Taxiing for a 07 Right departure.
I had never seen the nose tie downs before. I remember the days of putting a pole under the tail to protect during loading.
Climbing effortlessly and quietly off to Melbourne then back to Hong Kong on another freight run. [1400px]
*Cathay Pacific Cargo - B747-467(ERF) - B-LIB*
Cathay Pacifics beautiful "Hong Kong Trader" on short final to runway 25L.
Departing in the golden light on a short flight to Chongqing in China, home of one of the Apple factories.