Hariphunchai arriving on Runway 34L as TG0991 from Bangkok.
With carbon dust streaming from the brakes TG991 to Auckland climbs away from runway 34L.
"Royal Barge" gets airborne for her journey to Kansai.[Canon-20D]
Having ballooned the landing badly the crew od this Thai Barge have just got the nosewheel down after using almost half the available Rwy at a blustery overcast Sydney.EOS10D 100-400L
The tradition Thai arts of gold foil painting can be seen through the same craftsman on this Royal Barge departing for Auckland.
Departing on a beautiful morning for a short hop to Auckland where it will remain there for most of the morning and returning to SYD later in the afternoon.
Magnificient sunset on the Thai Airways Orchid livery. The special paint scheme of Royal Barge can be seen on the lower right hand corner.
Turning onto 16R for departure to Auckland.
This was so worth the sunburn! Dedicated to Torin, real cameras are black dude! (Canon 10D)
Taxiing to runway 34
What a beautiful colourful scheme !! Look at the amazing details of the special scheme. Wonder how they painted this whole aircraft.
The Royal barge under the Athens control tower.Note that even the Passenger boarding bridges (PBB's) carry special markings for the 2004 Athens Olympic Games .