Taxiing to the holding point of rwy 16.
From the Renaissance hotel top floor room. A6-ECA taxiing past taxiway A6 !
Emirates 418 rolls out on Runway 34L after arrival from Christchurch.
Emirates 418 seen here departing runway 34L for the short hop over to Christchurch. [Canon 350D]
Simply one word to describe this plane - MASSIVE.
Even with a, for normal roads, big fuel-truck you should stop when the T7 with it's fuel-truck sized engines comes into sight.
First touch on runway 11.