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mlatsch
Michael Latsch 12
0:42 Absolute frustration about which approach to expect!
JimmyZ777
Loyd Champion 1
Welcome to SFO!
TorstenHoff
Torsten Hoff 7
I can't believe some people actually disliked the video.
21voyageur
Dan Chiasson 6
Now that my friends is a professionally produced video of excellent quality! Gracias!!!!
chuckmtl
chuckmtl 6
Amazing video ... amazing aircraft!
jbrnwll
Jim Barnwell 5
Good stuff! Thanks for sharing.
cbw
cbw 2
Thank you for taking the time to watch it. Not my work, obviously, but found it interesting. Thought the video was about to be over and looked down and it was only about 10% through, but I was hooked.
malinoff112
Donny Malinoff 1
Good share Collin White... Love my city!
Moers
Steven Meyer 4
One of the best videos I have seen of this genre. Exciting views of the SFO area and great commentary.Thanks, Lufthansa.
mfcdvm
Michael Curley 3
mewzikman
Len Seidel 3
I really enjoyed watching this beautiful aircraft approach and landing - amazing, the world's largest passenger plane!
biembo
A great educational video, that should be watched by aspiring pilots as well as technology people. This is a great career motivating tool for our young generation. Keep on showing them here.
JM32
John Marotta 3
I thought it was well done and put together like a pro. The diffferent angles and highlighting key landmarks was a nice touch. If you are in the business you know how easy thaey made it look. I love LH and know that they do a great job. Above the wing and below the wing operations are sometimes tough to unite. They always get it done with class !
itv5
Philip Mohamed 2
Great to watch especially in HD and very clear comms also!
inglez
Fantastic video. Professional approach.
prancer
prancer 2
Very nice..brings back alot of memories. My first flight into SFO was 1962 and my last was 2005.
Torpey
Mark Torpey 2
Great compilation from various perspectives. Impressive technology.
DavidEd
thank you for sharing.
chuckmtl
chuckmtl 2
Question ... to those of your with a lot more experience than I do ... why did the pilot repeat the word "retard" when he touched down on the runway? I'm curious.
shikharjoshi
Shikhar Joshi 2
Fantastic video! Where's the other part?
madbiker930
Adam Brown 3
actually, I apologize, I was incorrect. It's actually a reminder to the flight crew to move the thrust levers to idle
madbiker930
Adam Brown 2
its an automatic signal to retard the descent as you approach the ground. The computer is reminding you to flare.
preacher1
preacher1 1
It varies a little by plane but it is a reminder to the crew at touchdown to reverse thrust.
Derg
Roland Dent 1
Yeah..damn thing could do with a parachute at times.
preacher1
preacher1 1
Not totally sure, but after the computer recorded call out for retard, I think he repeated it as he actually did it. My guess only but I think pretty close.
Derg
Roland Dent 1
They all bounce...this model..haha..like a frikken Navy landing.
Derg
Roland Dent 1
For what it is worth W I think this thing normally lands with a hell of a thump The damn machine takes some stopping and I think the guys are keener on the early deck contact ASAP rather than a gentle flare.

[This poster has been suspended.]

preacher1
preacher1 1
LOL. That will dang sure slow the descent.
Derg
Roland Dent 1
When when you get an odd minute will you take a look at that Tupolev that over shot the runway on landing. So me thing failed brakes and some say thruster stuck.
preacher1
preacher1 1
I heard somewhere that brakes froze
FlySFO
Rohit Rathor 1
Wonderful video from a wonderful city! Thanks Lufthansa & Co. for sharing
jcr31047
Robert Duke 1
If only Wilbur and Orville could witness what they started! Only can imagine what an approach to SFO will look like 100 years from now!!
gilles5095
Gilles Gagnon 1
Tres Beau video hd super merci
mdtakamine
Great video...thanks!
rositzke
Doug Rositzke 1
mitchellgeoff
Geoff Mitchell 1
Proud to be European
mitchellgeoff
Geoff Mitchell 1
It makes you proud to be Europeon
Vetair
David George 1
Really enjoyed ! Thanks for posting. Happy New Year.
HIZZHONER
Ed Wagner 1
Enjoyed that very much. Thanks so much for posting.
prmath
Philip Mathews 1
Those gentlemen made it look easy.... Piece of cake
benhayounyves
Yves BENHAYOUN 1
So beautiful and so interesting ! many tks to LUFTHANSA and his pilots !
forddk
David Ford 1
Great video. Thank you!!
LDBowers
Dale Bowers 1
Great, been there many times, but this was a first in the A380.
jpcooper
Peter Cooper 1
Not an unusual Lufthansa landing. Get the aircraft on the ground as soon as possible & hit the brakes...the cost of replacement brakes is a lot cheaper than overhauling engines where reverse thrust has been over-used.
rheiser
Rupert Heiser 1
Super Video Danke
akirkham
Looks light my post did not register. This was a really first video. The crew seem to be so relaxed at this critical time.
e022850
earl harmon 1
awesome! those pilots are german cool, just another day in the skies with the RED BARON!
rmfg
Rob Gibbs 1
sthprt
james bohan 1
A beautiful video. Many thanks! And best wishes for a Happy New Year!
btweston
btweston 1
Really good video.
truckerken63
Kenneth Kibben 1
Excellent video!!
Derg
Roland Dent 1
Anyone know the length difference between left and right runway?
JohndeGroot
John de Groot 1
Great experience watching this cocpit view Thanks for this wonderfull videdo
Karimhassar
Karim Hassar 1
Excellent, I love this video
maxledoux
richard verret 1
merci tres bien fait bien aimer. i from quebec canada thank you everbodys. happy new year..
texnicoi
Ron Kemen 1
I enjoyed this excellent video. Thanks for sharing.
Moviela
Ric Wernicke 1
Those German pilot are really good. I might not be able to fly that machine if it called me a retard three times when I was about to land, jeez.
fracar
interessante per neofiti del volo
elynor91
Normand Hamel 1
Great video thanks for sharing.
fracar
interessante per neofili del volo
dfrandin
Dave Frandin 1
Interesting.. I'm quite used to hearing "Lufthansa xxx heavy" on the radio, but apparently this monster has its own new designation.. "Lufthansa xxx SUPER"...
deltafox60
Alan Charlier 1
Thank you.
Very great video.
crstardust
crstardust 1
Great video...loved it!
ondine
Jo Hammond 1
Amen! This has everything.
crstardust
crstardust 1
It is just a great video...thoroughly enjoyed it!!! PS...the last time we were at SFO, with all of the construction going on, our plane had to jockey for position, with several "holds" waiting for a space to open up so we could roll into our gate....never imagined a plane could be that agile with so many 180 degree turns just to get where we were going!!!
SootBox
SootBox 1
What a fun watch... ticked that Korean Air A380 Seoul-ATL service has been delayed to later this year (August?), was supposed to start today.
ChristianGillaspie
Good educational video. Thanks for sharing.
martinmurphy
Martin Murphy 1
Excellent, we should have more video's like this-very well done by all-thank you
winmyint
william hou 1
thank you for shareing
drivergal
KATHRYN VENNIE 1
Went to show this to a family member and it was gone! What a shame. Great video-very professional!
chuckmtl
chuckmtl 1
I enjoyed this video clip so much. I wonder why it was removed from YouTube. Does anyone know?
bentleg
Graham Bentley 1
A great video, however it has since been removed.
Malc
Malc 1
You can still see this video by going to youtube.com and searching Airbus 380 landing. It is great still!!
amwood22
Anthony Wood 1
What a shame it was removed!!!!!
mitchellgeoff
Geoff Mitchell 1
Why has this video been withdrawn
liddledmjr
liddledmjr 1
What happened to the video? It was great!
amwood22
Anthony Wood 1
Pity it was removed. It was 1 of 4 I think.
liddledmjr
liddledmjr 1
Thanks for the link Donna!
ove2
Ove Andersen 1
Fantastic video - thank you very much
linebet
Richard Garber 1
One of the most complete cockpit videos I've ever seen. Shows multiple camera angles including several from the ground. Great stuff!

Because of the water cannon salute upon arrival, I'm guessing that this may have been either Lufthansa's inaugural flight on the route or the first landing of the A380 at SFO.
partywichtel
partywichtel 1
Sehr nettes Video, Danke für den Einblick :-)....ob der Kapitän wohl aus Franken kommt?
ad8916
Aaron Donnelly 1
oowmmr
oowmmr 1
Fitting production for a magnificient aircraft.
erschwab
Eric Schwab 1
Nice vidéo Nice landing.... Thank's
FLANKER156
Troy Flanagan 1
What a great landing, with such an amazing aircraft.
SureshRamesh22
Suresh Khaire 1
volvos60
This video is great!!
johnmartin52
John Martin 1
Great Video. Thank's
tipi
Thierry PIVERT 1
Superbes images. Atterrissage parfait
boreas
Thanks for a brilliant utube.
paulbates
Paul Bates 1
Really cool! Thank you.
wfmmarcon
Gostei muito meus Parabens a toda equipe feliz Ano novo
Jpuck
James Konkel 1
Great weather for its arrival especially into an airport that can be very dicey at times!! Fabulous video as well.
Fiete
This is a great video
DrEdErris
Ed Erris 1
Two thumbs up!
akirkham
Fantastic piece of video. The pilots always seem so relaxed that their skills are hidden from view
johnpereira212
John Pereira 1
Thanks Collin an excellent video.
fliegenhund
staggering amount of glass in that cockpit. I think jump seat is for the maid with a bottle of Windex.
stevewfd
Stephen Wolf 1
Thanks For the GREAT job
dfrossi
Show!! Spetacular!!
stats66r
ray kotula 1
GREAT VIDEO WISH I WAS UP THERE IN THAT JUMP SEAT
khoppy
Keith Hopkins 1
Wow that was great, thanks for sharing
stephanhelms
Stephan Helms 1
Supervideo. Danke schön.
RobSJC
It's gone viral ... Aired on TV show "Right This Minute"
mpradel
Marcus Pradel 1
Nice to see the Captain actually take over and land the thing!
JENNYJET
PERFECTION!
SNOWY3034
I have often flown into San Fransisco and wondered what it's like on the flight deck during the approach. Now I know. Great video,thanks to all involved. Great stuff and thanks for sharing.
preacher1
preacher1 2
Something that big, I'd want a lot of glass. I like that tail camera. Looked like another Captain in the jump seat and I didn't see any windex.LOL
Derg
Roland Dent 2
You know what W..I think Air France always have three up front on this A388. When you work the costs out the extra pair of hands are really cheap when you got 550 plus souls aboard. I am not sure what the other operators do but to me three is the minimum on the flight deck.
preacher1
preacher1 3
Well, this was Lufthansa and I have never seen the inside of a 380 cockpit, but probably not a lot different than that of a 747, which I have seen although never flown. I can remember back in the day that 2 men up front took a lot of getting used to as basically, the same jobs done by 3 were now done by 2. That said, a lot of the mundane stuff that the FE did was combined/consolidated so it wasn't that bad as long as everybody was on the same page
Derg
Roland Dent 1
I honestly thing that the third pilot engineer is making a comeback. I hope so anyway. Oh by the way you can't retire yet cause you ain't finised exchanging insults with me on here. Hahaha
preacher1
preacher1 2
Well, I have been back in the air some and will be part time after the 1st of the year. My old company bught a CRJ200 and had it fully mod in/out. We got it Dec 1 and have had it up playing with it some. I'll be training a couple of new guys this next year and flying the old man around a couple times a week. At least that's the plan. We were thinking about 2 years at first but I don't think it will take near that long. Besides, I kinda liked that back porch this past year.lol
chalet
chalet 1
Flights lasting more than 8 hours got to have a third and sometimes fourth flight crew member depending on hours accumulated, all as per current regulations.
Derg
Roland Dent 1
Seasons Greeting Chalet! Servus!
preacher1
preacher1 1
That's what the PF is supposed to do. I would have thought that Auto Pilot should have come off quicker but I couldn't reall see the panel and that may be an AB thing or how he had it programmed. He must have been PF, as I never heard him take the AC back from the FO
AWAAlum
AWAAlum 1
Er hört sich Französisch nicht an.
preacher1
preacher1 1
One always thinks that because 1 is PF and the other not that one has nothing to do. Note that both were busy. Note that the AP came off and Cap had control. As you say, there is just so much there that gets taken for granted
Derg
Roland Dent 1
Not true with all LHT ops, This 388 baby takes some stopping..landing mass is around 400 000kg yup that is 880 000 lbs or 400 tonnes.

LHT will change the FM call outs to suit themslves. They think clearer than the French haha


Notice the 3000 feet toga limit. LHT chargees higher ticket prices but if you like predictability and peace of mind...thr prices are worth it.
preacher1
preacher1 1
one of the 2 if not both. I wondered that but it doesn't say
preacher1
preacher1 1
10L/28R 11870

10R/28L 11381

It's all on FA; call up KSFO and go to the info tab
mvanh
It stands for "super-heavy" in fact
preacher1
preacher1 1
I heard that too and wondered if the FAA had made a new designation. All I have ever heard was HEAVY. The actual requirement on HEAVY is as follows:
"The "heavy" designation refers to an aircraft that is certificated to operate at a maximum gross takeoff weight greater than 255,000 pounds. It doesn't matter what it actually does weigh on takeoff, but whether or not it is certificated to operate above 255,000 pounds."
A notable exception is the 757. Now I think that only the -300 gets in that weight category
but most contollers give the entire 757 fleet the HEAVY designation because of wake turbulence, which was one of the primary reasons that the designation came out in the first place
bentleg
Graham Bentley 1
I cant locate it there. Please post a link.
AWAAlum
AWAAlum 1
I imagine only the "poster" knows the answer to that. However, if you haven't viewed it as yet, it can be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVWADAAnBQA
AWAAlum
AWAAlum 1
My pleasure. Hope you found it equally as awesome as most of us.
preacher1
preacher1 1
I noticed that too. Basically VFR; must have been an afternoon arrival and the fog gone. I didn't check time of day.LOL
AWAAlum
AWAAlum 1
Talk about inappropriate.
Derg
Roland Dent 1
Thanks W...anyway does your outfit carry stuff for USPS? if the speelings ain't right..too bad... I lost my damn specs If you are plabbing a career ext W I would consider lasics for close stuff...my far vision is damn site better tahn the younger kids.
NF2G
David Stark 1
Sorry, but what is "LHT"?

I know Lufthansa by ICAO DLH and IATA LH.
preacher1
preacher1 1
I notice that link/notice that Martin posted was dated in 2007. I didn't retire until 2009. I just flatly missed that one. By the same token, most of my flying was domestic at that time and I just never crossed paths with one. I remember back in the day when the twins were all coming out, it startled me that the 757 got included in the heavy designation on account of the the wake T.
AWAAlum
AWAAlum 1
Captain to Ground "Good afternoon, or, uh, good morning". Could have been late morning since the fog had burned off.
partywichtel
partywichtel 1
Franken = Bayern= Deutschland ;-)
Derg
Roland Dent 1
telepathy W...that's the big new thing..telepathy
mghak
FAA has made the "super" designation for the Airbus380. See the notice at the following link.

http://www.faa.gov/documentLibrary/media/Notice/ND/N%20JO%207110.478.pdf
Derg
Roland Dent 1
I told you all LHT customises the software haha.....this insistant command is perfectly acceptable to those who are German.... LHT once ripped out all the Microsoft stuff and got Siemens in to redo the whole fleet.
AWAAlum
AWAAlum 2
I Googled LHT and here's what Wiki says:
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lufthansa Technik AG (short “LHT”) is the leading manufacturer-independent provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for aircraft, engines and components. The Lufthansa Technik Group consists of 32 companies with more than 25.500 employees. It is a 100% subsidiary of Deutsche Lufthansa (Lufthansa Group).
The most important product of Lufthansa Technik for maintenance and overhaul of aircraft is Total Technical Support TTS. This product integrates all services of Lufthansa Technik.
NF2G
David Stark 1
So, nothing to do with Lufthansa passenger operations or the A380.
preacher1
preacher1 1
It doesn't appear to but I think that Roland and several others are using it as shorthand just not knowing the ICAO codes
Derg
Roland Dent 1
Yes I see..thanks for pointing that out. LHT gets a lot of work from lots of airlines. The Qantas 388's get maintenance there. The Australian crew's would like it done in the UK though. Now it is not for me to comment why the Aussies are shy of the Germans.
preacher1
preacher1 1
I am dang glad there ain't that many of them, with the spacing shown here, even for heavies. That beast is just too big. IMHO
AWAAlum
AWAAlum 1
I was overreacting I suppose to his use of calling a person "a retard." I really really think it's offensive.
Derg
Roland Dent 1
oooopps see what I mean.....hahaha
preacher1
preacher1 1
No cargo, just pax, all planners and consultants.
Lasics will work wonderful on single vision but I am in trifocals and have been for several years. It all corrects to 20-20 so it gets past the medical. I ain't gonna worry about it now. As a matter of fact, me and wife just had exam Friday and we will be getting new ones in a week or so.
preacher1
preacher1 1
Martin, are they into DFW yet or do you know? I know that the qantas 747's are but I didn't know if they had gotten approved for these beasts or not.
AWAAlum
AWAAlum 1
Oops - Left off his last word "Good afternoon, or, uh, good morning, rather".
AWAAlum
AWAAlum 1
Ich stehe korrigiert. Vielen Dank.
Pghflier01
Michael Stokes 2
Donna, a word of explanation. The voice you hear saying "retard" is computerized. Modern aircraft like this one are computer controlled all the way to landing (but the box accepts pilot input for course, altitude, etc.). Just before touchdown, the computer automatically reduces engine power to idle speed when the aircraft is above the runway (that quiet moment you experience just before landing). However, it doesn't physically move the throttles back to the idle position. The auto voice is reminding the pilots to manually "Retard" the throttles to idle to match the actual engine speed.
AWAAlum
AWAAlum 1
Re my reply below, sorry...I had assumed it was your post, but have just noticed you were explaining for someone else. Anyway, as I said, I completely understood it was a computerized reminder. It was Mr. Wernicke's reference to "a retard" - in spite of all that's been written since, it's still an inappropriate thing to say IMHO.
AWAAlum
AWAAlum 1
Thanks, Michael. However, I realized that. I was referencing your comment "if it called me a retard". As I said I'm sure I overreacted.
Derg
Roland Dent 1
Thanks... we sometimes get odds and sods in parts from USA suppliers and the USPost tracking system is wunnerful compared to ours in Europe. Love the way you ship stuff from Houston up to Chicago and Otegon stuff down to LA. Great system. Yeah well this year I am sick of grazing in the fields and I think I will take up an offer from a Polish firm. The Germans have overcooked themselves on prices and since the Nazi beheaded my uncle I think I will give 'em something to think about. They offered me a job three years ago...tough, Rock on.
preacher1
preacher1 1
Are your folks still in HS Village, and if so, did you go in there for Christmas this year. If you did, how'd you like all the snow?lol
preacher1
preacher1 1
And BTW Martin, tks for the link.
mghak
Sorry Preacher1, I don't know the status of A380's & DFW.
AWAAlum
AWAAlum 1
Derg
Roland Dent -1
Shame it is ugly
Doobs
Dee Lowry 1
Too bad I prefer Boeing over Airbus. I would liked the B-787 better! Although, Das ist gut! Danka!
henriqueazenari
Vídeo fantástico...!
Gostaria de receber mais videos como esse...!!
Alexbelow
Просто по русски-офигенно.
Doobs
Dee Lowry 1
You know what... the A380 is a Big Ass Tonka Toy...and I don't want to be a negative person but it's a disaster waiting to happen!
preacher1
preacher1 1
I think Ben is right. The Captain was trying to show off. I have had a lot of 380 drivers tell me they use the autoland most of the time; keeps them out of trouble. We see why
bishops90
Brian Bishop 1
Looked to me too like a bit of a bounce on that one.
BenKFIT
Ben Lillie 1
It's probably cause they aren't used to actually landing; they just use autoland all the time lol.
chalet
chalet 1
nyet! (LOL!!!)
preacher1
preacher1 1
Dang Phil, you'd gripe and complain if you were hung with a new rope.lol

That said, it definitely was not a greaser, although I wonder if one can do any better in that beast.
Derg
Roland Dent 2
No one can do better than this....he is LHTs "top gun"
Derg
Roland Dent 1
Nah this is as good as it gets ... believe me. The landong of the 388 is of exteme concern. This really is as good as it gets and the computer can do much worse. The fact is that 400 tonnes is at the limit. Why do tou think thar the 747 and the 787 was developed? Technology at the limits. Not my fault.
Derg
Roland Dent 1
Svetlana Kapanina..Chalet?
Derg
Roland Dent 1
OK Chalet WTF did he/she say?
preacher1
preacher1 1
Go to google translate
Derg
Roland Dent 1
W fgs man wtf do you think I am Einstein?
preacher1
preacher1 1
Ain't no big deal. Just go to Google and type in google translate and go from there. You can handle it. Chalet probably won't wake up til noon.lol
Derg
Roland Dent 1
W..I think Chalet has fallen out with me...samn shame caudfe she or she ahd a lot to offer in advise...seriously..female flight deck mermbers have so much ro offer....the Polish female engineers in particular...that's why I am so keen to work with 'em..Of courtse Boeing has one lady who really can fly... test pilot..Svetlana Kapanina is another.
unitedcomuters
Geoff Hudson 0
Terrific video...well produced...