"New Zealand Two Heavy" departing South side as she makes her way to London.
Quite an imposing sight at the gate shwing off its large fuselage and enormous wing span. She would depart later to Guangzhou.
Seen here arriving from Port Villa as NZ 789.
Departing Vegas in the first light of the day.
Flaring on 05 as she arrives from Fiji.
"All that and a bag of blue chips" seen here departing in some beautiful morning light.
An American 738 sits number 2 for departure during the busy morning rush out of LAX.
My flight home to Sydney on this bird proved to be dramatic with a depressurization warning over the Hawaiian islands that caused oxygen masks to drop during 5 minutes of panic.