome work.

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Thank you so much :)

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