Aviation

Airline pilot draws cheeky shape in the sky

A cheeky flight path carved out by a Lufthansa pilot last week has got the aviation community in stitches.

During flight LH350 from Frankfurt to Bremen in Germany, a flight run by the carrier made an extremely phallic shape in the sky while waiting to land.

The pattern was mapped by Flightradar24, who obviously found it as funny as we do because they posted it to Twitter.

The post has since gained 7.2 thousand likes, 244 comments and has been retweeted 2,400 times.

As you can imagine, the punters loved it.

So they cocked-up their first pass?” One said.

“Who says Germans don’t have a sense of humour?” said another.

This isn’t the first time the flight tracking site has caught pilots drawing penises in the sky, with the most memorable occurring in 2017 when a US Navy jet drew a huge penis in the sky above Washington state.

That particular incident occurred when two junior officers discovered their EA-18G Growler jet was producing particularly strong contrails.

“Draw a giant penis, that would be awesome,” one of the officers said to the pilot, according to Stuff.



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