Although I still don't like the look of the whale at all, I must admit that it is one of the most convenient aircraft to fly with..
On 4 November 2011, this particular A380 named Nancy-Bird Walton suffered an uncontained engine failure while operating the second leg of flight QF32 back to Sydney. The crew had to shut do... (more)
Canon 1D MK V, 600m f.4, 1.4 TC II
Great light, great traffic and great spotting with the NYCA crew!
Flight 263 from Amman, Jordan.
Nancy-Bird Walton, Qantas' first A380, arriving from London at dusk as QF10. With the recent Qantas-Emirates partnership, these A380 flights will be routed via Dubai effective... (more)
Nancy-Bird Walton shortly after touchdown runway 09L as Qantas 1 Super from SIN at 06:55 hrs local time. Picture taken from Renaissance Hotel, 1st floor.
Nancy-Bird Walton arrives at first light from Los Angeles as QF12 seen vacating RWY34L after landing. Look at the giant shaddow of the wing! 1200px [Canon 400D]
Nancy Bird Walton climbing steadily away from RWY16R heading to Singapore as QF1 in the late afternoon. On 7Nov2010 this aircraft suffered an uncontained engine failure after departu... (more)
Glorious late afternoon lighting as QF1 rotates off rwy 34L on it's way to LHR via Singapore.
Qantas Guys Landding on Rwa 07L.