BRILLIANT HEAVY Midnight CLOSE UP Departures | Melbourne Airport Plane Spotting – Melbourne Video

Featured Aircraft: A330s, A350s, A380s, B747s, B777s & B787s!

The night rush at Melbourne Airport contains some of the best movements we have. YMML is a curfew free airport, meaning that there’s no restrictions at night as to when aircraft can operate in and out and a lot of airlines use that to their advantage. The rush is in full swing from 6pm all the way through to 12am and contains some exclusive aircraft that cannot be seen during the day. After dark is also the prime time for freight operations and can attract up to 3 747 freighters throughout the night.

This compilation focuses on the late night departures that Melbourne sees on a regular basis. During this busy time, there are many flights to Asia and the Middle East as its one of the best times for European connections from where the carriers originate.

Without further ado, I hope you enjoy these night flights at Melbourne Airport!



01:00 | Sichuan Airlines Airbus A330-200 Takeoff to Chengdu
02:20 | Emirates Airbus A380-800 Takeoff to Dubai
04:00 | China Eastern Airlines Boeing 777-300ER Takeoff to Shanghai
05:20 | Qantas Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Takeoff to Los Angeles
07:10 | Qatar Airways Airbus A380-800 Takeoff to Doha
09:19 | Etihad Airways Boeing 777-300ER Takeoff to Abu Dhabi
10:55 | FlyScoot Boeing 787-8 Takeoff to Singapore
12:21 | China Airlines Boeing 777-300ER Takeoff to Taipei
13:45 | China Southern Airlines Airbus A330-300 Takeoff to Guangzhou
15:00 | Fiji Airways Airbus A330-200 Takeoff to Nadi
17:02 | Thai Airways Airbus A350-900 Takeoff to Bangkok
18:20 | Malaysia Airlines Airbus A380-800 Takeoff to Kuala Lumpur
20:02 | Japan Airlines Boeing 787-8 Takeoff to Tokyo
22:05 | Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-800 Takeoff to Singapore
23:40 | Singapore Airlines Cargo Boeing 747-400F Takeoff to Auckland
25:10 | Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300ER Takeoff to Hong Kong
26:10 | AirAsia X Airbus A330-300 Takeoff to Kuala Lumpur
27:27 | LAN Boeing 787-9 Takeoff to Santiago



Airport: Melbourne Airport Tullamarine [YMML / MEL]
Country: Australia
Spotting Locations: Operations Road



Camera: Sony A7s II
External Mic: Rode VideoMic Pro + Deadcat
Editing Software: Adobe Premier Pro CC
Tripod: Libec LX7 Tripod System



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23 Comments - Write a Comment

  1. Wow amazing video 2nd
    Also what HAPPENDED TO titles?

  2. My all time favourite complication! Thanks!

  3. Planes planes planes and most importantly planes

  4. I m early ๐Ÿ˜€I have got those post notifications on!

  5. Very nice mate! Loved all of the beacons!

  6. ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ

  7. Fantastic shots at Melbourne Airport mate

  8. Even though it is a SQ cargo plane, still love the 747 โœˆ๏ธ

  9. Yesterday Sichuan used their new A 350-900 Panda livery for the Melbourne/Chengdu leg. Good and very professional work. Qantas rocks !

  10. Arguably the best night video from Melbourne on the net. Just unbeatable quality – Melbourne is becoming very busy after dark. I like all the 777a

  11. Excellent Evening Heavies Mate! ๐Ÿ™‚

  12. That China airlines B77W at 12:45 looks like it has some afterburners ! Amazing !

  13. Such a steady hand at the camera! Amazing!

  14. 0:02 reminded me of something, Baby tower!!!! Do do do do!!!! Mama tower!!! Do do do do!!!

  15. Sensational Midnight Spotting mate! Liked

  16. My work: Some sites have been blocked due to pornographic material
    Me finding this channel today: Checkmate, corporate filter

  17. Honestly I really don't get why anyone would even dare disliking this video, its so incredible!
    My Favourite was the Cathay Pacific 777! Well done great video liked!


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