Typical scenario....first visit for ZK-OKO logo jet for the new Hobbit movie "The Desolation of Smaug" into Melbourne and the weather was very ordinary.
Landing on runway 25L in special ' Hobbit ' colours.
Smaug climbs out of RWY01 operating NZ136 to Auckland. First visit for this awesome livery to Brisbane and to Australia. Only revealed a few days prior to this shot.
Final approach to Runway34
New Zealand 135 kissing the pavement on arrival from Auckland. From a spotters' perspective it is definitely a good thing that NZ send their widebodies on Capital City flights during... (more)
Landing on runway 25L.