This grand old DC-10 seen here arriving in Australia has been converted to a water bomber and will be based in New South Wales for the Australian fire season.
"The Hobbit" schemed B777 taxing out after visiting Brisbane for the first time looking like this.
Taxiing in after displaying at the Wide Bay International Air Show. You can see the lack of forward vision the pilot would have in this aircraft while on the ground.
In the early morning light being towed to the G.A. area before it departs on its flight