Powered by two Ivchenko AI-24VT turboprop engines.
just landed from London LHR as 'Speedbird 866' in perfect sunset lights..
Thundering into the air with afterburners blazing to begin its display. The Pigs are scheduled for retirement from RAAF service in 2010. Avalon Airshow '09.
At least the rain is cleaning up a little bit this quite dirty bird! :P
A view from 12C onboard "CHQ5297" with service from MSN-STL.
Standing at the gate at Buenos Aires. Getting ready for the flight back to Paris CDG.