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Your most scenic High altitude route

Old 10th Apr 2018, 13:50
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Your most scenic High altitude route

The one linked here is L888 in China...


What is your favourite?
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Old 10th Apr 2018, 14:17
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Lima Triple 8 for sure.... beautiful !
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Old 10th Apr 2018, 14:27
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Don't remember the identifier, but DXB-PEK went straight past K2.
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Old 10th Apr 2018, 15:31
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Just flew this yesterday, MEA of FL250. Like being on another planet. A volcano with a crater lake at its base not a cloud in the sky. Noon time with the sun overhead. We were in awe of the beauty of the southern Andes.
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Old 10th Apr 2018, 23:37
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approaching PURPA from the SW at FL350
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Old 11th Apr 2018, 00:27
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JFK-HKG

JFK-HKG via Greenland and the N/Pole
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Old 11th Apr 2018, 05:14
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Aren't the best high altitude routes in the crew rest area? Using the non-american pronunciation, that is...
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Old 11th Apr 2018, 05:33
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Zion park, Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Comb Ridge, skirt south of Moab and finially over the Rockies.

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Old 11th Apr 2018, 05:52
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One memorable flight for scenic wonder was PANC-KBFI on a crystal-clear day. Where the mountains meet the sea for sure!
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Old 11th Apr 2018, 06:09
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YPPH-YNWN.

Beautiful GAFA the whole way. Unmissable!
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Old 11th Apr 2018, 06:55
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Scoresby Sund on a clear day later in the summer when the icebergs are in the fjiord.
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Old 11th Apr 2018, 07:33
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I agree that the route northwest to PANC is awesome. I find Afghanistan to be quite incredible as well, morebso in the winter.

anyone else?
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Old 11th Apr 2018, 09:28
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I'm with you Bloggs. (#10)
On a good clear day the GAFA goes for flamin' miles.

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Old 11th Apr 2018, 11:28
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Not as high but scenic. USA south-west has incredible scenery.


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Old 11th Apr 2018, 11:30
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Iím with schoonerunderwood.

JFK HKG over the Pole is fantastic.

Nice photos...
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Old 11th Apr 2018, 14:05
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Crossing the Himalaya (Karakoram) through PURPA; even more impressive on a gin-clear full moon night!
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Old 11th Apr 2018, 15:49
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This thread reminds me of a old mystery - I was travelling back from Japan - LHR back in the 90s and at some point not long, perhaps 2/3 hours after take off was passing over uninhabited snow-covered terrain (Russia? China?). But the puzzling thing was i was seeing lots of parallel lines on the ground. My thoughts were fences, but too visible and too long. Power lines - too many in parallel. some kind of antenna or radar array?
I've since checked on google earth but find nothing similar.
Does that ring any bells with anyone who does this route?
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Old 11th Apr 2018, 16:43
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Where in the Midwest is that? Looks like Monument valley.
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Old 11th Apr 2018, 18:00
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Monument valley. Sparsley inhabitated so you could legally go down there to 500 feet. Tried if the thermals there would lift that can up on idle, but you still go slowly down.
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Old 11th Apr 2018, 18:02
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DEL-LHR over the Hindu Kush
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