Pilot’s perspective of how he lands an Airbus A330 is simply beautiful

  • The video shows how a pilot lands an aircraft on a runway
  • The landing was made on an Airbus 330
  • It can hold up to 220-260 passengers

Published on Jun 09, 2024 at 3:04 PM (UTC+4)
by Nalin Rawat

Last updated on Jun 09, 2024 at 3:04 PM (UTC+4)
Edited by Daksh Chaudhary

A viral footage shows the pilot’s perspective of how it looks when landing an Airbus A330 plane.

Even frequent flyers have to admit that as planes get close to landing, it feels a bit daunting.

Now imagine the pressure in the cockpit of the plane and what the pilot sees when attempting to make such a landing.

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It’s quite common that pilots have to deal with numerous factors before landing at an airport.

Pilot’s POV while landing an Airbus A330

Especially landing in severe weather conditions requires extraordinary precision from the pilots too.

There are also places like London Heathrow Airport where pilots have to face severe crosswinds to land safely.

This Airbus A330 plane landing video by ‘@flysupermario’ is just one of the few examples of what it’s like to land such a massive aircraft with so many lives onboard.

However, the landing was smooth and easy.

Now let’s take a look at the Airbus A330 plane.

More about Airbus A330 Aircraft

So the aircraft in the video is a popular commercial plane by Airbus mostly used for long flight purposes.

The total capacity of A330 is approximately 440 passengers (depends on the variant of the plane.)

This flight either uses an a Rolls-Royce Trent 700, General Electric CF6-80E1, or a Pratt & Whitney PW4164/8 engine, giving it a top speed of around 880 km/h.

Airbus A330 first flew in 1992 and is still in service.

Airbus is known for its luxury and comfort, and their A330 flight doesn’t disappoint either.

With comfortable sitting and all the required amenities one would want, this airplane has been a popular choice of the travelers. Or let’s just say, the name ‘Airbus’ is enough for them to trust this flight.

Being a commercial flight, Airbus A330 was made cost effective, giving it a fuel-efficient design.

Other variants of the plane include A330-200, A330-300, and the newer A330neo, which has improved engines and technology.

But no matter how advanced these planes get, its pilots like the one in the video who ultimately take the responsibility of so many lives and land the planes with utmost precision.


Nalin Rawat

Nalin started his career by working with various national newspapers in India. He has also worked as a writer/editor for many popular websites, while still pursuing his journalism and mass communication degree. Working as a digital nomad has allowed him to inform and educate through his work. When he is not writing, you can find him playing video games or travelling the mountains on his bike.