United's 3rd Longest Flight: Newark to Hong Kong

Newark Liberty to Hong Kong

Last night I did a group flight with @NYFLFlyer22, @Pajd02, and @Lufthansa2 (the flight was his idea). We said that would be our first flight together when 20.1 dropped, and we finally all got around to doing it. The newly reworked 772 is an amazing aircraft in the sim, arguably the best. I got to fly directly North over the U.S. and Canada, the North Pole (where I had never been in IF) and then South over Russia and China. It was so much fun and my first ultra long haul that I’ve completed without my phone crashing.

@NYFLFlyer22 did a Cathay Pacific 77W from JFK instead and met up with us in the air.

Details

Newark, NJ, USA to Hong Kong
EWR - HKG • KEWR - VHHH
Boeing 777-200ER (United Airlines)
15:00
🇺🇸 • 🇭🇰
@JulianB


Rotating out of New Jersey (that gear tilt 😍)

Turning away from busy NYC airspace

Sunrise filling the plane with a subtle orange glow over far Northern Canada

Cruising above the Arctic Ocean at FL360 in broad daylight

As quick as it rose, the sun sets and we get another orange gleam over Russia

Descending into metropolitan Hong Kong

The famous, mountainous sharp turn to a short final at HKG

Greasing on 25R at Hong Kong International with the turquoise bay and gorgeous mountains surrounding us

All of us unloading sleepy passengers at the gate!

Using instrument procedures, the reworked 772, taxiway diagrams, and VNAV made this flight 100x more fun. 20.1 makes me just want to fly all day long.

Thanks for checking out this post, feel free to leave feedback below.

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Love the pictures!

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thank you!

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Wow! I love that last one, great work :)

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thx for the kind words!

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awesome ! great job, gg with the pics.

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thanks man

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Love em’ Maybe try adding some light. I could barely see in the nighttime ones.

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Yeah I could barely see them myself lol next time I’m gonna raise the brightness.

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Awesome photos!!

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thank you bro!

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Those are some nice photo. That sure must’ve been a long flight!

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thank you! yes it was very long, longest flight i’ve ever completed.

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Ahh, yes. My great state where you can’t make a left turn 😂

All jokes aside, love the pics 😍

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haha thanks man. Next time they’re definitely gonna be brighter

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love them

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What a miracle, your app didn’t crash halfway through.

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I know! Every other time my app had crashed so I definitely had my doubts but thank goodness I was able to land it in the end.

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I was on ICN-ATL my first real long haul with the 777-200ER bad I crashed 8 hours in and I was so bummed about it. I’m glad yours didn’t crash though because those of some nice pictures.

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My device just crashed on a 40min flight! Weird because I just did a 5hour flight without it crashing.

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