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air-clips Real Pros at Work: Captain Rikard lifting off his Lufthansa Cargo B777F from Narita! [AirClips]

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The Air-Clips.com Team was invited to join Captain Rikard, Senior First Officer Sebastian and First Officer Benjamin on a Boeing 777-200F cargo run from Frankfurt to Tokyo Narita, onwards to Seoul and back to Frankfurt. For each of the three flights Air-Clips.com has created one of the famous ULTIMATE COCKPIT MOVIES which will be released here completely for free in HD quality.

This short clip is an exclusive scene from our LH B777 ULTIMATE COCKPIT MOVIE Tokyo-Seoul, available FOR FREE as of August 24th 2018 under this link: https://youtu.be/z9ruG_9NFjI

AirClips.com supports the pilot’s profession and all those interested in dedicating their lives to the beauty of flying.

In a special series we are reporting about pilot’s training, life and career opportunities in the Lufthansa Group, one of the world’s leading aviation groups.

Let us encourage you to consider becoming a future pilot for one of the Lufthansa Group airlines, starting with a thorough training by European Flight Academy (EFA).

Did you know that...

- Lufthansa Group needs over 500 new pilot students every year for their airlines?
- Lufthansa Group gives you access to affordable financing solutions?
- pilot’s limitations regarding debility of eye-sight allow a lot more flexibility than you maybe think?
- not speaking German does not stop you from joining the Group?
- female cadets are particularly encouraged to join?

Enjoy our series of clips and films about being trained by and working as a pilot for the Lufthansa Group.

Check out their link for more details on how to join: https://www.european-flight-academy.com/en/

Lufthansa Cargo AG is a German cargo airline and a wholly owned subsidiary of Lufthansa. It operates worldwide air freight and logistics services and is headquartered at Frankfurt Airport, the main hub of Lufthansa. Besides operating dedicated cargo planes, the company also has access to cargo capacities of 350 passenger aircraft of the Lufthansa Group. Lufthansa operated a cargo subsidiary, called German Cargo, between 1977 and 1993 (earlier still, cargo operations were executed in-house, under the Lufthansa Cargo name), when -in an effort to restructure the company- the cargo division was re-integrated into its parent, and split up into two parts (one for scheduled operations using Lufthansa-owned aircraft, and one for freight and logistics services using chartered or leased aircraft).
Lufthansa Cargo was created as a limited stock company on 30 November 2004, along with Lufthansa Cargo Charter. Lufthansa Cargo uses LH (the same IATA code as Lufthansa), as well as GEC (the former ICAO code of German Cargo) as airline codes. Lufthansa is unique compared to its major European competitors like British Airways and Air France in that the cargo business is organized in an entirely different airline entity. For some years, Lufthansa Cargo (including the freight transported in the cargo holds of mainline Lufthansa passenger aircraft) was the leading cargo airline in terms of international freight tonne-kilometres carried, but has since been surpassed by Cathay Pacific and Korean Air Cargo.

The 777 Freighter (777F) is an all-cargo version of the twinjet, and shares features with the -200LR; these include its airframe, engines, and fuel capacity.[146] With a maximum payload of 224,900 lb (102,000 kg) (similar to the 243,000 lb (110,000 kg) of the 747-200F), it has a range of 4,970 nmi (9,200 km). Greater range is possible if less cargo weight is carried.
As the aircraft promises improved operating economics compared to older freighters, airlines have viewed the 777F as a replacement for freighters such as the 747-200F, MD-10, and MD-11F. The first 777F was delivered to Air France on February 19, 2009. As of September 2017, 131 freighters had been delivered to 16 different customers, with 30 unfilled orders. Operators had 128 of the 777F in service as of July 2017.
In the 2000s, Boeing began studying the conversion of 777-200ER and -200 passenger airliners into freighters, under the name 777 BCF (Boeing Converted Freighter). The company has been in discussion with several airline customers, including FedEx Express, UPS Airlines, and GE Capital Aviation Services, to provide launch orders for a 777 BCF program.

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