Super Constellation flight to Hamburg

Flying with the Super Constellation "Star of Switzerland" to the 100. birthday of Hamburg airport.

Finally I was able to enjoy a long flight (2h) ...

Enroute above the clouds - almost like on the Atlantic passage.

Frankfurt am Main

Arrival before the Lufthansa hangar in Hamburg

On Saturday we went to a scenic flight to the Elbe estuary and then low altitude over the city of Hamburg

Also on Sunday, there was a sightseeing flight - the engine's start with fire and smoke is always a special experience.

On Sunday afternoon we went back to Basel, when departing from Hamburg we were escorted by Red Bull's DC-6.

Too bad the Connie was grounded in 2012 because of engine damage - 2013, it will fly again, more info on superconstellation.org

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