This was the last moment that United 747's would be on Australian soil heading off to San Francisco. Both LAX and SFO services have now been taken over by the 772. [1400px]
Jetwash visible like she was a jet fighter!
Now that this livery is gone, I am happy to have caught this millitary-style livery on United Airlines' 747-400.
On short final for 28L.
United 840 arrives from Sydney into Melbourne on 12-10-13. It departed back to Sydney later that day and after taking the rest of it's passengers it continued onto SFO. [1D Mark II + 100-400L]
Few seconds before touchdown on runway 25L.
A delayed departure time meant that I got this photo only minutes before the sun set, and bathing this UA 747 in some very nice light.
United 840 climbs out of RWY34L for the long flight to Los Angeles
One of the two daily United departures thundering down RWY16R as seen from VH-VFN. [Canon 7D]