Jetstar 214 finishing up on loading before pushback to Melbourne on the inaugural JQ 787 service to New Zealand. The MEL-AKL-MEL 787 flights will only last for a month. [1600px]
A vintage WWII aircraft kicking up grass, awesome light, topped off by great NZ scenery complete with dandelions blowing in the wind. What more could you ask for? [1400px]
On final for 23L from Melbourne and just the second visit.
There were no larger aircraft at the time at this airport. Guess this will do.
Passing Cape Colville enroute from Great Barrier Island to Ardmore in advance of some bad weather.
Taking off for a display at the Wings Over Wairarapa airshow.
Participating in the 2012 national aero club competitions held at North Shore aerodrome.
Visiting Ardmore for some maintenance work.
"Mendoowoorrji" - filling in for one of Jet Connect's 738's operating Qantas 148 back to Sydney
Off to "The Barrier"
New Zealand 8 seen here taxiing past some runway works as she begins the long haul to San Francisco.
"Dunedin" in her final year of operation lifts off for yet another service to San Francisco.
Dynasty 53 TPE-BNE-AKL
Emirates 407 begins her delayed run to Melbourne and then further to Dubai.