The crew pushback, taxi and take off from San Francisco enroute to Frankfurt. Captain Juergen Raps retirement flight. PLEASE NOTE: This is not my video and is owned by Copyright content is allowed by the owner. Please visit to purchase full video. Thank you.


  1. I so miss sitting in the Captain seat. Had to retire for medical reasons. Congratulations to you Captain for your 41 years of safe flying. I hope you will cherish your video as much as I enjoyed it remembering what I used to do for a living. Your lucky

  2. 5:11 "Flight docs not signed electronically," minutes later, a message demanding the payment of X bitcoins appears as avionics are encrypted.

  3. Hello my name is Lucía and I want to be a airplane pilot. I love your channel what I would do be to upload more often. Thanks you for uploding these videos do not ever stop doing. Good luck. GRETTINGS FROM SPAIN

  4. My congratulations to Captain Raps. From what I see, you had a brilliant career that kept your passengers safe and trained others to do the same. I too, retired on a flight leaving SFO. My passengers were always special. On my last flight, they were the 1999 St. Louis Cardinal baseball team. Well Done, Captain Juergen Raps! Enjoy retirement.

  5. This was one of the most enjoyable videos I have watched in a Long time,Lufthansa is one of my favourite planes,and just to see that massive plane lift and climb into that blue sky was beautiful. The Captain is a real gentleman. Thankyou for this great video.

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