G 20 Summit July 2017 in Hamburg...Picture heavy::

G 20 Summit July 2017 in Hamburg...Picture heavy::

Postby MikeX on Wed 31 Jan 2018, 1:36 pm

Hey guys!
As you might have noticed in the news, back in July 2017 the G20 Summit was held in Hamburg/Germany. Of course an event like that has to be considered as a "once-in-a-lifetime-experience" for all the people working at the airport and the spotter community.
A lot of presidents, head of states, prime ministers, secretaries and staff members etc. were expected to arrive at the relatively "small" Hamburg "Helmut Schmidt" Airport, so the parking space was a difficult issue, which had to be solved.
However, all the people working at the airport did a great job and everything went well.
The highlight, as you can imagine, was the arrival and departure procedure of the President of the United States.
Of course, both VC-25A were present, supported by two VH-60N and four CH-47F used to transport the President and the staff/administration members.
Normally the city of Hamburg operates two EC135 police helicopters, however during the summit the number of helicopters, operated by the police and federal police of Germany, had to be increased significantly to cover all the necessary tasks and missions, e.g. convoy top cover, dealing with possible intruders in the no-fly-zone, observation of protests in the city etc..
I hope you will enjoy the pictures!

Cheers, Mike

01. Air China Boeing 747-4J6 B-2472
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02. Asian Heavies
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03. Korean AF001 Boeing 747-4B5 10001
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04. JASDF Boeing 747-47C 20-1101 701FltSqn
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05. JASDF Boeing 747-47C 20-1102 701FltSqn
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06. Air India Boeing 747-436 VT-EVA
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07. Vietnam Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner VN-A868
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08. RAAF Boeing 737-7DT A36-001 34Sqn
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09. Rep. Senegal A319-115CJ 6V-ONE
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10. SKY Prime A319-115CJ HZ-SKY4 for Royal Saudi Government
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11. Turkish Government Airbus A319CJ-115X TC-ANA
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12. Forca Aerea Brasileira VC-2 (EMB190-190IGW) 2590 1°GT Especial 1Esq
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13. Fuerza Aerea Mexicana Boeing 787-8 XC-MEX TP-01 8°Grp Aereo
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14. Ejercito Del Aire Airbus A310-304 T.22-1 45-50 Esc451 Grp45
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15. Ejercito Del Aire Dassault Falcon 900 T.18-2 45-41 Esc451 Grp45
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16. Republique Francaise Airbus A310-304 422 F-RADB AA ET03.060 Esterel
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17. Republique Francaise Dassault Falcon 7X_CTM0002
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18. RCAF CC-150 Polaris A310-304 15001 8Wg 437Sqn
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19. RAF Airbus A330 Voyager KC3 ZZ336
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20. RAF BAe146-C 3 ZE707 No.32 The Royal Squadron
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21. Russian Federation Il-96-300PU RA-96021 RSD Russia Special Det.
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22. Russian Federation Tu-204-300 RA64057 RSD Russia Special Det.
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23. Russian Federation Tu-214 RA-64521 RSD Russia Special Det.
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24. USAF Boeing C-40B 01-0041 1st AS 89th AW
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25. USAF VC-25A 92-9000 PAS 89AW "AF1"
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26. USAF VC-25A 92-9000 PAS 89AW "AF1"
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27. USAF VC-25A 92-9000 PAS 89AW "AF1"
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28. POTUS and the First Lady on the way from "Marine One" to "Air Force One"
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29. USMC VH-60N 163260 HMX-1
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30. USMC VH-60N 163260 HMX-1
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31. USMC VH-60N 163259 HMX-1, "MARINE ONE" returning to Hamburg Airport after the summit to drop off President Trump
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32. US Army CH-47F Chinook 13-08135 H Company 1-214th Aviation Regiment
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33. US Army CH-47F Chinook 13-08437 H Company 1-214th Aviation Regiment
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34. US Army CH-47F Chinook 13-08437 H Company 1-214th Aviation Regiment
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35. US Army CH-47F Chinook 13-08434 H Company 1-214th Aviation Regiment
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36. US Army CH-47F Chinook H Company 1-214th Aviation Regiment, arriving at the Landing Zone "Schwanenwik Alster"
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37. USAF C-17A Globemaster III 10-0221 437AW
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38. USAF C-17A Globemaster III 06-6166 3AS 436AMW
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39. TUAF A400M 15-0051 221Filo 12HUAÜ
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40. GAF A400M 54+04 LTG62
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41. H145 (BK-117D2) D-HNWS Polizei NRW
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42. H145 (BK-117D2) D-HNWS Polizei NRW
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43. "Libelle02" EC-135P2 D-HTWO Polizei Hamburg
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44. "Phoenix97" EC-135P2+ D-HPNE Polizei Niedersachsen
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45. "Pirol701" EC-155B1 D-HLTP Bundespolizei
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46. "Ikarus91" D-HSAT BK-117B2 Polizei Sachsen-Anhalt
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47. "Merlin01" EC-135P1 D-HMVA Polizei Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
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48. AS-332L1 D-HEGE Bundespolizei
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49. EC-135T2 D-HBVG Bundespolizei
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50. EC-155B D-HLTE Bundespolize
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51. EC155_D-Hxxx_Bundespolizei
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Re: G 20 Summit July 2017 in Hamburg...Picture heavy::

Postby Robin on Wed 31 Jan 2018, 3:02 pm

Thank you for an excellent selection of pictures from a very important event, you certainly picked some perfect viewpoints. Thank you also for the brief annotations with the pictures of what the aircraft were, something that other photographers could take note of. Not everyone is up to date on modern aircraft and users. Robin.
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Re: G 20 Summit July 2017 in Hamburg...Picture heavy::

Postby capercaillie on Wed 31 Jan 2018, 3:16 pm

The VIP stuff is mostly fabulous to look at with the exception of the RAF's poor efforts :grin:

Great shots and nice vantage points. :up: :clap:
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Re: G 20 Summit July 2017 in Hamburg...Picture heavy::

Postby Alpha Delta 210 on Wed 31 Jan 2018, 3:37 pm

What a great post of some very rare machines. Thanks for posting.
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Re: G 20 Summit July 2017 in Hamburg...Picture heavy::

Postby Ewart on Wed 31 Jan 2018, 5:23 pm

Absolutely wonderful set of a wide mix of type and colours.

Thanks for sharing! The VH-60N #29 is a super angle.
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Re: G 20 Summit July 2017 in Hamburg...Picture heavy::

Postby BigClick67 on Thu 01 Feb 2018, 11:32 am

No wonder Hamburg has all the delays it has with you spending all day on the balcony :lol:
Superb post, Mike! Your shots are by far the best you can find from the G20! :clap:
Thanks for sharing - hope to meet you soon :up:
Cheers, Chris
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Re: G 20 Summit July 2017 in Hamburg...Picture heavy::

Postby Airwolfhound on Thu 01 Feb 2018, 12:37 pm

An outstanding post, thanks for sharing :clap:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/24874528@N04/

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Re: G 20 Summit July 2017 in Hamburg...Picture heavy::

Postby Blackbird on Thu 01 Feb 2018, 1:43 pm

A really interesting and varied post :clap: :clap: thank you.

Andy :smile:
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Re: G 20 Summit July 2017 in Hamburg...Picture heavy::

Postby POD on Fri 02 Feb 2018, 12:15 pm

Superb post :rock:
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Re: G 20 Summit July 2017 in Hamburg...Picture heavy::

Postby CJS on Fri 02 Feb 2018, 1:25 pm

Wonderful shots, that one with the Korean, Chinese and Japanese 747s in the same shot :clap: :win:

I have to say though, come on...number 28 - you had a clear shot there, couldn't have missed. :wink:
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Re: G 20 Summit July 2017 in Hamburg...Picture heavy::

Postby MikeX on Mon 05 Feb 2018, 10:56 am

Thank you guys, for all the kind comments, much appreciated. :smile:
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Re: G 20 Summit July 2017 in Hamburg...Picture heavy::

Postby st24 on Mon 05 Feb 2018, 8:44 pm

Jumbo-tastic ! Some fabulous stuff in there apart from, as MrC has pointed out, our Grey heaps. :sleepy:
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Re: G 20 Summit July 2017 in Hamburg...Picture heavy::

Postby Go4Long on Mon 05 Feb 2018, 9:41 pm

Really neat to see....the Canadian one looks nice (I'm a little biased)...shame about the occupant.
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