US Airways "Womble" taxiing out from Terminal 7 for departure. They really do look like Wombles!
Victorville must have about 20 ex- Qantas aircraft including 747-400s, 737-400s and 767-300s. Most will sadly never fly again. Some will continue their lives as freighters.
One of quite a few DC8s stored here, sadly probably never to fly again although recently one of them was reactivated!
You will often see business jets taxiing with their thrust reversers open on one or both sides. The residual thrust even at idle on these aircraft are such that even at idle the speed build up wou... (more)
Great afternoon light as this very long haul flight becomes airbourne off runway 25R.
Heavy departure from runway 25L with Haeco in the background.
A bit of a blast from the past!!
Great winter light on this 777 as it lands on runway 27R.
Banking on departure from runway 09R heading back to the US. Taken from the carpark of a supermarket I was about to do my shopping at! Nothing like mixing photos with daily grocery shopping.
Special schemed China Airlines promoting aspects of Taiwanese culture.
One of the ubiquitous Air Asia A320s around Asia, this one belonging to the Indonesian branch.
Heavy freighter departing to Anchorage. The engines are still fairly new as you can see the blue coloured coating on the engine exhaust nozzles have not been totally burned away yet.
Departing in the single patch of sunshine amongst the heavy downpours and thunderstorms
Gorgeous afternoon light shining down the plane.
One of the various special schemes that China Airlines have introduced over the past few years. I'm not sure what this one is about though.