The Long Range King: 777-200LR (VHHH -> EGLL)

On November 9th, 2005, Boeing set out to fly a 772LR from Hong Kong to London, going east. This extraordinary 22 hour and 43 minute flight proved the range capabilities of the plane and earned itself the nickname, “Worldliner” as well as a Guiness World Record title.


Hello and welcome to another spotting topic! This flight was a recreation of the famous 2005 flight between Hong Kong and London.

Bonus game: 6 of my pictures have an airport somewhere visible within them. Can you find and name all 6? Let me know in your reply below!


Positive rate, Gear up!


Bye bye Hong Kong, off to London!


After flying for over 13 hours, we are finally over North America. Cruising over the Southwestern US hi @Kamryn and @Alec


Funny how sometimes you complete a journey only to end where it began. One of the pilots may have attended flight school down at that airport 👀


A passenger in seat 36K looking out over the Appalachian mountains


Mandatory @ToasterStroodie tag for his favorite airport 😉

straight in 19 😜


Beginning our descent over Cardiff!


Final runway 27L, and a spectator in an F22 👀



A spotter captured this picturesque image, I wonder who it was 🤔


And that’s all for today! Feel free to rate my photos and leave any comments on how I can improve. Thanks!

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Stunning shots @IF787! Congrats what a awesome flight next up world loop! :)

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10/10 because you departed from HKG

and great photos

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A photo style everyone seems to love.


Very nice photos, the 6th one’s my favorite.

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I see my house 👀

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y’all start late descents.

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I was just following the STAR altitudes 🤷‍♂️

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Hi, I’d like to report a crime.

Kidding. Ace pictures, dude. Looked like a super enjoyable flight!

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ItsBlitz- if he lived in London

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I am going to go for that later this week just a coincidence that this was posted so close to when I planed to do it

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In case anyone is interested, this is the fpl I used. Once downloaded, go into IF and click “open flight plan”. You should be able to select this file to get the fpl

FlightPlan_VHHH_EGLL.fpl (17.9 KB)

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Lovely photos!!!

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