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Old 4th Mar 2022, 09:57
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Originally Posted by Foxxster View Post
Just flew overhead. A380 Sydney to LA. Took off, just done a loop what seems to be a few hundred km out to sea and returned to Sydney.

Interesting to see what the issue was. Doesnít happen often.

actually thatís an odd flight number. Is is mislabeled and simply a scheduled test flight.

there is a Qantas Sydney to LA scheduled for a 21.40 departure. Which was two minutes ago. But nothing prior. But that is qf11
QF operated several crew training/maintenance check flights on Thursday 3/3.
Not at all unusual as they did exactly the same with VH-OQB previously, and definitely only doing circuits.
Those QF60** flight numbers have even before Covid, designated either ferry, repositioning or training flights.
Hope that helps explain any randomness :-)
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