Monday, September 18, 2017

Random Shots

Well there hasn't been much interesting coming and going lately so not much of anything new to photos of. But I have still had fun getting some random shots, and something different again.

Took these shots over the last few months. Hope you like them.

















Friday, September 8, 2017

RAAF A330 MRTT & Challenger 604

Late in August the Australian Air Force conducted what could be called training flights across the ditch from Australia in their A330 MRTT, A39-001.

First flying an approach at Ohakea Air Force base then heading north to Auckland for a landing and seat swap for the training crew.

Some shots of A39-001 taken over several days in Auckland or their arrival's and departures.

A39-001
A39-001
A39-001
A39-001
A39-001
A39-001

On the 5th September saw the arrival of the RAAF's Challenger 604, A37-001 into Auckland for a one night stay before arriving to Australia,

A37-001
A37-001

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Thai Airways B777-300ER, HS-TKZ

Thai Airways have up gauged their Bangkok - Auckland - Bangkok flights, TG491/2 from a B777-200ER to a B777-300ER until the 15th November.

From the 16th November they intend to operated their brand new B787-9's on the route.

Some photos of HS-TKZ taxing out in Auckland on the 5th Sep.

HS-TKZ
HS-TKZ
HS-TKZ
HS-TKZ

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Hong Kong Airlines A330-200. B-LNE

Hong Kong Airlines is one of the many Chinese carries that now service Auckland in a very competitive market between New Zealand and Asia. Hong Kong Airlines operated into Auckland early in the morning at depart back to Hong Kong just after 8am in the morning.
Some shots of B-LNE departing runway 05R on a nice sunny morning for a change.

B-LNE 
B-LNE 
B-LNE

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Gulfstream G650ER, N946JB

This is one nice looking Gulfstream G650ER, N946JB, heading out to runway 05R in Auckland for a departure to Christchurch, The G650 - ER version has a very impressive range, and If I had the available funds, I be buying myself one also. Hey at least dreams are free.

N946JB
N946JB 
N946JB
N946JB 
N946JB 
N946JB

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Air New Zealand B777-300ER, ZK-OKM

Air New Zealand's B777-300ER, ZK-OKM arriving back from Melbourne late afternoon in Autumn this year.

ZK-OKM 
ZK-OKM
ZK-OKM 
ZK-OKM 
Zk-OKM
ZK-OKM


Monday, August 21, 2017

Learjet 60, ZK-JAK

It's not often you see a Learjet in Auckland, so nice too see this Learjet 60, ZK-JAK arrive from Rotorua for a very quick tech stop. It arrived just at the right time of the day with the sun out and no rain for a change.

ZK-JAK
ZK-JAK
ZK-JAK
ZK-JAK
ZK-JAK

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Air New Zealand at Sunset, ZK-OKM

I really like taking photos during the late afternoon, sun setting low in the sky time of day, and with the camera on the right setting you can get time nice shots. Some shots of ZK-OKM arriving back from Nadi, Fiji with some dark clouds passing through to the east and south.

ZK-OKM
ZK-OKM