Boeing 787 flies overhead on final approach to DCA

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  1. Frankie Zahra 46 months ago | reply

    Perfect landing!

  2. BklynMatty 46 months ago | reply

    the shot from gravelly point was great, wish i could've been there!!!

  3. free5fancy 46 months ago | reply

    Landed like a brend new cadillac jejjejejjejej

  4. Dan Kaufman 46 months ago | reply

    It was nice of the pilot to pause while the cameraperson repositioned.

  5. patrickfehring 46 months ago | reply

    That was beautiful.

  6. Cool22dad 46 months ago | reply

    I just happened to be on my bike at gravelly point when it came overhead. There were probably 2 dozen professional photographers. It was a great to see this big guy up close. Quiet and graceful approach.

  7. LisandroVoyager 46 months ago | reply

    I hope the carriers will schedule this and other high capacity aircraft into DCA to bring down the high airfares and make it a more democratic, affordable airport for the masses. The carriers coddle Congress and business travelers too much here, with all these tiny aircraft.

  8. Greg Chomko 46 months ago | reply

    The approach and landing was fantastic. I love how quickly the 787 can stop!

  9. ys-11 lover 46 months ago | reply

    Yes, but how many passengers were actually on the plane? Wouldn't this make a big difference on its stopping power?

  10. Bubba'z pics 46 months ago | reply

    I remember When Leaving Tokyo @ Haneda airport the Captain announced while taxiing to the left of the aircraft was the boeing 787 and i just wanted to die because i was sitting on the right side of the aircraft.

  11. PBR40 46 months ago | reply

    i wonder if they serve matzah on the 787....holy afficomans

  12. Prakrit Duangsutha 46 months ago | reply

    Greg Chomko May be there was no passengers inside the 787

  13. mjoblio1217 46 months ago | reply

    PBR40..if ELAL orders them, yes they will!

  14. Navy57 45 months ago | reply

    This is one of the many reasons what the 787 has 896 firm orders and the A-380 has only 253. The 787 can operate out of relatively small airports such as DCA.
    The A-380 can't.

  15. pianobill 45 months ago | reply

    As a retired Piedmont Pilot, this brought back fond memories. I have flown that approach down the river many times and I always loved it

  16. A Boy1 45 months ago | reply

    Navy57

    Huh? The A380 and the 787 have completely different missions. Now, the A350....

  17. llraymer 45 months ago | reply

    This is especially neat for me, as our son was recently selected to be a check airman on the 787 for United.

  18. "DOC"2 39 months ago | reply

    Finally Boeing has a winner that can make the trademark greaser landings of the
    AIRBUS's. Used be the standard Arrival! making a carrier landing with a third-
    wire trap!!! Phenomenal photography here especially since one can screw up
    the River Approach getting to close to the Washington Monument.....BRAVO BOEING
    and bigger BRAVO to the pilot!!

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