Member since 24 Apr 2014
Total posts 230
A few weeks back at 2000hrs in Phillip Island, a plane flew overhead at a very high altitude. I would say at least 40000 ft. It was going directly South, not in the direction of Tassie or New Zealand.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 17 Jun 2015
Total posts 40
Qantas charter a 747 a few flights every year out of Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne for Antarctica flyovers. Maybe this was one of them?
Member since 27 Jan 2016
Total posts 38
Could it have been a delayed QF64 (SYD-JNB)? These often track quite far south.
wow you could right!
Member since 15 Mar 2016
Total posts 117
QF63 does track south but that would be very early for it to be tracking south - I thought it usually went to the north of the city. It's definitely not one of the Antarctica charter flights. Mystery!
Member since 29 Aug 2013
Total posts 33
It wasn't QF63. In the last four months the latest that QF63 has departed has been 1600hrs on the 30.9.16 and that was too early for this sighting and on this occasion it tracked due south of Sydney before crossing Launy. It was well East of Phillip Island.
The mystery deepens
Member since 31 Mar 2014
Total posts 208
Next time quickly load up FlightRadar24 and you should find out pretty quickly
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