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Boeing 777-200 (G-STBA) - Flight 2TG from LHR-ATL on January 12, 2018 over the North Atlantic
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Boeing 777-200 (G-STBA)

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Flight 2TG from LHR-ATL on January 12, 2018 over the North Atlantic

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bigkahuna400
how does one get a picture like this?
Christos Psarras
The caption and registration are incorrect; this is G-STBA, a Boeing 777-336(ER).
Tom PawleshPhoto Uploader
Sorry about that typo. Yes, you are correct it is G-STBA. This was taken on the North Atlantic Track System (NATS). We frequently pass or are passed by other aircraft on the same Track. We are separated by 1000' vertically and are allowed to offset 1 or 2 miles right of center (called SLOP, Strategic Lateral Offset Procedures). We were centered while G-STBA was one mile off our right, 1000' below and passing us. GOOD EYES TO READ THAT REGISTRATION!!
Tom
CHRIS ROBEY
Great comment Tom. Don't you just love the acronyms! SLOP for heaven's sake...RVSM all sounds great in theory, but 1000feet vertical separation is barely four times the fuselage length of a B773, nicely illustrated in this shot. Even taking into account tail height, esp.on an A380, further cuts the separation down significantly where there is no lateral offset involved. Call me conservative! Better get back to my(paper)Jepp amendments...
braxtron
Raked wingtips = 773 :)
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
03-Mar-2024 B77WJohn F Kennedy Intl ()London Heathrow () 07:00PM EST 06:35AM GMT (+1) Scheduled
03-Mar-2024 B77WLondon Heathrow ()John F Kennedy Intl () 01:00PM GMT 02:51PM EST Scheduled
29-Feb-2024 B77WJohn F Kennedy Intl ()London Heathrow () 08:13PM EST 07:45AM GMT (+1) 6:31
29-Feb-2024 B77WLondon Heathrow ()John F Kennedy Intl () 08:41AM GMT 10:56AM EST 7:15
28-Feb-2024 B77WMale Int'l ()London Heathrow () 12:06PM +05 06:09PM GMT 11:03
27-Feb-2024 B77WLondon Heathrow ()Male Int'l () 06:29PM GMT 09:23AM +05 (+1) 9:53
27-Feb-2024 B77WHouston Bush Int'ctl ()London Heathrow () 12:39AM CST 03:11PM GMT 8:32
26-Feb-2024 B77WLondon Heathrow ()Houston Bush Int'ctl () 06:18PM GMT 10:32PM CST 10:13
25-Feb-2024 B77WHouston Bush Int'ctl ()London Heathrow () 09:58PM CST 12:43PM GMT (+1) 8:44
25-Feb-2024 B77WLondon Heathrow ()Houston Bush Int'ctl () 03:43PM GMT 07:48PM CST 10:05
24-Feb-2024 B77WHouston Bush Int'ctl ()London Heathrow () 10:01PM CST 12:30PM GMT (+1) 8:29
24-Feb-2024 B77WLondon Heathrow ()Houston Bush Int'ctl () 03:39PM GMT 07:42PM CST 10:02
23-Feb-2024 B77WGrantley Adams Int'l ()London Heathrow () 05:59PM AST 05:14AM GMT (+1) 7:15
23-Feb-2024 B77WLondon Heathrow ()Grantley Adams Int'l () 10:49AM GMT 03:00PM AST 8:10
22-Feb-2024 B77WSingapore Changi ()London Heathrow () 11:24PM +08 05:42AM GMT (+1) 14:18
22-Feb-2024 B77WSydney ()Singapore Changi () 04:55PM AEDT 09:01PM +08 7:05
21-Feb-2024 B77WSingapore Changi ()Sydney () 08:35PM +08 07:04AM AEDT (+1) 7:28
20-Feb-2024 B77WLondon Heathrow ()Singapore Changi () 10:09PM GMT 06:40PM +08 (+1) 12:31
20-Feb-2024 B77WMale Int'l ()London Heathrow () 12:39PM +05 06:52PM GMT 11:13
19-Feb-2024 B77WLondon Heathrow ()Male Int'l () 06:46PM GMT 09:34AM +05 (+1) 9:48
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