Link 405 making a 180 degree turn on the runway after arrival from Auckland.
Cathay 197 arriving from Hong Kong in the early afternoon in the "Oneworld" scheme, was pretty happy to catch this!
Tamworth as Q-Link 463 Delta taxiing in after arrival from Moranbah in the Tamworth Country Music Festival livery. [1400px]
Pretty much New Zealand's Air Force.
Champion machine. [1600px]
Doing a whole lot of nothing.
This poor Tiger Moth got blown around a bit by the strong winds.
Light from the low sun greets Ningaloo Reef rotating on RWY01 bound for Perth as Qantas 597 during the "Plane Party" hosted by BAC. [1400px]
A member of a very comprehensive collection of NZ warbirds taking a well-earned rest after flying a series of sorties over Napier for Art Deco Weekend celebrations. So shiny! [1600px]
Maiden New Zealand taking me back to the Gold Coast on the climb out from Auckland as Velocity 79. Seen below is Manukau and Papatoetoe. Taken from seat 6A. [1400px]
What's an airshow without a Pitts Special?
Sir William Hudson as Qantas 154 heading out of the international apron to depart for Melbourne on one of many Jitconnict legs that day.
Mount Cook 201 on the inbound from Auckland arriving to take me on it's return leg and onwards to the Gold Coast on my way home. [1400px]
The Red Eagles Yak-52 team performing an aerobatic display at Napier's Art Deco Airshow. From left to right: (ZK) -YNZ, -ZAY, -PTE, -KGB , -YAQ
Singapore 286 slowly taxiing for departure home to Singapore. It was good to catch this from the obs deck.