4K ILS Cat II - Boeing 737 night landing in dense winter fog

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ItsCoreyLynxxYall : I didn't know that pilots turn off lights in fog. Just learned something new.

David Wiebe : The hard part is NOT the landing, that is dialed in and performed by a computer. The HARD part is taxiing and finding the frikkin gate!!!

TheBrokenMachine : Damn.

UnshavenStatue : Man hardly 10 seconds between minimums and touchdown, that's nuts

Mark Ellis : I work on Alaska 737 700 to 900ERs as an Avionics tech but never get to see these systems at work in the air. So awesome.

Fly'n Brian : Nice! In my aviation career I flew thousands of approaches. I think only three or four were in conditions this low. Most of the time you pop out of the overcast well above minimums with decent visibility underneath. However, once conditions were so low that as I got down to 200' there was absolutely nothing. No glow of the approach lights, no rabbit, NO NOTHING! Went missed and waited for conditions to improve! The glow of the approach lights was always appreciated as I closed in on minimums! Oh yeah, almost forgot, we didn't have autopilots so had to hand fly them as well. Fun times for sure!

mysock351C : Great video. Really captures the perspective of flying in those conditions. Its almost like the plane isn't even moving and everything is just abstractions until the runway comes into view.

richard c : Auto landing (easy).......taxi to stand not so easy!!!!

Ethan Higgins : The only reason why modern airliners arent allowed to land in 0 visibility on the deck is because there is no system that can auto-taxi.

HaJee Es : Beautiful and impressive. Thanks for sharing!

Topfelya : Amazing night time footage !

OscarMikeOut : When they turned off the lights I imagined one of the board crew to sneak up and yell: "boo!" :D

Jaloyan : Nice one ! Would you mind sharing your camera settings for this shot (assuming the cam is a GoPro) ? All my attempts have been unsuccessful so far...

N1vnavspeed : Absolutely fantastic ! Thanks a lot for sharing these unique scenes with us Captain :)

Mike M : My dad landed in fog like this in the 50' and '60s in a C-124 all the time. He said the hard part was taxing. They used ground radar at the time.

Jose Santos : Congratulations. How was it possible? Unbealiveable. Parabéns. Até mete medo só de ver, quanto mais imaginar lá dentro. Até com uma bicicleta era difícil andar naquele nevoeiro.

Diego G.N : simplesmente fantástico!

Jeffrey J : Which of those instruments shows heart rate?

Greg Turner : Nerves of steel those pilots have. Very impressed!

Max Almazov : Pilots landed in same conditions in early 50s on IL-14 with simple ILS in operation

Rubik : fully autopilot landing

epicdriver4g : Total Trust

Pilot Derrick : Thats a scary one hands down!

Daniel Watts : I got anxious just watching that...wow.

Solaris Fireball : How come the lower eicas and lower part of the main eicas is blanked out? :/

Perfect Combination : Bravo! That`s real professionals!!!

Kev Farthing : Landing the aircraft is one thing but navigating around a large airport in dense fog must be a nightmare.

Marty Flagg : Could one of the 45 that disliked this vid tell us, WHY?---you dis-liked it?

Kim Nielsen : Airport ?

T L : And a passanger like me would think "Why the hell did he turn off the lights" LOL

Chris Mihok : Cool video. Why am I not hearing any call outs (Flaps, Gear, etc.)?.

Jesse James : That’s the coolest aviation video I’ve seen yet!

Giuseppe Prattichizzo : Is this a Autoland?

Заманбек Есенов : I love aviation

karlopio1975 : Cat 1 minimum 200fts Cat 2minimin 100fts Cat 3a mínimum 50ft So The approach was cat 3 not 2

Antonio Herrmann : You know you're in for a hell of an approach when your minimums are at 50 feet!!

Everyone : I understand that this is your job and this is what you're trained to do but still...incredible job. Visibility couldn't have been more than 150 feet at least going off what I can see from your attitude indicator. That is insane and I bet there was some sort of relief when the runway lights came into view.

NisaChannel : Great job. Lot's of hard work... Mr Autopilot!!!

Cleuton Gonçalves : Excelente vídeo

hugo castillo : Speechless, great landing.

hrxbex : Why did they even got landing clearance.Maybe Ryanair low fuel lool

Mark g : Where were the cats in this video.... disappointed🙁. What cracks me up is that non pilots are somehow freaked out by this as being a scary event, but in fact it’s just a common low visibility autoland (well executed I’d say). What should freak you out is what we do when the autoland is not available.... Guatemala high altitude airport with a 25 knot gusting crosswind and moderate rain onto an ungrooved runway at night with the volcano going off and the vis is right at mins. No ILS available with a cliff off the end of the runway, in mountainous terrain, and you can’t understand anybody, and your on your 3rd leg of the day after a missed approach on the first try, and you are approaching your divert fuel for San Salvador. And your wife is pissed off because you left the house on a Friday just as she figured out the hot water was broke..... and your first officer decided on the beans and rice the day before, and somehow thinks that’s funny.... Film that one.... 😉

Chandra Shekhar Bhatt : You have to trust the instrumentas .. really amazing

John Smith : That was cat 2 ? Disconnecting autopilot after landing ? Is it legal ?)

cmetube : When will auto ILS be the standard every where?

Moonstruck Exploring : I didn't know there was such a thing as a "fully automated approach and landing". Why don't they use that all the time?

heffoandjuff : I have flight simulator in my computer. The software offers many flights. I use a joystick which includes a throttle. There is one flight where I fly a 737 through a storm and land it totally on instruments. As I break out of the clouds the runway lights appear and I flare the plane and land it. It is very difficult and I manage to crash a lot. Flying an ILS approach is hard to master

Igor Nebov : Which airport?

Alexander Reynolds : That was absolutely badass !!!

Flightbudy2channel : I could have sworn there was a rag that said the landing lights had to be on under 10K but I sure couldn’t find it. As the same time in conditions like this I can see a pilot not wanting them on.