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Old 1st Nov 2011, 20:19
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Toulon

The approach to the Signature(?) parking, to be met by the very pretty little lady...

hmmm, memories...
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Old 1st Nov 2011, 23:08
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Kai Tak at night was the most spectacular. Kai Tak during the day came second.
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Old 2nd Nov 2011, 15:13
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Ovieda/Asturias.

The approach goes somethink like this:- water, water, water, water, rocks, cliff, lightstarmacnumbersdown.
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Old 2nd Nov 2011, 21:57
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Nothing much spectacular about this one but the drop into Ascension Island (Widawake) is one I enjoyed. I am not flight crew but have spent many an hour in the jump seat of the VC10 flying into there. It never seems to amaze me that after some 8 hours of flying you can drop down when you feel like it, (no one else around in the middle of nowhere), and are lined up exactly on the centre line, aimed inbetween two mountains, on a dot in the vast South Atlantic.
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Old 3rd Nov 2011, 10:13
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having grown up in HKG, kai Tak it has to be both from from the air and also from the ground watching them come in over kowloon.
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Old 7th Dec 2011, 14:32
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Results are in...the winners are

Over 1000 votes from pilots and passengers. The winners have just been announced:

1. Barra
2. London City Airport
3. Jackson Hole
4. Aruba
5. Male

See all top 10 listings, with videos from the flight deck.

Do you agree with the voters top 10?
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Old 17th Dec 2011, 04:17
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I have to agree with Capetonian and JEM about Capetown, also Seychelles FSIA RW13, very beautiful in VMC, very interesting in IMC! (RNP AR approach)
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Old 18th Dec 2011, 18:38
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Glad to see Gib has made the top 10..........always interesting reminds one of what it must be like landing on the deck of an aircraft carrier......when we had one of course

Also agree with the others about CPT.....
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