Taxi for take off on 23L in the winter morning sun.
Refuelled, taxi for take off on 23L in the early morning winter sun. QFA94 LAX - MEL diverted to Auckland due to probable fog and low cloud at destination airport and alternatives in Australia.
Landing on 23L.
Taxi for take off on 23L in the early morning winter sun.
1400px "New Zealand 2" awaiting pushback clearance late at night for the long flight to Los Angeles and then onto London Heathrow. This scheme is very difficult to capture at night. ... (more)
1200px "Qantas 7586" climbing out of RWY23L in superb late afternoon light continuing onto Melbourne after earlier arriving from Honolulu. [Canon 7D]
1200px "Singapore 286" rotating off RWY23L for the long journey home. Usually the only time I see this flight is when it overflying Sydney with contrails! [Canon 7D]
Take off on 05R.
New Zealand 647 about to get underway for Queenstown carrying another load of adventure-seekers. Unfortunately an unobstructed view was not possible so I had to stick with the tail. ... (more)
1400px One of the awesome little NZ Dashes arrives after another short regional hop in the setting sun. [Canon 7D]