Archive | March, 2012

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KLM 777 at Schiphol

Lovely shot here from user TallDutch Flightglobal’s AirSpace gallery of a KLM 777-300ER (PH-BVD) in Skyteam livery taking off from Amsterdam Schiphol airport.

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First A330-200F for Yangtze River Express

We love a freighter round these parts, and here’s a shot of a fresh-off-the-production-line Airbus A330-200F, destined for Chinese carrier Yangtze River Express. The airline, part of HNA Group, has five of the type on order. Credit: French Frogs Aviation Pics

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F-111 on tour Down Under

Although Australia has had a little bit of a difficult relationship with its retired General Dynamics F-111Cs of late – most notably burying a whole bunch of them in a landfill – it has retained one of its Aardvarks for posterity. Pictured here is aircraft A8-142 on a road trip from RAAF Base Amberley, Queensland, […]

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Emirates takes 1,000th Boeing 777

Pictured is the 1,000th 777 to roll off Boeing’s Everett production line at a handover ceremony on Friday. Taken by Gulf airline Emirates, this particular example is a -300ER. The carrier has a fleet of 102 777s, with a further 93 on order. Credit: Emirates

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F-35 promised a starring role in Top Gun 2

Following on from Steve Trimble’s blog post over on thedewline (the latter half of which may have been written after one too many mint juleps), we give you a snapshot of how the Lockheed Martin F-35 might look in Top Gun 2. Cue that god-awful soundtrack… Credit: Lockheed Martin

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