Air New Zealand's newest 77W landing at LAX as ANZ1 from London Heathrow.
On tow back to ANZ Engineering after a training session on Gate 5.
The first 787-9 delivered sits in the Air New Zealand maintenance area after arriving direct from Everett.
Landing on runway 24R a few minutes after I said, "I still haven't caught the Smaug livery."
Short final 23L
Fantastic Hobbit livery! Just after landing, thrust reversers still deployed.
SUH will head of to make her last revenue flights tonight AKL/SFO return.... a sad day indeed At the end of July she will fly AKL/LAX/VCV to be parted out... the engines will go to GE .....and so ... (more)