Great to see "The Queen of the Skies" being scheduled over the summer months
"The Hobbit" on short final
The best way to visit the beach! Parked up after a short flight from nearby Kaitaia airport.
Short finals 23L carrying a replacement engine for A340 B-HXJ
..if you look close you can see a faint prop contrail.. ;-)
landing on farm strip
New Zealand 136 after a hop across the Tasman direct from Brisbane rolling out on RWY23L. She would continue on to YVR later that night. These birds never sleep! [1400px]
Taxi for take off to Waiheke Island
Short final 23L
Performing a display at the 2013 Wings Over Wairarapa airshow. Still wearing RNZAF 75th Anniversary decals.
It was a great privilege to be able to see this aircraft fly - a beautiful machine from almost any angle; I'm only sorry I can't include the sound!