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14th Oct 2008, 09:32
From AvWeb 13th October.

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On Friday, October 10, Qantas's first Airbus A380 visited Auckland, marking the first visit of the type to New Zealand. It did a press junket promotional flight across the city and environs, filmed by a news helicopter, ZK-HST. This was heard on Auckland control 124.3:
"Auckland Control, Hotel Sierra Tango. We've filmed the takeoff, and we'd like to track to the city to film the flyover."
Auckland Control:
"Hotel Sierra Tango, do you have the A380 visual?"
"Affirm, Boeing in sight!"
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There's a pilot who got his priorities right !!