Shame the Smaug scheme from "The Hobbit" is no more.
Recently re-painted in the new Air New Zealand livery.
A ANZ 767 lifting off for the short Trans-Tasman journey to New Zealand.
Banking out of rwy 34R.
New Zealand 8 Heavy climbs off runway 05R as she heads on yet another flight across the Pacific to SFO. I found I was particularly unlucky trying to catch these departures in the golden hou... (more)