Qantas arriving on 34L with Virgin off 34R [Nikon D70]
Departing RWY 34L
VH-OJC seconds before touchdown on rwy 25R with a delay of 4 hours.
Sunset departure for London with some serious bird formation near front wheels. Fortunately in far distance.. [Nikon D70]
Qantas 5 tilting back nicely in late afternoon.Favourite angle of 747!
The afternoons setting sun catches Qantas 1 outbound for the long trek to the UK.
Qantas 5 taxiing out past for 34L,Thanks for Wave from person in Jumpseat.
Taxing in after landing.
Melbourne climbs away from Runway 16R bound for Singapore and Frankfurt. The impending southerly change makes for a dark backdrop.
It looked as though it was going to pour shortly after this departure, but no rain eventuated. It made for some great background contrast, though!
Notice the FedEx MD11 at the tail of this 747
VH-OJC on its way to Melbourne as QF26, running a little late as the flight diverted to Nadi en-route LAX-AKL earlier in the day due to morning fog which closed Auckland Airport...